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

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large value
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 foreign securities.


1 month-1.95% 3 years+7.49%
3 months+1.73% 5 years+11.25%
1 year+11.09% Since inception+11.02%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large value

Performance 5-yr return+11.25%+13.33%
Expense ratio2.01%1.03%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.411.25
Net assets$1.2B$3.0B
Average market cap$63.1B$101.0B
Average P/E21.620.4
Portfolio turnover28%28%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMainStay
Fund manager & tenureMichael Welhoelter / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock89.90%
International stock8.43%
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
MMM 3M1.93%
ABBV AbbVie1.89%
TXN Texas Instruments1.87%
DUK Duke Energy1.82%
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc1.80%
RDSA Royal Dutch Shell1.77%
VZ Verizon1.74%
AEE Ameren Corp1.71%
MO Altria Group1.69%
KMB Kimberly-Clark1.65%