14 important things you should know about Knights Of Columbus KCCSX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

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 KCCSX top holdings?

KCCSX has 0 stock holdings and 162 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 23.53% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Bonds 2.25% N/A 5.17%
United States Treasury Notes 1.88% N/A 4.69%
United States Treasury Notes 2.25% N/A 2.94%
United States Treasury Bonds 3.75% N/A 2.58%
United States Treasury Bonds 3% N/A 2.02%
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 3.5% N/A 1.44%
Fnma Pass-Thru I 4.5% N/A 1.22%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 1.17%
Federal National Mortgage Association 3% N/A 1.15%
Government National Mortgage Association 3.5% N/A 1.15%

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

KCCSX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.88%;
  • 3-month return is -0.95%;
  • 1-year return is 6.73%;
  • 3-year return is 4.12%;
  • 5-year return is 3.47%.

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

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

5. What is KCCSX dividend yield?

KCCSX yield is 2.88%.

6. What is KCCSX minimum initial investment amount?

KCCSX minimum initial investment amount is $100.00K.

7. What is KCCSX expense ratio?

KCCSX expense ratio is 0.57%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.15%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.16%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.05;
  • 5-year beta is 1.00.

11. What is KCCSX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.50;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.50.

Analysis

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

KCCSX Finny Score is 40. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy KCCSX and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 40.

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

The following are KCCSX strengths from our perspective:

  • KCCSX 5-year return is 3.47%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.84%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are KCCSX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • KCCSX net assets are $1.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • KCCSX 3-year return is 4.12%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 5.05%.
  • KCCSX expense ratio is 0.57%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the KCCSX review, we covered KCCSX 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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