Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund

Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund

Daily NAV
$
Overall Morningstar RatingTM
Allocation--30% to 50% Equity

Morningstar

Overall Morningstar RatingTM is calculated against 439 funds in the Allocation--30% to 50% Equity category.

The Morningstar RatingTM for funds, or “star rating,” is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds and separate accounts) with at least a 3-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The Morningstar RatingTM does not include any adjustment for sales load. The top 10% of products in each product category receive five stars, the next 22.5% receive four stars, the next 35% receive three stars, the next 22.5% receive two stars, and the bottom 10% receive one star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% 3-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% 5-year rating/40% 3-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% 5-year rating/20% 3-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent 3-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.

Class A Shares star ratings do not include any front-end sales load and are intended for those investors who have access to such purchase terms.

Overview

Overview

Actively Managed and Sub-Advised by Wilshire Associates Incorporated

Objective

The fund seeks to provide investors with current income.

Dynamic Diversified Income Fund Commentary

Investment Style

  • This "fund of funds" primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of underlying fixed income and equity-income oriented funds. These underlying funds, in turn, invest in a variety of U.S. and foreign equity and fixed income securities
  • The majority of the underlying funds in which the fund invests will be affiliated funds; however, the fund has the ability to invest in unaffiliated underlying funds
  • The fund's sub-advisor seeks to develop an optimal model allocation among underlying funds that seek to maximize income efficiency or yield achieved per unit of risk. It is dynamically managed as yield and volatility environments change
  • Under normal circumstances, the fund expects to allocate its assets among equity and fixed income funds as follows: Equity Fund Allocation: 25-55%; Fixed Income Fund Allocation: 45-75%
A WORD ABOUT RISK

The value of an investment in the Fund is based on the performance of the underlying funds in which it invests and the allocation of its assets among those funds. The Fund bears a proportionate amount of the expenses charged by the underlying funds. The Fund’s ability to achieve its investment goal depends upon the sub-advisor’s skill in selecting the best mix of underlying funds. The principal risks of an investment in the Fund include the principal risks of investing in the underlying funds in addition to those of the Fund. The Fund invests in equities which are subject to market volatility and loss. The Fund invests in foreign securities, foreign depositary receipts and emerging markets securities which carry the associated risks of economic and political instability, market liquidity, currency volatility and differences in accounting standards. The Fund invests in debt securities which can lose their value as interest rates rise and are subject to credit risk which is the risk of deterioration in the financial condition of an issuer and/or general economic conditions that can cause the issuer to not make timely payments of principal and interest also causing the securities to decline in value and an investor can lose principal. The Fund invests in non-investment grade debt securities which are considered speculative with respect to the issuers’ ability to make timely payments of interest and principal, may lack liquidity and has had more frequent and larger price changes than other debt securities. The Fund invests in derivatives which may expose the Fund to additional risk than directly investing in securities and may lack a liquid market, are subject to counterparty risk and leverage risk which could result in increased volatility of returns as well as losses. Liquidity risk may exist when particular investments are difficult to purchase or sell, which can reduce an underlying fund’s return. Leverage can create an interest expense that may lower the Fund's overall returns. There can be no guarantee that a leveraging strategy will be successful. Current and future portfolio holdings are subject to risk. The advisor engages the sub-advisor to manage the Fund’s portfolio; the sub-advisor’s judgment may impact the Fund’s performance.

Fund Facts

Symbol
CUSIP
Share Class Inception Date
Total Share Class Net Assets as of 09/30/2018
Total Fund Net Assets as of 09/30/2018 $48,924,719
Asset Class Income, Multi-Asset / Alternative
Morningstar Category Allocation--30% to 50% Equity
Benchmark Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index
Benchmark 2 MSCI All Country World Index
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Portfolio Turnover Rate
Fiscal Year End
Prospectus Date 04/30/2018

Performance 

Daily Returns as of
NAV NAV $ Change
Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund -
HISTORICAL DAILY NAV
as of 11/30/2018 1 Month 3 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund -
Including Sales Charge
Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund -
Excluding Sales Charge
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index 0.60% -0.84% -1.79% -1.34% 1.33% 2.03% 3.67% --
MSCI All Country World Index 1.46% -5.73% -2.55% -0.98% 8.57% 6.16% 10.65% --
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. The maximum front-end sales charge for Class A Shares of Touchstone U.S. Equity, International/Global Equity and Multi-Asset/Alternative Investment Funds excluding Touchstone Flexible Income Fund is 5.00%.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Performance for Class C Shares is adjusted for the contingent deferred sales charges (CDSC) in effect at the end of the specified period. The CDSC for Class C Shares is 1.00% the first year you hold the shares and declines to 0% after the first year.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Class Y Shares are sold at net asset value (NAV), without an initial sales charge and are not subject to a 12b-1 fee or contingent deferred sales charges.
The performance presented for Class Y Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A Shares) from the Fund's inception, 09/30/04, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.
as of 09/30/2018 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund -
Including Sales Charge
Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund -
Excluding Sales Charge
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index -1.22% 1.31% 2.16% 3.77% --
MSCI All Country World Index 9.77% 13.40% 8.67% 8.19% --
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. The maximum front-end sales charge for Class A Shares of Touchstone U.S. Equity, International/Global Equity and Multi-Asset/Alternative Investment Funds excluding Touchstone Flexible Income Fund is 5.00%.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Performance for Class C Shares is adjusted for the contingent deferred sales charges (CDSC) in effect at the end of the specified period. The CDSC for Class C Shares is 1.00% the first year you hold the shares and declines to 0% after the first year.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. From time to time, the investment advisor may waive some fees and/or reimburse expenses, which if not waived or reimbursed, will lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains. Class Y Shares are sold at net asset value (NAV), without an initial sales charge and are not subject to a 12b-1 fee or contingent deferred sales charges.
The performance presented for Class Y Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A Shares) from the Fund's inception, 09/30/04, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.

