Alta Quality Growth Fund (AQLGX)
Fund Overview and Objectives
A concentrated portfolio of 30 to 35 domestically traded mid- and large-cap companies. The Fund incorporates the core elements of our investment approach:
- A concentrated portfolio offers the best opportunity to produce alpha.
- High-quality companies have demonstrated a greater ability to deliver more consistent returns over the long term while exhibiting lower volatility than the broad market
- While growth is important, it is the profitability of a company that leads to high free cash flow growth.
- Companies with exceptional free cash flow growth offer investors the best risk/return opportunity.
- Discipline and patience are essential for investment success in an industry negligent of such qualities.
The Fund’s investment objective is to seek long-term growth of capital with lower than market volatility by investing primarily in equity and similar securities issued by high-quality companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the NASDAQ and American Stock Exchange.
|Net Expense Ratio||0.79%|
|Gross Expense Ratio||1.18%|
Reasons to Invest
Our fundamental, bottom-up investment process seeks to identify companies that demonstrate financial strength, strong profitability and a favorable track record.
Our proprietary free cash flow model helps define the present value of the company, and identify mispricing given future growth opportunities.
We construct a concentrated portfolio with risk controls embedded at both the security and sector levels.
Performance (as at TBD)
The performance of the Fund quoted is past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less then original cost. Current performance of the Fund may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance data as of the most recent month may be obtained by calling 1.800.957.0681.
*Inception date December 19, 2018
Portfolio (as at December 31, 2021)
|Number of Holdings||29||506|
|Active Share (Alta vs. index)||vs.||76.98|
|Weighted Avg. Mkt Cap ($B)||$523.9||$563.6|
|EPS Growth 2Y CAGR thru '22||23.9||25.9|
|EPS Growth 3Y CAGR thru '22 ('20-22)||16.8||10.8|
|Net Margin % (median)||14.1||11.1|
|Return on Equity (median)||22.2||12.1|
|P/E Ratio (12 mos forward)||25.9||20.3|
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|Alphabet Inc. Class A||6.7%|
|Facebook, Inc. Class A||5.4%|
|Walt Disney Company||4.0%|
|Home Depot, Inc||3.9%|
|Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.||3.8%|
|Booking Holdings Inc.||3.7%|
|Match Group, Inc.||3.7%|
Current and future portfolio holdings are subject to risk. Holdings are subject to change
You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Alta Quality Growth Fund, Guardian Capital Fundamental Global Equity Fund, and Guardian Capital Global Dividend Fund (collectively, the “Guardian Capital Funds”) carefully before investing. A prospectus with this and other information may be obtained by calling 1.800.957.0681 or by downloading one from this web site. You should read the prospectus carefully before investing.
Guardian Capital Funds are offered only to United States residents, and information on this website is intended only for such persons. Nothing on this website should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell shares of the Guardian Capital Funds in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
Shares of the Guardian Capital Funds are distributed by Ultimus Fund Distributors, LLC (Member FINRA). Ultimus Fund Distributors, LLC is not affiliated with Guardian Capital Group Limited.
Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. There is no guarantee that the Guardian Capital Funds will meet its investment objective. By concentrating its investments in an industry or sector, the Fund may face more risks than if it were diversified broadly over numerous industries or sectors. To the extent that the Fund invests in growth-oriented securities, the Adviser’s perception of the underlying companies’ growth potentials may be wrong, or the securities purchased may not perform as expected. The universe of acceptable investments for the Fund may be limited as compared to other funds due to the Fund’s Environmental, Social, Governance investment screening. Because the Fund does not invest in companies that do not meet its ESG criteria, and the Fund may sell portfolio companies that subsequently violate its screens, the Fund may be riskier than other mutual funds that invest in a broader array of securities.
Guardian Capital LP is the Guardian Capital Fundamental Global Equity Fund’s investment adviser, effective January 28, 2022. Prior to January 28, 2022, Alta Capital Management, LLC served as investment adviser to the Guardian Capital Fundamental Global Equity Fund. GuardCap Asset Management Limited (UK), is a non-US wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian Capital LP, and serves as the Fund’s investment sub-adviser. Effective January 28, 2022, Guardian Capital LP has delegated responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Fund to GuardCap Asset Management Limited. Guardian Capital LP is the Guardian Capital Global Dividend Fund’s investment adviser. Alta Capital Management, LLC is the Alta Quality Growth Fund’s investment adviser. Alta Capital is a majority-owned, US domiciled subsidiary of Guardian Capital LP.