Investment Objective

To provide long-term growth of capital by investing primarily in common stocks of U.S. issuers.

Investment Strategy

The Series primarily invests in common stocks. It may invest in large, mid, and small size companies within the U.S.

May be Appropriate for Investors

  • Seeking high rates of return typically associated with the stock market over time
  • Willing to accept the higher level of short-term volatility associated with the stock market

Daily Price

$13.07

Daily $ Change

$0.01

Daily % Change

0.08%

as of 04/18/2019

Ticker

EXEYX

CUSIP

563821602

Inception Date

05/01/1998

Investment Minimum

$2,000.00

Investment minimum may be waived for certain qualified retirement plans, participants in an automatic investment program, and discretionary investment accounts of the Advisor.

Important Documents

Summary Prospectus
Prospectus
Statement of Additional Information
Annual Report
Semi-Annual Report
Fact Sheet
Applications & Forms

Performance

As of 03/31/2019

YTD

15.61%

1 Year

10.50%

3 Year

14.74%

5 Year

9.13%

10 Year

14.28%

Inception
(05/01/1998)

8.37%

US Stock Market Cycle (04/01/2000 - 03/31/2019)

8.01%

Prior to 07/10/2002, all performance figures reflect the performance of the Exeter Trust Company Group Trust for Employee Benefit Plans: All-Equity Collective Investment Trust fund (the “Collective”), which was managed by Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. (predecessor to Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC), an affiliate of the distributor, and reorganized into the Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. Equity Series on 07/10/2002. The Collective was not open to the public generally or registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the fees of the Collective were lower than the Series’ fees. Therefore, historical performance of the Collective would have been lower if the Collective had been subject to the same fees as the Series. Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Performance for periods greater than one year is annualized. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be higher or lower than that quoted.

Expense Ratio

Gross 1.22%
Net 1.05%*

*Includes a shareholder servicing fee of 0.25%. Reflects the Advisor’s contractual agreement to limit its fees and reimburse certain expenses. The contractual waiver may not be amended or terminated without the prior approval of the Fund’s Board of Directors.

Top Ten Investments

As of 03/31/2019

MASTERCARD INC-CLASS A 4.14%
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 3.88%
VISA INC - CLASS A SHARES 3.61%
MICROSOFT CORP 3.50%
MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC 3.47%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B 3.07%
COCA COLA CO/THE 3.01%
AMERICAN TOWER REIT INC 2.93%
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC 2.70%
PEPSICO INC 2.67%

Top Ten Investments list is unaudited and excludes cash

Sector Allocation

As of 03/31/2019

Communication Services 6.45%
Consumer Discretionary 14.99%
Consumer Staples 12.81%
Energy 2.33%
Financials 13.04%
Health Care 13.14%
Industrials 4.49%
Information Technology 17.98%
Materials 8.40%
Real Estate 6.37%

The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) was developed by and is the exclusive property and a service mark of MSCI Inc. (MSCI) and Standard & Poor’s, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (S&P) and is licensed for use by Manning & Napier when referencing GICS sectors. Nether MSCI, S&P nor any third party involved in making or compiling the GICS or any GICS classifications makes any express or implied warranties or representations with respect to such standard or classification nor shall any such party have any liability therefrom. The “Other” category contains securities such as ETFs and others that cannot otherwise be classified.

