In the following commentary, the Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Cornerstone Value Fund discuss the Fund’s formula-based investment strategy and how it drives the Fund’s sector and industry positioning.
Portfolio Managers Dave Ellison and Ryan Kelley discuss how the Federal Reserve’s plans will likely affect banks and how the market has reacted to the Fed’s rate increase. They also cover valuations, loan growth, mergers and acquisitions, and the benefits of active management.
Dave Ellison and Ryan Kelley, Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Large Cap Financial Fund and Hennessy Small Cap Financial Fund, believe it could be an opportune time for Financials when margins expand and loan growth resumes.
Portfolio Manager Ben Cook, CFA discusses his thoughts on how higher prices have affected the economy, the capital discipline of many energy companies, renewable energy, and valuations.
The Portfolio Managers share their insights on the macroenvironment driving midstream companies, as well as midstream companies’ advantages in an inflationary environment, valuations, and payout levels.
The Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund discuss America’s role as a global supplier of natural gas, the Fund’s alternative energy exposure, earnings growth expectations, and how Utilities perform in a rising rate environment.
New and innovative technology is changing just about every industry, and the Financials sector is no exception. In this Sector Highlight, we examine the digital transformation trends in the banking industry and how banks are embracing technology to adapt to consumer demands and boost growth in revenue and profitability.
Ryan Kelley, CFA, Portfolio Manager of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund and Ben Cook, CFA, Portfolio Manager of the Hennessy Energy Fund and Hennessy Midstream Fund recently shared their insights on the natural gas and energy sectors.
CarMax is the largest retailer of used cars in the U.S. Over the last 29 years it has grown from a single store to 230 stores across the country with consumer-friendly, no-haggle pricing, and a generous return policy, a straightforward approach contrasting the traditional used car dealers.
With the coming energy transition where carbon emissions will be required to be significantly reduced, we believe natural gas plays a role as an essential bridge to a more sustainable and reliable energy future that will also help meet the needs of the growing global energy demand.