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15 important things you should know about Artisan APHKX mutual fund

Updated: September 09, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio

Before we start: if you’re looking for APHKX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "APHKX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on APHKX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "APHKX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

Are you looking to buy or sell APHKX? Or perhaps you’re looking for APHKX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this APHKX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: APHKX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: APHKX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in APHKX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to APHKX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe Artisan Partners Funds, Inc: Artisan International Value Fund; Institutional Shares (APHKX).
  2. What are APHKX holdings?
  3. What is APHKX performance? What are APHKX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did APHKX have historically?
  5. What is APHKX dividend yield?
  6. What is APHKX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is APHKX expense ratio?
  8. Does APHKX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is APHKX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is APHKX beta? How would you assess APHKX risk?
  11. What is APHKX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is APHKX Finny Score? APHKX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in APHKX? What are APHKX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in APHKX? What are APHKX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Artisan Partners Funds, Inc: Artisan International Value Fund; Institutional Shares (APHKX).

The Fund seeks maximum long-term capital growth by investing in a portfolio of undervalued non-U.S. companies.

2. What are APHKX top holdings?

APHKX has 39 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 43.85% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 005930.KS 6.42%
ABB Ltd ABBN 5.43%
Compass Group PLC CPG.L 4.73%
Arch Capital Group Ltd ACGL 4.64%
RELX PLC REL.L 4.02%
UBS Group AG UBSG 4.02%
Novartis AG NOVN 3.84%
NAVER Corp 035420.KS 3.79%
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA FME.DE 3.59%
Cie Financiere Richemont SA CFR 3.37%

3. What is APHKX performance? What are APHKX historical returns?

APHKX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 3.31%;
  • 3-month return is 6.45%;
  • 1-year return is 3.49%;
  • 3-year return is 1.18%;
  • 5-year return is 5.49%;
  • 10-year return is 8.16%.

4. How many up and down years did APHKX have historically?

In the last 10 years, APHKX had 6 up years and 4 down years.

5. What is APHKX dividend yield?

APHKX yield is 1.67%.

6. What is APHKX minimum initial investment amount?

APHKX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is APHKX expense ratio?

APHKX expense ratio is 1.01%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

8. Does APHKX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

APHKX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0. APHKX front-end sales load is 0. APHKX back-end sales load is 0.

9. What is APHKX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.85%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.33%.

10. What is APHKX beta? How would you assess APHKX risk?

  • 3-year beta is 1.09;
  • 5-year beta is 1.00;
  • 10-year beta is 0.91.

11. What is APHKX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.06;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.13;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.57.

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 60. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 60.

13. What are the pros of investing in APHKX? What are APHKX buy reasons?

The following are APHKX strengths from our perspective:

  • APHKX 5-year return is 5.49%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 5.23%.
  • APHKX 10-year return is 8.16%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 5.37%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

14. What are the cons of investing in APHKX? What are APHKX negatives?

The following are APHKX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • APHKX 3-year return is 1.18%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 1.69%.
  • APHKX expense ratio is 1.01%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the APHKX review, we covered APHKX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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