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DCCAX Delaware Small Cap Core A

  • Fund
  • DCCAX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2016
  • $22.69
  • + $0.23
  • + 1.02%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Blend Equities

DCCAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.6%
  • Net Assets $1.79 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.69
$16.10
$22.69

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.28%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.22%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Delaware Small Cap Core Fund
  • Fund Family Name Delaware Investments
  • Inception Date Dec 29, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Christopher S. Adams

DCCAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DCCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.5% -72.0% 136.8% 23.94% 2
1 Yr 4.0% -52.1% 47.5% 73.08% 4
3 Yr 8.3% * -28.4% 9.8% 8.52% 1
5 Yr 15.6% * -13.9% 18.1% 7.04% 1
10 Yr 7.5% * -13.3% 10.8% 18.58% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DCCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -6.6% -59.6% 6.9% 24.45% 2
2014 3.0% -36.1% 14.0% 15.67% 1
2013 39.2% -8.1% 59.7% 10.78% 1
2012 15.2% -3.7% 30.8% 22.73% 2
2011 0.3% -25.9% 10.8% 8.33% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DCCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.5% -72.0% 136.8% 25.68% 2
1 Yr 6.4% -34.0% 191.4% 68.92% 4
3 Yr 6.2% * -11.9% 11.6% 40.61% 3
5 Yr 14.3% * 1.7% 29.6% 41.02% 3
10 Yr 6.9% * -0.8% 27.3% 40.56% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DCCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.7% -49.6% 6.9% 33.20% 2
2014 9.3% -16.1% 15.8% 10.86% 1
2013 50.7% -0.9% 156.4% 44.58% 3
2012 18.7% -3.7% 161.3% 69.89% 4
2011 0.4% -36.1% 16.4% 16.76% 1

NAV & Total Return History

DCCAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DCCAX Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.79 B 2.07 M 61.2 B 4.98% 1
Number of Holdings 147 2 3599 16.67% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 183 M 324 K 2.5 B 7.28% 1
Weighting of Top 10 11.5% 2.3% 451.3% 24.52% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Proofpoint Inc 1.26%
  2. Granite Construction Inc 1.24%
  3. Barnes Group Inc 1.20%
  4. Minerals Technologies Inc 1.18%
  5. Tenneco Inc 1.15%
  6. ESCO Technologies Inc 1.13%
  7. j2 Global Inc 1.18%
  8. Tesaro Inc 1.23%
  9. AAON Inc 1.14%
  10. Webster Financial Corp 1.16%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.34% 28.15% 101.14% 14.56% 3
Cash
3.32% -190.32% 51.78% 14.75% 2
Bonds
0.22% 0.00% 189.27% 3.45% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.63% 0.77% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.40% 2.49% 5
Other
-0.88% -1.30% 73.36% 11.69% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
18.61% 0.16% 50.02% 10.34% 2
Financial Services
18.07% 0.00% 29.17% 8.24% 1
Technology
14.38% 0.00% 63.24% 22.03% 4
Healthcare
13.51% 0.00% 24.11% 6.51% 1
Consumer Cyclical
9.49% 0.00% 36.92% 30.27% 5
Basic Materials
8.93% 0.00% 17.26% 4.41% 1
Real Estate
5.83% 0.00% 38.12% 20.69% 4
Energy
3.47% 0.00% 13.21% 13.41% 2
Utilities
2.35% 0.00% 22.37% 16.86% 3
Consumer Defense
1.54% 0.00% 22.01% 27.39% 5
Communication Services
0.66% 0.00% 6.25% 16.09% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
US
95.91% 0.77% 101.16% 14.75% 3
Non US
1.43% -0.04% 95.37% 16.28% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
3.32% -40.36% 45.98% 15.13% 2
Government
0.22% 0.00% 146.45% 2.30% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 25.17% 1.34% 5
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 16.45% 5.17% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.00% 1.15% 5
Derivative
0.00% -195.26% 9.83% 0.57% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
US
0.22% 0.00% 169.90% 2.87% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 19.37% 2.11% 5

DCCAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DCCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.28% 0.05% 15.38% 24.52% 3
Management Fee 0.73% 0.01% 2.00% 6.13% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 3.22% 3
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

DCCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DCCAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 1.12% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DCCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DCCAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A N/A

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.

DCCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DCCAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 38.00% 2.00% 639.00% 16.51% 2

DCCAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DCCAX Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.78% 75.83% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DCCAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DCCAX Category Low Category High DCCAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.22% -2.42% 2.26% 29.50% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DCCAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

DCCAX - Managers

Christopher S. Adams

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2004

Tenure

12.09

Tenure Rank

3.3%

Christopher S. Adams is a portfolio manager on the firm’s Core Equity team. He also performs analysis and research to support the portfolio management function. From 1995 to 1998, he served as the firm’s vice president, strategic planning. Prior to joining Delaware Investments in 1995, Adams had approximately 10 years of experience in the financial services industry in the U.S. and U.K., including positions with Coopers & Lybrand, The Sumitomo Bank, Bank of America, and Lloyds Bank. Adams holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history and economics from Oxford University, England, and received an M.B.A. with dual concentrations in finance and insurance/risk management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a director and past president of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.


Michael S. Morris

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2004

Tenure

12.09

Tenure Rank

3.3%

Michael S. Morris, who joined Delaware Investments in 1999 as assistant vice president and senior analyst, is currently a portfolio manager on the firm's Core Equity team. He also performs analysis and research to support the portfolio management function. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a senior equity analyst at Newbold's Asset Management, covering financial stocks. Morris began his investment career in 1993 at Ohio Casualty. He earned his bachelor's degree in finance from Indiana University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Morris is an adjunct professor in the finance department at the Villanova School of Business. He is a former member of the Bank and Financial Analysts Association.


Francis X. Morris

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2004

Tenure

12.09

Tenure Rank

3.3%

Francis X. Morris joined Delaware Investments in 1997 as a vice president and portfolio manager, and is currently the chief investment officer for Core Equity investments. Mr. Morris is also a member of the firm’s asset allocation committee, which is responsible for building and managing multi-asset class portfolios. In addition, Mr. Morris serves as a Trustee for the Delaware Management Holdings, Inc. (Delaware Investments) 401(k) and Retirement Plan. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Morris was vice president and director of equity research at PNC Asset Management. Mr. Morris received a bachelor’s degree from Providence College and holds an MBA from Widener University. Mr. Morris is currently a member of the Business Advisory Council of the Providence College School of Business. Mr. Morris is a past president of the CFA Society of Philadelphia and is a member of the CFA Institute. Mr. Morris is a former officer of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts.


Donald G. Padilla

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2004

Tenure

12.09

Tenure Rank

3.3%

Donald G. Padilla joined Delaware Investments in 1994 and is a portfolio manager on the firm's Core Equity team. He also performs analysis and Donald G. Padilla is currently a portfolio manager on the firm's Core Equity team. He also performs analysis and research to support the portfolio management function. Padilla joined Delaware Investments in 1994 as assistant controller in the firm's treasury function, responsible for managing corporate cash investments, developing financial models, and overseeing the financial operations of the Lincoln Life 401(k) annuities segment. Prior to joining Delaware Investments, he held various positions at The Vanguard Group. Padilla holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Lehigh University, and he is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.


David E. Reidinger

Manager

Start Date

Oct 19, 2016

Tenure

0.12

Tenure Rank

22.0%

Mr. Reidinger earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from Fordham University and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University. Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Reidinger was a Portfolio Manager and analyst with Circle T Partners covering the technology sector. From 2000 to 2003, he was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Morgan Stanley Asset Management (Miller Anderson) in Conshohocken, PA. Previous employment included Tiger Management, LLC and Goldman Sachs.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

32.5

Category Average

5.77

Category Mode

1.9