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

Allocation Breakdown

Asset Class


Equity99.49%
Fixed Income0
Commodities0
Cash0.51%

Geo


America78.8%
Greater Europe12.11%
Developed Asia3.03%
Emerging Asia6.06%
Central/Latin America0

Sector


Financials 3.03%
Industrials
Consumer Discretionary9.09%
Real Estate
Consumer Staples 18.18%
Materials
Healthcare27.27%
Utilities
Technology27.28%
Energy
Communications15.15%

Top Holdings

Asset ClassWeight (%)
1. Oracle Corp3.08%
2. Novartis AG3.07%
3. Medtronic PLC3.07%
4. CVS Health Corp3.07%
5. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd3.05%
6. Kimberly-Clark Corp3.05%
7. Walmart Inc3.04%
8. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc3.04%
9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd3.04%
10. GSK PLC3.04%