14 important things you should know about Cambiar Funds CAMIX mutual fund

Updated: June 28, 2020
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Before we start: if you’re looking for CAMIX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "CAMIX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on CAMIX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "CAMIX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Advisors' Inner Circle Fund: Cambiar International Equity Fund; Investor Class Shares (CAMIX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by primarily investing in equity securities of non-US companies with medium to large market capitalizations.

2. What are CAMIX top holdings?

CAMIX has 44 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 27.18% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Prosus NV Ordinary Shares - Class N PRX 3.35%
SAP SE SAP.DE 3.33%
AIA Group Ltd 01299.HK 3.28%
Danone SA BN.PA 2.86%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. ROG 2.68%
Deutsche Boerse AG DB1.DE 2.42%
E.ON SE EOAN.DE 2.35%
BAE Systems PLC BA..L 2.32%
Nordea Bank Abp NDA SE 2.31%
RWE AG RWE.DE 2.28%

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

CAMIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.63%;
  • 3-month return is -21.99%;
  • 1-year return is -15.50%;
  • 3-year return is -5.06%;
  • 5-year return is -3.04%;
  • 10-year return is 3.78%;
  • 15-year return is 3.43%.

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

In the last 10 years, CAMIX had 6 up years and 4 down years.

5. What is CAMIX dividend yield?

CAMIX yield is 3.4%.

6. What is CAMIX minimum initial investment amount?

CAMIX minimum initial investment amount is $3.00K.

7. What is CAMIX expense ratio?

CAMIX expense ratio is 1.03%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.34%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.8%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.11;
  • 5-year beta is 0.97;
  • 10-year beta is 0.97.

11. What is CAMIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.36;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.20;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.19.

Analysis

12. What is CAMIX Finny Score? CAMIX buy or sell?

CAMIX Finny Score is 38. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy CAMIX and 5 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 38.

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

The following are CAMIX strengths from our perspective:

  • CAMIX 10-year return is 3.78%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 4.14%.
  • CAMIX 15-year return is 3.43%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), 3.57%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are CAMIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • CAMIX net assets are $460.30 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • CAMIX 3-year return is -5.06%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), -1.37%.
  • CAMIX 5-year return is -3.04%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EAFE NR USD), -0.42%.
  • CAMIX expense ratio is 1.03%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • CAMIX 3-year Beta is 1.11, which is higher than the index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD) 3-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 3 years.
In the CAMIX review, we covered CAMIX 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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