March Fund Holdings

As of 03/31/2019

CUSIP Security Description Country Ticker Shares/Par Market Value (USD)
00790X101 ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICES US ADSW 43,270 $1,211,560.00
02079K107 ALPHABET INC-CL C US GOOG 1,170 $1,372,772.70
02079K305 ALPHABET INC-CL A US GOOGL 1,165 $1,371,076.85
02209S103 ALTRIA GROUP INC US MO 11,860 $681,119.80
023135106 AMAZON.COM INC US AMZN 980 $1,745,135.00
03027X100 AMERICAN TOWER REIT INC US AMT 9,730 $1,917,393.80
053332102 AUTOZONE INC US AZO 1,665 $1,705,159.80
058498106 BALL CORP US BLL 19,445 $1,125,087.70
084670702 BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B US BRK/B 9,995 $2,007,895.55
09061G101 BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC US BMRN 10,860 $964,693.80
09247X101 BLACKROCK INC US BLK 3,305 $1,412,457.85
09857L108 BOOKING HOLDINGS INC US BKNG 1,010 $1,762,359.10
12503M108 CBOE GLOBAL MARKETS INC US CBOE 5,630 $537,327.20
125269100 CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC US CF 28,310 $1,157,312.80
12572Q105 CME GROUP INC US CME 3,205 $527,478.90
191216100 COCA COLA CO/THE US KO 41,995 $1,967,885.70
192422103 COGNEX CORP US CGNX 7,095 $360,851.70
194162103 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO US CL 10,390 $712,130.60
228368106 CROWN HOLDINGS INC US CCK 12,685 $692,220.45
25271C102 DIAMOND OFFSHORE DRILLING US DO 31,200 $327,288.00
256677105 DOLLAR GENERAL CORP US DG 8,485 $1,012,260.50
256746108 DOLLAR TREE STORES INC US DLTR 14,115 $1,482,639.60
262006208 DREYFUS GVT CSH MANAGEMENT US 1,887,459.27 $1,887,459.27
269246401 ETRADE FINANCIAL CORP US ETFC 10,930 $507,479.90
285512109 ELECTRONIC ARTS US EA 14,525 $1,476,175.75
29444U700 EQUINIX INC US EQIX 1,775 $804,359.00
31428X106 FEDEX CORPORATION US FDX 5,655 $1,025,873.55
35671D857 FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC US FCX 27,890 $359,502.10
406216101 HALLIBURTON CO US HAL 20,845 $610,758.50
45337C102 INCYTE CORP US INCY 12,315 $1,059,213.15
45866F104 INTERCONTINENTALEXCHANGE INC US ICE 7,720 $587,800.80
46120E602 INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC US ISRG 1,640 $935,751.20
478160104 JOHNSON & JOHNSON US JNJ 18,125 $2,533,693.75
53815P108 LIVERAMP HOLDINGS INC US RAMP 18,625 $1,016,366.25
57636Q104 MASTERCARD INC-CLASS A US MA 11,485 $2,704,143.25
58471A105 MEDIDATA SOLUTIONS INC. US MDSO 4,525 $331,411.00
58933Y105 MERCK & CO INC US MRK 8,880 $738,549.60
594918104 MICROSOFT CORP US MSFT 19,400 $2,288,036.00
609207105 MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC US MDLZ 45,500 $2,271,360.00
615369105 MOODY'S CORPORATION US MCO 6,170 $1,117,325.30
654106103 NIKE INC CLASS B US NKE 16,505 $1,389,886.05
67066G104 NVIDIA CORP US NVDA 4,520 $811,611.20
67103H107 O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC US ORLY 1,805 $700,881.50
680665205 OLIN CORP US OLN 13,545 $313,431.30
713448108 PEPSICO INC US PEP 14,270 $1,748,788.50
718172109 PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL US PM 11,230 $992,619.70
749685103 RPM INTERNATIONAL INC US RPM 11,480 $666,299.20
75886F107 REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC US REGN 1,195 $490,690.90
78409V104 S&P GLOBAL INC US SPGI 5,115 $1,076,963.25
78410G104 SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP US SBAC 7,220 $1,441,545.20
808513105 CHARLES SCHWAB CORP/THE US SCHW 17,505 $748,513.80
812578102 SEATTLE GENETICS INC US SGEN 4,810 $352,284.40
81762P102 SERVICENOW INC US NOW 5,845 $1,440,734.05
84265V105 SOUTHERN COPPER CORPORATION US SCCO 9,440 $374,579.20
883556102 THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC US TMO 2,800 $766,416.00
92511U102 VERRA MOBILITY CORP US VRRM 65,155 $775,344.50
92532F100 VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC US VRTX 2,290 $421,245.50
92826C839 VISA INC - CLASS A SHARES US V 15,115 $2,360,811.85
94106L109 WASTE MANAGEMENT INC US WM 6,710 $697,236.10
G0750C108 AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS LTD US AXTA 31,815 $802,056.15
H8817H100 TRANSOCEAN LTD US RIG 67,475 $587,707.25

Investments will change over time.

Distributions

  • Equity Series Class S Distribution History
  • 2019 Distribution Calendar
  • Fourth Quarter 2018 Distributions
  • Third Quarter 2018 Distributions
  • Second Quarter 2018 Distributions
  • First Quarter 2019 Distributions
  • Tax Letter

A Word About Risk

All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal. As with any stock fund, the value of your investment will fluctuate in response to stock market movements. Investing in the Series will also involve a number of other risks, including issuer-specific risk, small-cap/mid-cap risk, and interest rate risk.

