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Avantis U.S. Equity Fund (AVUSX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 18, 2023

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in a diverse group of U.S. companies across market sectors and industry groups. It may invest in companies of all market capitalizations. The fund seeks securities of companies that the manager expects to have higher returns by placing an enhanced emphasis on securities of companies with smaller market capitalizations and securities of companies the manager defines as high profitability or value companies. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of U.S. companies.

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Avantis U.S. Equity Fund in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $13,388 for a total return of roughly 33.88%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

AVUSX (Avantis U.S. Equity Fund)
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Avantis U.S. Equity Fund

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Avantis U.S. Equity Fund had a return of -0.62% year-to-date (YTD) and -8.60% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Avantis U.S. Equity Fund had an annualized return of 9.31%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 7.26%.

1 month-8.18%-5.31%
6 months-0.03%0.39%
1 year-8.60%-10.12%
5 years (annualized)9.31%7.26%
10 years (annualized)9.31%7.26%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


Sharpe 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 Avantis U.S. Equity Fund Sharpe ratio is -0.37. 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.

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Dividend History

Avantis U.S. Equity Fund granted a 1.64% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.21 per share.


Dividend yield


Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Avantis U.S. Equity Fund. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


Drawdowns Chart

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

AVUSX (Avantis U.S. Equity Fund)
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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Avantis U.S. Equity 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 Avantis U.S. Equity Fund is 36.23%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 107 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-36.23%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 2020107Aug 24, 2020130
-22.62%Jan 5, 2022186Sep 30, 2022
-8.86%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202013Oct 12, 202027
-6.95%Oct 13, 202012Oct 28, 20208Nov 9, 202020
-5.55%Nov 17, 202110Dec 1, 202123Jan 4, 202233
-4.41%May 10, 20213May 12, 202116Jun 4, 202119
-4.34%Sep 3, 202119Sep 30, 202113Oct 19, 202132
-4.3%Jan 21, 20217Jan 29, 20214Feb 4, 202111
-4.07%Feb 25, 20216Mar 4, 20215Mar 11, 202111
-4.05%Jul 13, 20215Jul 19, 20215Jul 26, 202110

Volatility Chart

Current Avantis U.S. Equity Fund volatility is 23.83%. 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.

AVUSX (Avantis U.S. Equity Fund)
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