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15 important things you should know about Artisan ARTLX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Fund seeks maximum long-term capital growth. The Fund invests in common stocks and other equity securities of larger U.S. companies. In addition, the Fund may invest up to 25% of its net assets at market value at the time of purchase in common stocks and other equity securities of non-U.S. companies.

2. What are ARTLX top holdings?

ARTLX has 37 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 41.56% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 6.31%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B BRK.B 5.47%
Booking Holdings Inc BKNG 4.28%
Comcast Corp Class A CMCSA 4.16%
Sanofi SA SAN.PA 3.80%
Facebook Inc A FB 3.78%
Allergan PLC N/A 3.60%
Cisco Systems Inc CSCO 3.48%
FedEx Corp FDX 3.37%
Altria Group Inc MO 3.31%

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

ARTLX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 5.92%;
  • 3-month return is 7.78%;
  • 1-year return is 7.24%;
  • 3-year return is 4.95%;
  • 5-year return is 9.63%;
  • 10-year return is 9.88%.

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

In the last 10 years, ARTLX had 8 up years and 2 down years.

5. What is ARTLX dividend yield?

ARTLX yield is 0.8%.

6. What is ARTLX minimum initial investment amount?

ARTLX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is ARTLX expense ratio?

ARTLX expense ratio is 1.02%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.16%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.41%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.18;
  • 5-year beta is 1.18;
  • 10-year beta is 1.09.

11. What is ARTLX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.09;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.29;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.59.

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 67. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 67.

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

The following are ARTLX strengths from our perspective:

  • ARTLX 3-year return is 4.95%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 4.23%.
  • ARTLX 5-year return is 9.63%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 8.09%.
  • ARTLX 10-year return is 9.88%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 10.44%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are ARTLX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ARTLX net assets are $151.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ARTLX expense ratio is 1.02%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ARTLX review, we covered ARTLX 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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