Portfolio Guidelines

  • Typically 40–60 positions
  • Maximum sector exposure is 35%
  • Minimum U.S. exposure is 30%
  • Minimum non-U.S. exposure is 30%
  • Maximum emerging market exposure is 20%

Market Capitalization

The Fund typically invests in securities with a market cap of $2.5 billion or greater.

Top Ten Equity Holdings
As Of March 31, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Cl B)
Financials
4.5%
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Info. Technology
3.8
Julius Baer Gruppe AG
Financials
3.7
American International Group, Inc.
Financials
3.4
BorgWarner, Inc.
Cons. Discretionary
3.3
Howden Joinery Group PLC
Industrials
3.3
KKR & Co., Inc. (Cl A)
Financials
3.2
EssilorLuxottica S.A.
Cons. Discretionary
3.2
Alphabet, Inc. (Cl C)
Communication Services
3.2
MetLife, Inc.
Financials
3.1
Total As % Of Net Assets 34.8%

Sector Allocation1
As Of March 31, 2020

Global Fund Morningstar Global
Markets Index
Financials 32.4% 14.4%
Consumer Staples 13.7 8.1
Cons. Discretionary 13.5 11.2
Industrials 12.8 10.6
Info. Technology 11.5 18.2
Communication Services 11.1 8.6
Materials 2.9 4.7
Energy 0.0 3.5
Health Care 0.0 13.1
Real Estate 0.0 4.0
Utilities 0.0 3.6
Cash & Other 2.0 0.0

Top Five Countries (%)
As Of March 31, 2020

Global Fund Morningstar Global
Markets Index
United States 54.5% 55.2%
United Kingdom 11.7 4.5
France 8.4 2.8
Switzerland 3.8 3.1
Israel 3.8 0.2

Regional Exposure (%)
As Of March 31, 2020

Global Fund Morningstar Global
Markets Index
North America 54.5% 58.0%
Europe 31.2 18.6
Asia & Pacific 8.5 21.2
Middle East & Africa 3.8 1.2
Latin America 0.0 1.0

Developed vs. Emerging Exposure (%)
As Of March 31, 2020

Global Fund Morningstar Global
Markets Index
Developed Markets 94.2% 89.8%
Emerging Markets 3.7 10.2

The Fund invests in non-U.S. securities. Investing in non-U.S. securities may entail risk due to foreign economic and political developments; this risk may be higher when investing in emerging markets. Changes in currency exchange rates and differences in accounting and taxation policies outside the U.S. can raise or lower returns. There are specialized risks associated with small capitalization issues, such as market illiquidity and greater market volatility, than large capitalization issues.

Fund holdings, sector allocations, and portfolio statistics subject to change without notice.

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

The Morningstar Global Markets Index is a net total return index designed to provide exposure to the top 97% of equity market capitalization in both developed and emerging markets. Index data source: Morningstar, Inc. See diamond-hill.com/disclosures for a full copy of the disclaimer. These indices do not incur fees and expenses (which would lower the return) and are not available for direct investment.

The Morningstar Broad Fee Level data point compares the fund's prospectus adjusted operating net expense ratio to the prospectus adjusted operating net expense ratio of all the other funds within its Morningstar Category.

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2 Definitions: Active Share measures the difference between portfolio holdings and the benchmark. The higher the active share, the greater the difference. Standard Deviation measures the volatility of the Fund’s returns. Beta measures the Fund’s sensitivity to market movements. Sharpe Ratio uses the Fund’s standard deviation and average excess return over the risk-free ratio to determine reward per unit of risk. Alpha measures excess return relative to the market that is attributable to active portfolio management. R-squared represents the percentage of the portfolio’s movements that can be explained by general market movements. Upside / Downside Capture Ratio measures a manager’s ability to generate excess return above the benchmark return in up markets and retain more of the excess return in down markets. Statistics for periods less than one year are not annualized. Risk statistics are relative to the Morningstar Global Markets Index.

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