The Mackenzie Growth Team looks for high-quality businesses that will benefit from secular tailwinds. Digitization is a key sector the team is focussing on as it reduces its cyclical holding.
Read this fund insight for details on the portfolio changes the Mackenzie Growth Team has made. Plus, learn more about the team’s investment approach to fundamentals analysis and the secular drivers.
Using history as a guide, investors have an opportunity to capture strong risk-adjusted returns with US mid cap stocks.
US mid cap stocks offer a risk-return “sweet spot” between the opportunities of dynamic small businesses and the steady growth of large-cap companies.
Portfolio Manager Phil Taller talks about positioning the Mackenzie US Mid Cap Growth Class amid developments with the US economy, President Donald Trump and healthcare.
US small and mid-cap equities ended the year with a large decline in the fourth quarter. The Russell 2500 index returned -18.9% in US Dollars (-13.9% in Canadian Dollars).
US small and mid cap equities continued their strong performance in the third quarter . The Russell 2500 index returned 4.7% in US Dollars (2.9% in Canadian Dollars). Technology and Health Care outpaced the market by far, while Producer Durables and Utilities also did well. The only sector to decline was Consumer Staples.
After a slightly negative first quarter, US small and mid cap equities rebounded with a positive second quarter . The Russell 2500 Index returned 5.3% in USD (7.9% in CAD). Energy was the leading sector, while Health Care and the Consumer sectors also did well.
US small and mid cap equities started the year with a slightly negative first quarter. The Russell 2500 index returned -0.6% in US Dollars (2.4% in Canadian Dollars). The growth sectors of Health Care and Technology took the lead back from more cyclical sectors like Energy and Materials.