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Osterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Osterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund

    Last Trade: $12.00 on 4/16/2014, Change: +0.01 (0.08%)

 

Graph of Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) ManagerFund Manager - Carl Kaufman

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.6 years
Fund Family: Osterweis
Fund Category: High Yield Bond
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.48)     (What does this score mean?)
Prior to joining Osterweis Capital Management in 2002, Mr. Kaufman worked at Robertson Stephens focusing on sales and trading of technology and biotech convertibles. Prior to that, he spent nineteen years with Merrill Lynch, in their Institutional Sales office, specializing in convertible and equity sales and trading. Mr. Kaufman graduated from Harvard University and attended New York University Graduate School of Business Administration.  Get more insights on Carl Kaufman

 

Graph of Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) ProfileOsterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Osterweis Strategic Income Fund seeks to preserve capital and attain long-term total returns. Osterweis Strategic Income Fund invests primarily in income bearing securities, including a wide range of debt and dividend-paying equity securities. It may invest a substantial portion of assets in high-yield, lower rated debt securities, including convertible securities, sometimes referred to as junk bonds. It is non-diversified.

 

Osterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund Strength What we like about Osterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund

Data for Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) management has been with Osterweis Strategic Income Fund for 11.6 years
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.72, lower than category average of 6.53
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) has a lower expense ratio than its High Yield Bond average: 0.91% vs 1.10%
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) Weakness What we are cautious about Osterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund

Data for Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 5.78% vs 6.67% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 6.28% vs 7.71% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 10.35% vs 15.86% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) is less safe compared to its High Yield Bond peers
  • Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 82.00% that is higher than the High Yield Bond average of 80.10%. This could mean Osterweis Strategic Income is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
See Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) performance details as of Mar 30, 2014

 

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Osterweis Strategic Income2.105.786.2810.35
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iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd (HYG)2.63%6.25%7.85%
Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 HY Crp Bond (BSJF)1.51%5.38%7.01%
PowerShares Fundamental High Yld Corp Bd (PHB)2.35%5.01%6.89%

 

Graph of Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) Net Asset TrackingOsterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Osterweis Strategic Income fund (OSTIX)

DateNet Asset
03/2014$6.87B
02/2014$6.60B
01/2014$6.02B
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Graph of Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) Portfolio TrackingOsterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Osterweis Strategic Income fund (OSTIX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/201321.42%0%74.22%0%
09/201317.94%0%76.3%0%
06/201315.4%0%75.28%0%
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graph of Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Osterweis Strategic Income (OSTIX) Fund

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Dec 30, 2013
Fmg Resources August 2006 Pt 144A 6.375% [1.93%]
Icahn Enterprises Lp/Corp 7.75% [1.89%]
Regis Corp Minn 144A 5.75% [1.82%]
First Data 11.25% [1.79%]
Metropcs Wireless 7.875% [1.74%]
Alere 8.625% [1.67%]
Kratos Defense & Sec Solutions 10% [1.64%]
Castle A M 12.75% [1.61%]
Nationstar Mtg Llc / Nationsta 10.875% [1.61%]
Michaels Finco Hldgs Llc / Mic 7.5% [1.51%]

Sep 29, 2013
Icahn Enterprises Lp/Corp 7.75% [2.38%]
Stone Engy 8.625% [2.08%]
Calpine 144A 7.25% [1.86%]
Manitowoc 9.5% [1.85%]
Fiesta Restrnt Grp 8.875% [1.7%]
Alon Refng Krotz Springs 13.5% [1.61%]
Beverages & More 144A 9.625% [1.57%]
Shearers Foods Llc / Chip Fin 144A 9% [1.5%]
Horsehead Hldg 144A 10.5% [1.48%]
Alliance One Intl 144A 9.875% [1.45%]

Jun 29, 2013
Stone Engy 8.625% [2.06%]
Fiesta Restrnt Grp 8.875% [1.94%]
Lions Gate Entmt 10.25% [1.81%]
Swift Svcs Hldgs 10% [1.8%]
Horsehead Hldg 144A 10.5% [1.8%]
CCS 144A 11% [1.77%]
Packaging Dynamics 144A 8.75% [1.75%]
Helix Engy Solutions Grp 144A 9.5% [1.74%]
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl 144A 6.5% [1.59%]
Ruby Tuesday 7.625% [1.53%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Osterweis Strategic Income Fund (OSTIX)

  

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