Astor Sector Allocation is a core equity solution that analyzes economic fundamentals at the sector level. It utilizes multiple signals to rotate into and out of sectors depending upon our expectations for growth within specific sectors compared to the overall growth of the economy.
Seeks to generate excess return through sector rotation that allocates to the sectors with the strongest signals based on the sector economic models that we believe are best positioned for the state of the economy.
Aims to mitigate risk with the flexibility to allocate assets from 100% domestic equity sectors to a mixture of high levels cash/fixed income, in pursuit of providing downside protection with risk reduction during weak
Level of Equity Risk
The combination of maneuvering through sectors in various economic cycles and the ability to lower equity allocations provides the portfolio with enhanced risk control. History has shown sharp equity market downturns correlate highly with economic slowdowns and recessions. The Sector Allocation portfolio seeks to identify these disruptions as they occur and adjust allocations accordingly.