Overview of Marriott Dividend Growth Fund (Class R)
The Marriot Dividend Growth Fund in a well diversified equity fund which was launched in 1988. It is actively managed and is one of the top performing unit trusts as it has strongly outperformed the SA Allshare over the past five years. The fund’s income growth over the past 10 years has been 7% above inflation. The aim of the fund is provide investors with growing levels of dividend income.
Are looking for a high dividend yield and high dividend growth
Can tolerate a high level of volatility of returns in the short term
Want a fund which has the lowest volatility of all the general equity funds (5 yr)
The Marriott Dividend Growth Fund aims to achieve a dividend yield and dividend growth which is higher than that of the Financial and Industrial Index.
Strategy of Marriott Dividend Growth Fund
The Marriott Dividend Growth Fund invests in companies listed on the JSE which are financially sound, are valued over R2-billion, and which have a consistent and sustainable dividend payout policy. The Marriot Dividend Growth Fund invests in companies such as Spar, Life Health Group and Vodacom.