Mutual Fund Observer's premium site provides an expanded set of fund search tools and mutual fund ratings updated monthly
, plus additional
commentary that complements and previews our main site.
MFO Premium search tools feature:
- All U.S. Mutual Funds, ETFs, CEFs, and Insurance Funds, including all share classes.
- Selectable evaluation periods (lifetime, 20, 10, 5, 3, and 1 year, plus full, down, and up market cycles) for all risk and performance metrics.
- Fund ratings beyond those based on Martin Ratio, including Absolute Return, Sharpe and Sortino Ratios.
- Compact and sortable search table outputs.
- Expanded metrics, including Peer Count, Recovery Time, Correlation, Rolling Averages, Up/Downside Capture, Calendar Year Returns, Batting Averages and Trend.
is our main search tool. It will sort through
thousands of mutual funds based upon selectable criteria. More than 60 criteria can be selected simultaneously, like
Category, Bear Rating, No. of Equity Holdings, and MFO Rating. For example, up to 25 Catgeories may be selected, along with multiple risk characteristics.
Premium content also includes monthly updates of our Dashboard of Profiled Funds, Great Owls, Three Alarm Funds, Category Averages, and Fund Family Scorecard. Updates are
typically posted on the 4th or 5th business day.
As of 9 September 2018:
- Database updated through August 2018 using Lipper Global Data Feed for U.S. funds.
- Added a Trend analysis option to MultiSearch Results page, which indicates when funds are above or below their 3- and 10-month simple moving averages.
- Migrated to a new webhost to modernize our Account Manager and PayPal interface, as explained here.
- Added Ferguson analysis option to MultiSearch Results page, as described in August MFO commentary.
MFO Premium is evolving: our current suite of tools is slated to expand as we add more functions that our readers and we, personally, have needed.
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