Fees & Expenses
Pricing & Performance
Past performance is not indicative of future results. Information above does not take into account any applicable sales charges.
Average Annual Total Returns As of 04/30/2022 As of 03/31/2022
Average Annual Total Returns
Past performance is not indicative of future results. The Portfolio's calendar year returns do not include the deduction of any applicable sales charges.
Composition As of 03/31/2022
Holdings As of 04/30/2022
Full Holdings Report available at least 45 calendar days after quarter-end.
As of April 30, 2022, the Fund does not have direct exposure to and does not hold companies listed or domiciled in Russia, Ukraine or Belarus.
Portfolio turnover is sourced from the fund's current prospectus. View current prospectus for the as of date.
Insights by Counterpoint Global
Intangibles and Earnings
Apr 12, 2022
The shift from tangible to intangible investments has complicated the ability to interpret financial statements. One solution is to record intangible investments on the balance sheet and then amortize them over their useful lives. These adjustments recast profitability for some companies and are inconsequential for others. Overall, we estimate that earnings for the S&P 500 would be about 10 percent higher with these changes. This suggests great caution in comparing earnings or valuation multiples over time.
Mar 16, 2022
Continuous process improvement is essential to achieving outstanding long-term outcomes. Receiving timely and accurate feedback—information used as a basis for improvement—can enhance the process and make you a better forecaster. We discuss multiple facets of process improvement, including getting the right people and helping them thrive, the role of organizational structure in fostering good decision making, and specific mechanisms to sharpen execution. We draw on principles from other fields but focus primarily on the investment management industry.