Daily Price

$13.07

Daily $ Change

$0.01

Daily % Change

0.08%

as of 04/18/2019

Ticker

EXEYX

CUSIP

563821602

Inception Date

05/01/1998

Investment Minimum

$2,000.00

Investment minimum may be waived for certain qualified retirement plans, participants in an automatic investment program, and discretionary investment accounts of the Advisor.

Important Documents

Summary Prospectus
Prospectus
Statement of Additional Information
Annual Report
Semi-Annual Report
Fact Sheet
Applications & Forms

Investment Objective

To provide long-term growth of capital by investing primarily in common stocks of U.S. issuers.

Investment Strategy

The Series primarily invests in common stocks. It may invest in large, mid, and small size companies within the U.S.

May be Appropriate for Investors

  • Seeking high rates of return typically associated with the stock market over time
  • Willing to accept the higher level of short-term volatility associated with the stock market

Performance

As of 03/31/2019

YTD

15.61%

1 Year

10.50%

3 Year

14.74%

5 Year

9.13%

10 Year

14.28%

Inception
(05/01/1998)

8.37%

US Stock Market Cycle (04/01/2000 - 03/31/2019)

8.01%

Prior to 07/10/2002, all performance figures reflect the performance of the Exeter Trust Company Group Trust for Employee Benefit Plans: All-Equity Collective Investment Trust fund (the “Collective”), which was managed by Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. (predecessor to Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC), an affiliate of the distributor, and reorganized into the Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. Equity Series on 07/10/2002. The Collective was not open to the public generally or registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the fees of the Collective were lower than the Series’ fees. Therefore, historical performance of the Collective would have been lower if the Collective had been subject to the same fees as the Series. Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Performance for periods greater than one year is annualized. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be higher or lower than that quoted.

Expense Ratio

Gross 1.22%
Net 1.05%*

*Includes a shareholder servicing fee of 0.25%. Reflects the Advisor’s contractual agreement to limit its fees and reimburse certain expenses. The contractual waiver may not be amended or terminated without the prior approval of the Fund’s Board of Directors.

Top Ten Investments

As of 03/31/2019

MASTERCARD INC-CLASS A 4.14%
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 3.88%
VISA INC - CLASS A SHARES 3.61%
MICROSOFT CORP 3.50%
MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC 3.47%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B 3.07%
COCA COLA CO/THE 3.01%
AMERICAN TOWER REIT INC 2.93%
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC 2.70%
PEPSICO INC 2.67%

Top Ten Investments list is unaudited and excludes cash

Sector Allocation

As of 03/31/2019

Communication Services
6.45%
Consumer Discretionary
14.99%
Consumer Staples
12.81%
Energy
2.33%
Financials
13.04%
Health Care
13.14%
Industrials
4.49%
Information Technology
17.98%
Materials
8.40%
Real Estate
6.37%

The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) was developed by and is the exclusive property and a service mark of MSCI Inc. (MSCI) and Standard & Poor’s, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (S&P) and is licensed for use by Manning & Napier when referencing GICS sectors. Nether MSCI, S&P nor any third party involved in making or compiling the GICS or any GICS classifications makes any express or implied warranties or representations with respect to such standard or classification nor shall any such party have any liability therefrom. The “Other” category contains securities such as ETFs and others that cannot otherwise be classified.

