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Virtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Virtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund

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Graph of Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) ManagerFund Manager - Warun Kumar

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 4.9 years
Similar Funds: VAPIX 
Fund Family: Virtus
Fund Category: Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.58)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) ProfileVirtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Virtus Sector Trend I Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Virtus Sector Trend I Fund seeks to track the AlphaSector Rotation Index (“ASRX” or “index”), a public index published by NASDAQ, through investment in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). ASRX is an active index that may invest in the nine Select Sector SPDR exchange traded funds (ETFs), representing the primary sectors of the S&P 500 index, plus an ETF representing short-term U.S. Treasuries.

 

Virtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund Strength What we like about Virtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund

Data for Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) management has been with Virtus Sector Trend I Fund for 4.9 years
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 9.25, lower than category average of 11.67
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Blend average: 0.73% vs 1.02%
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) Weakness What we are cautious about Virtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund

Data for Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -4.06% vs -1.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 5.42% vs 9.43% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 7.35% vs 10.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 576.00% that is higher than the Large Blend average of 53.12%. This could mean Virtus Sector Trend I is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
See Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Virtus Sector Trend I2.42-4.065.427.35
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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 Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) Net Asset TrackingVirtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Virtus Sector Trend I fund (VARIX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$404.35M
03/2016$416.43M
02/2016$407.14M
More historic net asset information on Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX)

  

Graph of Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) Portfolio TrackingVirtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Virtus Sector Trend I fund (VARIX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160%100%0%0%
02/201655.47%44.53%0%0%
12/201525.88%73.99%0%0.13%
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graph of Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Virtus Sector Trend I (VARIX) Fund

Discover what Virtus Sector Trend I Fund (VARIX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [2.32%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [1.92%]
NextEra Energy, Inc. Common Sto [1.82%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.71%]
General Electric Company Common [1.71%]
Duke Energy Corporation (Holdin [1.68%]
Philip Morris International Inc [1.68%]
Southern Company (The) Common S [1.53%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [1.44%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [1.24%]

Feb 28, 2016
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [2.67%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [2.08%]
NextEra Energy, Inc. Common Sto [2%]
Duke Energy Corporation (Holdin [1.85%]
Philip Morris International Inc [1.73%]
Southern Company (The) Common S [1.7%]
Dominion Resources, Inc. Common [1.61%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [1.35%]
Altria Group, Inc. [1.34%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [1.24%]

Dec 30, 2015
Apple Inc. [2.18%]
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [1.88%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [1.73%]
Microsoft Corporation [1.65%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.48%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [1.45%]
Philip Morris International Inc [1.19%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [1.11%]
Walt Disney Company (The) Commo [1.09%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [1.04%]
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