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Delafield Fund (DEFIX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Delafield Fund (DEFIX) Fund

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Graph of Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) ManagerFund Manager - J. Dennis Delafield

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 23.4 years
Fund Family: Tocqueville
Fund Category: Mid-Cap Value
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.44)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: US News (2011), Money Magazine (2011),
J. Dennis Delafield, CFA, Managing Director, is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Tocqueville Asset Management, and co-manages the Delafield Fund as well as the Select Fund. Prior to joining Tocqueville in 2009, Mr. Delafield founded Delafield Asset Management, Inc. in 1980 which became affiliated with Reich & Tang Asset Management, LLC in 1991. He has a BA from Princeton University and holds the CFA designation.  Get more insights on J. Dennis Delafield

 

Graph of Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) ProfileDelafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Delafield Fund Fund seeks preservation and growth of capital. Delafield Fund Fund normally invests at least 65% of assets in equity securities, including common stocks, securities convertible into common stocks or rights or warrants to subscribe for or purchase common stocks. It may invest up to 35% of total assets in debt securities and preferred stocks which offer a significant opportunity for price appreciation.

 

Delafield Fund (DEFIX) Fund Strength What we like about Delafield Fund (DEFIX) Fund

Data for Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) management has been with Delafield Fund Fund for 23.4 years
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 19.00% vs Mid-Cap Value average of 53.78%. It is good that Delafield Fund management does not trade extensively for its return.

Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) Weakness What we are cautious about Delafield Fund (DEFIX) Fund

Data for Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -12.91% vs -3.20% Mid-Cap Value category median performance)
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -1.02% vs 8.20% Mid-Cap Value category median performance)
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.38% vs 8.87% Mid-Cap Value category median performance)
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) is less safe compared to its Mid-Cap Value peers
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -13.85 is worse than category average of -2.7, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.02
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 17.43 that is higher than category average of 12.6
  • Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.25% than its Mid-Cap Value average of 1.18%
  • Even though Delafield Fund Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Delafield Fund7.31-12.91-1.022.38
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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares Select Dividend (DVY)11.18%9.44%12.25%
PowerShares High Yld Eq Div Achiev ETF (PEY)14.38%16.97%16.38%
PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Val ETF (PXMV)11.24%1.03%10.35%
Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (VOE)000
SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (MDYV)000

 

Graph of Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) Net Asset TrackingDelafield Fund (DEFIX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Delafield Fund fund (DEFIX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$443.58M
03/2016$455.92M
02/2016$425.12M
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Graph of Delafield Fund Fund (DEFIX) Portfolio TrackingDelafield Fund (DEFIX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Delafield Fund fund (DEFIX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20165.81%94.19%0%0%
12/20155.63%94.37%0%0%
09/20155.28%94.72%0%0%
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Mar 30, 2016
TrueBlue, Inc. Common Stock [5.79%]
Minerals Technologies Inc. Comm [5.57%]
Flextronics International Ltd. [5.45%]
Eastman Chemical Company Common [5.33%]
Dover Corporation Common Stock [3.68%]
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. [3.52%]
WESCO International, Inc. Commo [3.41%]
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Co [3.35%]
Plexus Corp. [3.27%]
PolyOne Corporation Common Stoc [3.08%]

Dec 30, 2015
Eastman Chemical Company Common [5.57%]
Flextronics International Ltd. [4.95%]
Dover Corporation Common Stock [4.94%]
TrueBlue, Inc. Common Stock [4.73%]
Minerals Technologies Inc. Comm [4.58%]
PolyOne Corporation Common Stoc [3.64%]
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. [3.44%]
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Co [3.42%]
Plexus Corp. [3.39%]
Teradyne, Inc. Common Stock [3.27%]

Sep 29, 2015
PolyOne Corporation Common Stoc [4.78%]
Dover Corporation Common Stock [4.66%]
Eastman Chemical Company Common [4.59%]
Flextronics International Ltd. [4.42%]
Minerals Technologies Inc. Comm [4.04%]
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. [3.63%]
TrueBlue, Inc. Common Stock [3.62%]
Avery Dennison Corporation Comm [3.23%]
Plexus Corp. [3.14%]
Ingram Micro Inc. Common Stock [3.11%]
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