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Selected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Selected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund

    Last Trade: $38.43 on 5/22/2017, Change: +0.19 (0.5%)

 

Graph of Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) ManagerFund Manager - Christopher Cullom Davis

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 22.5 years
Similar Funds: SLADX 
Fund Family: Selected Funds
Fund Category: Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.51)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

Graph of Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) ProfileSelected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Selected American Shares S Fund seeks growth of capital and income. Selected American Shares S Fund normally invests at least 80% of Selected American Shares’ net assets, plus any borrowing for investment purposes, in a diversified portfolio of common stock issued by American companies with market capitalizations of at least $10 billion. While the fund invests primarily in U.S. companies, it may also invest in foreign companies.

 

Selected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund Strength What we like about Selected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund

Data for Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) management has been with Selected American Shares S Fund for 22.5 years
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 0.83% vs -1.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 27.00% vs Large Blend average of 53.12%. It is good that Selected American Shares S management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Blend average: 0.95% vs 1.02%

Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) Weakness What we are cautious about Selected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund

Data for Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 8.85% vs 9.43% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 8.69% vs 10.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) is less safe compared to its Large Blend peers
  • Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13 that is higher than category average of 11.67
  • Even though Selected American Shares S Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Selected American Shares S2.410.838.858.69
Bright Rock Quality Large Cap Instl (BQLCX)7.755.9810.4611.67Compare
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Compare Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX)Compare with Large Blend category ETFs

Some Large Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Guggenheim Russell Top 50 Mega Cap ETF (XLG)3.23%4.23%10.80%
ProShares Large Cap Core Plus (CSM)4.27%2.27%11.72%
iShares Russell Top 200 (IWL)2.28%1.75%11.00%
Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (MGC)3.22%1.57%10.85%
iShares Core S&P 500 (IVV)3.54%1.57%10.97%

 

Graph of Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) Net Asset TrackingSelected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Selected American Shares S fund (SLASX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$2.77B
03/2016$2.84B
02/2016$2.74B
More historic net asset information on Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX)

  

Graph of Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) Portfolio TrackingSelected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Selected American Shares S fund (SLASX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20161.19%97.56%0%1.25%
12/20152.25%96.79%0%0.96%
09/20150.99%98.3%0%0.71%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX)

 

graph of Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Selected American Shares S (SLASX) Fund

Discover what Selected American Shares S Fund (SLASX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Amazon.com, Inc. [6.52%]
Asac Ii Lp Unit Sealed [5.98%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [4.91%]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc A [4.67%]
Alphabet Inc. [4.35%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [4.08%]
Apache Corporation Common Stock [3.76%]
American Express Company Common [3.76%]
United Technologies Corporation [3.66%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [3.04%]

Dec 30, 2015
Amazon.com, Inc. [7.22%]
Asac Ii Lp Unit Sealed [5.73%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [5.37%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [4.16%]
American Express Company Common [4.15%]
Alphabet Inc. [4.05%]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc A [3.49%]
United Technologies Corporation [3.21%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [3.12%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.09%]

Sep 29, 2015
Amazon.com, Inc. [6.19%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [6.11%]
American Express Company Common [5.33%]
Asac Ii Lp Unit Sealed [4.14%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [3.92%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [3.53%]
Google [3.42%]
United Technologies Corporation [3.04%]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class A [2.9%]
Express Scripts Holding Company [2.7%]
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