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BUFSX Buffalo Small Cap

  • Fund
  • BUFSX
  • Price as of: Sep 18, 2018
  • $18.40
  • + $0.16
  • + 0.88%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

BUFSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 25.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.0%
  • Net Assets $615 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.40
$13.99
$19.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.01%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 49.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 25.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.64%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Buffalo Small Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name Buffalo
  • Inception Date Apr 14, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding 32864139
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Robert Male

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities, consisting of common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, warrants and rights of small capitalization ("small-cap") companies. It defines small-cap companies as those companies, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations within the range of the Morningstar US Small Growth Index.

BUFSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 25.5% -81.5% 91.7% 13.33% 1
1 Yr 38.0% -22.5% 57.8% 18.17% 1
3 Yr 19.3% * -11.1% 32.8% 14.07% 1
5 Yr 12.0% * -13.2% 21.5% 67.91% 4
10 Yr 12.0% * -5.7% 16.8% 33.27% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -2.5% -73.6% 37.0% 82.95% 5
2016 -14.8% -49.0% 25.7% 90.69% 5
2015 -44.2% -70.7% 35.1% 95.90% 5
2014 -15.3% -41.2% 46.6% 83.01% 5
2013 32.5% -32.6% 61.3% 37.69% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 25.5% -100.0% 91.7% 13.38% 1
1 Yr 38.0% -31.1% 291.3% 15.71% 1
3 Yr 19.3% * -43.2% 166.8% 13.38% 1
5 Yr 12.0% * -13.2% 21.5% 65.42% 4
10 Yr 12.0% * -3.3% 16.8% 31.33% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -2.5% -73.6% 37.0% 83.53% 5
2016 -14.8% -49.0% 25.7% 96.10% 5
2015 -8.2% -37.2% 66.8% 77.78% 5
2014 -11.3% -23.4% 6103.1% 95.14% 5
2013 132.4% -32.6% 1073.2% 5.66% 1

NAV & Total Return History

BUFSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 615 M 412 K 25.4 B 13.86% 3
Number of Holdings 74 1 3374 17.64% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 122 M -2.31 M 4.63 B 12.44% 3
Weighting of Top 10 20.8% 0.0% 100.1% 16.06% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. HealthEquity Inc 1.94%
  2. MasTec Inc 2.00%
  3. Twilio Inc A 3.18%
  4. 8x8 Inc 1.87%
  5. Mimecast Ltd 1.97%
  6. CyrusOne Inc 1.89%
  7. CoreCivic Inc 2.20%
  8. Medidata Solutions Inc 1.95%
  9. HMS Holdings Corp 1.94%
  10. Repligen Corp 1.86%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.49% 0.00% 101.21% 6.61% 2
Cash
1.50% -2.04% 100.00% 25.04% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 2.99% 5
Other
0.00% -14.52% 7.69% 9.45% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 1.42% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 85.94% 2.20% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank Quintile
Technology
31.21% 0.93% 76.45% 5.35% 1
Healthcare
21.74% 0.00% 53.97% 10.71% 2
Industrials
17.99% 0.85% 30.09% 10.39% 2
Consumer Cyclical
9.99% 0.30% 34.60% 30.55% 5
Basic Materials
5.91% 0.00% 14.98% 13.07% 2
Real Estate
4.09% -0.36% 10.58% 8.50% 1
Financial Services
2.61% -2.39% 26.69% 35.59% 5
Consumer Defense
2.24% -1.21% 10.93% 25.98% 4
Communication Services
1.87% -0.97% 7.42% 4.09% 1
Energy
0.85% 0.00% 18.93% 27.24% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.44% 4.61% 12.13% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank Quintile
US
93.90% 0.00% 100.00% 19.69% 3
Non US
4.59% 0.00% 91.11% 9.92% 2

BUFSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.01% 0.06% 27.39% 27.24% 1
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 2.20% 5
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BUFSX 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

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BUFSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.00% 2.00% 0.78% 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.

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BUFSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 49.00% 1.00% 818.00% 15.59% 2

BUFSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 15.65% 60.28% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.64% -20.74% 2.14% 18.43% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BUFSX - Managers

Robert Male

Manager

Start Date

Apr 14, 1998

Tenure

20.39

Tenure Rank

1.2%

Mr. Male has been an investment professional since 1986 and joined KCM in 1997. Prior to joining KCM, he was a senior equity securities analyst with the USAA Investment Management Company in San Antonio, Texas. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Male holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Jamie Cuellar

Manager

Start Date

Jan 05, 2015

Tenure

3.65

Tenure Rank

13.6%

Mr. Cuellar has been an investment professional since 1992 and joined KCM in 2015. Mr. Cuellar was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for the US Small Cap and US Micro Cap Growth Strategies for PineBridge Investments and predecessor firms, John McStay Investment Counsel and Brazos Capital Management from 2000 to 2012. He also served as a Portfolio Manager with Jacob Asset Management in 2012, a Senior Portfolio Manager with Northern Trust’s wealth advisory practice from 2012 to 2015, as well as an Investment Analyst for Lee Financial Corporation in Dallas, TX from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Cuellar holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of San Diego and an M.B.A from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.


Alexander Hancock

Manager

Start Date

Jan 19, 2017

Tenure

1.61

Tenure Rank

16.5%

Mr. Hancock is a portfolio manager and partner of Kornitzer Capital Management (KCM), his employer since 2002. Mr. Hancock has been an investment professional since 1998. Prior to joining KCM, he was a private equity analyst at ClearLight Partners, LLC and an analyst in the investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Hancock holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.He holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

45.8

Category Average

6.96

Category Mode

3.7