Equity

MARFX

Mid Cap Dividend Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
11.72 6.90 12.02 7.50 10.59
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell MidCap Value Index.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 13.37 9.19 14.33 7.85 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Mid-Cap Value 14.83 7.90 12.71 6.85 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 337/410 273/363 237/319 77/226 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 4 4 3 2 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Mid-Cap Core Funds 15.64 8.42 12.78 6.81 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 424/546 331/476 124/369 28/242 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 4 3 2 1 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
3.73 3.51 2.74 11.72 22.16 76.39 106.04 879.08
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell MidCap Value Index.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 7.43 2.73 2.14 13.37 30.19 95.37 112.93 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Mid-Cap Value 7.46 3.55 3.06 14.83 25.63 81.92 94.03 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Mid-Cap Core Funds 9.93 3.46 3.48 15.64 27.67 83.00 95.27 -


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be found in the Performance section.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Dec 15, 2017 $119.7 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Dec 15, 2017 $397.3 M
Share Class launch date Feb 01, 1995
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Mid-Cap Value
Lipper Classification Equity Income Funds
Benchmark Index Russell MidCap Value Index
CUSIP 09255V500
Number of Holdings as of Nov 30, 2017 104
Max Offer Price as of Dec 15, 2017 $18.12
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Nov 30, 2017 93%

Portfolio Characteristics

Ratings

Ratings

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Sep 30, 2017 out of 475, 11,917, 476, 236 and 476 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Equity Income Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Nov 30, 2017
Name Weight (%)
GREAT PLAINS ENERGY INCORPORATED 2.26
FIRSTENERGY CORPORATION 2.23
REGIONS FINANCIAL CORPORATION 2.22
CDW CORP 2.12
SUNTRUST BANKS INC 2.11
Name Weight (%)
ENTERGY CORPORATION 2.09
LAMAR ADVERTISING CO 2.03
DOLBY LABORATORIES INC 2.03
KEYCORP 1.96
ASSURANT INC 1.91

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Nov 30, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 30, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 30, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 30, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony DeSpirito
Portfolio Manager

   

Franco Tapia, CFA,
Portfolio Manager

 

 

David Zhao
Portfolio Manager

  

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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