Fund shareholder reports required pursuant to section 30 e must report the value of portfolio securities and other assets, and calculate net asset values, pursuant to section 2 a 41 B. Addresses valuation concerns when valuing restricted securities at cost, at the market price for unrestricted securities of the same class or by applying a constant percentage or an absolute dollar discount.
Portfolio Turnover The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities or "turns over" its portfolio. A higher portfolio turnover may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account.
These costs, which are not reflected in annual fund operating expenses or in the Example, affect the Fund's performance. Because the Fund commenced operations on or about the date of this Prospectus, no portfolio turnover rate information is available.
Equity securities include, among others, common stocks, depositary receipts, master limited partnerships, real estate investment trusts, warrants, and rights. Securities held by the Fund may be denominated in both U. The Fund will normally invest in companies located in at least three countries outside of the U.
The Fund does not have any explicit limits on the weighting within any individual country or sector. The Subadvisor invests primarily in companies that generate increasing levels of free cash flow and, in the view of the Subadvisor, allocate free cash flow effectively to grow the value of the company.
The security selection process focuses on free-cash-flow analytics as opposed to traditional accounting-based metrics. The Subadvisor seeks to identify companies with a consistent, straightforward ability to both generate free cash flow and to reinvest it in a way that generates a return on investment that is greater than the firm's cost of capital.
The Subadvisor evaluates whether a company's high return on invested capital is likely to be sustainable by examining the structure of the business, the quality of management and its commitment to a sensible capital allocation policy, and the financial strength of the company.
The Subadvisor may sell a security or reduce a position when it believes its investment objectives have been met or if the investment thesis is failing to materialize.
Principal Risks Loss of Money Risk: Before considering an investment in the Fund, you should understand that you could lose money. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other governmental agency.
The value of the Fund's investments may fluctuate because of changes in the markets in which the Fund invests, which could cause the Fund to underperform other funds with similar objectives.
Changes in these markets may be rapid and unpredictable.
From time to time, markets may experience periods of stress for potentially prolonged periods that may result in: Such conditions may add significantly to the risk of volatility in the net asset value of the Fund's shares.Addresses valuation of securities listed or traded on a national securities exchange and securities that are traded in the over-the-counter market, including the use of the last quoted sale price, published closing bid and asked prices and broker quotes.
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