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15 important things you should know about AQR Funds ASMOX 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 ASMOX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "ASMOX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on ASMOX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "ASMOX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AQR Funds: AQR Small Cap Momentum Style Fund; Class I Shares (ASMOX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund will invest primarily in equity or equity-related securities of small cap companies traded on a principal U.S. exchange or over-the-counter market that the Adviser determines to have positive momentum.

2. What are ASMOX top holdings?

ASMOX has 711 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 16.46% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
E-mini Russell 2000 Index Future June 20 RTYM0 5.08%
Ubs Money Ser N/A 4.68%
Teladoc Health Inc TDOC 1.92%
Generac Holdings Inc GNRC 0.78%
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc ACAD 0.75%
NovoCure Ltd NVCR 0.70%
FTI Consulting Inc FCN 0.69%
Repligen Corp RGEN 0.65%
Everbridge Inc EVBG 0.61%
Cogent Communications Holdings Inc CCOI 0.60%

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

ASMOX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -2.71%;
  • 3-month return is 7.21%;
  • 1-year return is 6.38%;
  • 3-year return is 6.31%;
  • 5-year return is 7.74%;
  • 10-year return is 11.51%.

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

In the last 10 years, ASMOX had 7 up years and 3 down years.

5. What is ASMOX dividend yield?

ASMOX yield is 0.54%.

6. What is ASMOX minimum initial investment amount?

ASMOX minimum initial investment amount is $5.00M.

7. What is ASMOX expense ratio?

ASMOX expense ratio is 0.6%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.08%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.94%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.23;
  • 5-year beta is 1.22;
  • 10-year beta is 1.27.

11. What is ASMOX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.26;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.28;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.64.

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 ASMOX? What are ASMOX buy reasons?

The following are ASMOX strengths from our perspective:

  • ASMOX 3-year return is 6.31%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 4.23%.
  • ASMOX 5-year return is 7.74%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 7.72%.
  • ASMOX 10-year return is 11.51%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 10.6%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are ASMOX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ASMOX net assets are $205.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ASMOX expense ratio is 0.6%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ASMOX review, we covered ASMOX 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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