9 important things you should know about AQR Funds AQINX 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 AQINX? Or perhaps you’re looking for AQINX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AQR Funds: AQR International Equity Fund; Class N Shares (AQINX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to outperform the MSCI EAFE Total Return Index with Net Dividends Unhedged in U.S. Dollars (the International Equity Benchmark) while seeking to control its tracking risk relative to this benchmark.

2. What are AQINX top holdings?

AQINX has 275 stock holdings and 1 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 55.69% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
TOPIX Future Dec 20 TOPIXZ0 10.68%
Hang Seng Index Future Oct 20 HSIV0.HK 9.86%
Soybean Meal Dec20 ZMZ0.DE 8.09%
Dax Future Dec 20 FDAXZ0 6.59%
Ubs Money Ser N/A 6.04%
ASX SPI 200 Index Future Dec 20 APZ0 5.00%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. ROG 2.75%
Novartis AG NOVN.MI 2.44%
FTSE MIB Index Future Dec 20 FTMIBZ0 2.27%
Cac40 10 Euro Fut Equity Index 16/Oct/2020 Cfv0 N/A 1.97%

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

AQINX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -6.03%;
  • 3-month return is -7.57%;
  • 1-year return is -7.57%;
  • 3-year return is 5.23%;
  • 5-year return is 5.87%;
  • 10-year return is 6.44%.

4. What is AQINX dividend yield?

AQINX yield is 2.81%.

5. What is AQINX minimum initial investment amount?

AQINX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00M.

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

AQINX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. AQINX front-end sales load is 0. AQINX 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 AQINX? What are AQINX buy reasons?

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

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

The following are AQINX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • AQINX net assets are $0.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • AQINX 3-year return is 5.23%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 10.15%.
  • AQINX 5-year return is 5.87%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 9.37%.
  • AQINX 10-year return is 6.44%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 7.38%.
  • AQINX expense ratio is 1.1%, 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 AQINX review, we covered AQINX 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.