Both BBTGX and DODGX are mutual funds. BBTGX has a lower 5-year return than DODGX (8.1% vs 11.19%). BBTGX has a higher expense ratio than DODGX (0.88% vs 0.52%). Below is the comparison between BBTGX and DODGX.
|Security Type||Mutual fund||Mutual fund|
|Segment||U.S. Equity: Large Value||U.S. Equity: Large Value|
|Family||Sterling Capital Funds||Dodge & Cox|
The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The Fund will select holdings based on a number of factors, such as valuation, price momentum and earnings revisions, and also takes into account such factors as liquidity and sector exposure to construct a diversified portfolio.
BBTGX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (19.95% of Total Assets)
|Verizon Communications Inc||VZ||2.96%|
|Comcast Corp Class A||CMCSA||2.86%|
|Bristol-Myers Squibb Company||BMY||1.87%|
|Deere & Co||DE||1.72%|
|Eaton Corp PLC||ETN||1.66%|
|United Parcel Service Inc Class B||UPS||1.63%|
|UnitedHealth Group Inc||UNH||1.60%|
The following are BBTGX strengths from our perspective:
The following are BBTGX weaknesses from our perspective:
- BBTGX net assets are $30.50 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
- BBTGX 10-year return is 10.24%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 11.63%.
- BBTGX 15-year return is 4.49%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 6.25%.
- BBTGX expense ratio is 0.88%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
- Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and front-end sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%, while the maximum front-end sales load is 5.75%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Front-end sales load, also known as sales charge, is a fee paid when mutual funds shares are purchased. Those fees are subtracted from your total investable assets.
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The Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income. A secondary objective is to achieve a reasonable current income.
DODGX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (33.71% of Total Assets)
|Alphabet Inc Class C||GOOG||3.62%|
|Capital One Financial Corp||COF||3.59%|
|Comcast Corp Class A||CMCSA||3.56%|
|Charles Schwab Corp||SCHW||3.49%|
|Bank of America Corp||BAC||3.13%|
|Wells Fargo & Co||WFC||3.07%|
|Charter Communications Inc A||CHTR||2.94%|
The following are DODGX strengths from our perspective:
- DODGX 3-year return is 13.35%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 13.04%.
- DODGX 5-year return is 11.19%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 12.37%.
- DODGX 10-year return is 14.3%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 13.88%.
- Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.
The following are DODGX weaknesses from our perspective:
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