Both BBTGX and VWNAX are mutual funds. BBTGX has a lower 5-year return than VWNAX (8.1% vs 10.86%). BBTGX has a higher expense ratio than VWNAX (0.88% vs 0.26%). Below is the comparison between BBTGX and VWNAX.
|Security Type||Mutual fund||Mutual fund|
|Segment||U.S. Equity: Large Value||U.S. Equity: Large Value|
|Family||Sterling Capital Funds||Vanguard|
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 capital and income. The Fund invests mainly in large- and mid-capitalization companies whose stocks are considered to be undervalued. Undervalued stocks generally trade at prices that are below average in relation to such measures as earnings and book value.
VWNAX performance & returns
Top 10 Holdings (24.13% of Total Assets)
|Alphabet Inc A||GOOGL||2.54%|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||1.77%|
|Procter & Gamble Co||PG||1.70%|
|Bank of America Corp||BAC||1.68%|
|Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR||TSM.TW||1.54%|
|Intercontinental Exchange Inc||ICE||1.53%|
The following are VWNAX strengths from our perspective:
- VWNAX 3-year return is 13.54%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 9.62%.
- VWNAX 5-year return is 10.86%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 8.53%.
- VWNAX 10-year return is 12.32%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 11.63%.
- VWNAX 15-year return is 7.09%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 6.25%.
- Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.
VWNAX consNone that we could think of.
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