Touchstone Small Company Fund

(formerly the Sentinel Small Company Fund)

Touchstone Small Company Fund

(formerly the Sentinel Small Company Fund)

Daily NAV
$
Overall Morningstar RatingTM
Small Growth

Morningstar

Overall Morningstar RatingTM is calculated against 606 funds in the Small Growth 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 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.
Active Share
95 %

Active Share

Active Share measures the percentage of the Fund’s holdings that differ from those of the benchmark. It is calculated by taking the sum of the absolute difference between all of the holdings and weights in the portfolio and those of the benchmark holdings and weights and dividing the results by two.

Active
Closet Index
Passive
 100%-80%  80%-60%  60%-40% 40%-20%   20%-0%
Generally, a Fund with an active share of more than 60% is considered actively managed. Active Share is not a performance measurement. A high degree of Active Share does not assure outperformance of a fund relative to its benchmark index. 
 

Overview

Overview

Actively Managed and Sub-Advised by Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.

Objective

The fund seeks growth of capital.

Small Company Fund Commentary

Investment Style

  • Seeks to invest primarily in common stocks of small capitalization companies
  • Research-intensive approach focuses on finding high-quality companies that are believed to have improving business models, solid management teams, sustainable growth potential and favorable industry dynamics
  • Quality companies are those that possess the following traits:
    - Consistent earnings
    - Reasonable valuations
    - Low debt levels
    - Solid free cash flows
    - Strong management with a history of good capital allocation
A WORD ABOUT RISK

The Fund invests in equities which are subject to market volatility and loss. The Fund invests in stocks of small-cap companies, which may be subject to more erratic market movements than stocks of larger, more established companies. The Fund invests in foreign securities which carry the associated risks of economic and political instability, market liquidity, currency volatility and differences in accounting standards. The Fund may focus its investments in specific sectors and therefore be susceptible to positive or negative developments in the sector which may increase the Fund’s volatility and magnify its effects on total return. 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 06/30/2018
Total Fund Net Assets as of 06/30/2018 $1,220,052,009
Asset Class US Equity
Morningstar Category Small Growth
Benchmark Russell 2000® Index
Distribution Frequency Annually
Portfolio Turnover Rate
Fiscal Year End
Prospectus Date 03/30/2018

Performance

Daily Returns as of
NAV NAV $ Change
Touchstone Small Company Fund -
HISTORICAL DAILY NAV
as of 08/31/2018 1 Month 3 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Touchstone Small Company Fund -
Including Sales Charge
Touchstone Small Company Fund -
Excluding Sales Charge
Russell 2000® Index 4.31% 6.89% 14.26% 25.45% 16.11% 13.00% 10.46% --
as of 06/30/2018 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Touchstone Small Company Fund -
Including Sales Charge
Touchstone Small Company Fund -
Excluding Sales Charge
Russell 2000® Index 17.57% 10.96% 12.46% 10.60% --
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 Funds will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. 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 Equity Funds is 5.75%.
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 Funds will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. 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 in effect at the end of the specified period. The contingent deferred sales charge 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 Funds will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. 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 NAV, without an initial sales charge and are not subject to a 12b-1 fee or CDSC, but may be subject to higher initial investment requirements than other classes of shares of a Fund.
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 Funds 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, may lower performance. Returns are not annualized for periods of less than one year. Assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains.
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 Funds 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, may lower performance.
The performance presented for Class C, Y, INST and R6 Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A shares) from the Fund's inception, 3/01/1993, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.
The performance presented for Class C, Y, INST and R6 Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A shares) from the Fund's inception, 3/01/1993, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.
The performance presented for Class C, Y, INST and R6 Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A shares) from the Fund's inception, 3/01/1993, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.
The performance presented for Class C, Y, INST and R6 Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (A shares) from the Fund's inception, 3/01/1993, with the performance since the inception date of each share class.
Prior to October 30, 2017, the performance, rating and ranking history is that of the Sentinel Small Company Fund.

Consider Touchstone Small Company Fund for Your Portfolio

Touchstone Small Company Fund invests primarily in common stocks of small capitalization companies with consistent earnings, reasonable valuations, low debt levels, solid free cash flows and strong management. It seeks to build a portfolio that may provide growth of capital.
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Portfolio

as of 06/30/2018
Number of Holdings
71
Active Share
95%

Active Share

Active Share measures the percentage of the Fund’s holdings that differ from those of the benchmark. It is calculated by taking the sum of the absolute difference between all of the holdings and weights in the portfolio and those of the benchmark holdings and weights and dividing the results by two.

