Forward Commodity Long/Short Strategy Fund Institutional Class (FCMLX)

20.75
Net Asset Value
-0.10%
1 Day
-2.12%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Managed futures
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.42%
Expense Ratio
High
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long term total return. The fund seeks exposure to the commodity markets and returns that correspond to the Credit Suisse Momentum and Volatility Enhanced Return Strategy Index ("Credit Suisse MOVERS Index"). Commodities are assets that have tangible properties, such as oil, metals, and agricultural products. It does not invest directly in physical commodities, but rather employs a strategy that provides synthetic long and synthetic short exposure to the commodity markets that correspond to the long and short commodity market positioning of the Credit Suisse MOVERS Index. The fund is non-diversified.

Performance

1 month+5.22% 3 years-6.86%
3 months+3.23% 5 years--
1 year-1.30% Since inception-3.72%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Managed futures

 FCMLXCategory
Performance 5-yr return---2.44%
Expense ratio1.42%2.09%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio---0.19
Net assets$86.7M$287.2M
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover59%59%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyForward Funds
Fund manager & tenureJim O'Donnell / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$100,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income96.84%
Cash3.16%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Forward Commodity Long/Short Strategy (Cayman) Fund, Ltd.24.47%
-- US Treasury Note 0.75%6.13%
-- US Treasury Note 0.75%6.13%
-- US Treasury Note 0.875%6.13%
-- FNMA 1.375%4.34%
-- FNMA 1.35%2.45%
-- Natl City Bk Cleve Sub Mtn Be FRN1.89%
-- Wachovia Bk Natl Assn FRN1.53%
-- Branch Bkg & Tr FRN1.53%
-- FHLMC 1.2%1.21%

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