Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds CIO, looks for value and quality, especially during these volatile times. He sees many solid companies with low Price-to-Sales ratios, very good profits and potential to initiate or raise dividends.
Hennessy Financial Funds Manager Dave Ellison is committed to owning banks. In his opinion, they have the capital and earnings to handle what's ahead, despite the uncertainties.
BP Midstream and BP Energy Fund Manager Ben Cook focuses on higher-quality energy companies with balance sheets and production profiles that afford them the resiliency to withstand the stress of a low-commodity-price environment.
Focus Fund Manager Brian Macauley discusses holdings well-positioned to withstand economic difficulties due to coronavirus as he re-evaluates each company’s strength of balance sheet, demand, revenue, and supply chain.
As the landscape changes for Energy, the transformation of multi-utility companies into more renewables is on the long-term horizon according to Ryan Kelley Hennessy Gas Utility Fund Portfolio Manager.
Utilities have a real opportunity to switch from more traditional fossil-fuel-type sources to renewables, says Ryan Kelley Portfolio Manager of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund. However, it must be done at a measured pace in order not to hurt the environment due to the amount of required infrastructure change needed to go straight to renewables.
Despite a recent retreat in oil prices, Hennessy BP Funds Portfolio Manager Toby Loftin looks at a longer-term investment horizon. He sees opportunity in the energy value chain including U.S.-based oil producers and midstream companies providing infrastructure for exports. He thinks risk to crude oil is an upside as U.S. producers adopt a more capital-disciplined approach.
Portfolio Manager David Ellison is interviewed and discusses the investment thesis for the Hennessy Financial Funds. He shares his outlook for the trends in the financial sector as well as the importance of non-bank companies in the fintech sector.
Hennessy Focus Fund Portfolio Manager Brian Macauley says macroeconomic considerations are secondary and that now is the time for thoughtful investing with adherence to fundamental investing principles. He describes the case for CarMax and why he believes their omni-channel, internet-delivered model can drive performance into the next decade.
Chief Investment Officer Neil Hennessy describes how strong fundamentals - low interest rates, low unemployment, strong consumer spending, and growing corporate cash flows - all point to a continued bull market.
Opinions expressed are subject to change at any time, are not guaranteed, and should not be considered investment advice.
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