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    Mutual Funds

    New York Venture Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Goals of the Fund, types of companies in the Portfolio, top holdings, Portfolio characteristics, and historical performance.

    Davis NY Venture Fund:
    Attractive Growth.
    Undervalued.
    World Class Businesses.
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    Distinguished by companies with earnings growth significantly higher and P/Es significantly lower than the Index – World-class businesses positioned for opportunities in today’s market

    Manager Commentary - Fall Review 2019 Download View

    An interview with the Fund Managers.

    Davis NY Venture Fund: A History of Outperformance Download Discusses the Fund’s growing success in beating the S&P500 as investor holding period increased (ultimately reaching 100%).
    Davis NY Venture Fund: Selective. Attractive Growth. Undervalued. Download

    Our companies are rigorously researched, offer attractive growth and yet are significantly undervalued versus the benchmark – A powerful combination.

    A Conversation with Chris Davis Download

    PM Chris Davis on strategies that can help every investor to become more successful.

    Portfolio Composition Download

    Quarterly update of portfolio characteristics.

    International Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Applying the Davis Investment Discipline to companies outside the United States; Portfolio characteristics, top holdings, and performance.

    Davis International Fund: Selective. Attractive Growth. Undervalued. Download

    Our companies are rigorously researched, offer attractive growth and yet are significantly undervalued versus the benchmark – A powerful combination.

    Manager Commentary - Semi-Annual Review 2019 Download View

    Portfolio Manager Danton Goei discusses the Portfolio, performance and how he applies the Davis Investment Discipline to uncover opportunities outside the United States.

    Investing in International Equities (Whitepaper) Download

    Why international stocks look attractive, why active management beats passive internationally, long term themes driving international returns.

    Davis International Fund - Attractive Long Term Investment Results Download

    Our best ideas outside of the U.S.  Outperformed its benchmark over the past decade.^^

    Portfolio Composition Download

    Quarterly update of portfolio characteristics.

    Global Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Applying the Davis Investment Discipline to companies within the United States and around the globe; Portfolio characteristics, top holdings, and performance.

    Davis Global Fund: Selective. Attractive Growth. Undervalued. Download

    Our companies are rigorously researched, offer attractive growth and yet are significantly undervalued versus the benchmark – A powerful combination.

    Manager Commentary - Fall Review 2019 Download View

    Portfolio Manager Danton Goei discusses the Portfolio, performance and how he applies the Davis Investment Discipline to uncover opportunities around the globe.

    Davis Global Fund - Attractive Long Term Investment Results Download

    Best ideas from the U.S. and around the world. Outperformed its benchmark over the past decade.^^

    Davis Global: Ways Investors Use the Fund Download How investors use Davis Global Fund to pursue specific portfolio objectives
    Portfolio Composition Download

    Quarterly update of portfolio characteristics.

    Opportunity Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    How the Fund applies the Davis Investment Discipline to companies of various market capitalizations, Portfolio characteristics, top holdings, and performance.

    Davis Opportunity Fund: Selective. Attractive Growth. Undervalued. Download

    Our companies are rigorously researched, offer attractive growth and yet are significantly undervalued versus the benchmark – A powerful combination.

    Manager Commentary - Fall Review 2019 Download View

    The Fund research team discusses the Portfolio, performance and how they apply the Davis Investment Discipline to uncover opportunities in the current environment.

    Portfolio Composition Download

    Quarterly update of portfolio characteristics.

    Financial Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Applying the Davis Investment Discipline to a broad spectrum of financial companies, Portfolio characteristics, top holdings, and performance.

    Manager Commentary - Annual Review 2019 Download View

    The Portfolio Manager offers his thoughts on the financial sector, individual companies in the Portfolio, and recent performance.

    Davis Financial Fund—PM Interview Download

    PM Chris Davis on how our active, highly-selective approach has led to significant outperformance over the index and XLF since XLF’s inception in 1998^ – and why the under-loved Financials sector is so attractive today.

