9 important things you should know about AQR Funds AQGNX mutual fund
Updated: December 06, 2021
Bull case

No bull case arguments.

Bear case
Low net assets
3-year return below the benchmark
5-year return below the benchmark
10-year return below the benchmark
High expense ratio
Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

  1. Describe AQR Funds: AQR Global Equity Fund; Class N Shares (AQGNX).
  2. What are AQGNX holdings?
  3. What is AQGNX performance? What are AQGNX historical returns?
  4. What is AQGNX dividend yield?
  5. What is AQGNX minimum initial investment amount?
  6. Does AQGNX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  7. What is AQGNX Finny Score? AQGNX buy or sell?
  8. What are the pros of investing in AQGNX? What are AQGNX buy reasons?
  9. What are the cons of investing in AQGNX? What are AQGNX sell reasons?

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AQR Funds: AQR Global Equity Fund; Class N Shares (AQGNX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Generally, the Fund will invest at least at least 80% of its net assets in equity and equity-related instruments. The Adviser uses a set of value, momentum and economic factors to generate an investment portfolio based on the Adviser's global asset allocation models.

2. What are AQGNX top holdings?

AQGNX has 452 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 48.60% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Ubs Money Ser N/A 7.34%
Hang Seng Index Future Oct 20 HSIV0.HK 7.28%
ASX SPI 200 Index Future Dec 20 APZ0.AX 6.84%
TOPIX Future Dec 20 TOPIXZ0 5.96%
Dax Future Dec 20 FDAXZ0.DE 5.18%
Apple Inc AAPL 3.85%
Microsoft Corp MSFT 3.29%
FTSE MIB Index Future Dec 20 FTMIBZ0.MI 3.24%
Ibex 35 Indx Futr Equity Index 16/Oct/2020 Ibv0 N/A 2.98%
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 2.64%

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

AQGNX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -3.65%;
  • 3-month return is -3.48%;
  • 1-year return is -3.48%;
  • 3-year return is 10.41%;
  • 5-year return is 10.18%;
  • 10-year return is 10.59%.

4. What is AQGNX dividend yield?

AQGNX yield is 0.96%.

5. What is AQGNX minimum initial investment amount?

AQGNX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00M.

6. Does AQGNX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

AQGNX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. AQGNX front-end sales load is 0. AQGNX back-end sales load is 0.

Analysis

7. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 0. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 0.

8. What are the pros of investing in AQGNX? What are AQGNX buy reasons?

We don't see any strong reasons to buy AQGNX.

9. What are the cons of investing in AQGNX? What are AQGNX negatives?

The following are AQGNX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • AQGNX net assets are $7.90 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • AQGNX 3-year return is 10.41%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 17.02%.
  • AQGNX 5-year return is 10.18%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 14.73%.
  • AQGNX 10-year return is 10.59%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World NR USD), 12.23%.
  • AQGNX expense ratio is 1.05%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund.
In the AQGNX review, we covered AQGNX 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.