In the third quarter of 2016, the Guinness Atkinson Global Innovators Fund, ticker GINNX, began to see a rebound in its value oriented innovative portfolio as it outperformed its benchmark rising 9.76% in the institutional share class vs. the MSCI World Index, which was up 4.99%.
In the quarter we made four changes to the portfolio; we sold positions in Oracle and Tegna and initiated new positions in Infineon and Shire.
During the quarter, the top 5 performers were NVIDIA, State Street, Qualcomm, Applied Material, SAP
The bottom 5 performers were Cognizant, Verifone, Tegna, Gilead Sciences and Oracle
Performance as of 9/30/16
Global Innovators Fund, Investor Class
Global Innovators Fund, Institutional Class
MSCI World Index
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Performance data shown for Global Innovators, Institutional Class (GINNX), prior to its launch date on 12/31/15, uses performance data from the Global Innovators, Investor Class (IWIRX) (inception date 12/15/98).
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