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Al Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Al Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund

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Graph of Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) ManagerFund Manager - John Buckingham

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 22.5 years
Similar Funds: VALUX 
Fund Family: Al Frank
Fund Category: Large Value
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.42)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) ProfileAl Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Al Frank Adv Fund seeks long term-capital appreciation. Al Frank Adv Fund normally invests in equity securities that the advisor believes to be out of favor and undervalued. The advisor may purchase the securities and hold them until it believes that the securities have reached their fair value. To earn additional income, the fund, through its agent, may lend its portfolio securities to broker-dealers amounting to no more than 33 (1/3% of the total assets of the fund) or 50% of the total assets of the fund.

 

Al Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund Strength What we like about Al Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund

Data for Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) management has been with Al Frank Adv Fund for 22.5 years
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 12.38% vs Large Value average of 44.24%. It is good that Al Frank Adv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Al Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund

Data for Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -5.68% vs -2.36% Large Value category median performance)
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 6.29% vs 7.81% Large Value category median performance)
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 7.81% vs 9.15% Large Value category median performance)
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) is less safe compared to its Large Value peers
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.64 that is higher than category average of 11.7
  • Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.24% than its Large Value average of 1.10%
See Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Al Frank Adv2.84-5.686.297.81
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AB Growth and Income A (CABDX)2.632.169.1511.11Compare

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Compare Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX)Compare with Large Value category ETFs

Some Large Value ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM)6.38%4.49%10.76%
WisdomTree Total Dividend ETF (DTD)6.26%3.08%10.25%
Schwab US Large-Cap Value ETF (SCHV)5.45%2.83%9.22%
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Value (JKF)6.37%2.65%8.24%
WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials ETF (DTN)8.12%2.21%9.53%

 

Graph of Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) Net Asset TrackingAl Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Al Frank Adv fund (VALAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$70.69M
03/2016$71.54M
02/2016$67.54M
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Graph of Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) Portfolio TrackingAl Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Al Frank Adv fund (VALAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20163.11%96.89%0%0%
12/20152.93%97.07%0%0%
09/20154.22%91.62%0%4.16%
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graph of Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Al Frank Adv (VALAX) Fund

Discover what Al Frank Adv Fund (VALAX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Apple Inc. [2.59%]
Aetna Inc. Common Stock [2.51%]
Microsoft Corporation [2.47%]
Walt Disney Company (The) Commo [2.36%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [2.07%]
ManpowerGroup Common Stock [1.93%]
Celanese Corporation Celanese C [1.83%]
Intel Corporation [1.81%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [1.8%]
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [1.78%]

Dec 30, 2015
Apple Inc. [2.41%]
Walt Disney Company (The) Commo [2.4%]
Microsoft Corporation [2.39%]
Aetna Inc. Common Stock [2.33%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [2.22%]
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Co [2.07%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [1.94%]
ManpowerGroup Common Stock [1.93%]
Intel Corporation [1.85%]
Celanese Corporation Celanese C [1.81%]

Sep 29, 2015
Apple Inc. [2.52%]
Aetna Inc. Common Stock [2.36%]
Walt Disney Company (The) Commo [2.34%]
Microsoft Corporation [2.09%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [2.05%]
NVIDIA Corporation [1.99%]
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company [1.95%]
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Co [1.94%]
ManpowerGroup Common Stock [1.87%]
Bank of New York Mellon Corpora [1.84%]
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