MainStay Epoch U.S. Equity Yield Fund Class C (EPLKX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks current income and capital appreciation. The fund generally invests in a diversified portfolio consisting of equity securities of U.S. companies that have a history of attractive dividend yields and positive growth in operating cash flow. It invests at least 80% of its assets (net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of dividend-paying U.S. companies across all market capitalizations. The fund may invest up to 15% of its net assets in securities of foreign companies.


1 month-1.63% 3 years+13.18%
3 months-4.44% 5 years+11.82%
1 year+1.63% Since inception+10.36%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return+11.82%+15.84%
Expense ratio2.58%1.10%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.081.23
Net assets$24.7M$3.8B
Average market cap$40.6B$102.0B
Average P/E20.518.1
Portfolio turnover16%16%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMainStay
Fund manager & tenureMichael Welhoelter / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,500.00


U.S. stock91.12%
International stock6.45%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 23.25%
Industrial materials 16.47%
Healthcare 12.20%
Energy 12.10%
Hardware 6.92%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
MO Altria Group1.94%
ABBV AbbVie1.91%
RAI Reynolds American1.81%
T AT&T1.81%
LMT Lockheed Martin1.67%
KMI Kinder Morgan1.63%
PM Philip Morris1.62%
-- 1.58%
PPL PPL1.54%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson1.49%

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