US Brands

Exposure to large and stable household names globally – high-quality companies that have proven, over time, to be able to preserve and grow their global earnings base.

Strategy Description

Exposure to large and stable household names – high-quality companies that have proven, over time, to be able to preserve and grow their global earnings base.

Large & global companies with strong brand durability, recurring cash flow generation, low capital intensity, minimal financial leverage and low volatility characteristics.

This portfolio provides exposure to global end-client consumption via firms that are core suppliers and vendors to their clients and are integral to end-consumer daily lives. Companies range from luxury goods leaders to producers of healthare products, recognized retails, food and beverage giants, household staples and other consumer durable names.

Though a concentrated portfolio, the companies included are major global conglomerates, thus providing diversification via exposure to a variety of countries and industries.

Stocks are chosen via our systematic scoring process, which ranks on Value, Quality, Safety, Payout, Technical and Sentiment metrics, as well as ESG traits. Portfolio is rebalanced regularly to ensure expoure to the best-scoring names.

This strategy can also be accessed in a Global Exposure

PrintFact Sheet

Portfolio Performance

202120222023YTD
Portfolio (%)9.74-12.216.290.96
Annualized ReturnStandard DeviationDividend Yield
Portfolio13.59%16.56%3.3%

Allocation Breakdown

Asset Class


Equity99.53%
Fixed Income0
Commodities0
Cash0.47%

Geo


North America71.84%
Greater Europe15.78%
Asia11.88%
Central/Latin America0

Sector


Financials 3.2%
Industrials
Consumer Discretionary9.07%
Real Estate
Consumer Staples 16.04%
Materials
Healthcare28.03%
Utilities
Technology26.56%
Energy
Communications16.59%

Top Holdings

Asset ClassWeight (%)
1. International Business Machines Corp4.03%
2. Amazon.com Inc4.00%
3. Verizon Communications Inc3.99%
4. Dell Technologies Inc3.85%
5. Microsoft Corp3.71%
6. Medtronic PLC3.62%
7. Kraft Heinz Co/The3.57%
8. AT&T Inc3.49%
9. GSK PLC3.44%
10. Adobe Inc3.42%