Consider Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund for Your Portfolio

Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund is a “fund of funds.” It primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of underlying fixed income and equity-income oriented funds. It seeks to provide investors with current income.
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Portfolio

as of 09/30/2018
Target Asset Class Mix % of Portfolio
Opportunistic Fixed Income 36.0
Fixed Income 29.0
U.S. Large Cap Equity 17.0
Non U.S. Equity 9.0
REITS & Commodities 9.0
U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity 0.0
Alternatives 0.0
Data may not total due to rounding.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 11/30/2018
Security Description % of Portfolio
TS IMPACT BOND FUND - INST 17.4
TOUCHS-CR OP-I 17.1
TOUCHSTONE-PRE-Y 11.1
TS HIGH YIELD - INST 10.1
TS FLX INC I INST 9.0
TS VALUE - INST 6.1
JPMORGAN ALERIAN MLP INDEX 5.8
TOUCHSTONE-FX-IS 5.1
TS INTL VALUE I INST 5.0
VANECK VECTORS J.P. MORGAN E 4.2
There is no guarantee that the Fund will continue to hold any one particular security or stay invested in any one particular sector. Holdings are subject to change. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. Data may not total due to rounding. 
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 09/30/2018
Security Description
Country
Shares Par Value
Current Price ($)
Market Value ($)
% of Portfolio
DREYFUS-GOV C-IN US 504,608 1.00 504,608 1.03
ISHARES INTERNATIONAL SELECT US 30,210 32.63 985,752 2.01
JPMORGAN ALERIAN MLP INDEX US 103,165 27.46 2,832,911 5.78
TOUCHS-CR OP-I US 843,537 9.94 8,384,758 17.10
TOUCHSTONE-FX-IS US 266,377 9.24 2,461,324 5.02
TOUCHSTONE-PRE-Y US 557,989 9.55 5,328,792 10.87
TS FLX INC I INST US 409,134 10.78 4,410,466 9.00
TS HIGH YIELD - INST US 595,179 8.35 4,969,748 10.14
TS IMPACT BOND FUND - INST US 856,405 9.78 8,375,641 17.08
TS INTL VALUE I INST US 318,720 7.54 2,403,148 4.90
TS VALUE - INST US 285,692 10.66 3,045,474 6.21
VANECK VECTORS J.P. MORGAN E US 115,850 16.46 1,906,891 3.89
VANGUARD EMERG MKTS GOV BND US 13,200 75.83 1,000,956 2.04
VANGUARD GLBL EX-US REAL EST US 8,420 56.17 472,951 0.96
VANGUARD REAL ESTATE ETF US 12,040 80.68 971,387 1.98
WISDOMTREE EMERGING MARKETS US 22,215 43.67 970,129 1.98
There is no guarantee that the Fund will continue to hold any one particular security or stay invested in any one particular sector. Holdings are subject to change. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. Data may not total due to rounding. 
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds, Morningstar is the source. For the data illustrated for Touchstone Fixed Income Funds,  International/Global Equity Funds and Multi-Asset & Alternative Funds, the fund’s sub-advisor is the source. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.

Management

Management

Actively Managed and Sub-Advised by Wilshire Associates Incorporated
Nathan Palmer

Nathan Palmer, CFA

Investment Experience since 1997 

Career Summary 
Wilshire Associates Incorporated
Convergent Wealth Advisors
California Institute of Technology
Intel Corporation 

Education 
MBA - Stern School of Business, New York University
BA - University of Washington
Anthony Wicklund

Anthony Wicklund, CFA, CAIA

Investment Experience since 2001 

Career Summary 
Wilshire Associates Incorporated
Convergent Wealth Advisors
Pacific Seafood 

Education 
MBA - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
BS - University of Oregon

Fees

Total Annual Fund Operating Expense Ratio
Net Annual Fund Operating Expense Ratio
Touchstone Advisors has contractually agreed to waive a portion of its fees and/or reimburse certain Fund expenses in order to limit certain annual fund operating expenses (excluding Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses “AFFE,” and other expenses, if any) to 0.49% for Class A Shares, 1.24% for Class C Shares and 0.24% for Class Y Shares. These expense limitations will remain in effect until at least 04/29/2019.

Distributions

Capital Gain and Income Distribution as of
Pay Date Income Distribution Short Term Capital Gains Per Share Long Term Capital Gains Per Share Total Capital Gains Per Share

Resources

Consider Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund for Your Portfolio

Touchstone Dynamic Diversified Income Fund is a “fund of funds." It primarily invest in a diversified portfolio of underlying fixed income and equity-income oriented funds. It seeks to provide investors with current income.
Contact Us Now
Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the fund carefully before investing. The prospectus and the summary prospectus contain this and other information about the fund. To obtain a prospectus or a summary prospectus, contact your financial advisor or download and/or request one at Resources & Tools. Please read the prospectus and/or summary prospectus carefully before investing.
 
Investment return and principal value of an investment in a Fund will fluctuate so that investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. All investing involves risk.

Touchstone Funds are distributed by Touchstone Securities, Inc., a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC

Investment products offered are not FDIC insured, may lose value and have no bank guarantee.

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