March Fund Holdings

As of 03/31/2019

CUSIP Security Description Country Ticker Shares/Par Market Value (USD)
00790X101 ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICES US ADSW 43,270 $1,211,560.00
02079K107 ALPHABET INC-CL C US GOOG 1,170 $1,372,772.70
02079K305 ALPHABET INC-CL A US GOOGL 1,165 $1,371,076.85
02209S103 ALTRIA GROUP INC US MO 11,860 $681,119.80
023135106 AMAZON.COM INC US AMZN 980 $1,745,135.00
03027X100 AMERICAN TOWER REIT INC US AMT 9,730 $1,917,393.80
053332102 AUTOZONE INC US AZO 1,665 $1,705,159.80
058498106 BALL CORP US BLL 19,445 $1,125,087.70
084670702 BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B US BRK/B 9,995 $2,007,895.55
09061G101 BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC US BMRN 10,860 $964,693.80
09247X101 BLACKROCK INC US BLK 3,305 $1,412,457.85
09857L108 BOOKING HOLDINGS INC US BKNG 1,010 $1,762,359.10
12503M108 CBOE GLOBAL MARKETS INC US CBOE 5,630 $537,327.20
125269100 CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC US CF 28,310 $1,157,312.80
12572Q105 CME GROUP INC US CME 3,205 $527,478.90
191216100 COCA COLA CO/THE US KO 41,995 $1,967,885.70
192422103 COGNEX CORP US CGNX 7,095 $360,851.70
194162103 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO US CL 10,390 $712,130.60
228368106 CROWN HOLDINGS INC US CCK 12,685 $692,220.45
25271C102 DIAMOND OFFSHORE DRILLING US DO 31,200 $327,288.00
256677105 DOLLAR GENERAL CORP US DG 8,485 $1,012,260.50
256746108 DOLLAR TREE STORES INC US DLTR 14,115 $1,482,639.60
262006208 DREYFUS GVT CSH MANAGEMENT US 1,887,459.27 $1,887,459.27
269246401 ETRADE FINANCIAL CORP US ETFC 10,930 $507,479.90
285512109 ELECTRONIC ARTS US EA 14,525 $1,476,175.75
29444U700 EQUINIX INC US EQIX 1,775 $804,359.00
31428X106 FEDEX CORPORATION US FDX 5,655 $1,025,873.55
35671D857 FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC US FCX 27,890 $359,502.10
406216101 HALLIBURTON CO US HAL 20,845 $610,758.50
45337C102 INCYTE CORP US INCY 12,315 $1,059,213.15
45866F104 INTERCONTINENTALEXCHANGE INC US ICE 7,720 $587,800.80
46120E602 INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC US ISRG 1,640 $935,751.20
478160104 JOHNSON & JOHNSON US JNJ 18,125 $2,533,693.75
53815P108 LIVERAMP HOLDINGS INC US RAMP 18,625 $1,016,366.25
57636Q104 MASTERCARD INC-CLASS A US MA 11,485 $2,704,143.25
58471A105 MEDIDATA SOLUTIONS INC. US MDSO 4,525 $331,411.00
58933Y105 MERCK & CO INC US MRK 8,880 $738,549.60
594918104 MICROSOFT CORP US MSFT 19,400 $2,288,036.00
609207105 MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC US MDLZ 45,500 $2,271,360.00
615369105 MOODY'S CORPORATION US MCO 6,170 $1,117,325.30
654106103 NIKE INC CLASS B US NKE 16,505 $1,389,886.05
67066G104 NVIDIA CORP US NVDA 4,520 $811,611.20
67103H107 O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC US ORLY 1,805 $700,881.50
680665205 OLIN CORP US OLN 13,545 $313,431.30
713448108 PEPSICO INC US PEP 14,270 $1,748,788.50
718172109 PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL US PM 11,230 $992,619.70
749685103 RPM INTERNATIONAL INC US RPM 11,480 $666,299.20
75886F107 REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC US REGN 1,195 $490,690.90
78409V104 S&P GLOBAL INC US SPGI 5,115 $1,076,963.25
78410G104 SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP US SBAC 7,220 $1,441,545.20
808513105 CHARLES SCHWAB CORP/THE US SCHW 17,505 $748,513.80
812578102 SEATTLE GENETICS INC US SGEN 4,810 $352,284.40
81762P102 SERVICENOW INC US NOW 5,845 $1,440,734.05
84265V105 SOUTHERN COPPER CORPORATION US SCCO 9,440 $374,579.20
883556102 THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC US TMO 2,800 $766,416.00
92511U102 VERRA MOBILITY CORP US VRRM 65,155 $775,344.50
92532F100 VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC US VRTX 2,290 $421,245.50
92826C839 VISA INC - CLASS A SHARES US V 15,115 $2,360,811.85
94106L109 WASTE MANAGEMENT INC US WM 6,710 $697,236.10
G0750C108 AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS LTD US AXTA 31,815 $802,056.15
H8817H100 TRANSOCEAN LTD US RIG 67,475 $587,707.25

Investments will change over time.

Distributions

  • Equity Series Class S Distribution History
  • 2019 Distribution Calendar
  • Fourth Quarter 2018 Distributions
  • Third Quarter 2018 Distributions
  • Second Quarter 2018 Distributions
  • First Quarter 2019 Distributions
  • Tax Letter

A Word About Risk

All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal. As with any stock fund, the value of your investment will fluctuate in response to stock market movements. Investing in the Series will also involve a number of other risks, including issuer-specific risk, small-cap/mid-cap risk, and interest rate risk.


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