Fund Notice

Effective July 1, 2021, the Fund changed its name from AMG Yacktman Focused Fund – Security Selection Only to AMG Yacktman Global Fund and changed its principal investment strategies. For more information regarding these and other changes to the Fund, please see the Fund’s prospectus.

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Share Class

N

NAV | as of 05/23/2022

$15.17
+$0.23 (+1.54%)

Morningstar | Style Box

V B G L M S

Overall Morningstar Rating


Rated against 161 Global Large-Stock Value funds as of 03/31/2022

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Growth of $10,000 (Hypothetical)

Since Inception 01/30/2017 to 04/30/2022 = $18,322.22

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Effective July 1, 2021, the Fund’s primary benchmark changed and the secondary benchmark was removed. The MSCI World Index became the benchmark; previously the Russell 1000® Value Index was the primary benchmark and the S&P 500® was the secondary benchmark. The MCSI World Index is provided for illustrative purposes only, is unmanaged, reflect reinvestment of income and dividends and does not reflect the impact of advisory fees.

 


The performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information through the most recent month end please call 800.835.3879 or visit our website at amgfunds.com. From time to time, the advisor has waived fees or reimbursed expenses, which may have resulted in higher returns. The listed returns and yields of the Fund are net of expenses, and the returns and yields of the indices exclude expenses. For time periods where the fund inception date preceded the benchmark, the benchmark data will not be shown.

Objective

The Fund seeks to generate equity-like rates of return over a full market cycle while managing the level of risk.

Why Consider

  • Provides investors exposure to securities which the portfolio managers expect to provide strong risk-adjusted results over a full market cycle
  • Subadvised by a seasoned investment team with a long track record and reputation for a disciplined investment approach
  • The Fund may be appropriate for your overall investment allocation if you are looking to gain exposure to global equity investments

Stephen A. Yacktman

CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER, PARTNER, AND PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Jason S. Subotky

PARTNER AND PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Adam P. Sues

PARTNER AND PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Performance

Performance

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Returns

Trailing Returns

Effective July 1, 2021, the Fund’s primary benchmark changed and the secondary benchmark was removed. The MSCI World Index became the benchmark; previously the Russell 1000® Value Index was the primary benchmark and the S&P 500® was the secondary benchmark. The MCSI World Index is provided for illustrative purposes only, is unmanaged, reflect reinvestment of income and dividends and does not reflect the impact of advisory fees.

The performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information through the most recent month end please call 800.835.3879 or visit our website at amgfunds.com. From time to time, the advisor has waived fees or reimbursed expenses, which may have resulted in higher returns. The listed returns and yields of the Fund are net of expenses, and the returns and yields of the indices exclude expenses. For time periods where the fund inception date preceded the benchmark, the benchmark data will not be shown.

Expense Ratios

  • Gross Expense Ratio: 1.11%
  • Net Expense Ratio: 1.09%
  • Expense Cap Expiration Date: 05/01/2023

Distributions & Pricing

Distributions

Calendar Year Distributions

Ex-Date Total Distribution Income Short-term Cap Gains Long-term Cap Gains
Dec 15, 2021 $1.319300 $0.550800 $0.101600 $0.666900
Dec 16, 2020 $0.738800 $0.227900 $0.141600 $0.369300
Dec 16, 2019 $0.583000 $0.250600 $0.285600 $0.046800
Dec 27, 2018 $0.085100 $0.065300 $0.006300 $0.013500
Dec 27, 2017 $0.309700 $0.215100 $0.094600