    Davis Financial Fund Brochure Download Fund’s disciplined approach to an unloved sector, and its success in compounding shareholder wealth since 1991*.
    Portfolio Composition Download

    Quarterly update of portfolio characteristics.

    Real Estate Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Applying the Davis Investment Discipline to real estate-related businesses, potential asset allocation benefits for investors, Portfolio characteristics, holdings, performance, and more.

    Manager Commentary - Semi-Annual Review 2019 Download View

    Portfolio Managers Andrew Davis and Chandler Spears discuss the real estate market, Portfolio companies, and recent performance.

    Portfolio Composition Download

    Quarterly update of portfolio characteristics.

    Appreciation and Income Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Goals of the Fund, types of companies commonly in the Portfolio, top holdings, Portfolio characteristics and historical performance. 

    Manager Commentary - Semi-Annual Review 2019 Download View

    Portfolio Managers Christopher Davis, Peter J. Sackmann, CFA and Creston A. King III, CFA discuss the Fund’s investment strategy, the market environment, Portfolio companies, and recent performance.

    Government Bond Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Goals of the Fund, its role in an investor’s asset allocation strategy, its conservative investment approach, Portfolio characteristics, and long-term performance. 

    Government Money Market Fund
    Fact Sheet Download

    Goals of the Fund, its role in an investor’s asset allocation strategy, and its conservative investment approach.

    Variable Annuities

    Value Portfolio
    Fact Sheet Download

    Goals of the Portfolio, types of companies commonly in the Portfolio, top holdings, and Portfolio characteristics.

    Real Estate Portfolio
    Fact Sheet Download

    Goals of the Portfolio, types of companies commonly in the Portfolio, top holdings, and Portfolio characteristics.

    Financial Portfolio
    Fact Sheet Download

    Goals of the Portfolio, types of companies commonly in the Portfolio, top holdings, and Portfolio characteristics.

    Insights About Davis Advisors

    Selective. Attractive Growth. Undervalued. Download

    Attractive growth at a discount to the market – A powerful combination that many Davis Funds have in common.

    The Davis Family of Funds Distinctive Attributes Download

    How Davis' unique culture of rigorous research and stewardship have produced important shareholder benefits, including attractive long-term results, low expenses, low turnover and high alignment of interests.

    The Davis Research Methodology Download

    Davis Advisors unique approach to building long-term wealth through investing in equities, including: what we look for in a company, how we arrive at an appropriate purchase price and the factors that may prompt us to sell a position.

    Insights into Successful Investing

    Investing in International Equities (Whitepaper) Download

    Why international stocks look attractive, why active management beats passive internationally, long term themes driving international returns.

    The Case for Active Management – A Look Beyond the Headlines Download

    The little-known cyclical nature of active/passive leadership, environments favoring active management, attributes of outperforming managers, and the attractive record of our 5 equity funds

    The Wisdom of Great Investors View

    Timeless principles that have guided some of history's most successful investors, including Warren Buffett, Ben Graham, Charlie Munger, and others.

    Timeless Wisdom for Creating Long Term Wealth Download This resource shares three crucial insights to help investors successfully navigate today's market.
    Breakpoints - How To Reduce Your Sales Charge On Class A Shares View

    A guide to reducing the sales charge applied to purchases of Class A shares.

    How to Read Mutual Fund Advertisements Describing Total Return Download

    This hypothetical advertisement helps investors read mutual fund ads with a critical eye. (Copyright © 2003 by the Investment Company Institute)

    There is no guarantee that the Funds will continue to deliver consistent investment performance. Equity markets are volatile and an investor may lose money. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. See the respective resources for important legal disclosures. Davis Distributors, LLC, is the distributor of the Davis Funds.

    ^ Class A shares without a sales charge. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.  XLF is the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund.

    ^^ Class A shares without a sales charge. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

    The Attractive Growth and Undervalued reference in this piece relates to underlying characteristics of the portfolio holdings. There is no guarantee that Fund performance will be positive as equity markets are volatile and an investor may lose money.