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15 important things you should know about Catholic Investor KCCIX mutual fund

Updated: September 10, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Advisors' Inner Circle Fund III: Knights of Columbus Core Bond Fund; Institutional Class Shares (KCCIX).

The Fund seeks current income and capital preservation. Under normal circumstances, the Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in bonds. It invests primarily in U.S. issuers and investment-grade securities, but may hold securities that are rated below investment grade.

2. What are KCCIX top holdings?

KCCIX has 0 stock holdings and 162 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 24.32% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Bonds 2.25% N/A 5.21%
United States Treasury Notes 1.88% N/A 4.96%
United States Treasury Notes 2.25% N/A 4.27%
United States Treasury Bonds 3% N/A 2.23%
United States Treasury Bonds 3.75% N/A 1.70%
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 3.5% N/A 1.38%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 1.24%
Fnma Pass-Thru I 4.5% N/A 1.14%
Government National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 1.12%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3% N/A 1.07%

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

KCCIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.37%;
  • 3-month return is 3.48%;
  • 1-year return is 5.34%;
  • 3-year return is 4.94%;
  • 5-year return is 4.40%.

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

In the last 10 years, KCCIX had 9 up years and 1 down year.

5. What is KCCIX dividend yield?

KCCIX yield is 2.97%.

6. What is KCCIX minimum initial investment amount?

KCCIX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is KCCIX expense ratio?

KCCIX expense ratio is 0.5%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.15%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.17%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.09;
  • 5-year beta is 1.03.

11. What is KCCIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.72;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.84.

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 75. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 1 reason to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 75.

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

The following are KCCIX strengths from our perspective:

  • KCCIX 3-year return is 4.94%, which is in line with the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 5.13%.
  • KCCIX 5-year return is 4.4%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 4.24%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are KCCIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • KCCIX net assets are $95.00 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
In the KCCIX review, we covered KCCIX 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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