Brown Advisory - WMC Japan Alpha Opportunities (BIAJX) Fund Profile

WMC Japan Alpha Opportunities Fund Fact Sheet

Japan: The "blood-red supermoon" of investing, Subadvisor Wellington Management Insight

Objective

The Brown Advisory - WMC Japan Alpha Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") seeks to achieve total return by investing principally in equity securities of companies which are domiciled in or exercise the predominant part of their economic activity in Japan.

Strategy

The Brown Advisory - WMC Japan Alpha Opportunities Fund invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets in equity securities of companies which are domiciled in or exercise the predominant part of their economic activity in Japan.

To learn more, read about the Japan Alpha Opportunities Strategy by clicking here.

Profile

The Fund may invest in equity securities of companies of any size capitalization. Equity securities in which the fund may invest include common stock, preferred stock, equity-equivalent securities such as stock futures contracts or convertible securities, equity options, other investment companies, American Depository Receipts ("ADRs"), Global Depository Receipts ("GDRs"), real estate investment trusts ("REITs") and exchange traded funds ("ETFs").

 

Performance

  Annualized
(As of June 30, 2017) 3-month 1-year 3-year 5-year 10-year Since Inception
WMC Japan Alpha Opportunities
Fund (Inv.)
5.14% 23.16% 6.27% N/A N/A 7.18%
Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) 5.81% 21.11% 6.63% N/A N/A 8.08%

 

Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Click here for the monthly and quarterly performance information.

Performance data does not reflect the 1.00% fee on shares redeemed or exchanged within 14 days of purchase, and if it had, returns would be lower.

 

Top 10 Holdings

(As of June 30, 2017)
1. Cash & Equivalents 7.23%
2. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 3.03%
3. Fujitsu Ltd 2.38%
4. Toyo Tire & Rubber Co Ltd 2.27%
5. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.70%
6. Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.58%
7. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd 1.56%
8. Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.44%
9. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 1.42%
10. NGK Spark Plug Co Ltd 1.41%

 

Characteristics

(As of June 30, 2017)
Avg. Market Capitalization   $13.3B
Forward P/E Ratio   13.1x
Price/Book Ratio   1.1x
Price/Cash Flow Ratios   8.6
Active Shares   76.9

 

Sector Exposure

(As of June 30, 2017)
Consumer Discretionary   25.0%
Consumer Staples   4.3%
Energy   1.7%
Financials   13.0%
Healthcare   6.0%
Industrials   16.3%
Information Technology   18.8%
Materials   11.4%
Pooled Vechicle   0.0%
Real Estate   2.0%
Telecom Services   1.6%
Utilities   0.0%
Total   100.0%

 

*The minimum investment requirements are waived for qualified retirement plans under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC"), and plans operating consistent with 403(a), 403(b), 408, 408(A), 457, 501(c) and 223(d) of the IRC.

Diversification does not assume a profit nor protect against loss in a declining market.

Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security.


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Kent M. Stahl, CFA - Senior Vice President and Director of Investments and Risk Management of Wellington Management, and has served as Portfolio Manager of the Fund since its inception in February 2014. Mr. Stahl joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 1998.

Gregg R. Thomas, CFA - Vice President and Director of Risk Management of Wellington Management, and he as served as Portfolio Manager of the Fund since its inception in March 2014. Mr. Thomas joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 2002.

 

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