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Touchstone Small Company Fund

Daily NAV
$
Overall Morningstar Rating™
Small Growth
Active Share
94 %

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 including those of certain European countries that may have the potential to leave the European Union. The Fund may focus its investments in a particular industry and/or market 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 a sub-advisor to make investment decisions for the Fund’s portfolio; it may be unable to identify and retain a sub-advisor who achieves superior investment returns relative to other similar sub-advisors.

Fund Facts

Fund Facts for Share Class
Symbol
CUSIP
Share Class Inception Date
Total Share Class Net Assets as of 06/30/2019
Total Fund Net Assets as of 06/30/2019 $1,095,558,883
Asset Class US Equity
Morningstar Category Small Growth
Benchmark Russell 2000® Index
Distribution Frequency Annually
Portfolio Turnover Rate
Fiscal Year End
Prospectus Date 10/30/2018

Performance

Daily Returns as of
NAV NAV $ Change
Touchstone Small Company Fund -
HISTORICAL DAILY NAV
as of 07/31/2019
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 0.58% -0.69% 17.66% -4.42% 10.37% 8.53% 12.47% --
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.
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 INST 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.
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 R6 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 C, Y, INST and R6 Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (Class A Shares) from the Fund’s inception, 03/01/93, 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.
as of 06/30/2019
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 -3.31% 12.30% 7.06% 13.45% --
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.
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 INST 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.
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 R6 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 C, Y, INST and R6 Shares combines the performance of an older class of shares (Class A Shares) from the Fund’s inception, 03/01/93, 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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Morningstar Rating™

