Anatomy of a Mutual Fund

A peek at how MDL Capital Management handles its investors' money provides clues to how your mutual fund is run

“then stocks will get crushed.”

No matter what the investing climate, however, one thing you can be sure of. MDL will keep trying to convince you to buy its
funds any which way it can. And now that you know how MDL runs its portfolios, you can use that knowledge to tighten up the nuts and bolts of your own investment house.

MDL’s Top 25

Company Name

(Exchange: Symbol)

Weighting of S&P 500 Stocks in MDL Large-Cap Equity Growth Fund*

Weighting of
Stocks in
S&P 500

Current
Price**

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) 5.80% 4.02% $ 98.25
General Electric (NYSE: GE) 5.50 3.97 134.00
Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) 4.20 2.34 55.13
Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) 3.30 0.39 45.19
Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) 3.10 2.06 94.00
Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) 2.70 2.12 55.25
Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) 2.60 0.96 47.38
Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) 2.50 2.53 78.88
America Online (NYSE: AOL) 2.40 1.60 58.88
Citigroup (NYSE: C) 2.30 1.58 56.13
Home Depot (NYSE: HD) 2.30 1.10 55.63
Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) 2.30 1.42 76.38
Bank of New York (NYSE: BK) 2.20 0.23 37.75
Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) 2.20 2.72 103.88
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) 1.80 1.07 84.50
MCI Worldcom (Nasdaq: WCOM) 1.80 1.21 41.63
Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) 1.80 1.11 35.19
Warner-Lambert (NYSE: WLA) 1.80 0.59 91.13
Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) 1.70 1.12 64.25
International Paper (NYSE: IP) 1.70 0.19 47.88
SBC Communications (NYSE: SBC) 1.70 1.59 39.25
American Express (NYSE: AXP) 1.60 0.61 158.25
LSI Logic (NYSE: LSI) 1.60 0.08 77.13
Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) 1.60 0.15 94.63
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) 1.50 0.23 69.50
* Ranked by MDL’s ownership of stocks in S&P 500, as of December 28, 1999.
**As of January 28, 2000.
Source: MDL Capital Management, Standard & Poor’s, Yahoo! Finance
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