Portfolio Guidelines

  • Typically 50–80 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 companies with a market capitalization below $3.0 billion (or, if greater, the maximum market capitalization of companies generally within the capitalization range of the Russell 2000 Index) at the time of purchase.

Top Ten Equity Holdings
As Of September 30, 2017

Avis Budget Group, Inc. Industrials 6.2%
Vail Resorts, Inc. Cons. Discretionary 3.4
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Cons. Discretionary 3.2
DST Systems, Inc. Info. Technology 2.9
Navigators Group, Inc. Financials 2.6
iStar, Inc. Real Estate 2.5
Trinity Industries, Inc. Industrials 2.4
Cimarex Energy Co. Energy 2.4
Brown & Brown, Inc. Financials 2.3
BankUnited, Inc. Financials 2.2
Total As % Of Net Assets 30.1%
Total Number Of Equity Holdings 67

This is presented as supplemental information.

Sector Allocation1
As Of September 30, 2017

Small Cap Composite Russell 2000 Index Russell 2000 Value Index
Financials 22.6% 18.3% 30.7%
Industrials 20.5 14.9 12.0
Cons. Discretionary 13.2 11.9 10.3
Info. Technology 8.1 16.8 9.1
Real Estate 7.6 7.1 11.2
Consumer Staples 5.0 2.7 2.7
Health Care 3.6 15.7 6.2
Energy 2.9 3.7 6.3
Utilities 2.2 3.6 6.6
Telecom 0.7 0.8 0.6
Materials 0.0 4.4 4.2
Cash & Other 13.6 0.0 0.0

This is presented as supplemental information.

Portfolio Characteristics Vs. Benchmark2

As Of September 30, 2017

Small Cap Composite Russell 2000 Index Russell 2000 Value Index
Median Forward P/E 18.5x 20.7x 19.5x
Median Trailing P/E 20.0x 22.9x 21.5x
Weighted Average Dividend Yield 1.4% 1.3% 1.9%
Median Price / Book 2.1x 2.2x 1.7x
Median Price / Sales 1.5x 2.2x 1.9x
Median Market Cap. $3.3B $0.8B $0.7B
Weighted Average Market Cap. $4.4B $2.1B $1.9B
Portfolio Turnover 5 Year 24% —   —  
Active Share3 vs. Core4 / Value5 Benchmark 98% / 97% —   —  
Upside/Downside Capture Ratio6 vs. Core Benchmark4 99% / 75% —   —  
Upside/Downside Capture Ratio6 vs. Value Benchmark5 103% / 85% —   —  

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 2000 Index is the core benchmark.

The Russell 2000 Value Index is the value benchmark.

6 Source: eVestment Analytics based on quarterly returns (gross of fees) from 1/1/01 – 9/30/17.

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