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15 important things you should know about Chase CHASX mutual fund

Updated: September 27, 2020
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Bull Case
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • 15-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Advisors Series Trust: Chase Growth Fund; Class N Shares (CHASX).

The Fund seeks growth of capital. The Fund generally seeks stocks for average annual growth rates of earnings per share exceeding 10% and increases in earnings per share in seven or more of the past ten years. Minimum market capitalization of $100 million.

2. What are CHASX top holdings?

CHASX has 39 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 35.76% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 6.23%
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 3.98%
Adobe Inc ADBE 3.90%
Apple Inc AAPL 3.90%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 3.82%
PepsiCo Inc PEP 3.38%
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc ADR ZTO 2.78%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc VRTX 2.62%
Fiserv Inc FISV 2.61%
Advanced Micro Devices Inc AMD 2.54%

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

CHASX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -5.26%;
  • 3-month return is 6.05%;
  • 1-year return is 9.17%;
  • 3-year return is 9.94%;
  • 5-year return is 10.57%;
  • 10-year return is 12.01%;
  • 15-year return is 7.66%.

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

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

CHASX up and down years

5. What is CHASX dividend yield?

CHASX yield is 0%.

6. What is CHASX minimum initial investment amount?

CHASX minimum initial investment amount is $3.00K.

7. What is CHASX expense ratio?

CHASX expense ratio is 1.26%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

CHASX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.5%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.56%.
CHASX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.93;
  • 5-year beta is 0.92;
  • 10-year beta is 0.93.
CHASX Beta

11. What is CHASX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.57;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.54;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.91.
CHASX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 14. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 14.

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

The following are CHASX strengths from our perspective:

  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are CHASX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>CHASX net assets</strong> are $32.90 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>CHASX 3-year return</strong> is 9.94%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 11.64%.
  • <strong>CHASX 5-year return</strong> is 10.57%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 13.04%.
  • <strong>CHASX 10-year return</strong> is 12.01%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 13.48%.
  • <strong>CHASX 15-year return</strong> is 7.66%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 9.13%.
  • <strong>CHASX expense ratio</strong> is 1.26%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the CHASX review, we covered CHASX 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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