The Meridian Contrarian Fund-Legacy Shares returned 23.31% during the twelve-month period ending June 30, 2014, which compares to the primary benchmark, the Russell 2500 Index, which returned 25.58%. The strategy’s secondary benchmark, the S&P 500 Index, returned 24.61%.
The Meridian Contrarian Fund’s investment strategy remains unchanged. We continue to seek out-of-favor companies that we believe, despite suffering temporary problems, have good long-term prospects for earnings growth supported by defensible positions in their industries, attractive return on capital and strong or improving balance sheets. Over the long term we believe this contrarian investing process can outperform the market. Continue Reading »