Established in 1969, Davis Advisors is an independent, employee-owned wealth management company offering investors numerous investment opportunities, including mutual funds, variable annuities and separately managed accounts. Davis Advisors mutual funds typically use long-term investment approaches with emphasis on fundamental analysis. The company offers investors numerous funds to add to their retirement portfolio at reasonable fees in 2016.

Davis Financial Fund Class A (RPFGX)

AUM: $834 million

2010-2015 Average Annual NAV Return: 7.87%

Net Expense Ratio: 0.86%

The Davis Financial Fund Class A seeks long-term growth of capital by investing in common stocks of financial services companies. It uses various fundamental factors to select its holdings, such as competitive advantages, strong balance sheets and solid free cash flows. The fund has a very limited number of holdings with a highly concentrated portfolio. The top-10 holdings account for almost 53% of the fund's assets, with a top holding having almost 8% allocation. The fund has a reasonable turnover ratio of about 32%, which is significantly lower when compared to its peers.

The Davis Financial Fund Class A has been awarded a four-star overall rating from Morningstar for its risk-adjusted returns in the financial category. It has a load fee of 4.75% and a minimum contribution of $1,000.

Davis New York Venture Fund Class A (NYVTX)

AUM: $12.1 billion

2010-2015 Average Annual NAV Return: 7.09%

Net Expense Ratio: 0.86%

The Davis New York Venture Fund Class A invests in a blend of common stocks that have market capitalization in excess of $10 billion. Historically, the fund has invested a significant portion of its assets in financial services companies. However, its portfolio has more recently been well diversified across various sectors of the U.S. economy, with financials-sector stocks having about 30% allocation. Technology equities have the second-largest allocation at 15%. The fund's top-10 holdings account for 43% of its assets.

The Davis New York Venture Fund Class A has received a two-star overall rating and a bronze analyst rating from Morningstar in the large-blend category. It charges a load fee of 4.75% and requires a minimum contribution of $1,000.

Davis Global Fund Class A (DGFAX) 

AUM: $365 million

2010-2015 Average Annual NAV Return: 5.33%

Net Expense Ratio: 0.97%

The Davis Global Fund Class A invests in common stocks of primarily large-cap companies with long-term growth prospects domiciled in the United States and abroad. U.S. stocks typically hold a 40% share of the fund's assets, while Asian stocks have 26% allocation. Because over 60% of the fund's holdings are traded in foreign currencies, its returns can change due to foreign currency fluctuations. Consumer cyclical stocks have the largest allocation of 20%, while technology equities have 18% allocation.

The Davis Global Fund Class A has obtained a three-star overall rating from Morningstar in the world stock category. It has a load fee of 4.75% and requires a $1,000 minimum investment.

Davis Opportunity Fund Class A (RPEAX)

Assets Under Management (AUM): $470 million

2010-2015 Average Annual Net Asset Value (NAV) Return: 9.59%

Net Expense Ratio: 0.97%

The Davis Opportunity Fund Class A invests in a wide variety of common stocks across all market capitalizations, industries and sectors with a long-term view. While the fund's portfolio includes all market cap sizes, it tends to gravitate toward large-cap stocks that have growth characteristics. About 77% of the fund's assets are invested in domestic stocks, while 21% is held in foreign equities. Stocks of consumer cyclicals and information technology companies account for the largest share of the fund's assets with approximately 49% allocation. The fund's top 10 holdings have 33% allocation, and no single holding accounts for more than 7% of the fund's portfolio.

While Morningstar has assigned the fund a two-star overall rating in the large-growth category, the fund's rating has improved to a three-star rating over the past three years. It has a load fee of 4.75% and requires a minimum investment of $1,000.

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