14 important things you should know about Huber Funds HULEX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Advisors Series Trust: Huber Capital Equity Income Fund;Institutional Class Shares (HULEX).

The Fund seeks long-term total investment return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The Fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in large capitalization U.S. companies ("large cap companies") whose stocks are considered by the Adviser to be undervalued.

2. What are HULEX top holdings?

HULEX has 30 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 78.73% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 18.97%
Eli Lilly and Co LLY 12.21%
Northrop Grumman Corp NOC 11.20%
KBR Inc KBR 8.89%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 7.07%
Merck & Co Inc MRK 5.90%
The Home Depot Inc HD 4.34%
CNO Financial Group Inc CNO 3.97%
Exelon Corp EXC 3.32%
Tyson Foods Inc Class A TSN 2.86%

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

HULEX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.06%;
  • 3-month return is -17.00%;
  • 1-year return is -3.19%;
  • 3-year return is 4.37%;
  • 5-year return is 4.34%;
  • 10-year return is 8.99%.

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

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

5. What is HULEX dividend yield?

HULEX yield is 1.05%.

6. What is HULEX minimum initial investment amount?

HULEX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00M.

7. What is HULEX expense ratio?

HULEX expense ratio is 0.99%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.44%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.46%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.06;
  • 5-year beta is 1.04;
  • 10-year beta is 1.05.

11. What is HULEX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.08;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.25;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.54.

Analysis

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

HULEX Finny Score is 17. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy HULEX and 5 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 17.

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

The following are HULEX 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 HULEX? What are HULEX negatives?

The following are HULEX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • HULEX net assets are $46.40 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • HULEX 3-year return is 4.37%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 9.1%.
  • HULEX 5-year return is 4.34%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 9.05%.
  • HULEX 10-year return is 8.99%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 12.06%.
  • HULEX expense ratio is 0.99%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the HULEX review, we covered HULEX 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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