• Emerald Banking & Finance Fund

Emerald

  • US
  • Business/Financial Services

Emerald Banking & Finance Fund

HSSAX

Summary

The fund seeks primarily capital appreciation in the long term and secondarily income by investing in small-and mid-size companies in the United States.

The investment process is driven by fundamental research to highlight companies engaged in the banking or financial services industries.

Then the research team focuses on companies that will invest not less than 25% of its net assets in securities of companies principally engaged in the banking industry and the financial services industry respectively.

The team includes U.S. commercial and industrial banking and savings institutions and their parent holding companies as More

Price

Last Close

$28.74 ( +1.35 )

52 Week HL

$69.82 - $27.06

Net Assets

$262.69 M

Expense Ratio

1.18 %

Sector Allocation

Apr 30, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Apr 30, 2021

Company Name

  • Voyager Digital
  • Galaxy Digital
  • Triumph Bancorp
  • Bancorp Inc.
  • LendingClub Corp.

Holding

  • 5.41
  • 4.79
  • 4.21
  • 4.07
  • 3.92

Company Name

  • Signature Bank/New
  • Colony Capital
  • Social Capital
  • ECN Capital
  • Power REIT
  • Total

Holding

  • 3.79
  • 3.63
  • 3.28
  • 3.17
  • 2.89
  • 39.16%

Manager

Name

Kenneth G. Mertz II

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Fact Sheet

Q2 2021

Annual Reports

Website

Performance

YTD

-41.9 %

3 Year

-11.32%

5 Year

-12.57%

Best

44.59%
2003

Worst

-41.87%
2022

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -12.7% 32.8% -39.6% 6.1% 1.4% 0.8% -7.5% 2.5% 5.2% 10.8% -
Q2 -16.9% -4.3% 20.5% 5.9% 5.9% 1.3% 1.3% 8.1% -2% 4.5% -
Q3 - 12.4% 5.6% -1.6% -1.8% 5.4% 7.2% -0.2% -3.9% 8.8% -
Q4 - -11.7% 45.6% 7.6% -22.6% 3.6% 27.6% 3.7% 8% 14.1% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -15.2% 3.8% -0.8% -18.3% -18.5% - - - - - - -
2021 3.7% 18.4% 8.1% -0.9% -2.9% -0.5% -0.8% 10.4% 2.6% 5.2% 5.8% -21.5%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
HSSAX -42%25%12%21%-20%13%28%15%7%44%21%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -42%-4%-4%-8%-14%-6%20%15%-6%15%21%

HSSAX S&P 500

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