Fund Mojo help you discover the best fund managers, funds, and related information

Fund Intelligence | Best Managers | GASFX Insights | GASFX Score | GASFX Performance | GASFX News | GASFX Allocation | GASFX Holdings Change

Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund

    Last Trade: $30.25 on 8/21/2017, Change: +0.03 (0.1%)

 

Graph of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) ManagerFund Manager - Winsor (Skip) H. Aylesworth

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 16.6 years
Fund Family: Hennessy
Fund Category: Utilities
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.69)     (What does this score mean?)
Aylesworth has been employed by FBR Funds since 1998. He also serves as portfolio manager of the FBR Technology Fund and the FBR American Gas Index Fund. He was previously the president of Grandview Advisors.  Get more insights on Winsor (Skip) H. Aylesworth

 

Graph of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) ProfileHennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund seeks to provide income and capital appreciation. Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund intends to provide investment results that replicate the performance of the American Gas Association Stock Index (“Index”), an index maintained by the American Gas Association (“A.G.A.”), a national trade association of natural gas companies. It invests under normal circumstances at least 85% of its net assets in the common stock of companies that have natural gas distribution and transmission operations.

 

Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund Strength What we like about Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund

Data for Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) management has been with Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund for 16.6 years
  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 11.22% vs 9.73% Utilities category median performance)
  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 37.00% vs Utilities average of 60.66%. It is good that Hennessy Gas Utility Investor management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 11.92, lower than category average of 12.25
  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) has a lower expense ratio than its Utilities average: 0.93% vs 1.15%

Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) Weakness What we are cautious about Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund

Data for Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -2.72% vs 4.07% Utilities category median performance)
  • Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 9.00% vs 9.41% Utilities category median performance)
  • Even though Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.15% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • As a Utilities focused fund, Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

What do you think?

 

Compare Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX)Compare with other top Utilities category mutual funds

Aadditional top Utilities mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Hennessy Gas Utility Investor14.49-2.729.0011.22
American Century Utilities Inv (BULIX)14.6911.4410.699.95Compare
Fidelity Advisor Utilities I (FUGIX)13.914.4110.6410.51Compare
Franklin Utilities A (FKUTX)15.1410.9211.5211.69Compare

See top fund managers for Utilities Category Funds

 

Compare Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX)Compare with Utilities category ETFs

Some Utilities ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares Global Utilities (JXI)8.54%3.46%7.30%
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities ETF (PSCU)10.37%21.71%14.35%
PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum ETF (PUI)15.57%19.31%13.40%
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wt Utilities ETF (RYU)14.95%15.26%13.63%
Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU)14.85%14.83%13.14%

 

Graph of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) Net Asset TrackingHennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor fund (GASFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.46B
03/2016$1.44B
02/2016$1.36B
More historic net asset information on Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX)

  

Graph of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) Portfolio TrackingHennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor fund (GASFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.96%99.04%0%0%
12/20150.88%99.12%0%0%
09/20150.24%99.76%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX)

 

graph of Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund

Discover what Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
TRANSCANADA CORP. [5.12%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [5%]
Sempra Energy Common Stock [4.99%]
Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. C [4.94%]
Spectra Energy Corp Common Stoc [4.93%]
National Grid PLC ADR [4.93%]
Kinder Morgan, Inc. Common Stoc [4.92%]
ENBRIDGE INC [4.07%]
Atmos Energy Corporation Common [3.88%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [3.79%]

Dec 30, 2015
Williams Companies, Inc. (The) [5.05%]
Spectra Energy Corp Common Stoc [5.04%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [4.94%]
National Grid PLC ADR [4.88%]
Sempra Energy Common Stock [4.86%]
TRANSCANADA CORP. [4.86%]
Kinder Morgan, Inc. Common Stoc [4.69%]
Cheniere Energy, Inc. Common St [4.26%]
ENBRIDGE INC [3.86%]
AGL Resources, Inc. Common Stoc [3.81%]

Sep 29, 2015
Sempra Energy Common Stock [5.12%]
National Grid PLC ADR [5.03%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [5.02%]
TRANSCANADA CORP. [4.82%]
Spectra Energy Corp Common Stoc [4.8%]
Kinder Morgan, Inc. Common Stoc [4.75%]
Cheniere Energy, Inc. Common St [4.7%]
Williams Companies, Inc. (The) [4.48%]
ENBRIDGE INC [4.39%]
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Comm [3.81%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX)

  

Latest News on Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund

See what is happening with Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX)

 

Hennessy Gas Utility Investor Fund (GASFX) Related ResourcesSee more information on Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund

Popular pages on Hennessy Gas Utility Investor (GASFX) Fund

  

Fund Mojo Newsletter

Fund Mojo on Facebook Follow FundMojo on Twitter Fund Update