Source: Davis Advisors and Morningstar. Chart represents performance from 1/1/70 to 7/31/23. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.
Underlying sources: Bank of England; Global Financial Data; Sidney Homer and Richard Sylla. “A History of Interest Rates,” 4th ed., Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Finance.
We discuss the opportunity and risks for banks later in this report.
Source: Davis Advisors. Not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security. The information provided is not a sufficient basis upon which to make an investment decision. The securities listed above represent holdings from Davis New York Venture Fund as of 6/30/23. The holdings are subject to change. You should review the most recent shareholder report for a full schedule of investments in Davis New York Venture Fund. Owner Earnings Per Share (OEPS) reflects discretionary adjustments to reported earnings made by Davis Advisors, including for transaction amortization, any variance between depreciation and estimated maintenance capital expenditures, certain restructuring costs, idiosyncratic gains and losses, and changes to loan loss reserves. P/OE is the ratio of a company’s market capitalization to owner earnings.
As of 6/30/23. The Attractive Growth and Undervalued reference in this material relates to underlying characteristics of the portfolio holdings. There is no guarantee that the Fund’s performance will be positive as equity markets are volatile and an investor may lose money. Past performance is not a guarantee of future returns. Five-year EPS Growth Rate (5-year EPS) is the average annualized earnings per share growth for a company over the past 5 years. The values shown are the weighted average of the 5-year EPS of the stocks in the Fund or Index. Approximately 4.21% of the assets of the Fund are not accounted for in the calculation of 5-year EPS as relevant information on certain companies is not available to the Fund’s data provider. Forward Price/Earnings (Forward P/E) Ratio is a stock’s price at the date indicated divided by the company’s forecasted earnings for the following 12 months based on estimates provided by the Fund’s data provider. These values for both the Fund and the Index are the weighted average of the stocks in the portfolio or Index.
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Source: Charlie Bilello, Compound Advisors. Past performance is not a guarantee of future returns.
Ed Yardini Research, accessed last on 7/20/23.
As of 6/30/23 Davis Advisors, the Davis family and Foundation, our employees, and Fund directors have more than $2 billion invested alongside clients in similarly managed accounts and strategies.
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Objective and Risks. The investment objective of Davis New York Venture Fund is long-term growth of capital. There can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its objective. Some important risks of an investment in the Fund are: stock market risk: stock markets have periods of rising prices and periods of falling prices, including sharp declines; common stock risk: an adverse event may have a negative impact on a company and could result in a decline in the price of its common stock; financial services risk: investing a significant portion of assets in the financial services sector may cause the Fund to be more sensitive to problems affecting financial companies; foreign country risk: foreign companies may be subject to greater risk as foreign economies may not be as strong or diversified. As of 9/30/23, the Fund had approximately 21.1% of net assets invested in foreign companies; China risk – generally: investment in Chinese securities may subject the Fund to risks that are specific to China. China may be subject to significant amounts of instability, including, but not limited to, economic, political, and social instability. China’s economy may differ from the U.S. economy in certain respects, including, but not limited to, general development, level of government involvement, wealth distribution, and structure; headline risk: the Fund may invest in a company when the company becomes the center of controversy. The company’s stock may never recover or may become worthless; large-capitalization companies risk: companies with $10 billion or more in market capitalization generally experience slower rates of growth in earnings per share than do mid- and small-capitalization companies; manager risk: poor security selection may cause the Fund to underperform relevant benchmarks; depositary receipts risk: depositary receipts involve higher expenses and may trade at a discount (or premium) to the underlying security; emerging market risk: securities of issuers in emerging and developing markets may present risks not found in more mature markets; fees and expenses risk: the Fund may not earn enough through income and capital appreciation to offset the operating expenses of the Fund; foreign currency risk: the change in value of a foreign currency against the U.S. dollar will result in a change in the U.S. dollar value of securities denominated in that foreign currency; and mid- and small-capitalization companies risk: companies with less than $10 billion in market capitalization typically have more limited product lines, markets and financial resources than larger companies, and may trade less frequently and in more limited volume. 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 9/30/23, the top ten holdings of Davis New York Venture Fund were: Meta Platforms, 10.02%; Berkshire Hathaway, 9.05%; Wells Fargo, 7.32%; Amazon.com, 6.21%; Applied Materials, 5.77%; Capital One Financial, 5.70%; Viatris, 3.33%; JPMorgan Chase, 3.22%; U.S. Bancorp, 3.21%; Texas Instruments, 3.18%.
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