Quarterly Commentaries: FPA U.S. Value Fund, Inc.

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You should consider the Fund's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The Prospectus details the Fund's objective and policies and other matters of interest to the prospective investor. Please read this Prospectus carefully before investing. The Prospectus may be obtained by visiting the website at www.fpafunds.com, by calling toll-free, 1-800-982-4372, or by contacting the Fund in writing.  

As of December 31, 2017

Fund/IndexQTRYTD1 Year5 Years10 YearsExpense Ratio1
FPA U.S. Value Fund, Inc.2.27 %9.52 %9.52 %9.44 %6.93 %1.11 %
S&P 5006.64 %21.83 %21.83 %15.79 %8.50 %
Russell 25005.24 %16.81 %16.81 %14.33 %9.22 %

Periods over one year annualized.
On September 1, 2015, the Fund changed its name to FPA U.S. Value Fund, Inc., and the current portfolio manager assumed management of the Fund on that date. Contemporaneous with this change, the Fund transitioned to its current investment strategy. Performance prior to September 1, 2015 reflects the performance of the prior portfolio manager and investment strategy. Performance prior to September 1, 2015 is not indicative of performance for any subsequent periods. The transition took place during time period from September 1, 2015-September 30, 2015.
1Expense Ratio is calculated as of the date of the most recent prospectus.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results and current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown. This data represents past performance and investors should understand that investment returns and principal values fluctuate, so that when you redeem your investment it may be worth more or less than its original cost. Current month-end performance data may be obtained by calling toll-free, 1-800-982-4372.

The FPA Funds are distributed by UMB Distribution Services, LLC.