Portfolio Manager Ben Cook, CFA, shares his insights on the current state of the energy market, discusses valuations and yields for midstream companies, and details the factors that set these companies apart.
The Hennessy Focus Fund Managers discuss a recently added position, how they currently evaluate “tail risk,” select holdings trading at exceptionally low valuations and O’Reilly Automotive’s expansion plans.
Japanese equities are currently trading at compelling valuation levels compared to other developed equity markets around the world and relative to their own historical averages. We believe the Japanese market deserves a closer look.
We encourage shareholders to maintain a long-term investment horizon and to remain focused on long term goals. As always, but especially in these trying times, we are here to support our shareholders, and we thank you for your continued investment and trust.
Masa Takeda and Tad Fujimura of Tokyo-based SPARX Asset Management Co., Ltd., subadvisor to the Hennessy Japan and Japan Small Cap Funds, summarize the economic impact of COVID-19 as well as the government’s response. They also discuss the economic impact of a 2021 Olympics and SPARX’s informational advantage.
On a recent conference call, Portfolio Managers Ryan Kelley of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund and Ben Cook of the Hennessy BP Energy Fund and Hennessy BP Midstream Fund shared their insights on the impact of the current economy on supply and demand dynamics and commodity prices for the oil and natural gas industries.
The Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Equity and Income Fund discuss the impact of coronavirus on the equity and fixed income markets, finding opportunities in the equity market, changes made to the Fund, and their long-term outlook for interest rates.
Portfolio Managers Dave Ellison and Ryan Kelley provide their thoughts on the impact of coronavirus on the Hennessy Large Cap Financial and Small Cap Financial Funds. They discuss banks’ strong financial position, valuations, and recent portfolio changes.
Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund discuss how the COVID-19 outbreak affected natural gas demand, how low oil prices may benefit natural gas, valuations of Utility stocks, and the Fund’s performance and current level of dividends.
Portfolio Manager Masa Takeda shared his insights on Japan’s economy and market following the coronavirus outbreak as well as the benefits of Asia-based active management when investing in Japan.