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Ave Maria Growth Fund (AVEGX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Jan 28, 2023

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of companies believed by the Adviser to offer above-average potential for growth in revenues, profits or cash flow. Dividend and interest income are secondary considerations in investment selection. Under normal circumstances, all of its equity investments and at least 80% of the fund's net assets will be invested in companies meeting its religious criteria. The fund may invest in companies of all sizes, including small and mid-cap companies.

Fund Info

ISINUS8085303076
CUSIP808530307
IssuerAve Maria Mutual Funds
Inception DateMay 1, 2003
CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
Expense Ratio0.90%
Minimum Investment$2,500
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Trading Data

Previous Close$37.87
Year Range$30.90 - $41.16
EMA (50)$36.15
EMA (200)$36.51

AVEGXShare Price Chart


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AVEGXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Ave Maria Growth Fund in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $40,057 for a total return of roughly 300.57%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
0.65%
-1.17%
AVEGX (Ave Maria Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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Ave Maria Growth Fund

AVEGXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD7.59%6.02%
1M7.94%6.30%
6M1.67%-0.05%
1Y-2.70%-6.42%
5Y5.69%7.22%
10Y10.19%10.51%

AVEGXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-8.77%-4.45%2.28%-7.31%0.38%-9.12%11.84%-5.58%-10.79%6.85%10.32%-5.90%
2021-2.01%1.62%4.68%6.56%0.55%1.87%3.74%-0.40%-4.36%4.18%-4.54%-6.18%
20201.03%-7.68%-14.70%14.29%8.42%0.35%4.76%6.48%-2.81%-3.71%10.73%3.56%
20198.02%5.71%2.83%4.98%-4.14%5.64%2.87%0.55%-0.52%0.19%4.47%1.96%
20185.75%-3.10%-1.01%0.51%3.50%0.58%3.76%2.92%0.17%-8.46%2.87%-8.17%
20173.33%3.59%1.38%1.15%0.90%1.26%1.79%0.66%3.23%2.23%3.81%1.21%
2016-2.68%1.23%7.10%1.63%0.30%-0.59%3.96%0.40%-0.82%-2.89%4.35%-0.07%
2015-2.83%6.30%-0.10%-1.37%1.43%-0.72%2.11%-4.40%-4.64%5.64%0.25%-3.76%
2014-4.67%4.76%-0.00%-1.49%0.84%0.63%-1.39%3.77%-2.85%4.64%3.38%0.07%
20135.10%0.64%3.15%-0.23%2.87%-2.00%6.07%-2.14%5.26%4.04%2.87%2.47%
20127.98%2.82%3.44%-0.13%-6.37%1.31%-0.53%2.77%2.61%-1.53%2.37%-0.29%
20111.31%3.31%2.51%3.76%-0.57%-1.54%-4.64%-6.08%-7.62%12.84%-0.48%-0.72%
2010-3.47%2.96%6.97%4.40%-6.90%-4.59%4.81%-6.12%12.47%4.62%3.30%5.98%

AVEGXSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Ave Maria Growth Fund Sharpe ratio is -0.10. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.40-1.20-1.00-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.20SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-0.10
-0.27
AVEGX (Ave Maria Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AVEGXDividend History

Ave Maria Growth Fund granted a 0.28% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.10 per share.


PeriodTTM2022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$0.10$0.10$0.00$2.25$0.65$2.04$2.89$1.61$2.48$4.25$0.99

Dividend yield

0.28%0.30%0.00%5.27%1.80%7.76%10.80%7.66%13.22%22.10%5.50%

AVEGXMonthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Ave Maria Growth Fund. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.10
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$2.25
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.65
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$2.04
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$2.89
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.61
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$2.48
2014$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$4.25
2013$0.99

AVEGXDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-25.27%
-15.14%
AVEGX (Ave Maria Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AVEGXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Ave Maria Growth Fund. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Ave Maria Growth Fund is 39.03%, recorded on Oct 14, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-39.03%Oct 27, 2021244Oct 14, 2022
-36.95%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 2020100Aug 13, 2020123
-22.54%Jul 8, 201161Oct 3, 201194Feb 16, 2012155
-19.79%Sep 21, 201865Dec 24, 201865Mar 29, 2019130
-15.3%Aug 19, 2015107Jan 21, 201696Jun 8, 2016203
-13.87%May 4, 201084Aug 31, 201033Oct 18, 2010117
-9.9%Apr 3, 201242Jun 1, 201272Sep 14, 2012114
-8.83%Sep 3, 202041Oct 30, 20206Nov 9, 202047
-8.28%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 201880Jun 5, 201889
-7.38%Jan 15, 201016Feb 8, 201018Mar 5, 201034

AVEGXVolatility Chart

Current Ave Maria Growth Fund volatility is 16.83%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%40.00%45.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
16.83%
16.76%
AVEGX (Ave Maria Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)