Portfolio

as of 06/30/2019
Number of Holdings
77
Active Share
94%
Weighted Average Market Capitalization
$3.5 B
Median Market Capitalization
$2.9 B
Price To Earnings Ratio
(Weighted Harmonic Average)
20.9x
Price to Book Ratio
(Weighted Harmonic Average)
2.3x
as of 06/30/2019
Composition % of Portfolio
Equities 97.3
Cash Equivalents 2.7
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 06/30/2019
Sector % of Portfolio
Industrials 23.4
Healthcare 22.1
Information Technology 21.4
Consumer Discretionary 19.5
Financials 8.7
Communication Services 3.6
Real Estate 1.3
Energy 0.0
Materials 0.0
Utilities 0.0
Consumer Staples 0.0
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 07/31/2019
Security Description % of Portfolio
WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORP 2.4
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORP 2.3
ENERSYS 2.2
CHEMICAL FINANCIAL CORP 2.2
SKYWEST INC 2.1
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 06/30/2019
Security Description
Country
Shares Par Value
Current Price ($)
Market Value ($)
% of Portfolio
8X8 INC US 560,461 24.10 13,507,110 1.24
AARON'S INC US 226,826 61.41 13,929,385 1.27
ADTALEM GLOBAL EDUCATION INC US 313,416 45.05 14,119,391 1.29
ALLSCRIPTS HEALTHCARE SOLUTION US 1,259,349 11.63 14,646,229 1.34
ANGIODYNAMICS INC US 617,720 19.69 12,162,907 1.11
APPLIED INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIE US 226,000 61.53 13,905,780 1.27
ASGN INC US 118,723 60.60 7,194,614 0.66
ASPEN TECHNOLOGY INC US 104,806 124.28 13,025,290 1.19
AVAYA HOLDINGS CORP US 1,254,507 11.91 14,941,178 1.37
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES INC US 40,164 312.59 12,554,865 1.15
BIO-TECHNE CORP US 62,576 208.49 13,046,470 1.19
BJ'S RESTAURANTS INC US 314,900 43.94 13,836,706 1.27
BLOOMIN' BRANDS INC US 1,139,703 18.91 21,551,784 1.97
BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIES DE INC US 300,249 44.24 13,283,016 1.21
BRUNSWICK CORP/DE US 308,100 45.89 14,138,709 1.29
CARBONITE INC US 521,395 26.04 13,577,126 1.24
CHEFS' WAREHOUSE INC/THE US 202,421 35.07 7,098,904 0.65
CHEMED CORP US 37,828 360.84 13,649,856 1.25
CHEMICAL FINANCIAL CORP US 549,486 41.11 22,589,369 2.07
CLEAN HARBORS INC US 190,794 71.10 13,565,453 1.24
COGENT COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS US 219,475 59.36 13,028,036 1.19
CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES TR US 481,157 26.37 12,688,110 1.16
CRANE CO US 164,752 83.44 13,746,907 1.26
CURTISS-WRIGHT CORP US 110,700 127.13 14,073,291 1.29
DESIGNER BRANDS INC US 452,771 19.17 8,679,620 0.79
DREYFUS GOVERNMENT CASH MANAGE 12/01/2099 US 29,868,741 1.00 29,868,741 2.73
ENCOMPASS HEALTH CORP US 219,400 63.36 13,901,184 1.27
ENERSYS US 341,734 68.50 23,408,779 2.14
ENVESTNET INC US 189,200 68.37 12,935,604 1.18
EXLSERVICE HOLDINGS INC US 100,624 66.13 6,654,265 0.61
FRONTDOOR INC US 321,500 43.55 14,001,325 1.28
G-III APPAREL GROUP LTD US 502,100 29.42 14,771,782 1.35
GLACIER BANCORP INC US 324,314 40.55 13,150,933 1.20
GLOBUS MEDICAL INC US 542,251 42.30 22,937,217 2.10
HAEMONETICS CORP US 115,048 120.34 13,844,876 1.27
HILLENBRAND INC US 342,112 39.57 13,537,372 1.24
INOGEN INC US 164,350 66.76 10,972,006 1.00
INTEGRA LIFESCIENCES HOLDINGS US 264,259 55.85 14,758,865 1.35
ITT INC US 378,544 65.48 24,787,061 2.27
J2 GLOBAL INC US 247,619 88.89 22,010,853 2.01
KBR INC US 268,856 24.94 6,705,269 0.61
MAXIMUS INC US 176,601 72.54 12,810,637 1.17
MOBILE MINI INC US 443,442 30.43 13,493,940 1.23
MOVADO GROUP INC US 491,500 27.00 13,270,500 1.21
NICE LTD IL 92,520 137.00 12,675,240 1.16
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC US 818,218 15.97 13,066,941 1.19
NUVASIVE INC US 230,230 58.54 13,477,664 1.23
OMNICELL INC US 155,242 86.03 13,355,469 1.22
ORTHOFIX MEDICAL INC CW 250,785 52.88 13,261,511 1.21
OXFORD INDUSTRIES INC US 180,000 75.80 13,644,000 1.25
PLANTRONICS INC US 298,017 37.04 11,038,550 1.01
PREMIER INC US 360,650 39.11 14,105,022 1.29
PROVIDENCE SERVICE CORP/THE US 208,744 57.34 11,969,381 1.09
QUALYS INC US 74,687 87.08 6,503,744 0.59
QUANTA SERVICES INC US 622,445 38.19 23,771,175 2.17
QUINSTREET INC US 799,500 15.85 12,672,075 1.16
REGAL BELOIT CORP US 165,735 81.71 13,542,207 1.24
REXNORD CORP US 463,220 30.22 13,998,508 1.28
ROGERS CORP US 48,300 172.58 8,335,614 0.76
RUDOLPH TECHNOLOGIES INC US 362,356 27.63 10,011,896 0.92
SKYWEST INC US 370,301 60.67 22,466,162 2.05
STEVEN MADDEN LTD US 425,600 33.95 14,449,120 1.32
STONERIDGE INC US 440,000 31.55 13,882,000 1.27
TACTILE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC US 240,535 56.92 13,691,252 1.25
TEXAS ROADHOUSE INC US 245,659 53.67 13,184,519 1.21
TOPBUILD CORP US 159,826 82.76 13,227,200 1.21
TOWER SEMICONDUCTOR LTD IL 398,103 15.77 6,278,084 0.57
VERICEL CORP US 583,500 18.89 11,022,315 1.01
VERINT SYSTEMS INC US 359,177 53.78 19,316,539 1.77
WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC US 151,300 93.18 14,098,134 1.29
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORP US 471,114 47.77 22,505,116 2.06
WESCO INTERNATIONAL INC US 255,236 50.65 12,927,703 1.18
WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORP US 506,896 44.72 22,668,389 2.07
WOODWARD INC US 117,918 113.16 13,343,601 1.22
WSFS FINANCIAL CORP US 321,006 41.30 13,257,548 1.21
YELP INC US 345,200 34.18 11,798,936 1.08
YETI HOLDINGS INC US 468,800 28.95 13,571,760 1.24
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 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

Expense Fees for Share Class
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 10/29/2019.

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 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 on the resources section or call Touchstone at 800-638-8194. 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.

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