|Objective: Seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The Fund also seeks to preserve capital in down markets.|
|Sub-Advisor: Analytic Investors|
|Benchmark: Russell 1000 Index|
|Morningstar Category: Long/Short Equity|
Past returns shown do not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher. Call 888-736-1227 for the latest month-end returns. Return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Other share class performance may vary.
The 361 Domestic Long/Short Equity Fund seeks to deliver an equity-like return with significantly less variability by:
- Opportunistically investing across domestic equity markets
- Taking advantage of the low volatility anomaly by going long lower volatility stocks and shorting higher volatility stocks
- Dynamically allocating to high predicted alpha stocks
Why Invest in the Fund
Enhance Core Allocations
Seeks to bolster traditional elements of a core allocation (stocks and bonds) enhancing the portfolio’s overall risk/return profile.
Growth While Managing Downside Risk
Quantitative approach that seeks to deliver equity-like returns with significantly less volatility than the market (as represented by the benchmark).
Structural elements combined with dynamic factor models seeks meaningful alpha from both long and short exposures.
Portfolios are constructed with a 100% long exposure to stocks that have lower predicted betas and positive predicted alphas. Each portfolio has short exposure ranging from 25% to 35% consisting of stocks with higher predicted betas, and lower predicted alphas. This results in a portfolio that has roughly 70% net exposure to its respective index, but with a targeted beta of
You should consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. For a prospectus, or summary prospectus, that contains this and other information about the Funds, call 1-888-736-1227. Please read the prospectus or summary prospectus carefully before investing.
Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. The potential loss from a short sale is theoretically unlimited since the appreciation of the underlying asset also is theoretically unlimited. Frequent trading by the Fund may reduce returns and increase the number of taxable transactions. Concentration of its portfolio in relatively few issuers may make the Fund more volatile than a diversified fund.
The 361 Domestic Long/Short Equity Fund is new and has a limited operating history. As a result, prospective investors have a short track record on which to base their future investment decisions.
The Russell 1000 Index measures the performance of the large-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. It is a subset of the Russell 3000 Index and includes approximately 1000 of the largest securities based on a combination of their market cap and current index membership, and includes the reinvestment of dividends.
US Investment Grade Debt is represented by the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index which is a broad bond index covering most U.S. traded bonds and some foreign bonds traded in the U.S.
US High Yield Debt is represented by the Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index which measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market.
International Investment Grade Debt is represented by the Barclays Global Aggregate Index which is a flagship measure of global investment grade debt from twenty-four local currency markets.
Large Cap Equities is represented by the S&P 500 Index which is a commonly recognized, market capitalization weighted index of 500 widely held equity securities, designed to measure broad U.S. equity performance.
Small Cap Equities is represented by the Russell 2000 Index which measures the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe.
International Equities is represented by the MSCI EAFE Index which is a free-float adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed markets.
Long/Short Equity is represented by the Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Index which is a subset of the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index that measures the aggregate performance of dedicated short bias funds.
60/40 Portfolio is represented by 60% S&P 500 and 40% Barclays Aggregate Bond Index. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
Standard deviation is a statistical measurement of performance fluctuations. Generally, the higher the standard deviation, the greater the expected volatility of returns.
It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
The 361 Funds are distributed by IMST Distributors, LLC.