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ICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of ICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund

    Last Trade: $7.48 on 5/23/2017, Change: +0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) ManagerFund Manager - Craig Callahan

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 1.7 years
Fund Family: ICON Funds
Fund Category: Consumer Defensive
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: N/A (Score: *Manager is New*)     (What does this score mean?)
Callahan joined ICON in 2005 as a research analyst and was promoted to assistant portfolio manager in January 2006.  Get more insights on Craig Callahan

 

Graph of ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) ProfileICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

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

 

ICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund Strength What we like about ICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund

Data for ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) as of May 30, 2016

  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 7.15% vs 5.12% Consumer Defensive category median performance)
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 10.93% vs 9.53% Consumer Defensive category median performance)
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 10.86% vs 10.72% Consumer Defensive category median performance)
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 16.07% vs Consumer Defensive average of 33.41%. It is good that ICON Consumer Staples S management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 9.2, lower than category average of 11.33
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) Weakness What we are cautious about ICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund

Data for ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) as of May 30, 2016

  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) management has been with ICON Consumer Staples S Fund for only 1.7 years, it is hard to judge manager's ability based on this fund's operation record
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.51% than its Consumer Defensive average of 1.20%
See ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX)Compare with other top Consumer Defensive category mutual funds

Aadditional top Consumer Defensive mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
ICON Consumer Staples S3.047.1510.9310.86
Rydex Consumer Products Adv (RYCAX)5.959.4911.4612.04Compare
Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm (VCSAX)5.089.6712.4913.34Compare
Rydex Consumer Products A (RYPDX)5.979.5311.6612.27Compare

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Compare ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX)Compare with Consumer Defensive category ETFs

Some Consumer Defensive ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P Intl Cnsmr Stapl Sect ETF (IPS)4.71%5.93%6.55%
First Trust Cnsmr Staples AlphaDEX ETF (FXG)5.88%5.48%16.55%
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wt Cons Stapl ETF (RHS)5.50%14.69%16.24%
Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP)4.83%10.70%12.40%
PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF (PBJ)0.36%1.20%11.19%

 

Graph of ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) Net Asset TrackingICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of ICON Consumer Staples S fund (ICLEX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$23.25M
03/2016$21.62M
02/2016$16.02M
More historic net asset information on ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX)

  

Graph of ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) Portfolio TrackingICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of ICON Consumer Staples S fund (ICLEX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.77%75.28%0%23.95%
01/201617.81%82.19%0%0%
12/20153.51%80.93%0%15.56%
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graph of ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in ICON Consumer Staples S (ICLEX) Fund

Discover what ICON Consumer Staples S Fund (ICLEX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
State Street Global Advisors Treasury Fund (0.11% 7 Day Yield) [25.28%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [7.21%]
Kroger Company (The) Common Sto [6.87%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [6.49%]
Pepsico, Inc. Common Stock [5.41%]
Reynolds American Inc Common St [4.61%]
Mondelez International, Inc. [4.54%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [3.79%]
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Comm [3.48%]
Monster Beverage Corporation [3.21%]

Jan 30, 2016
CVS Health Corporation Common S [8%]
Kroger Company (The) Common Sto [6.29%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [5.45%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [5.08%]
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [4.92%]
Tyson Foods, Inc. Common Stock [4.75%]
Reynolds American Inc Common St [4.51%]
Altria Group, Inc. [4.18%]
Mondelez International, Inc. [4.07%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [3.85%]

Dec 30, 2015
Ssga Funds Ssga Treasury Fund [15.56%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [9.44%]
Tyson Foods, Inc. Common Stock [9.03%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [6.55%]
Kroger Company (The) Common Sto [6.26%]
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [5.97%]
Reynolds American Inc Common St [5.21%]
Altria Group, Inc. [4.98%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [4.81%]
J.M. Smucker Company (The) New [4.53%]
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