Davis New York Venture Fund Update
PMs Chris Davis and Danton Goei on the markets, Fund results and targeting new opportunities
|0:00||Investing in Davis NY Venture Fund Today – The combination of digital economy leaders and durable, growing businesses at prices not seen in years makes a compelling case for Davis NY Venture Fund|
|1:33||Review of Investment Results – A closer look at Fund results over the decades|
|3:50||A Tale of Two Markets – The unique distortions and anomalies in the current market environment, and the risks and opportunities being created|
|10:11||Davis NY Venture Fund Top Investment Ideas – A compelling combination: Digital economy leaders in ecommerce, social media, cloud computing, semiconductors, paired with growing, world class, yet vastly-underpriced companies among Industrials and Financials|
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Objective and Risks. The investment objective of Davis New York Venture Fund, Davis Financial Fund, Davis Global Fund, and Davis International Fund is long-term growth of capital. There can be no assurance that a Fund will achieve its objective. Some important risks of an investment in the Davis New York Venture Fund are: stock market risk, common stock risk, financial services risk, foreign country risk, headline risk, large-capitalization companies risk, manager risk, depositary receipts risk, emerging market risk, fees and expenses risk, foreign currency risk, and mid- and small-capitalization companies risk. See the prospectus for a complete description of the principal risks.
The information provided in this material should not be considered a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security.
As of September 30, 2020, the top ten holdings of Davis New York Venture Fund were: Alphabet Inc., 8.49%; Berkshire Hathaway Inc., 6.09%; Amazon.com, Inc., 6.03%; Capital One Financial Corp., 5.94%; Facebook Inc, 5.62%; New Oriental Education & Tech, 5.43%; Applied Materials, Inc., 5.08%; Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., 5.00%; Wells Fargo & Co., 4.74%; and Intel Corp., 4.11%.
Davis Funds has adopted a Portfolio Holdings Disclosure policy that governs the release of non-public portfolio holding information. This policy is described in the prospectus. Holding percentages are subject to change. Visit davisfunds.com or call 800 279 0279 for the most current public portfolio holdings information.
The companies in Group 2 represent the five growth securities discussed in an independent, third-party article that was focused on the significant increase in market capitalization of these growth stocks. Group 1 represents current Davis New York Venture Fund holdings with a market value that was approximately equal to that of Group 2 as of 6/30/20.
The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of 500 selected common stocks, most of which are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The index is adjusted for dividends, weighted towards stocks with large market capitalizations and represents approximately two-thirds of the total market value of all domestic common stocks. Investments cannot be made directly in an index.
The Lipper Average Large-Cap peer group is a combined category including the Lipper Large-Cap Growth, Core and Value peer groups. Lipper Large-Cap peer groups are funds that, by portfolio practice, invest at least 75% of their equity assets in companies with market capitalizations (on a three-year weighted basis) above Lipper’s USDE large-cap floor. Funds are categorized as Growth, Core or Value based on their style characteristics. Growth funds typically have above-average characteristics, Core funds typically have average characteristics and Value funds typically have below-average characteristics, compared to the S&P 500 Index.
After January 31, 2021, this material must be accompanied by a supplement containing performance data for the most recent quarter end.
Shares of the Davis Funds are not deposits or obligations of any bank, are not guaranteed by any bank, are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency, and involve investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.
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