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ICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of ICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund

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Graph of ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) ManagerFund Manager - Zach Jonson

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 10.9 years
Fund Family: ICON Funds
Fund Category: Natural Resources
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: *Master* (Score: 0.85)     (What does this score mean?)
Jonson is an assistant portfolio manager and a member of ICONs Investment Committee. He joined ICON in 2003 as a Reconciliation and Performance Specialist. He became a research analyst in 2006 and was promoted to assistant portfolio manager in 2007. Jonson holds an NASD Series 7 registration. Prior to joining ICON, Jonson was employed by the University of Colorado as an administrative assistant in the office of student employment.  Get more insights on Zach Jonson

 

Graph of ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) ProfileICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

ICON Materials S Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. ICON Materials S Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in equities of companies in the Materials sector. It may invest in common and preferred stocks of companies of any market capitalization. ICON Materials S Fund is non-diversified.

 

ICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund Strength What we like about ICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund

Data for ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) as of May 30, 2016

  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) management has been with ICON Materials S Fund for 10.9 years
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -12.05% vs -16.02% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.61% vs -7.51% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 3.17% vs -7.88% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 48.11% vs Natural Resources average of 73.81%. It is good that ICON Materials S management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 17.44, lower than category average of 19.38
  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) Weakness What we are cautious about ICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund

Data for ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) as of May 30, 2016

  • ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.42% than its Natural Resources average of 1.40%
  • As a Natural Resources focused fund, ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX)Compare with other top Natural Resources category mutual funds

Aadditional top Natural Resources mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
ICON Materials S11.35-12.053.613.17
Dreyfus Natural Resources A (DNLAX)8.25-17.37-3.83-3.00Compare
Fidelity Select Chemicals Portfolio (FSCHX)7.92-1.888.369.76Compare
T. Rowe Price Real Assets (PRAFX)12.60-5.090.14-2.42Compare

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Compare ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX)Compare with Natural Resources category ETFs

Some Natural Resources ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ETF (FXZ)000
Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)000
SPDR S&P International Matls Sect ETF (IRV)000
Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB)000
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials ETF (PSCM)000

 

Graph of ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) Net Asset TrackingICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of ICON Materials S fund (ICBMX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$74.65M
03/2016$69.17M
02/2016$62.68M
More historic net asset information on ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX)

  

Graph of ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) Portfolio TrackingICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of ICON Materials S fund (ICBMX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/201615.16%84.84%0%0%
01/20162.35%97.66%0%0%
12/20151.07%98.93%0%0%
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graph of ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in ICON Materials S (ICBMX) Fund

Discover what ICON Materials S Fund (ICBMX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [6.67%]
International Paper Company Com [5.44%]
Huntsman Corporation Common Sto [5.21%]
iShares North American Natural Resources [4.91%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [4.79%]
Energy Select Sector SPDR® ETF [4.47%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [3.51%]
Graphic Packaging Holding Compa [3.43%]
BP PLC [3.03%]
PBF Energy Inc. Class A Common [3.03%]

Jan 30, 2016
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [8.25%]
Ashland Inc. (NEW) Common Stock [6.75%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [6.5%]
International Paper Company Com [5.39%]
iShares North American Natural Resources [4.97%]
Energy Select Sector SPDR® ETF [4.83%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [4.78%]
Graphic Packaging Holding Compa [3.67%]
Huntsman Corporation Common Sto [3.58%]
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. [3.12%]

Dec 30, 2015
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [8.58%]
Ashland Inc. (NEW) Common Stock [6.75%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [6.52%]
International Paper Company Com [5.47%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [5.41%]
iShares North American Natural Resources [4.81%]
Energy Select Sector SPDR® ETF [4.62%]
Huntsman Corporation Common Sto [4.34%]
Graphic Packaging Holding Compa [3.23%]
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. [3.13%]
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