Who might buy Yahoo? The short list could include AT&T, Comcast and Microsoft
December 2, 2015
By Mike Snider and Kaja Whitehouse
The views expressed in the article are those of the author and participants as of December 2015 and are subject to change based on market conditions and other factors. These views should not be construed as a recommendation for any specific security. Information provided with respect to the Fund’s Portfolio Holdings, Sector Weightings, Number of Holdings, Performance and Expense Ratios are as of the dates described in the article and are subject to change at any time.
The following represents the percentile of Appleseed Fund held holdings mentioned by Appleseed in the article as of 09/30/2015: By Ticker Symbol; Yhoo – 1.61%, 4689-JP – (0.58%), BABA – (2.18%), GOOG – 0.00%, MSFT – 0.00%
Through 09/30/2015, the Appleseed Fund (APPLX) generated a one year return of -8.90%, a three year annualized return of 3.34%, a five year annualized return of 4.64% and an annualized return of 5.62% since the Fund’s inception on 12/08/06.
Appleseed Fund has contractually agreed to limit the net expense rate to 1.20% of net assets of Investor shares ticker APPLX and 0.95% of net assets of Institutional shares ticker APPIX, exclusive of acquired fund fees, through January 31, 2016. The gross expense ratio of the Investor shares 1.43%, and the gross expense ratio for the Institutional class is 1/18%. The net expense ratio after contractual fee waivers for the Investor shares was 1.30% and 1.05% for the Institutional shares. The advisor has contracted with the Fund to waive fees to maintain a 1.20% and 0.95% expense ratios (excluding indirect expenses) through January 31, 2016. The Fund’s ninety day redemption fee is 2.00%.
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