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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
Below Average
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+0.50% 3 years+8.30%
3 months+4.12% 5 years+11.56%
1 year+12.03% Since inception+10.51%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large value

Performance 5-yr return+11.56%+11.47%
Expense ratio2.22%1.07%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.131.06
Net assets$148.2M$2.7B
Average market cap$54.8B$86.2B
Average P/E20.618.5
Portfolio turnover14%14%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMainStay
Fund manager & tenureMichael Welhoelter / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock90.82%
International stock5.90%
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
PM Philip Morris2.06%
RAI Reynolds American1.99%
T AT&T1.92%
KMB Kimberly-Clark1.88%
DUK Duke Energy1.85%
MO Altria Group1.84%
HCN Welltower Inc1.83%
CME CME Group Inc1.77%
ABBV AbbVie1.73%
LMT Lockheed Martin1.72%