MainStay Epoch U.S. Equity Yield Fund Class A (EPLPX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large value
Style or Category
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-1.13% 3 years+7.92%
3 months-2.59% 5 years+11.06%
1 year+7.22% Since inception+13.40%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large value

Performance 5-yr return+11.06%+13.33%
Expense ratio1.07%1.02%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.271.09
Net assets$1.2B$2.9B
Average market cap$65.1B$102.0B
Average P/E22.217.8
Portfolio turnover28%28%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMainStay
Fund manager & tenureMichael Welhoelter / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$15,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock90.87%
International stock8.57%
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 3M2.01%
RDSA Royal Dutch Shell1.83%
MSFT Microsoft1.76%
TXN Texas Instruments1.76%
VZ Verizon1.74%
WEC WEC Energy Group Inc1.71%
DUK Duke Energy1.66%
PM Philip Morris1.63%
MO Altria Group1.63%
AJG Arthur J Gallagher & Co1.62%