• Polen Global Growth Fund

Polen Capital

  • Global
  • Large-Cap
  • Core

Polen Global Growth Fund

PGIIX

Summary

The fund seeks to invest around the world in large cap companies with above average earnings growth.

The disciplined investment approach looks for companies with competitive advantages, strong balance sheet and generating double-digit earnings growth. The fund also requires companies to generate sustainable return on capital of at least 20% a year.

The concentrated portfolio of high conviction names is managed with portfolio turnover of less than 20%. Fund allocates about 60% its investment in North America, 25% in Europe and 14% in Asia Pacific excluding Japan.  

Top 10 holdings in the More

Price

Last Close

$20.46 ( -0.53 )

52 Week HL

$28.55 - $19.79

Net Assets

$669.5 M

Expense Ratio

1.35 %

Sector Allocation

Mar 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 31, 2021

Company Name

  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Alphabet Inc
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Adobe Inc
  • Alibaba Group

Holding

  • 8.32
  • 6.94
  • 5.9
  • 5.61
  • 5.6

Company Name

  • Facebook Inc
  • Tencent Holdings
  • Accenture PLC
  • Autodesk Inc
  • Mastercard Inc
  • Total

Holding

  • 4.7
  • 5.48
  • 4
  • 4.13
  • 4.49
  • 55.17%

Manager

Name

Damon Ficklin

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-28.1 %

3 Year

2.22%

5 Year

61.08%

Best

35.41%
2019

Worst

-28.08%
2022

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -12% 1.9% -13.3% 15.8% 3.2% 10.2% 0.1% 2.7% - - -
Q2 -17% 10.2% 20.6% 4.8% 9% 7.6% -1.6% 1.7% -100% - -
Q3 - 4.7% 9.5% -0.7% 5.2% 4.5% 6.1% -3% -100% - -
Q4 - -0.3% 8.1% 10.7% -11.8% 5.9% -3.9% 7.6% - - -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -8.5% -6.7% 3% -7.2% -12% - - - - - - -
2021 -1.1% 2.5% 0.5% 6.7% -0.5% 3.8% 2.4% 2.4% -0.1% -1.4% -2.8% 2%

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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
PGIIX -28%15%24%35%3%-1%9%---
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -28%-14%8%7%9%--8%10%---

PGIIX S&P 500

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