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BCSIX Brown Capital Mgmt Small Co Inv

  • Fund
  • BCSIX
  • Price as of: Nov 17, 2017
  • $94.76
  • + $0.22
  • + 0.23%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

BCSIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 29.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.6%
  • Net Assets $3.94 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$94.76
$73.41
$94.76

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.28%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2013-10-18

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$5,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 29.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.84%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Brown Capital Management Small Company Fund
  • Fund Family Name Brown Capital Management
  • Inception Date Jul 23, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding 22673625
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Andrew J. Fones

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in the equity securities of those companies with total operating revenues of $250 million or less at the time of the initial investment. It typically invests in common stocks. The advisor seeks to build a portfolio of exceptional small companies with the wherewithal to become exceptional large companies. The fund typically holds a portfolio of between 40 to 65 securities which the advisor believes have the potential for growth.

BCSIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BCSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 29.1% -81.5% 36.5% 4.13% 1
1 Yr 20.5% -22.5% 49.1% 69.19% 4
3 Yr 16.2% * -11.1% 19.4% 2.23% 1
5 Yr 17.6% * -9.9% 19.9% 2.69% 1
10 Yr 12.6% * -8.2% 12.7% 0.39% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BCSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 2.8% -71.6% 25.7% 67.87% 4
2015 -0.4% -70.7% 14.9% 8.83% 1
2014 -3.2% -57.2% 35.1% 33.10% 2
2013 46.5% -32.6% 61.3% 5.97% 1
2012 15.6% -100.0% 30.8% 13.49% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BCSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 29.1% -81.5% 36.5% 4.14% 1
1 Yr 20.5% -31.1% 291.3% 62.54% 4
3 Yr 16.2% * -43.2% 166.8% 2.06% 1
5 Yr 17.6% * -9.8% 19.9% 2.87% 1
10 Yr 12.6% * -5.6% 12.7% 0.39% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BCSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 2.8% -71.6% 25.7% 69.52% 4
2015 -0.4% -37.2% 38.5% 24.49% 2
2014 2.2% -23.4% 66.8% 55.96% 3
2013 54.3% -32.6% 6103.1% 52.17% 3
2012 20.1% -100.0% 400.5% 61.30% 4

NAV & Total Return History

BCSIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

BCSIX Category Low Category High BCSIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.94 B 37.3 K 20.6 B 1.73% 1
Number of Holdings 42 1 3437 22.99% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 1.91 B -2.31 M 4.35 B 0.31% 1
Weighting of Top 10 48.6% 0.0% 100.1% 1.73% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tyler Technologies Inc 5.03%
  2. Blackbaud Inc 5.52%
  3. Ansys Inc 4.82%
  4. Cognex Corp 5.55%
  5. Neogen Corp 5.31%
  6. Medidata Solutions Inc 5.51%
  7. Manhattan Associates Inc 4.27%
  8. Paycom Software Inc 4.46%
  9. Balchem Corp 4.07%
  10. Proto Labs Inc 4.03%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BCSIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.48% 0.00% 102.02% 14.80% 3
Cash
2.52% -1.77% 100.00% 17.64% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 4.57% 5
Other
0.00% -4.24% 12.60% 13.86% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 1.10% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 77.33% 2.83% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BCSIX % Rank Quintile
Technology
57.92% 1.00% 70.71% 0.47% 1
Healthcare
27.54% 1.13% 64.98% 1.57% 1
Industrials
6.94% 0.50% 28.90% 38.58% 5
Basic Materials
4.07% 0.00% 18.95% 24.72% 4
Consumer Cyclical
0.70% 0.12% 28.09% 39.69% 5
Energy
0.32% 0.00% 10.10% 30.39% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.44% 6.98% 13.39% 5
Real Estate
0.00% -0.36% 18.74% 30.24% 5
Financial Services
0.00% -2.02% 27.92% 38.74% 5
Communication Services
0.00% -0.97% 6.07% 20.16% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% -6.68% 13.27% 33.54% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BCSIX % Rank Quintile
US
97.48% 0.00% 100.00% 7.24% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 90.58% 32.91% 5

BCSIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BCSIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.28% 0.06% 27.39% 23.46% 3
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 2.36% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.20% 0.00% 1.00% 2.89% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

BCSIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BCSIX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

BCSIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BCSIX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.00% 2.00% 0.76% 5

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

BCSIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BCSIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 14.00% 4.00% 818.00% 22.99% 1

BCSIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BCSIX Category Low Category High BCSIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 15.65% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BCSIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BCSIX Category Low Category High BCSIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.84% -2.29% 2.19% 23.78% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BCSIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

BCSIX - Managers

Andrew J. Fones

Manager

Start Date

Jul 29, 2014

Tenure

3.18

Tenure Rank

14.9%

Mr. Fones, Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst, joined Brown Capital Management, LLC in January 2014. Prior to joining Brown, Mr. Fones was an analyst at T. Rowe Price from 2010 to 2013 and an analyst at UBS from 2006 to 2010. Mr. Fones earned an MBA in finance and accounting from Tulane University and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Nottingham in the U.K. He is a member of the CFA Institute.


Robert E. Hall

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jul 23, 1992

Tenure

25.21

Tenure Rank

0.4%

Mr. Hall, managing director and senior portfolio manager, joined Brown Capital in September 1993. Mr. Hall earned a master’s degree in business administration at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in engineering at Johns Hopkins University.


Keith A. Lee

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jul 23, 1992

Tenure

25.21

Tenure Rank

0.4%

Mr. Lee, President & COO, joined Brown Capital as a portfolio manager in 1991. He is also chairman of the Management Committee, which is the governing body of Brown Capital. Prior to joining the firm, Lee worked for Nexus Consulting for one year and at Alex, Brown & Sons for one year. He was also employed with Prudential Securities for three years. Mr. Lee earned an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia.


Kempton M. Ingersol

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2000

Tenure

16.76

Tenure Rank

2.5%

Mr. Ingersol, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, joined Brown Capital in March 1999, but assumed his current role in November 2000. Prior to that, Ingersol was an investment banker at both Dain Rauscher Incorporated and Grigsby Brandford & Company from June 1997 to March 1999 and April 1994 to June 1997, respectively. Mr. Ingersol earned an MBA in finance from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Amherst College.


Daman C. Blakeney

Manager

Start Date

Jul 28, 2017

Tenure

0.18

Tenure Rank

19.9%

Mr. Blakeney, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, joined the Advisor in 2008 and became a Senior Portfolio Manager in 2009. Prior to this, Mr. Blakeney was an Equity Analyst at Voyageur Asset Management, Inc., from 2005 to 2008 and an Equity Research Analyst at Victory Capital Management Inc. from 1999 to 2005.


Damien L. Davis

Manager

Start Date

Jul 29, 2013

Tenure

4.18

Tenure Rank

13.5%

Mr. Davis, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, rejoined Brown Capital Management in 2010 and has over ten years of investment experience. Mr. Davis was originally hired in 2003 for a Research Analyst Apprentice Program. Mr. Davis left Brown Capital in 2008 to attend Columbia Business School where he earned his an MBA in finance. In addition, Mr. Davis has a BA in psychology from Princeton University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

45.0

Category Average

6.68

Category Mode

0.7