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Appleseed Fund – (APPLX, APPIX)

At Appleseed Capital, we seek to generate market-beating returns by making prudent, disciplined, and sustainable investments in a range of asset classes from markets around the world.

Go-Anywhere Value

Invest across a wide range of asset classes, geographies, industries, and market capitalization, looking for undervalued, responsibly managed companies.

Think Independently

Look for absolute value, invest with a long-term perspective, focus capital on our best ideas and strive to manage risk of permanent capital loss.

Skin in the Game

Eat our own cooking; Appleseed’s portfolio managers are also significant owners of Appleseed Fund shares in their personal investment accounts.

Annualized Returns – as of 03/31/2020
  1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years Since Inception
Investor Class (APPLX) -26.91% -6.32% -3.20% 1.38% 3.23%
Institutional Class (APPIX) -26.84% -6.18% -3.02% 1.57% 3.37%
MSCI World Index -10.39% 1.92% 3.25% 6.57% 3.86%

The funds past performance does not guarantee future results. Italics indicate extended performance, as APPIX did not exist until 1/31/11. APPIX extended performance is an estimate based on the performance of APPLX, adjusted for the difference in fees. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance of the Fund may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by calling 1-800-470-1029.

The gross expense ratio of the Fund’s investor class is 1.47%, and the institutional class is 1.22%; the net expense ratio after contractual fee waivers through January 31, 2021 is 1.25% and 1.06%. The Fund’s ninety day redemption fee is 2.00%.

ANNUAL RETURNS
  2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Investor Class (APPLX) 15.68%  -3.41%  17.42%  9.94%  -9.12%  -1.68%  19.09%  13.31%  -2.57%  4.92%  59.98%  -18.05%  -2.02%
Institutional Class (APPIX) 15.85%  -3.19%  17.57%  10.16%  -8.87%  -1.51%  19.41%  13.57%  -2.37%  4.92%  59.98%  -18.05%  -2.02%
MSCI World Index 27.67%  -8.71%  22.40%  7.51%  -0.87%  4.94%  26.68%  15.83%  -5.54%  11.76%  29.99%  -40.71%  -9.04%
TOP TEN HOLDINGS – AS OF 03/31/2020
Sprott Physical Gold 7.40%
Ardelyx Inc 7.08%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.01%
China Mobile Ltd ADR 4.90%
Bollore SA 4.68%
Sberbank of Russia PJSC ADR 4.46%
Silicom Ltd 4.35%
The Mosaic Co 4.14%
Weibo Corp ADR Class A 4.14%
Spirit Airlines Inc 4.03%

Subject to change

FUND FACTS  
Ticker Symbol APPLX, APPIX
Share Class No-load, No 12b-1
Initial Miminum $2,500
Inception Date 12/08/2006