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David Herro on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (04.24.20)

April 24, 2020

Portfolio Manager David Herro talked about the importance of looking at a company’s balance sheet and cash flow generation when investing on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

The holdings mentioned comprise the following percentages of the Funds’ total net assets as of 03/31/2020:

SecurityOakmark International FundOakmark Global FundOakmark Global Select Fund
BNP Paribas3.4%0%0%
Booking Holdings0%1.1%3.3%
Cenovus Energy 0.7%0%0%
Credit Suisse Group3.4%4.1%6.0%
EOG Resources0%0.8%0%
Trip.com Group ADR0.6%0%0%

Portfolio holdings are subject to change without notice and are not intended as recommendations of individual stocks.

Access the full list of holdings for the Oakmark International Fund as of the most recent quarter-end.
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Access the full list of holdings for the Oakmark Global Select Fund as of the most recent quarter-end.

Investing in value stocks presents the risk that value stocks may fall out of favor with investors and underperform growth stocks during given periods.

The Oakmark International and Oakmark Global Funds’ portfolio tends to be invested in a relatively small number of stocks. As a result, the appreciation or depreciation of any one security held by the Fund will have a greater impact on the Funds’ net asset value than it would if the Fund invested in a larger number of securities. Although that strategy has the potential to generate attractive returns over time, it also increases the Funds’ volatility.

Because the Oakmark Global Select Fund is non-diversified, the performance of each holding will have a greater impact on the Fund’s total return, and may make the Fund’s returns more volatile than a more diversified fund.

Investing in foreign securities presents risks that in some ways may be greater than U.S. investments. Those risks include: currency fluctuation; different regulation, accounting standards, trading practices and levels of available information; generally higher transaction costs; and political risks.

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