Competition is forcing fund companies to deliver "outperformance to their clients in new and innovative ways," says ACSI Funds CEO Phil Bak.
16 individuals or teams are nominated in the four-category list.
The latest offering from Kevin O'Leary's O'Shares ETF Investments focuses on dividend-paying companies. Plus: Other launches.
Lately the results havent been keeping up with the enthusiasm.
Researchers suggest shifting away from total shareholder return as a method of ascertaining directors' performance.