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As of 4/30/2023, Heartland Advisors Inc.on behalf of its clients held approximately 2.10% and 4.82% of the total shares outstanding of Dril-Quip, Inc. (DRQ) and Park Aerospace Corp. (PKE), respectively. Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL) and Standard & Poor Dep Rec Tru Unit Ser 1 B (SPY) were unowned by Heartland Advisors, Inc.
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The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.
As of 8/31/2023 Morningstar Ratings™: The Heartland Value Plus Fund institutional class was rated against 326, 420, and 446 U.S.-domiciled Small Value funds over the 10-, 5-, and 3-year periods and received 3, 4, and 2 stars, respectively.
As of 8/31/2023 Morningstar Ratings™: The Heartland Value Plus Fund investor class was rated against 326, 420, and 446 U.S.-domiciled Small Value funds over the 10-, 5-, and 3-year periods and received 3, 4, and 2 stars, respectively.
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