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10 important things you should know about Westfield Capital WDIVX mutual fund

Updated: October 10, 2021
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Bull Case
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio

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

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

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

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

  1. Describe Advisors' Inner Circle Fund II: Westfield Capital Dividend Growth Fund; Institutional Class Shares (WDIVX).
  2. What are WDIVX holdings?
  3. What is WDIVX performance? What are WDIVX historical returns?
  4. What is WDIVX dividend yield?
  5. What is WDIVX minimum initial investment amount?
  6. Does WDIVX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  7. What is WDIVX Finny Score? WDIVX buy or sell?
  8. What are the pros of investing in WDIVX? What are WDIVX buy reasons?
  9. What are the cons of investing in WDIVX? What are WDIVX sell reasons?

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Advisors' Inner Circle Fund II: Westfield Capital Dividend Growth Fund; Institutional Class Shares (WDIVX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth. The Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in dividend-paying equity securities. The Fund builds a portfolio comprised of 40-60 publicly traded equity securities of primarily large capitalization issuers with a history or prospect of paying stable or increasing dividends.

2. What are WDIVX top holdings?

WDIVX has 41 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 40.45% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 6.09%
Apple Inc AAPL 5.49%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 4.44%
The Home Depot Inc HD 4.40%
Quest Diagnostics Inc DGX 3.86%
Broadcom Inc AVGO 3.71%
Target Corp TGT 3.34%
Walmart Inc WMT 3.11%
Steris PLC STE 3.07%
Fidelity National Information Services Inc FIS 2.94%

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

WDIVX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -3.10%;
  • 3-month return is -0.32%;
  • 1-year return is -0.32%;
  • 3-year return is 14.78%;
  • 5-year return is 16.40%.

4. What is WDIVX dividend yield?

WDIVX yield is 1.06%.

5. What is WDIVX minimum initial investment amount?

WDIVX minimum initial investment amount is $50.00K.

6. Does WDIVX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

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

Analysis

7. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

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

8. What are the pros of investing in WDIVX? What are WDIVX buy reasons?

The following are WDIVX strengths from our perspective:

  • WDIVX 5-year return is 16.4%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 17.5%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

9. What are the cons of investing in WDIVX? What are WDIVX negatives?

The following are WDIVX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • WDIVX net assets are $145.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • WDIVX 3-year return is 14.78%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 17.14%.
  • WDIVX expense ratio is 0.95%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the WDIVX review, we covered WDIVX 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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