M.D. Sass

Over 40 Years of
Performance and Innovation

 
Daily NAV as of 10/23/2017
Fund NameNAV$ Change
Equity Income Plus Fund (Inst)$10.94$-0.06
Equity Income Plus Fund (Inv)$10.92$-0.06
Short Term U.S. Government Agency Income Fund (Inst)$9.44$0.00


M.D. Sass has been a leading name in investment management since 1972. Today, M.D. Sass and its affiliates manage a spectrum of equity, fixed income, hedge fund and private equity strategies for some of the world's largest financial institutions, state and local governments, Fortune 500 and other corporations, endowment funds, foundations, Taft Hartley funds and high net worth individuals.

 

 

 

 

 

We offer the following mutual funds:

M.D. Sass Short Term US Government Agency Income Fund (MDSIX)

A portfolio of rigorously analyzed short duration U.S. Agency securities focused on those with the highest yield, stable cash flows and appreciation potential seeking to:

  • Provide high interest income
  • Preserve capital in adverse markets
  • Produce capital growth, when and as opportunities are available
  • Offer a value-added, short-term fixed income solution
 


Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and 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. Fund performance current to the most recent month-end may be lower or higher than the performance quoted and can be obtained by calling 1-855-637-3863. Fund performance current to the most recent month-end may be lower or higher than the performance quoted and can be obtained by calling 1-855-637-3863. Click here for the most recent quarterly performance for the Short Term US Government Agency Income Fund and here for the Equity Income Plus Fund.

As of February 29, 2016, the Fund converted its Class C shares into Retail Class shares of the Fund and the Retail Class shares will be renamed Investor Class shares. As of January 28, 2016, the Fund's maximum sales charge imposed on purchases of Retail Class shares has been eliminated.

M.D. Sass Equity Income Plus Fund
(MDEIX and MDEPX)

The combination of the Equity Income Plus Fund's diversified portfolio of dividend paying common stocks, PLUS potential cash flow from the sale of covered call options and additional downside protection potential from the purchase of index put options seeks to provide the fund with:

  • Positive absolute returns over time
  • High cash flow
  • Less interest sensitivity than bonds with less downside risk than the equity market
  • Potentially lower volatility than the S&P 500

Morningstar Rating

MDSIX 3-Star Overall Morningstar Rating™ as of 6/30/17 out of 105 Short-Term Government Funds

The Overall Morningstar Rating™ for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the fund's three- and five-year Morningstar Rating™ metrics, which are based on risk-adjusted return performance.

Morningstar Rating

MDEIX 2-Star Overall Morningstar Rating™ as of 6/30/17 out of 76 Option Writing Funds

The Overall Morningstar Rating™ for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the fund's three-year Morningstar Rating™ metrics, which are based on risk-adjusted return performance.

 

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For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating (based on a Morningstar risk-adjusted return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance, including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. As of 6/30/17, the MD Sass Short Term US Government Agency Income Fund was rated 3-Stars against the following numbers of Short Government funds over the following time periods: 105 funds in the last three- and 95 funds in the last five-years. The M.D. Sass Equity Income Plus Fund (Institutional Class) was rated 2 stars against the following numbers of Option Writing Funds over the following time periods: 76 funds in the last three years.