LargeCap Value Fund (WHGLX) (as of 11/17/2017)

Investment Strategy

The LargeCap Value Fund invests in the equity securities of 40-60 large, well-established companies. The investment team pursues mature companies whose prospects for future profitability are significantly stronger than what the current stock price reflects. Seeking to limit downside risk, the investment team employs proprietary fundamental research and analysis to identify financially sound companies that exhibit positive cash flow, improving return on equity and a low or declining debt/equity ratio.

Portfolio risk is managed by limiting sector weights and the position size of each holding. The Fund’s holdings and new investment opportunities are continually assessed for an optimal reward-to-risk ratio. Holdings are sold upon reaching a predetermined price target, a change to a company’s business fundamentals, violation of the original investment thesis, or the identification of a new investment that offers a more attractive opportunity for the Fund.

The LargeCap Value Fund is benchmarked against the Russell 1000 Value Index.

Growth of a $10,000 Investment

Assumes an initial investment of $10,000 was made on the fund's inception date of June 28, 2006.

The growth of a $10,000 investment in the fund is hypothetical and for illustration only. It does not represent any actual investment.


The investment objective of the Westwood LargeCap Value Fund is to seek long-term capital appreciation.

Fund Facts

Ticker Symbol WHGLX
Fund Inception June 28, 2006
Total Holdings (as of 12/31/2016) 46
Expense Ratio (net) * 0.75%
Expense Ratio (gross) 0.84%
Benchmark Russell 1000 Value Index
CUSIP 0075W0734
Distribution Frequency Annually

*The Adviser has contractually agreed to waive fees and reimburse expenses until February 28, 2018. In the absence of current fee waivers, total return and yield would be reduced.

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Fund Performance (as of 11/17/2017)

  Inception date YTD 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
WHGLX 6/28/2006 14.65% 10.93% -0.36% 11.85% 30.03% 16.10% -0.91% 12.11% 13.84% -31.81% 12.52%
Russell 1000 Value Index     17.34% -3.83% 13.45% 32.53% 17.51% 0.39% 15.51% 19.69% -36.85% 0.17%

The performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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The Russell 1000 ® Index measures the performance of the 1,000 largest companies inthein the Russell 3000 ® Index, which represents approximately 92% of the total market capitalization of the Russell 3000 ® Index. The Russell 1000 ® Value Index measures theperformancethe performance of those Russell 1000 ® Index companies with lower price-to-book ratios and lower forecasted growth values. The Benchmark Indices' returns do not reflectanyreflect any management fees, transaction costs, or expenses. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

A company may reduce or eliminate its dividend, causing losses to the fund

Diversification does not protect against market loss


We manage the Fund using a team-based system. Ultimately, the entire Portfolio Team is responsible for all aspects of the portfolio.

Mark Freeman, CFA

Mark R. Freeman, CFA

Executive Vice President
Chief Investment Officer
Portfolio Manager

Lisa Dong, Senior Vice President

Lisa Dong, CFA

Senior Vice President
Director of Equity Research
Portfolio Manager

Matthew R Lockridge, Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst

Matthew R. Lockridge

Senior Vice President
Portfolio Manager

Scott Lawson, vice President

Scott D. Lawson, CFA

Vice President
Portfolio Manager

Varun Singh, Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Varun Singh, PhD, CFA

Vice President
Portfolio Manager

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