Montag & Caldwell Growth Fund  (MCGFX)

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Share Class

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NAV | as of 07/31/2020

$21.30
+$0.22 (+1.04%)

Morningstar | Style Box

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Overall Morningstar Rating


Rated against 1237 Large Growth funds as of 06/30/2020

Growth of $10,000 (Hypothetical)

Since Inception 11/02/1994 to 06/30/2020 = $105,442.72

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The performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information through the most recent month end please call 800.835.3879. From time to time, the advisor has waived fees or reimbursed expenses, which may have resulted in higher returns. The listed returns and yields of the Fund are net of expenses, and the returns and yields of the indices exclude expenses. For time periods where the fund inception date preceded the benchmark, the benchmark data will not be shown.

Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation and current income by investing in the stocks and convertible securities of growth-oriented companies.

Why Consider

  • Invests in common stocks and convertible securities of companies it believes demonstrate high-quality businesses with growth rates that exceed the overall market
  • Consistent risk-controlled approach which includes conservative growth assumptions, position limits based on sectors and individual securities and an explicit sell discipline
  • Team-based fundamental research process utilized to drive investment returns

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Fund Managers

Ronald E. Canakaris, CFA, CIC

Managing Principal and Strategist

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Andrew W. Jung, CFA

Managing Principal and Director of Investments

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M. Scott Thompson, CFA

Managing Principal and Director of Research

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Performance

Performance

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Returns

 

The performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information through the most recent month end please call 800.835.3879. From time to time, the advisor has waived fees or reimbursed expenses, which may have resulted in higher returns. The listed returns and yields of the Fund are net of expenses, and the returns and yields of the indices exclude expenses. For time periods where the fund inception date preceded the benchmark, the benchmark data will not be shown. Returns for periods less than one year are not annualized.

Expense Ratios

  • Gross Expense Ratio: 1.17%
  • Net Expense Ratio: 1.17%
  • Expense Cap Expiration Date: N/A

Distributions & Pricing


    • Calendar Year Distributions

    • Ex-Date Total Distribution Income Short-term Cap Gains Long-term Cap Gains
      Dec 16, 2019 $1.695900 $1.695900
      Dec 27, 2018 $3.895200 $0.450300 $3.444900
      Dec 27, 2017 $1.939700 $1.939700
      Dec 27, 2016 $1.981000 $0.040500 $1.940500
      Dec 30, 2015 $6.834000 $0.080800 $6.753200
      Dec 30, 2014 $5.051200 $0.048500 $0.203300 $4.799400
      Dec 30, 2013 $2.127700 $0.164500 $0.050000 $1.913200
      Dec 28, 2012 $1.926600 $0.220100 $0.063700 $1.642800
      Dec 29, 2011 $2.011300 $0.130200 $1.881100
      Dec 29, 2010 $0.168700 $0.128000 $0.040700
      Dec 29, 2009 $0.076800 $0.076800
      Dec 29, 2008 $0.654000 $0.056900 $0.597100
      Dec 14, 2007 $4.074600 $0.048700 $0.556300 $3.469600
      Sep 14, 2007 $0.005000 $0.005000
      Mar 16, 2007 $0.020800 $0.020800
      Dec 15, 2006 $0.204700 $0.029700 $0.175000
      Sep 15, 2006 $0.010000 $0.010000
      Mar 10, 2006 $0.016700 $0.016700
      Dec 16, 2005 $0.041900 $0.041900
      Sep 16, 2005 $0.002700 $0.002700
      Jun 10, 2005 $0.010000 $0.010000
      Mar 11, 2005 $0.010000 $0.010000
      Dec 17, 2004 $0.032400 $0.032400
      Dec 19, 2003 $0.017100 $0.017100
      Dec 15, 2000 $4.079900 $4.079900
      Dec 10, 1999 $1.651300 $1.651300
      Dec 11, 1998 $0.935900 $0.935900
      Dec 12, 1997 $0.211800 $0.211800
      Dec 13, 1996 $0.136800 $0.136800
      Mar 15, 1996 $0.004800 $0.004800
      Dec 15, 1995 $0.008400 $0.008400
      Sep 15, 1995 $0.006000 $0.006000
      Jun 16, 1995 $0.009000 $0.009000
      Mar 10, 1995 $0.003000 $0.003000
      Dec 16, 1994 $0.005000 $0.005000

Risk & Return Stats

As of: 06/30/2020

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Portfolio & Holdings

Portfolio & Holdings

Top Holdings (Equity)

As of: 06/30/2020

Microsoft Corp 6.99%
Apple Inc 5.47%
Alphabet Inc, Class A 4.99%
Facebook Inc, Class A 4.74%
Visa Inc, Class A 4.36%
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 4.01%
Salesforce.com Inc 3.98%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.81%
Abbott Laboratories 3.62%
Amazon.com Inc 3.56%
% in Top 10 Holdings 45.53%
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Sector Allocation (Equity)

As of: 06/30/2020

Investment Approach

Investment Approach

Montag & Caldwell Growth Fund

The Fund primarily invests in the common stocks, convertible preferred stocks and convertible bonds of large cap companies. The Fund defines a large cap company as having a market capitalization of $5 billion or more at the time of acquisition. The Fund seeks companies selling at a discount to their intrinsic value, and targets companies which it believes:

  • Have a strong history of earnings growth
  • Are attractively priced, relative to the company’s potential for above average long-term earnings and revenue growth
  • Have strong balance sheets
  • Have a sustainable competitive advantage
  • Are currently, or have the potential to become, industry leaders
  • Have the potential to outperform during market downturns

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About

About Montag & Caldwell

Background

Montag & Caldwell uses a disciplined team-based fundamental research process that seeks to invest in growth companies.

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Founded

1945


Headquarters

Atlanta, GA


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