Taking an income approach to US equity pays dividends

The US Equity Income Fund focuses on high quality, attractively valued companies with healthy and sustainable dividend yields, providing an ideal way to share in the future growth of the US stock market.


Talking Points

Dividend investing can increase long-term returns

Dividends have historically contributed significantly to overall US stock market returns.

We believe a focus on investing in high-quality companies with sustainable dividend yields can generate strong returns over time and help reduce overall volatility.

Invest in the best of corporate America

  • Half of the top 100 global brands are American
  • US corporations dominate nearly half of the world market cap (MSCI as at 30 Sept 2014)
  • US companies play an integral part in all our daily lives

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Source: Square Mile Academy of Funds December 2015. All data has been sourced independently by Square Mile. The content has been reproduced with permission from Square Mile and all opinions are their own. This video has been produced for information purposes only and as such the views contained herein are not to be taken as an advice or recommendation to buy or sell any investment or interest thereto. Reliance upon information in this material is at the sole discretion of the viewer.


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* Rayner Spencer Mills rating as at July 2015. Copyright - © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Morningstar Rating™ as at July 2015, in the US Large-Cap Value Equity category™. FE Trustnet crown rating as at July 2015. Square Mile Research rating as at July 2015. The value of investments and the income from them may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the full amount invested.
FX Adjusted returns have been calculated by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Blended benchmarks have been calculated by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Sector Average-Copyright © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Please note that the performance for the D share class is calculated when capital becomes available, which may not necessarily coincide with the launch date.
All equity indices stated as ‘Net’ are calculated net of tax as per the standard published approach by the index vendor unless stated otherwise.
All performance returns are calculated using the quoted price of shares with net income reinvested. Quoted price can swing between the NAV, Bid price and Offer price depending on the cash flow movements of the fund.