Microequities’ High Income Value Microcap, Nikko Asset Management’s Australian Share Income, and Investors Mutual’s Equity Income were the three top-performing Australian equity income strategies over the past three years, data from FE Analytics shows.
The three funds, which boasted total returns of 26.75 per cent, 26.08 per cent and 21.99 per cent respectively over the past three years, also carry FE Crown ratings.
According to FE Analytics, the 5 Crown-rated Microequities’ High Income Value Microcap fund has “consistently met its dual objective of capital growth and regular cash income”.
The fund, which pays cash distributions every six months, has been managed by Carlos Gil since the strategy’s inception in March 2012.
FE Analytics describes Gil as a “fervent supporter of Australian microcap companies and the virtues of long-term value investing”.
The Nikko AM Australian Share Income strategy, which aims to provide a tax-effective income stream that exceeds the dividend yield of the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index by 2 per cent a year over rolling five-year periods, carries an...