Social(K) BLOG
April 09, 2021

Appleseed Fund Q1 Performance Update

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Appleseed Fund continued its strong performance in Q1, finishing up over 15% for the quarter, and 86% over the past 12 months. The performance of the fund was driven by strong performance across the portfolio.

As of 03/31/2021, our Morningstar Category Rankings were as follows:

  • YTD: 1st percentile
  • 1 year: 1st percentile
  • 3 year: 2nd percentile
  • 5 year: 6th percentile
  • 10 year: 17th percentile

Since its inception in 2006, Appleseed Fund (APPLX) has generated an annualized total return of 7.93%, comparing favorably to a median annualized return of 3.78% in the World Allocation Category.



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