Portfolio Guidelines

  • Typically 50–70 positions
  • Maximum position size is 7%
  • Top 10 holdings are typically greater than 25% of net assets
  • Maximum industry exposure is 20%
  • Maximum sector exposure is 30%

Market Capitalization

The portfolio typically invests in small- and mid-capitalization companies defined as those companies with a market capitalization between $500 million and $10 billion (or if greater, the maximum market capitalization of companies generally within the capitalization range of the Russell 2500 Index), at the time of purchase.

Top Ten Equity Holdings
As Of September 30, 2019

Willis Towers Watson PLC Financials 3.2%
BorgWarner, Inc. Cons. Discretionary 3.1
Post Holdings, Inc. Consumer Staples 3.0
Kirby Corp. Industrials 2.8
UGI Corp. Utilities 2.7
CubeSmart Real Estate 2.7
Hub Group, Inc. (Cl A) Industrials 2.6
American Campus Communities, Inc. Real Estate 2.5
Red Rock Resorts, Inc. (Cl A) Cons. Discretionary 2.5
Liberty Media Corp. Series C Liberty Formula One Communication Services 2.5
Total As % Of Net Assets 27.4%
Total Number Of Equity Holdings 59

This is presented as supplemental information.

Sector Allocation1
As Of September 30, 2019

Small-Mid Cap Composite Russell 2500 Index Russell 2500 Value Index
Financials 24.6% 16.4% 23.7%
Industrials 18.6 15.1 13.1
Cons. Discretionary 11.5 11.7 10.3
Real Estate 8.8 10.7 15.3
Consumer Staples 7.7 2.8 3.3
Materials 4.9 5.1 6.2
Info. Technology 4.9 15.7 8.8
Utilities 3.4 4.0 6.3
Energy 3.0 2.7 4.3
Communication
Services
2.7 3.0 3.1
Health Care 2.3 12.6 5.5
Cash & Other 7.7 0.0 0.0

This is presented as supplemental information.

Portfolio Characteristics Vs. Benchmark2

As Of September 30, 2019

Small-Mid Cap Composite Russell 2500 Index Russell 2500 Value Index
Median Forward P/E 13.8x 16.4x 14.5x
Median Trailing P/E 14.9x 18.4x 16.0x
Weighted Average Dividend Yield 1.5% 1.7% 2.4%
Median Price / Book 1.8x 2.0x 1.5x
Median Price / Sales 1.7x 2.1x 1.6x
Median Market Cap. $5.2B $1.1B $1.0B
Weighted Average Market Cap. $8.1B $5.2B $5.1B
Portfolio Turnover 5 Year 24% —   —  
Active Share3 vs. Core4 / Value5 Benchmark 95% / 93% —   —  
Upside/Downside Capture Ratio6 vs. Core Benchmark4 92% / 88% —   —  
Upside/Downside Capture Ratio6 vs. Value Benchmark5 95% / 88% —   —  

This is presented as supplemental information.

1 Cash & Other may include cash, treasuries, money market funds, and short duration fixed income funds.

2 Source: FactSet.

3 Source: Morningstar Direct. Active share measures the difference between portfolio holdings and the benchmark. The higher the active share, the greater the difference.

4 The Russell 2500 Index is the core benchmark.

The Russell 2500 Value Index is the value benchmark.

6 Source: eVestment Analytics based on monthly returns (gross of fees) from 1/1/06 – 9/30/19.

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