Active
Closet Index
Passive
 100%-80%  80%-60%  60%-40% 40%-20%   20%-0%
Generally, a Fund with an active share of more than 60% is considered actively managed. Active Share is not a performance measurement. A high degree of Active Share does not assure outperformance of a fund relative to its benchmark index. 
 
Weighted Average Market Capitalization
$3.4 B
Median Market Capitalization
$2.9 B
Price Earnings Ratio
(Weighted Harmonic Average)
16.8x
Price to Book Ratio
(Weighted Harmonic Average)
3.4x
as of 06/30/2018
Composition % of Portfolio
Equities 96.0
Cash Equivalents 4.0
Data may not total due to rounding.
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.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds,  Morningstar is the source. For Russell index information,  the Frank Russell Company is the source and owner. For MSCI index information, the MSCI is the source and owner. 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. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 06/30/2018
Sector % of Portfolio
Information Technology 25.1
Industrials 20.6
Healthcare 20.2
Consumer Discretionary 13.2
Financials 11.5
Real Estate 3.4
Energy 1.5
Consumer Staples 1.5
Telecommunication Services 1.5
Materials 1.4
Utilities 0.0
Data may not total due to rounding.
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.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds,  Morningstar is the source. For Russell index information,  the Frank Russell Company is the source and owner. For MSCI index information, the MSCI is the source and owner. 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. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 08/31/2018
Security Description % of Portfolio
ALLSCRIPTS HEALTHCARE SOLUTI 2.2
QUANTA SERVICES INC 2.2
NUVASIVE INC 2.2
CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES 2.2
CRANE CO 2.2
TIVITY HEALTH INC 2.2
ACXIOM CORP 2.2
REGAL BELOIT CORP 2.2
SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET INC 1.7
AARON'S INC 1.6
Data may not total due to rounding.
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.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds,  Morningstar is the source. For Russell index information,  the Frank Russell Company is the source and owner. For MSCI index information, the MSCI is the source and owner. 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. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.
as of 06/30/2018
Security Description
Country
Shares Par Value
Current Price ($)
Market Value ($)
% of Portfolio
8X8 INC US 797,200 20.05 15,983,860 1.31
AARON'S INC US 599,274 43.45 26,038,455 2.14
ACXIOM CORP US 591,166 29.95 17,705,422 1.46
ADTALEM GLOBAL EDUCATION INC US 349,035 48.10 16,788,584 1.38
ALLSCRIPTS HEALTHCARE SOLUTI US 2,041,800 12.00 24,501,600 2.01
ANGIODYNAMICS INC US 760,106 22.24 16,904,757 1.39
ASPEN TECHNOLOGY INC US 167,500 92.74 15,533,950 1.28
AVAYA HOLDINGS CORP US 524,000 20.08 10,521,920 0.86
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES-A US 55,864 288.54 16,118,999 1.33
BIO-TECHNE CORP US 107,200 147.95 15,860,240 1.30
BLOOMIN' BRANDS INC US 798,040 20.10 16,040,604 1.32
BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIES (DE) US 329,300 49.83 16,409,019 1.35
CALLAWAY GOLF COMPANY US 822,680 18.97 15,606,240 1.28
CARBONITE INC US 418,440 34.90 14,603,556 1.20
CHEMICAL FINANCIAL CORP US 328,700 55.67 18,298,729 1.50
CISION LTD US 587,000 14.98 8,790,325 0.72
CLEAN HARBORS INC US 307,500 55.55 17,081,625 1.40
COGENT COMMUNICATIONS HOLDIN US 317,800 53.40 16,970,520 1.40
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS INC US 236,000 65.85 15,540,600 1.28
CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES US 834,700 28.99 24,197,953 1.99
CRANE CO US 194,400 80.13 15,577,272 1.28
DREYFUS-GOV C-IN US 48,600,690 1.00 48,600,690 4.00
ENCOMPASS HEALTH CORP US 245,500 67.72 16,625,260 1.37
ENERSYS US 298,800 74.64 22,302,432 1.83
ESTERLINE TECHNOLOGIES CORP US 208,400 73.80 15,379,920 1.26
EVERCORE INC - A US 148,500 105.45 15,659,325 1.29
FINISAR CORPORATION US 900,600 18.00 16,210,800 1.33
GENESEE & WYOMING INC-CL A US 205,800 81.32 16,735,656 1.38
GLACIER BANCORP INC US 426,000 38.68 16,477,680 1.35
GLOBUS MEDICAL INC - A US 295,700 50.46 14,921,022 1.23
GTT COMMUNICATIONS INC US 350,384 45.00 15,767,280 1.30
GULFPORT ENERGY CORP US 1,416,300 12.57 17,802,891 1.46
HAEMONETICS CORP/MASS US 169,300 89.68 15,182,824 1.25
HEARTLAND FINANCIAL USA INC US 309,800 54.85 16,992,530 1.40
HILLENBRAND INC US 328,000 47.15 15,465,200 1.27
INNOPHOS HOLDINGS INC US 346,900 47.60 16,512,440 1.36
J2 GLOBAL INC US 189,485 86.61 16,411,296 1.35
KB HOME US 593,500 27.24 16,166,940 1.33
KNIGHT-SWIFT TRANSPORTATION US 396,600 38.21 15,154,086 1.25
LUXFER HOLDINGS PLC GB 23,500 17.55 412,425 0.03
LUXFER HOLDINGS PLC GB 339,500 17.48 5,934,460 0.49
MAXIMUS INC US 253,209 62.11 15,726,811 1.29
MEDNAX INC US 343,700 43.28 14,875,336 1.22
MOBILE MINI INC US 348,962 46.90 16,366,318 1.35
NETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC US 550,100 29.70 16,337,970 1.34
NICE LTD - SPON ADR IL 154,020 103.77 15,982,655 1.31
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC US 1,153,270 13.89 16,013,154 1.32
NUVASIVE INC US 480,400 52.12 25,038,448 2.06
OMNICELL INC US 329,100 52.45 17,261,295 1.42
ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP US 611,380 22.24 13,594,034 1.12
OPEN TEXT CORP CA 333,320 35.19 11,729,531 0.96
ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL NV US 296,434 56.82 16,843,380 1.38
OUTFRONT MEDIA INC US 807,800 19.45 15,711,710 1.29
PENN NATIONAL GAMING INC US 453,800 33.59 15,243,142 1.25
PLANET FITNESS INC - CL A US 358,600 43.94 15,756,884 1.30
PLANTRONICS INC US 360,840 76.25 27,514,050 2.26
QUANTA SERVICES INC US 709,170 33.40 23,686,278 1.95
REGAL BELOIT CORP US 308,600 81.80 25,243,480 2.08
SKYWEST INC US 294,300 51.90 15,274,170 1.26
SPROUTS FARMERS MARKETS INC US 785,000 22.07 17,324,950 1.42
STIFEL FINANCIAL CORP US 286,200 52.25 14,953,950 1.23
TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY I US 307,500 52.00 15,990,000 1.31
TEREX CORP US 378,000 42.19 15,947,820 1.31
TEXAS ROADHOUSE INC US 247,900 65.51 16,239,929 1.33
TIVITY HEALTH INC US 633,330 35.20 22,293,216 1.83
TRI POINTE GROUP INC US 885,900 16.36 14,493,324 1.19
VERINT SYSTEMS INC US 564,600 44.35 25,040,010 2.06
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORP US 268,800 63.70 17,122,560 1.41
WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORP US 282,300 56.61 15,981,003 1.31
WOODWARD INC US 217,800 76.86 16,740,108 1.38
WSFS FINANCIAL CORP US 307,300 53.30 16,379,090 1.35
Data may not total due to rounding.
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.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds,  Morningstar is the source. For Russell index information,  the Frank Russell Company is the source and owner. For MSCI index information, the MSCI is the source and owner. 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. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.

