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    FAM Dividend Focus Fund

    Investment Objective

    FAM Dividend Focus Fund seeks to provide current income as well as long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily (at least 80% of its total assets) in stocks that pay dividends. 

    • Offering Investor Shares (FAMEX) with low minimums
    • It is a no-load mutual fund

    Fund Differentiators*

    • Dividends can provide stability during turbulent markets and be meaningful to your overall investment returns
    • Businesses that pay dividends are typically healthy and generate more cash than they need for operations
    • A growing dividend starts with a growing company and can indicate the likelihood for future success

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    • Paul Hogan

      Paul Hogan Investment Research Analyst
      Co-Manager,
      FAM Dividend Focus Fund

    • Tom Putnam

      Tom Putnam Founder & Chairman
      Co-Manager, FAM Funds

    Performance

    Year-to-Date Returns: + 26.68% as of 11/22/19

    Average Annual Returns: October 31, 2019

    FAMEX Russell Midcap Index
    1 year 19.93% 13.72%
    3 year 15.91% 12.28%
    5 year 11.95% 8.67%
    10 year 13.63% 13.70%
    Inception 4/1/1996 9.32% 10.25%

     

    The information provided is not based on any particular customer’s financial situation or needs.  As such any products listed or discussed should not be construed as a recommendation to a customer or prospective customer.

    Disclosure: The Fund’s total annual operating expense ratio as stated in the fee table of the Fund’s most recent prospectus is 1.24%. The total operating expense as reported in the FAM Dividend Focus Fund’s audited financial statements as of 12/31/18 is 1.23%. The Advisor has contractually agreed, until May 1, 2020, to waive fees and/or reimburse the Fund certain expenses (excluding interest, taxes, brokerage costs, Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses, dividend expense and extraordinary expenses) to the extent necessary to maintain Net Fund Operating Expenses for Investor Shares at 1.26%.

    Past performance is not indicative of future results, current performance may be higher or lower than the performance date quoted. Investment returns may fluctuate; the value of your investment upon redemption may be more or less than the initial amount invested. All returns are net of expenses.

    Please consider a fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The FAM Funds prospectus or summary prospectus contains this and other important information about the FAM Dividend Focus Fund and should be read carefully before you invest or send money. The principal risks of investing in the fund are: stock market risk (stocks fluctuate in response to the activities of individual companies and to general stock market and economic conditions), stock selection risk (Fenimore utilizes a value approach to stock selection and there is risk that the stocks selected may not realize their intrinsic value, or their price may go down over time), and small-cap risk (prices of small-cap companies can fluctuate more than the stocks of larger companies and may not correspond to changes in the stock market in general).

    To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus and performance data that is current to the most recent month-end for each fund as well as other information on the FAM Dividend Focus Fund, please go to famfunds.com or call (800) 932-3271.

    *Dividends are not guaranteed and a company’s future ability to pay dividends may be limited.

    Portfolio Details

    as of 06/30/19

    Fund Facts

    Inception Date

    04/01/96

    Total Net Assets

    $398,089,242.00

    Investor (FAMEX)

    $398,089,242.00

    Ticker Symbol

    FAMEX

    Cusip Number

    314465204

    Top 10 Holdings

    CDW Corp. 6.73%
    Ross Stores 4.96%
    Microchip Technology 4.95%
    Air Products & Chemicals 4.86%
    Stryker Corp. 4.82%
    Ingersoll Rand PLC 4.80%
    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co 4.73%
    Broadridge Financial Solutions 4.27%
    Avery Dennison Corp. 3.71%
    Entegris 3.36%

    FAM Dividend Focus Fund Holdings

    Top 5 Sectors

    Information Technology 26.58%
    Industrials 18.67%
    Financials 12.93%
    Consumer Discretionary 10.65%
    Materials 8.57%