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15 important things you should know about AMG Funds YACKX mutual fund

Updated: September 11, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • High expense ratio

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AMG Funds: AMG Yacktman Fund; Class I Shares (YACKX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital, with income as a secondary objective, by investing primarily in common stocks and other equity securities for growth and short-term money market instruments for income.

2. What are YACKX top holdings?

YACKX has 39 stock holdings and 2 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 38.06% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 005935.KS 9.21%
Bollore SA BOL.PA 4.44%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 3.33%
PepsiCo Inc PEP 3.25%
Continental AG CON.DE 3.20%
Microsoft Corp MSFT 3.20%
The Walt Disney Co DIS 3.03%
Fox Corp Class A FOXA 3.02%
Procter & Gamble Co PG 2.70%
Booking Holdings Inc BKNG 2.68%

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

YACKX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 3.26%;
  • 3-month return is 4.44%;
  • 1-year return is 4.78%;
  • 3-year return is 8.28%;
  • 5-year return is 10.47%;
  • 10-year return is 10.54%;
  • 15-year return is 9.56%.

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

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

5. What is YACKX dividend yield?

YACKX yield is 1.79%.

6. What is YACKX minimum initial investment amount?

YACKX minimum initial investment amount is $100.00K.

7. What is YACKX expense ratio?

YACKX expense ratio is 0.75%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.33%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 3.27%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.73;
  • 5-year beta is 0.72;
  • 10-year beta is 0.73;
  • 15-year beta is 0.84.

11. What is YACKX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.39;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.57;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.93;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.63.

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 83. Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy and 1 reason to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 83.

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

The following are YACKX strengths from our perspective:

  • YACKX 3-year return is 8.28%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 4.23%.
  • YACKX 5-year return is 10.47%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 8.09%.
  • YACKX 10-year return is 10.54%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 10.44%.
  • YACKX 15-year return is 9.56%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 6.59%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are YACKX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • YACKX expense ratio is 0.75%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the YACKX review, we covered YACKX 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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