Azzad Portfolios Achieve ‘Top Guns’ Status from Informa Investment Solutions
Small cap growth, small cap value strategies excel across multiple categories
Falls Church, Va., 2/21/19 – Azzad Asset Management today announced that two of its investment portfolios have been recognized as “Top Guns” for time periods ending December 31, 2018. The firm’s small cap growth and small cap value strategies received the distinction from Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager ranking database. This is a highly anticipated quarterly ranking that is widely used by asset managers and investors.
“PSN Top Guns, which ranks products in six categories in over 50 universes, is a go-to resource for institutional asset managers and investors in their decision-making process,” said Ryan Nauman, vice president, product and market strategist, at Informa Financial Intelligence. “This highly respected ranking spotlights the performance of leading investment managers each quarter. Congratulations to Azzad Asset Management on being named a PSN Top Gun.” Achieving the Top Guns distinction means that the Azzad strategies are among the top 10 performers within one or more peer groups reporting to Informa, the longest running investment manager database in North America.
The complete list of PSN Top Guns and an overview of the methodology can be located at http://www.informais.com/resources/psn-top-guns.
About the small cap growth portfolio
Azzad’s small cap growth portfolio has been managed by Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management since its inception in August 2013. The investment philosophy focuses on the “high-quality” subset of the small cap asset class. The manager believes that this emphasis on high-quality businesses, anchored by fundamental, bottom-up research, will achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns over a complete market cycle.
About the small cap value portfolio
Azzad’s small cap value portfolio was launched in 2012 and is managed by Tributary Capital Management. The portfolio seeks to achieve long-term, above-average performance with below-average risk. The managers try to identify companies they believe will enhance shareholder value over time using a fundamental, research-driven process. They analyze and value stocks as partial ownership interests and their long-term investment horizon reflects this mindset.
Azzad oversees nine investment portfolios and two mutual funds. All potential investments are screened in accordance with the firm’s socially responsible investing guidelines, which exclude companies whose business practices are deemed harmful to society or the environment.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. All investments carry risks, including possible loss of principal.
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About AzzadAzzad Asset Management is committed to providing investment services designed to help people enjoy optimum performance without compromising their values. Azzad believes that companies operating in ethical lines of business offer relatively less business risk and are in a better position to thrive in the long-term. The firm’s proprietary screening process allows the manager to prudently manage client assets in a manner consistent with their values. Azzad is a member of the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.