Northern Funds(3)

Dividends in Defense

Northern Large Cap Value Fund

Sep 15, 2004

Two things typically hold true in beaten down markets. First, value investors — with their love of misunderstood and out-of-favor stocks — often shine. Second, dividend-paying stocks generally outperform their non-dividend-paying...

When to Buy and What to Avoid

Northern Small Cap Value Fund

US> Mid-Cap > Value

Apr 25, 2017

A quantitative approach to the small-cap universe is an efficient way to separate companies with improving characteristics from their degrading counterparts among thousands of stocks. Robert H. Bergson, portfolio manager of the Northern Small Cap Value Fund, relies on a two-pronged quantitative approach in filtering out low-quality businesses from the list of names to add to the portfolio.

Team Managed and Diversified

Northern Funds Core Bond Fund

US> Small-Cap > Growth

Apr 19, 2016

In the fixed-income market, maintaining a liquid portfolio is the key to capitalizing on market opportunities, whenever they arise. Brad Camden, co-manager of the Northern Trust Core Bond Fund, gives high priority to liquidity and diversification across the investment grade spectrum, combining disciplined macroeconomic views with proprietary credit research to provide downside protection and steady returns.