Risk & Return Stats

As of: 04/30/2022

3YR 5YR 10YR
Alpha
Alpha is a measure of performance on a risk-adjusted basis. Alpha takes the volatility (price risk) of a security or mutual fund and compares its risk-adjusted performance to a benchmark index. The excess return of the security or fund relative to the return of the benchmark index is a fund's alpha.
-0.65 2.53 -
Standard Deviation
Standard Deviation is a measure of the dispersion of a set of data from its mean. The more spread apart the data, the higher the deviation. Standard deviation is calculated as the square root of variance.
19.11 15.92 -
Sharpe Ratio
Sharpe Ratio is a risk-adjusted measure developed by William Sharpe. It is calculated using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. First, the average monthly return of the 90-day Treasury bill (over a 36-month period) is subtracted from the portfolio's average monthly return. The difference in total return represents the portfolio's excess return beyond that of the 90-day Treasury bill, a risk-free investment. An arithmetic annualized excess return is then calculated by multiplying this monthly return by 12. To show a relationship between excess return and risk, this number is then divided by the standard deviation of the portfolio's annualized excess returns. The higher the Sharpe ratio, the better the portfolio's historical risk-adjusted performance.
0.43 0.66 -
Upside Capture Ratio (%)
Upside Capture Ratio (%) is a measure of a manager's performance in up markets relative to a particular benchmark. An up market is one in which the market's quarterly (or monthly) return is greater than or equal to zero. For example, a ratio of 50% means that the portfolio's value increased half as much as its benchmark index during up markets.
87.33 85.13 -
Downside Capture Ratio (%)
Downside Capture Ratio (%) measures a manager's performance in down markets relative to a particular benchmark. A down market is one in which the market's quarterly (or monthly) return is less than zero. For example, a ratio of 50% means that the portfolio's value fell half as much as its benchmark index during down markets.
95.40 84.95 -
Beta
Beta measures the relationship between the portfolio's excess return over T-bills (representing a risk-free rate) relative to the excess return of the portfolio's benchmark. A low beta does not imply that the portfolio has a low level of volatility; rather, a low beta means that the portfolio's market-related risk is low. Beta is often referred to as systematic risk.
0.96 0.90 -
R-Squared
R-Squared ranges from 0 to 100 and reflects the percentage of a portfolio's movements that are explained by movements in its benchmark index. A portfolio with an R-squared of 100 means that all movement is completely explained by benchmark index movement. Thus, a portfolio that invests only in S&P 500 stocks will have an R-squared very close to 100. Conversely, a low R-squared indicates that very little of the portfolio's movement is explained by benchmark movement. An R-squared measure of 35, for example, means that movements in its benchmark index can explain only 35% of the portfolio's movements. R-squared is used to ascertain the significance of a particular beta or alpha and generally a higher R-squared will indicate more useful alpha and beta figures.
81.92 78.95 -
Tracking Error (%)
Tracking Error (%) , which is often referred to as the active risk of the portfolio, measures how closely a manager's returns track the returns of a benchmark index. Specifically, tracking error measures the standard deviation of the excess returns a portfolio generates compared to its benchmark. This gives an indication of the volatility of a portfolio versus its benchmark. If a manager tracks a benchmark closely, then tracking error will be low. If a manager tracks a benchmark perfectly, then tracking error will be zero.
8.16 7.49 -
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Portfolio & Holdings

Portfolio & Holdings

Top Holdings (Equity)

As of: 03/31/2022

Bollore SE 8.87%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Preferred 7.98%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd 6.24%
Samsung C&T Corp 4.76%
KT&G Corp 4.33%
HI-LEX Corp 4.06%
Total Energy Services Inc 3.51%
Cie de L'Odet SE 3.26%
Ocean Wilsons Holdings Ltd 3.14%
Fox Corp, Class B 2.79%
% in Top 10 Holdings 48.94%
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Regional Allocation

As of: 03/31/2022

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Investment Approach

Investment Approach

Yacktman Global Fund

Yacktman employs a disciplined investment strategy, buying growth companies at what it believes to be low prices. Yacktman believes this approach combines the best features of “growth” and “value” investing. When they purchase stocks, they generally search for companies they believe to possess one or more of the following three attributes:

Good Business

  • High market share in principal product and/or service lines
  • A high cash return on tangible assets
  • Relatively low capital requirements allowing a business to generate cash while growing
  • Short customer repurchase cycles and long product cycles
  • Unique franchise characteristics

Shareholder-Oriented Management

Yacktman believes a shareholder-oriented management does not overcompensate itself and wisely allocates the cash the company generates. Yacktman looks for companies that:

  • Reinvest in the business and still have excess cash
  • Make synergistic acquisitions
  • Buy back stock

Low Purchase Price

  • Yacktman looks for a stock that sells for less than what an investor would pay to buy the whole company
  • The stock prices of individual companies can vary significantly over short periods of time, and such price movements are not always correlated with changes in company fundamental performance. Accordingly, Yacktman generally prefers to wait for buying opportunities. Such opportunities do not always occur in correlation with overall market performance trends

 

Yacktman is not limited by geographic constraints and sources investment ideas both within the U.S. and overseas

A World of Opportunity

While the U.S. stock market has rebounded from the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, uncertainty remains high. U.S. investors who have stayed invested are back to enjoying strong returns and continue to question the need to allocate beyond the US. However, while the U.S. stock market has led for the past several years, it is unclear that this will continue and further neglects opportunities abroad.

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About

Background

Yacktman Asset Management is a boutique investment firm located in Austin, Texas. Since 1992, the firm has navigated multiple market cycles while adhering to a disciplined investment approach led by Stephen Yacktman, Chief Investment Officer. The firm strives to achieve solid risk-adjusted returns over time.

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Founded

1992


Headquarters

Austin, TX


Affiliate Since

2012

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