Yacktman Fund  (YACKX)

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Share Class

I

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V B G L M S

NAV | as of 10/19/2017

$23.95
-$0.05 (-0.21%)

Overall Morningstar Rating



Rated against 1218 Large Blend funds as of 09/30/2017

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Quarterly Performance (%) |
vs. Benchmark as of 09/30/2017

Fund Inception 07/06/1992

YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR INCEP.
YACKX 10.01 13.11 6.79 10.43 10.05 10.27
S&P 500 Index 14.24 18.61 10.81 14.22 7.44 9.60

Expense Ratios

  • Gross Expense Ratio: 0.76%
  • Net Expense Ratio: 0.76%
  • Expense Cap Expiration Date: N/A

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Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation and, to a lesser extent, current income by primarily investing in common stocks of U.S. companies.

Why Consider

  • Provides investors exposure to a portfolio of U.S. stocks which the manager believes are undervalued based on three primary characteristics; good business, shareholder-oriented management and low purchase price
  • May establish a cash position if the subadvisor does not believe opportunities exist for purchasing securities of companies that meet its investment requirements
  • Subadvised by a seasoned investment team with a track record and reputation for a disciplined investment approach even when unpopular
Stephen A. Yacktman

Stephen A. Yacktman

Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager

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Jason S. Subotky

Jason S. Subotky

Partner, Portfolio Manager

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Performance

Performance

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Returns & Distributions

as of 09/30/2017

    • Ex-Date Total Distribution Income Short-term Cap Gains Long-term Cap Gains
      Dec 27, 2016 $1.832100 $0.405900 $0.011100 $1.415100
      Dec 28, 2015 $2.850900 $0.340500 $0.033300 $2.477100
      Dec 26, 2014 $1.103100 $0.266600 $0.013500 $0.823000
      Dec 26, 2013 $0.879600 $0.210900 $0.124300 $0.544400
      Dec 26, 2012 $0.152500 $0.141400 $0.011100
      Jun 27, 2012 $0.233031 $0.110221 $0.000010 $0.122800
      Dec 29, 2011 $0.238422 $0.183662 $0.007310 $0.047450
      Dec 30, 2010 $0.603623 $0.152483 $0.016670 $0.434470
      Dec 30, 2009 $0.203323 $0.104753 $0.098570
      Dec 30, 2008 $0.216515 $0.177275 $0.039240
      Dec 27, 2007 $2.958892 $0.343432 $0.045260 $2.570200
      Dec 28, 2006 $1.224320 $0.297360 $0.017900 $0.909060
      Dec 29, 2005 $0.471990 $0.281340 $0.035200 $0.155450
      Dec 30, 2004 $1.415770 $0.115130 $0.226660 $1.073980
      Dec 30, 2003 $1.161120 $0.175130 $0.216810 $0.769180
      Dec 30, 2002 $0.102400 $0.102400
      Dec 28, 2001 $0.548320 $0.052810 $0.050360 $0.445150
      Dec 29, 2000 $0.850850 $0.850850
      Mar 31, 2000 $0.020000 $0.020000
      Dec 31, 1999 $0.185750 $0.185750
      Sep 30, 1999 $0.020000 $0.020000
      Jun 30, 1999 $0.030000 $0.030000
      Mar 31, 1999 $0.020000 $0.020000
      Dec 31, 1998 $2.379880 $2.379880
      Sep 30, 1998 $0.020000 $0.020000
      Jun 30, 1998 $0.030000 $0.030000
      Mar 31, 1998 $0.080000 $0.080000
      Dec 31, 1997 $1.544040 $1.544040
      Sep 30, 1997 $0.060000 $0.060000
      Jun 30, 1997 $0.070000 $0.070000
      Mar 31, 1997 $0.050000 $0.050000
      Dec 31, 1996 $1.718540 $1.718540
      Sep 30, 1996 $0.070000 $0.070000
      Jun 28, 1996 $0.050000 $0.050000
      Mar 29, 1996 $0.050000 $0.050000
      Dec 29, 1995 $0.825960 $0.825960
      Sep 29, 1995 $0.060000 $0.060000
      Jun 30, 1995 $0.050000 $0.050000
      Mar 31, 1995 $0.060000 $0.060000
      Dec 30, 1994 $0.186040 $0.186040
      Sep 30, 1994 $0.045000 $0.045000
      Jun 30, 1994 $0.052000 $0.052000
      Mar 31, 1994 $0.056000 $0.056000
      Dec 31, 1993 $0.039000 $0.039000
      Sep 30, 1993 $0.037000 $0.037000
      Jun 30, 1993 $0.024000 $0.024000
      Mar 31, 1993 $0.044000 $0.044000
      Dec 31, 1992 $0.056500 $0.056500
      Sep 30, 1992 $0.024300 $0.024300

Growth of $10,000 (Hypothetical)

Since Inception 07/06/1992 to 09/30/2017 = $111,348.22

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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 or visit our website at amgfunds.com. 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.

Top Holdings (Equity)

Quarter Ending: 09/30/2017

Procter & Gamble Co 8.36%
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, Class A 6.59%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Preferred 4.92%
Cisco Systems Inc 4.83%
Johnson & Johnson 4.75%
Coca-Cola Co 4.69%
PepsiCo Inc 4.66%
Oracle Corp 4.50%
Microsoft Corp 4.48%
Sysco Corp 4.07%
% in Top 10 Holdings 51.85%
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MPT Stats

Month Ending: 09/30/2017

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Sector Allocation (Equity)

Quarter Ending: 09/30/2017

Investment Approach

Investment Approach

AMG Yacktman Fund

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation, and, to a lesser extent, current income. The Fund is non-diversified and mainly invests in common stocks of United States companies of any size, some, but not all of which, pay dividends. Yacktman employs a disciplined investment strategy, buying growth companies at what it believes to be low prices. Yacktman believes this approach combines the best features of "growth" and "value" investing. When they purchase stocks, they generally search for companies they believe to possess one or more of the following three attributes:

Good Business

  • High market share in principal product and/or service lines
  • A high cash return on tangible assets
  • Relatively low capital requirements allowing a business to generate cash while growing
  • Short customer repurchase cycles and long product cycles
  • Unique franchise characteristics

 

Shareholder-Oriented Management

Yacktman believes a shareholder-oriented management does not overcompensate itself and wisely allocates the cash the company generates. Yacktman looks for companies that:

  • Reinvest in the business and still have excess cash
  • Make synergistic acquisitions
  • Buy back stock

 

Low Purchase Price

  • Yacktman looks for a stock that sells for less than what an investor would pay to buy the whole company
  • The stock prices of individual companies can vary significantly over short periods of time, and such price movements are not always correlated with changes in company fundamental performance. Accordingly, Yacktman generally prefers to wait for buying opportunities. Such opportunities do not always occur in correlation with overall market performance trends

     

Additional Fund Highlight

May establish a cash position if the subadvisor does not believe opportunities exist for purchasing securities of companies that meet its investment requirements.

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About

About Yacktman Asset Management

Background

Yacktman Asset Management is a boutique investment advisory firm located in Austin, Texas. Since 1992, the firm has navigated multiple market cycles while adhering to a disciplined investment approach led by Stephen Yacktman, Chief Investment Officer. The firm strives to achieve solid risk-adjusted returns over time.

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Founded

1992


Headquarters

Austin, TX


Affiliate Since

2012


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