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GAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of GAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund

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Graph of GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) ManagerFund Manager - Caesar M.P. Bryan

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 23.3 years
Fund Family: Gabelli
Fund Category: Foreign Large Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: E (Score: 0.39)     (What does this score mean?)
Mr. Bryan is a partner and International Equity Manager in the Alternative Investment Group. Caesar has over twenty years of investment experience and is a highly ranked international equity manager. His portfolio management responsibilities focus on international equities, principally Japan and Europe. He is a graduate of the University of Southampton in England and is a member of the English Bar.  Get more insights on Caesar M.P. Bryan

 

Graph of GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) ProfileGAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

GAMCO International Growth A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. GAMCO International Growth A Fund invests primarily in equity securities of foreign issuers located in at least three countries outside the United States. It may invest in common and preferred stocks, securities convertible into common stocks and securities like rights and warrants that have common stock characteristics. GAMCO International Growth A Fund seeks to invest in companies that have the potential to grow faster than other companies in their respective equity markets and are priced at attractive valuation levels.

 

GAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund Strength What we like about GAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund

Data for GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) management has been with GAMCO International Growth A Fund for 23.3 years
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 15.00% vs Foreign Large Growth average of 52.29%. It is good that GAMCO International Growth A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.58, lower than category average of 12.66

GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) Weakness What we are cautious about GAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund

Data for GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -11.86% vs -7.92% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.08% vs 2.71% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 0.65% vs 2.51% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) is less safe compared to its Foreign Large Growth peers
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -0.12 is worse than category average of 2.16, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.06
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) has a higher expense ratio of 2.11% than its Foreign Large Growth average of 1.30%
  • GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) carries a 5.75% load
See GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Aadditional top Foreign Large Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
GAMCO International Growth A-0.38-11.860.080.65
Fidelity Series International Growth F (FFIGX)0.51-4.945.284.99Compare
JOHCM International Select II (JOHAX)2.19-15.166.895.85Compare
Invesco International Growth R5 (AIEVX)1.69-6.914.253.48Compare

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iShares MSCI EAFE Growth (EFG)000
WisdomTree Global ex-US Dividend Gr ETF (DNL)000

 

Graph of GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) Net Asset TrackingGAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of GAMCO International Growth A fund (GAIGX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$27.10M
03/2016$27.37M
02/2016$26.39M
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Graph of GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) Portfolio TrackingGAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of GAMCO International Growth A fund (GAIGX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20164.45%95.55%0%0%
12/20150.06%99.94%0%0%
09/20150%99.97%0%0.03%
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graph of GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in GAMCO International Growth A (GAIGX) Fund

Discover what GAMCO International Growth A Fund (GAIGX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [3.79%]
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [3.16%]
KEYENCE CORP [3.12%]
Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd [3%]
JAPAN TOBACCO [2.88%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [2.67%]
Diageo PLC [2.63%]
CIE FINANCIERE RICH [2.6%]
SMC CP [2.49%]
Bayer AG [2.36%]

Dec 30, 2015
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [4.38%]
KEYENCE CORP [3.83%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [3.25%]
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [3.22%]
SMC CP [3.05%]
CIE FINANCIERE RICH [2.89%]
Diageo PLC [2.73%]
KINNEVIK INVEST [2.71%]
Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd [2.61%]
JAPAN TOBACCO [2.6%]

Sep 29, 2015
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [4.28%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [3.55%]
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [3.33%]
CIE FINANCIERE RICH [3.21%]
KEYENCE CORP [3.18%]
KINNEVIK INVEST [2.79%]
Diageo PLC [2.74%]
Bayer AG [2.69%]
SMC CP [2.63%]
Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd [2.61%]
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