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Davenport Core (DAVPX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Davenport Core (DAVPX) Fund

    Last Trade: $19.19 on 4/17/2014, Change: +0.01 (0.05%)

 

Graph of Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael Beall

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 16.3 years
Fund Family: Williamsburg Investment Trust
Fund Category: Large Growth
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.74)     (What does this score mean?)
Michael S. Beall, CFA, CPA (age 56) joined Davenport & Company LLC in 1980 and is the Chairman of the Investment Policy Committee. Mr. Beall has been a member of the Investment Policy Committee since June 1991.Beall holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and the Certified Public Accountant designation.  Get more insights on Michael Beall

 

Graph of Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) ProfileDavenport Core Fund (DAVPX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Davenport Core Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. Davenport Core Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in common stocks. It may invest in preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, convertible bonds, and warrants. Davenport Core Fund may invest up to 25% of assets in the equity securities of foreign issuers or invest in foreign markets that the Advisor considers to be “emerging markets.” It does not limit the fund to any particular market capitalization requirements when selecting stocks.

 

Davenport Core (DAVPX) Fund Strength What we like about Davenport Core (DAVPX) Fund

Data for Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) management has been with Davenport Core Fund for 16.3 years
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 14.49% vs 13.09% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 20.09% vs 20.08% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 26.00% vs Large Growth average of 63.11%. It is good that Davenport Core management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.45, lower than category average of 14.38
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Growth average: 0.95% vs 1.21%
  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) Weakness What we are cautious about Davenport Core (DAVPX) Fund

Data for Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 21.32% vs 23.23% Large Growth category median performance)
See Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) performance details as of Mar 30, 2014

 

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Compare Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX)Compare with other top Large Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Large Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Davenport Core0.8421.3214.4920.09
American Funds AMCAP R6 (RAFGX)3.1028.0916.2322.69Compare
Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Instl (BFTIX)0.3729.9316.0020.85Compare
Gerstein Fisher Multi-Factor Growth Eq (GFMGX)-0.2424.5114.660Compare

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Compare Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX)Compare with Large Growth category ETFs

Some Large Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth (RPG)4.28%32.66%17.12%
First Trust US IPO Index (FPX)1.33%31.12%23.16%
RP Focused Large Cap Growth ETF (RWG)0.63%29.66%13.09%
First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weight Idx (QQEW)2.24%28.44%14.61%
RBS NASDAQ 100 Trendpilot ETN (TNDQ)0.23%28.31%0

 

Graph of Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) Net Asset TrackingDavenport Core (DAVPX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Davenport Core fund (DAVPX)

DateNet Asset
03/2014$281.41M
02/2014$279.36M
01/2014$265.66M
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Graph of Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) Portfolio TrackingDavenport Core (DAVPX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Davenport Core fund (DAVPX)

DateCashStockBondOther
01/20141.96%98.04%0%0%
12/20131.94%98.06%0%0%
11/20131.9%98.1%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX)

 

graph of Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Davenport Core (DAVPX) Fund

Discover what Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX) manager is buying

Jan 30, 2014
Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A [3.03%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [2.86%]
Google Inc. [2.85%]
Capital One Financial Corporati [2.79%]
CarMax Inc [2.79%]
Markel Corporation Common Stock [2.66%]
Danaher Corporation Common Stoc [2.61%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [2.51%]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B [2.41%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [2.23%]

Dec 30, 2013
Capital One Financial Corporati [2.91%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [2.85%]
CarMax Inc [2.79%]
Markel Corporation Common Stock [2.76%]
Google Inc. [2.61%]
Danaher Corporation Common Stoc [2.61%]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B [2.46%]
Valero Energy Corporation Commo [2.45%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [2.42%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [2.38%]

Nov 29, 2013
CarMax Inc [3.07%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [3.02%]
Capital One Financial Corporati [2.79%]
Markel Corporation Common Stock [2.72%]
Danaher Corporation Common Stoc [2.59%]
Google Inc. [2.53%]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B [2.48%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [2.41%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [2.4%]
Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A [2.36%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Davenport Core Fund (DAVPX)

  

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