Performance (%)(as of 12/31/18)
|1-Month||Quarter||YTD||1 Year||3 Year||5 Year||10 Year||Since Inception1|
|ESG Beta Dividend Fund - Investor Class||-8.60||-11.92||-4.21||-4.21||-||-||-||6.26|
|ESG Beta Dividend Fund - Institutional Class||-8.55||-11.87||-3.84||-3.84||-||-||-||6.55|
|Russell 1000 Index||-9.11||-13.82||-4.78||-4.78||9.09||8.21||13.28||7.08|
|Lipper Equity Income Funds Index||-8.64||-10.78||-6.61||-6.61||7.53||5.96||10.98||3.92|
Figures include reinvested dividends, capital gains distributions and changes in principal value.
1The inception date for the Pax ESG Beta Dividend Fund Institutional Class and the Investor Class is December 16, 2016.
Total annual Pax ESG Beta Dividend Fund operating expenses, gross of any fee waivers or reimbursements, for Investor Class and Institutional Class shares are 0.90% and 0.65%, respectively, as of 5/1/2018 prospectus.
(as of 12/31/18)
|Total Relative Factor
Portfolio Characteristics(as of 12/31/18)
|Market Cap (weighted avg.)∱||$166,664M||$182,148M|
|Number of Securities||162||981|
(as of 12/31/18)
Microsoft Corp. 3.2%, Cisco Systems, Inc. 3.1%, Johnson & Johnson 3.0%, Apple, Inc. 2.9%, Amazon.com, Inc. 2.9%, 3M Co. 2.6%, Texas Instruments, Inc. 2.3%, UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 2.2%, Home Depot, Inc., 2.1% and PepsiCo, Inc. 2.0%. Holdings are subject to change.
xThe Impax Sustainability Score is a proprietary ranking of companies’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance developed by Impax’s Sustainability Research Team. The scoring framework is shaped by the team’s collective experience and insights on how sustainability impacts financial performance. Learn more about the Impax Sustainability Score here.
ƒWeighted Average is an average in which each quantity to be averaged is assigned a weight. These weightings determine the relative importance of each quantity on the average.
∼Forward Price-Earnings Ratio or P/E FY1 ratio is a ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings over the next 12 months.
∘ Return on Equity: The amount of net income returned as a percentage of shareholders’ equity. Return on equity measures a corporations’ profitability by revealing how much profit a company generates with the money shareholders have invested.
∞An Ex-Ante Beta is used for Funds with less than two years of performance history under its new mandate. The Ex-Ante Beta is calculated using a multi-factor risk model. Beta explains common variations in stock returns due to different stock sensitivities to the market relative to its underlying benchmark for the current period, not historical. A beta for a benchmark is 1.00: A beta greater than 1.00 indicates above-average volatility and risk.
The statements and opinions expressed are those of the authors as of the date of this report. All information is historical and not indicative of future results and subject to change. This information is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Past performance does not guarantee future results.