Welcome To Azzad
Azzad Asset Management is a faith-based, socially responsible investment firm offering halal solutions including mutual funds, custom wealth management, financial planning, and retirement plans for individuals and businesses of all sizes.
Azzad is the sponsor of the Azzad Funds: the Azzad Wise Capital Fund, the first halal fixed income fund in the United States, and the Azzad Ethical Fund, a socially screened mid-cap growth stock fund.
In addition to the mutual funds, Azzad maintains eight investment portfolios in different asset classes including our award-winning real estate, large-cap growth, small-cap growth, and small-cap value strategies.
All Azzad products are managed by institutional money managers who specialize in their respective asset classes. You can use these products to save for retirement, college, hajj, and much more.
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Market Recap – May 2017
May provided a bumpy ride for investors. However, by the end of the month, major indexes posted monthly gains with the exception of the Russell 2000, which lost over 2.0%. Technology shares continued to climb as the Nasdaq climbed 2.50% in May over April and has risen over 15% since the start of the year. Despite terrorist attacks, mundane oil prices, a rocky first quarter in Washington, and a slowdown in economic growth, U.S. stocks closed the month in positive territory, spurred by generally favorable quarterly corporate earnings reports. May saw the Dow and S&P 500 post monthly gains for the second consecutive month, while the Nasdaq increased in value for the seventh month in a row. Long-term bond prices rose in May over April, evidenced by the falling yield on 10-year Treasuries.
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Filing shareholder resolutions and why it matters
Shareholder advocacy refers to actions taken by stockholders to ask the companies they own to change their behavior for the public good. If you invest in stocks, you can participate in shareholder advocacy. Watch our latest webinar to learn some basics.
Learn about Azzad’s ethical investing process
Azzad follows ethical investing criteria based on Islamic principles of economic and social justice. All investments are screened to exclude companies that profit from interest, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, pornography, weapons, prisons, war/international conflict, hydraulic fracturing, and other areas that cause societal or environmental harm. Companies with high debt ratios are also excluded.
Azzad’s mission is to provide investment services designed to help clients enjoy optimum performance without compromising their values.
Seven Tenets of Halal Investing
At Azzad, we abide by the Seven Tenets of Halal Investing. These seven rules serve as the foundation of our ethical philosophy, helping us to grow our clients’ wealth in a halal and responsible way
1. Screening and Filtering
2. Planning and Diversification
3. Verification and Due Diligence
4. Ongoing Screening and Filtering
5. Shareholder Advocacy
In addition, Azzad follows investing criteria set by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), the global standard-setting body for the Islamic finance industry.
In 2015, Azzad became the first investment firm in the U.S. to externally verify AAOIFI compliance after we successfully completed an audit conducted by the UK-based Islamic Finance Advisory and Assurance Services (IFAAS), a leading specialist in Islamic finance. We now undertake this audit each year.