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Westwood Low Volatility Equity Fund Institutional Class (WLVIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide total return- through a combination of current income and capital appreciation- with a lower level of volatility than traditional equity-oriented strategies over a market cycle. Under normal circumstances- the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets- plus any borrowings for investment purposes- in equity securities. For purposes of the fund's 80% investment policy- however- equity securities also include- but are not limited to- preferred stocks- warrants- REITs- royalty trusts- ADRs- convertible securities- and ETFs and derivative instruments with economic characteristics similar to equity securities.


1 month+2.56% 3 years+7.39%
3 months+5.30% 5 years+11.77%
1 year+14.39% Since inception+6.33%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large blend

Performance 5-yr return+11.77%+14.24%
Expense ratio0.89%0.99%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.281.37
Net assets$44.8M$5.4B
Average market cap$100.7B$139.3B
Average P/E23.322.1
Portfolio turnover39%39%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWestwood
Fund manager & tenureMatthew Lockridge / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$5,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock70.85%
International stock2.87%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 17.97%
Financial service 17.63%
Energy 15.06%
Telecommunication 10.25%
Hardware 9.14%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
BAC Bank of America3.07%
MSFT Microsoft2.96%
AAPL Apple2.92%
TXN Texas Instruments2.83%
MCD McDonald's2.52%
UNP Union Pacific2.37%
ABT Abbott Laboratories2.30%
HD Home Depot2.25%
FDX FedEx2.21%
WFC Wells Fargo2.18%