October 17, 2016

Dr. Ian Mortimer and Matthew Page give a brief overview of the strategies, discuss the most recent quarter’s performance and share their outlook for 2016.


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For your convenience, we have summarized highlights from the call in the notes below:

  • In the third quarter of 2016, the Guinness Atkinson Dividend Builders Fund, ticker GAINX, underperformed its benchmark rising 4.33% vs. the MSCI World Index, which was up 4.99%. 
  • There were no changes in the portfolio during the quarter
  • During the quarter the top 5 performers were Largan Precision, Schneider Electric, Illinois Tool Works, WPP and Microsoft
  • The bottom 5 performers were Teva Pharmaceutical, Royal Dutch Shell, Coca Cola, Deutsche Boerse and Imperial Brands
Performance YTD 1-Year 3-Year 5-Year 10-Year Since Inception
Dividend  Builder Fund 9.38% 14.05% 5.95% n/a n/a 9.55% 
MSCI World Index  6.06%   12.04% 6.48% n/a n/a 9.16% 


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