In the following commentary, the Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Equity and Income Fund (HEIFX/HEIIX) provide a recap of the equity market, discuss expectations for interest rates, and give insight into where they are finding high-quality securities.
The Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund discuss the Fund’s composition, earnings growth, dividends, and the case for natural gas utilities and other distribution companies. They also cover how the price of natural gas affects the Fund’s holdings and highlight the portfolio’s exposure to renewables.
Portfolio Managers David Ellison and Ryan Kelley discuss banks’ net interest margins, their performance compared to the overall market, where they are seeing opportunities for both Funds, and their outlook for the Financials sector.
Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund Portfolio Managers Ryan Kelley and Josh Wein review the Fund’s investment strategy, discuss the most recent rebalance, and highlight a few fundamental drivers of the portfolio.
The Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund discuss the portfolio, their positive outlook on smaller Japanese stocks, and how they believe the recovery of the domestic economy will benefit small and mid-cap stocks.
The Portfolio Managers share their views on the Japanese market, how the Fund is positioned to take advantage of “growth in disguise” companies, and why investors may want to consider Japanese equities for the long term.
The Portfolio Managers discuss the Fund’s valuation and earnings growth relative to the overall market, their current watchlist, new holding Shenandoah Telecommunications, American Woodmark’s pricing power, and what investors should consider going forward.
The Portfolio Managers of the Hennessy Equity and Income Fund (HEIFX/HEIIX) discuss the equity and fixed income markets over the first half of 2022 and the attractiveness of high-quality securities in an environment of continued market volatility.
The Portfolio Managers discuss several Fund holdings that offer an attractive risk/return profile, share their views on consumer-related holdings, and provide insights into the portfolio’s valuation and earnings growth relative to its benchmark.
Portfolio Manager Tad Fujimura discusses the effects of the Russian war in Ukraine on Japanese companies, how the Fund is positioned, notable changes in the portfolio, and a few holdings he believes are trading at a discount with attractive growth prospects.