AmericaFirst Defensive Growth Fund Class A (DGQAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Long/short equity
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to achieve capital appreciation through all market cycles. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal circumstances, approximately 80% or more of its net assets in a portfolio of defensive, non-cyclical equity securities of foreign and domestic companies selected by applying a quantitative strategy. It will overweight portfolio investments primarily in securities in the consumer staples and healthcare sectors which represent numerous industries. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-0.71% 3 years+13.90%
3 months+0.89% 5 years--
1 year+12.06% Since inception+11.72%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Long/short equity

Performance 5-yr return--+7.27%
Expense ratio3.39%1.95%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.74
Net assets$40.0M$490.6M
Average market cap$10.9B$35.6B
Average P/E21.917.6
Portfolio turnover----

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmericaFirst Funds
Fund manager & tenureRick Gonsalves / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock93.51%
International stock2.66%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
GMCR Keurig Green Mountain Inc6.16%
GMCR Keurig Green Mountain Inc3.32%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc3.32%
PPC Pilgrims Pride Corp2.83%
IPXL Impax Laboratories Inc2.77%
SAFM Sanderson Farms Inc2.73%
BLT Blount International Inc2.73%
NYLD NRG Yield Inc2.66%
-- Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc2.62%
HLF Herbalife Ltd2.61%

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