Touchstone Value Fund
Sub-Advised by: Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss LLC


The Fund seeks long-term capital growth by investing primarily in equity securities of large- and mid-cap companies believed to be undervalued.

Investment Style

  • Utilizes traditional methods of stock selection, research and analysis, to identify securities it believes are undervalued and searches for companies that have price-to-earnings and price-to- book ratios below the market, that also have above average dividend yields
  • Focuses on companies that are out of favor due to internal or external challenges judged to be short-term in nature
  • Seeks to identify the reasons for a temporary undervaluation of a company's shares and believes that value can be added through individual stock selection
  • Utilizes risk management tools in an effort to prevent overexposure to particular market segments
  • Stock selection is driven by fundamental securities analysis on individual companies rather than by broad market themes
The Fund invests in equities which are subject to market volatility and loss. The Fund invests in stocks of large-cap companies which may be unable to respond quickly to new competitive challenges. The Fund invests in stocks of mid-cap companies which may be subject to more erratic market movements than stocks of larger, more established companies. The Fund invests in value stocks which may not appreciate in value as anticipated or may experience a decline in value. The Fund invests in preferred stocks which are relegated below bonds for payment should the issuer be liquidated. The fixed dividend may be less attractive in a rising interest rate market. The Fund invests in foreign securities, including depositary receipts, such as ADRs, GDRs and EDRs, 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.

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Fund Facts

C Shares
Portfolio Turnover Rate129%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expense Ratio22.12%
Net Annual Fund Operating Expense Ratio21.83%
Total Net Assets as of 6/30/2018 $4,398,785
Inception Date4/12/2012
Fiscal Year EndJune 30th
BenchmarkRussell 1000® Value Index3
Prospectus Date10/30/2017

1 Annualized as of 6/30/2017

2 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 1.08% for Class A Shares, 1.83% for Class C Shares, 0.83% for Class Y Shares and 0.68% for Class INST Shares. These expense limitations will remain in effect until at least 10/29/18.

3 The Russell 1000® Value Index measures the performance of those Russell 1000 companies with lower price-to-book ratios and lower expected growth values. Investing in an index is not possible.

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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 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.