Management

Management

Actively Managed and Sub-Advised by Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.
Jason Ronovech, CFA

Jason Ronovech, CFA

Investment Experience since 1998

Career Summary 
Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.
Sentinel Asset Management, Inc.
Paradigm Capital Management
Prudential Financial

Education 
Hamilton College, BA Economics

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 1.22% for Class A Shares, 1.95% for Class C Shares, 0.89% for Class Y Shares, 0.79% for Class INST Shares and 0.73% for Class R6 Shares. These expense limitations will remain in effect until at least 10/26/2019.
Data may not total due to rounding.
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.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds,  Morningstar is the source. For Russell index information,  the Frank Russell Company is the source and owner. For MSCI index information, the MSCI is the source and owner. 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. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.

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
Data may not total due to rounding.
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.
For the data illustrated for Touchstone Domestic Equity Funds,  Morningstar is the source. For Russell index information,  the Frank Russell Company is the source and owner. For MSCI index information, the MSCI is the source and owner. 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. Calculations for sectors and top holdings exclude cash equivalents. All holdings data is sourced from BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.

Resources

Consider Touchstone Small Company Fund for Your Portfolio

Touchstone Small Company Fund invests primarily in common stocks of small capitalization companies with consistent earnings, reasonable valuations, low debt levels, solid free cash flows and strong management. It seeks to build a portfolio that may provide growth of capital.
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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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