9 important things you should know about AQR Funds ASMOX mutual fund
Updated: November 29, 2021
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. What is ASMOX dividend yield?
  5. What is ASMOX minimum initial investment amount?
  6. Does ASMOX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  7. What is ASMOX Finny Score? ASMOX buy or sell?
  8. What are the pros of investing in ASMOX? What are ASMOX buy reasons?
  9. 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 765 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 12.26% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Ubs Money Ser N/A 3.27%
E-mini Russell 2000 Index Future Dec 20 RTYZ0 2.96%
Penn National Gaming Inc PENN 1.17%
iRhythm Technologies Inc IRTC 0.80%
RH RH 0.79%
MyoKardia Inc MYOK 0.73%
Sunrun Inc RUN 0.66%
LHC Group Inc LHCG 0.64%
Seres Therapeutics Inc MCRB 0.64%
Plug Power Inc PLUG 0.60%

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

ASMOX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -1.17%;
  • 3-month return is 4.29%;
  • 1-year return is 4.29%;
  • 3-year return is 18.88%;
  • 5-year return is 14.19%;
  • 10-year return is 15.33%.

4. What is ASMOX dividend yield?

ASMOX yield is 0.53%.

5. What is ASMOX minimum initial investment amount?

ASMOX minimum initial investment amount is $5.00M.

6. 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.

Analysis

7. 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.

8. 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 18.88%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 15.73%.
  • ASMOX 5-year return is 14.19%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 12.2%.
  • ASMOX 10-year return is 15.33%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 14.46%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are ASMOX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ASMOX net assets are $221.50 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.