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FPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of FPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund

    Last Trade: $9.43 on 8/18/2017, Change: -0.04 (-0.42%)

 

Graph of FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) ManagerFund Manager - Gregory R. Nathan

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 2.0 years
Fund Family: FPA
Fund Category: Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: N/A (Score: *Manager is New*)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: US News (2011), Money Magazine (2011),

 

Graph of FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) ProfileFPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

FPA Perennial Fund seeks long-term growth of capital; current income is a secondary concern. FPA Perennial Fund invests primarily in the common stocks of U.S. companies in a variety of industries and market segments. It can also invest in debt securities, preferred stocks and convertible securities. FPA Perennial Fund generally holds assets in high quality short-term debt securities to provide liquidity. It also invests in medium and smaller capitalization issuers although it may purchase securities of larger companies. FPA Perennial Fund may invest up to 25% of total assets in the securities of foreign issuers.

 

FPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund Strength What we like about FPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund

Data for FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Blend average: 0.97% vs 1.02%
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) Weakness What we are cautious about FPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund

Data for FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) management has been with FPA Perennial Fund for only 2.0 years, it is hard to judge manager's ability based on this fund's operation record
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -8.14% vs -1.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 6.86% vs 9.43% Large Blend category median performance)
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 8.07% vs 10.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 109.00% that is higher than the Large Blend average of 53.12%. This could mean FPA Perennial is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.22 that is higher than category average of 11.67
See FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Guggenheim Russell Top 50 Mega Cap ETF (XLG)3.23%4.23%10.80%
ProShares Large Cap Core Plus (CSM)4.27%2.27%11.72%
iShares Russell Top 200 (IWL)2.28%1.75%11.00%
Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (MGC)3.22%1.57%10.85%
iShares Core S&P 500 (IVV)3.54%1.57%10.97%

 

Graph of FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) Net Asset TrackingFPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of FPA Perennial fund (FPPFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$152.16M
03/2016$160.00M
02/2016$150.52M
More historic net asset information on FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX)

  

Graph of FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) Portfolio TrackingFPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of FPA Perennial fund (FPPFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20169.99%87.91%0%2.1%
12/20159.45%86.51%0%4.04%
09/201513.26%84.44%0%2.3%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX)

 

graph of FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in FPA Perennial (FPPFX) Fund

Discover what FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
McKesson Corporation Common Sto [5.23%]
Cardinal Health, Inc. Common St [5.13%]
Amgen Inc. [5.07%]
CBS Corporation Class B Common [5.05%]
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Comm [4.77%]
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. [4.45%]
Time Warner Inc. New Common Sto [4.35%]
Anthem, Inc. Common Stock [4.34%]
Whirlpool Corporation Common St [4.31%]
Daimler AG [4.26%]

Dec 30, 2015
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Compa [5.24%]
McKesson Corporation Common Sto [5.19%]
CBS Corporation Class B Common [5.04%]
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. [5.02%]
Time Warner Inc. New Common Sto [5.02%]
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Comm [5.01%]
Allergan plc Ordinary Shares [4.52%]
Invesco Ltd Common Stock [4.36%]
Whirlpool Corporation Common St [4%]
Daimler AG [3.96%]

Sep 29, 2015
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. [5.93%]
CBS Corporation Class B Common [5.41%]
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Comm [5.37%]
Cummins Inc. Common Stock [5.36%]
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG [5.25%]
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Compa [5.25%]
Time Warner Inc. New Common Sto [5.24%]
Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) [5.09%]
Daimler AG [4.03%]
Invesco Ltd Common Stock [3.9%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in FPA Perennial Fund (FPPFX)

  

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