Successful investing involves the disciplined and patient execution of a long-term strategy, especially when it is emotionally difficult. That is usually the time the opportunities are the greatest.
– Bill Miller, CFA
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 also use options, which have the risks of unlimited losses of the underlying holdings due to unanticipated market movements and failure to correctly predict the direction of securities prices, interest rates and currency exchange rates. The investment in options is not suitable for all investors. 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. 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. Growth or value securities as a group may be out of favor and underperform the overall equity market while the market concentrates on other types of securities. The Fund may invest in Illiquid 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.
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 S&P 500 Index is a capitalization weighted index of 500 large capitalization stocks which is designed to measure broad domestic securities markets. 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. Price-to-earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio) is the weighted average of the price/earnings ratios of the equities held by the Fund. P/E ratio is a company’s current stock price divided by its estimated next 12-months’ earnings per share. Price-to-book ratio (P/B ratio) is a financial ratio used to compare a company’s current market price to its book value. Price-to-sales ratio (P/S ratio) is a valuation metric for stocks. It is calculated by dividing the company’s market cap by the revenue in the most recent year; or, equivalently, divide the per-share stock price by the per-share revenue. Active Share is a measure of the percentage of stock holdings in a manager(s) portfolio that differ from the benchmark index. EPS growth (earnings per share growth) illustrates the growth of earnings per share over time. EPS growth rates help investors identify stocks that are increasing or decreasing in profitability. Free cash flow is earnings before depreciation, amortization, and non-cash charges minus maintenance capital expenditures.
Miller Value Funds are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.