We own the securities of individual companies, not the market. – Bill Miller
Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. An issuer may perform poorly, and therefore, the value of its securities may decline, which would negatively affect the Fund. Derivatives involve special risks including correlation, counterparty, liquidity, operational, accounting and tax risks. These risks, in certain cases, may be greater than the risks presented by more traditional investments. The fund may use leverage which may exaggerate the effect of any increase or decrease in the value of portfolio securities or the Net Asset Value of the fund, and money borrowed will be subject to interest costs. Investments in debt securities typically decrease in value when interest rates rise. Investment by the Fund in lower-rated and non-rated securities presents a greater risk of loss to principal and interest than higher-rated securities. The Fund is non-diversified, meaning it may concentrate its assets in fewer individual holdings than a diversified fund. Therefore, the Fund is more exposed to individual stock volatility than a diversified fund. This risk is usually greater for longer-term debt securities. The value approach to investing involves the risk that stocks may remain undervalued. Value stocks may underperform the overall equity market while the market concentrates on growth stocks. The Fund may invest in liquid securities which involve the risk that the securities will not be able to be sold at the time or prices desired by the fund, particularly during times of market turmoil. The Fund invests in foreign securities which involve greater volatility and political, economic and currency risks and differences in accounting methods. These risks are greater in emerging markets. Small- and Medium-capitalization companies tend to have limited liquidity and greater price volatility than large-capitalization companies. Investing in commodities may subject the Fund to greater risks and volatility as commodity prices may be influenced by a variety of factors including unfavorable weather, environmental factors, and changes in government regulations. Investments in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) involve additional risks such as declines in the value of real estate and increased susceptibility to adverse economic or regulatory developments. The fund may make short sales of securities, which involves the risk that losses may exceed the original amount invested. Investing in ETFs are subject to additional risks that do not apply to conventional mutual funds, including the risks that the market price of the shares may trade at a discount to its net asset value (“NAV”), an active secondary trading market may not develop or be maintained, or trading may be halted by the exchange in which they trade, which may impact a Funds ability to sell its shares. Investments in asset backed and mortgage backed securities include additional risks that investors should be aware of such as credit risk, prepayment risk, possible illiquidity and default, as well as increased susceptibility to adverse economic developments. MLPs are subject to certain risks inherent in the structure of MLPs, including complex tax structure risks, the limited ability for election or removal of management, limited voting rights, potential dependence on parent companies or sponsors for revenues to satisfy obligations, and potential conflicts of interest between partners, members and affiliates.
Diversification does not assure a profit nor protect against a loss in a declining market.
Fund holdings and/or sector allocations are subject to change at any time and are not recommendations to buy or sell any security.
The ICE BofA Merrill Lynch High Yield Master II tracks the performance of below-investment-grade, but not in default, U.S. dollar-denominated corporate bonds publicly issued in the U.S. domestic market, and includes issues with a credit rating of BBB or below, as rated by Moody’s and S&P. An investor cannot invest directly in an index. Unmanaged index returns do not reflect any fees, expenses or sales charges. Market Cap is the market price of an entire company, calculated by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the price per share. Turnover Ratio is a measure of the fund’s trading activity that is computed by taking the lesser of purchases or sales (excluding all securities with maturities of less than one year) and dividing by average monthly assets. The 30-Day SEC Yield (Unsubsidized) is computed under an SEC standardized formula based on income net income earned over the past 30 days excluding expense reimbursements.
Current Yield is that of the securities held in the portfolio; it is not reflective of the yield distributed to shareholders. Current yield is calculated by taking the annual income (interest or dividends) divided by the current price of the security.
Miller Value Funds are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.