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Forester Value Fund Class N (FVALX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Long/short equity
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks maximum long-term capital growth. The fund invests in the stocks of large U.S. companies are undervalued and have great appreciation potential. It invests at least 65% of its net assets (at market value at the time of purchase) in the common stocks of large companies that have market capitalizations greater than $5.0 billion. The fund may emphasize sectors more or less than the S&P 500. It may also invest in stock index options. The fund may also take defensive positions when the manager believes that the overall stock market is highly valued or that market conditions warrant it.


1 month-1.80% 3 years+0.66%
3 months-2.36% 5 years+0.85%
1 year-1.26% Since inception+3.97%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Long/short equity

Performance 5-yr return+0.85%+5.78%
Expense ratio1.25%1.88%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.250.69
Net assets$109.0M$345.1M
Average market cap$58.6B$41.2B
Average P/E17.616.4
Portfolio turnover14%14%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyForester
Fund manager & tenureThomas Forester / 16 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,000.00


U.S. stock75.46%
Fixed income3.49%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 17.73%
Consumer goods 15.48%
Energy 11.78%
Industrial materials 11.63%
Financial service 10.39%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
UNH UnitedHealth3.79%
AZO Autozone Inc3.65%
JAH Jarden Corp3.56%
CVS CVS Caremark3.54%
CAG ConAgra Foods Inc3.53%
AON Aon PLC3.47%
PFE Pfizer3.47%
USB U.S. Bancorp3.33%
KR Kroger Co3.31%
HON Honeywell3.28%

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