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HSCSX Homestead Small Company Stock

  • Fund
  • HSCSX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $38.02
  • - $0.08
  • - 0.21%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Blend Equities

HSCSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.4%
  • Net Assets $1.29 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$38.02
$30.92
$40.19

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.86%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$500

IRA

$200

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.43%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Homestead Small Company Stock Fund
  • Fund Family Name Homestead
  • Inception Date Mar 04, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gregory Halter

Fund Description

The Homestead Small Company Stock Fund (HSCSX) is an actively managed fund that aims to capitalize on the pricing inefficiencies of the domestic small-cap market space as represented by the Russell 2000. HSCSX uses various fundamental metrics to screen for value stocks that are either trading for low prices or are in the process of major turnarounds or changes. The fund is relatively concentrated and there is no sector requirement for HSCSX.

Given the fund’s active management and focus on riskier small-caps, HSCSX is ideal as a subcore or satellite position in a broader portfolio.

HSCSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.2% -72.0% 44.5% 53.88% 3
1 Yr 1.3% -15.5% 18.1% 35.25% 2
3 Yr 6.6% * -13.7% 11.5% 46.12% 3
5 Yr 11.4% * -2.0% 13.6% 24.46% 2
10 Yr 9.8% * 2.2% 11.4% 4.52% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -9.8% -59.6% 10.0% 50.73% 3
2014 N/A -3.7% 6.0% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 0.0% 36.0% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 16.1% 20.2% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -3.9% -2.1% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.2% -72.0% 44.5% 54.27% 3
1 Yr 1.3% -19.4% 18.1% 29.31% 2
3 Yr 6.6% * -15.4% 11.5% 40.09% 2
5 Yr 11.4% * -2.0% 13.6% 22.30% 2
10 Yr 9.8% * 2.2% 11.4% 4.52% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -9.8% -59.6% 3.1% 50.63% 3
2014 N/A 0.8% 6.0% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 38.2% 43.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 18.8% 29.6% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -2.9% 0.5% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

HSCSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

HSCSX Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.29 B 2.07 M 61.7 B 6.90% 1
Number of Holdings 71 2 3617 21.65% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 383 M 324 K 2.51 B 3.07% 1
Weighting of Top 10 30.7% 2.2% 468.3% 8.05% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Werner Enterprises Inc 2.83%
  2. Knight Transportation Inc 2.89%
  3. Dycom Industries Inc 5.87%
  4. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co 2.92%
  5. Encore Capital Group Inc 2.55%
  6. Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc 3.12%
  7. Applied Industrial Technologies Inc 2.56%
  8. Francescas Holdings Corp 2.84%
  9. Mantech International Corp Class A 2.52%
  10. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc 2.57%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
92.28% 46.29% 101.56% 27.01% 5
Bonds
7.30% 0.00% 205.04% 0.96% 1
Other
0.41% -19.72% 7.44% 4.98% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.63% 0.77% 4
Cash
0.00% -207.82% 53.57% 31.42% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.19% 2.11% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
32.83% 0.16% 48.58% 0.77% 1
Consumer Cyclical
18.05% -5.23% 39.32% 4.98% 1
Financial Services
14.82% 0.00% 31.57% 20.88% 4
Technology
9.39% 0.00% 42.63% 29.31% 5
Consumer Defense
7.68% 0.00% 22.01% 2.11% 1
Basic Materials
4.64% 0.00% 22.77% 18.97% 3
Healthcare
2.22% 0.00% 23.76% 31.99% 5
Communication Services
1.58% 0.00% 11.63% 7.85% 2
Energy
0.68% 0.00% 18.35% 26.63% 5
Real Estate
0.25% 0.00% 29.40% 30.84% 5
Utilities
0.13% 0.00% 22.37% 23.75% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
US
92.27% 0.69% 101.56% 23.56% 4
Non US
0.01% 0.00% 91.13% 27.78% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
Government
7.30% 0.00% 154.01% 0.96% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 27.84% 1.15% 4
Cash & Equivalents
0.00% -40.36% 45.98% 31.99% 5
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 21.02% 4.02% 4
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.86% 0.96% 4
Derivative
0.00% -204.08% 10.71% 0.77% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
US
7.30% 0.00% 186.92% 0.77% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 18.12% 1.72% 4

HSCSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

HSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.86% 0.05% 15.38% 32.76% 1
Management Fee 0.76% 0.01% 2.00% 5.75% 3
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

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

Trading Fees

HSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High HSCSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 0.91% 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.

HSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High HSCSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 16.00% 2.00% 639.00% 21.88% 1

HSCSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

HSCSX Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 2.78% 29.47% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

HSCSX Category Low Category High HSCSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.43% -2.39% 2.26% 17.62% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

HSCSX - Managers

Gregory Halter

Manager

Start Date

Nov 03, 2014

Tenure

1.74

Tenure Rank

14.8%

Mr. Halter, CFA, is an Equity Portfolio Manager for RE Advisers. He has co-managed the Funds since November 2014. Mr. Halter received his BBA in Finance from Cleveland State University. Prior to becoming an Equity Portfolio Manager, he was an equity analyst with Great Lakes Review from 1998 to 2014, prior to joining RE Advisers in 2014.


Prabha S. Carpenter

Manager

Start Date

May 05, 2014

Tenure

2.24

Tenure Rank

13.8%

Ms. Carpenter is a Senior Equity Portfolio Manager for RE Advisers. Prior to becoming a Senior Equity Portfolio Manager, Ms. Carpenter was a Senior Equity Analyst for RE Advisers from March 2002 to April 2014. Prior to that, Carpenter is a vice president and investment officer with Washington Investment Advisers, previously called Geico Investment Services. Prior to joining Geico in 1985, she was a senior research officer with Maryland National Bank, and an equity analyst and portfolio manager with Commercial Credit Corporation. Carpenter is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a member of both the Washington Society of Investment Analysts and the New York Institutional Options and Futures Society. She received her BA in Business Economics from the University of Madras and her BS in Economics from American University. She received her MBA with a distinction in Finance from American University.


Mark Ashton

Manager

Start Date

Jan 31, 1999

Tenure

17.51

Tenure Rank

1.2%

Mark Ashton, CFA Mr. Ashton is a Senior Equity Portfolio Manager for RE Advisers. He received his BS in Finance from the University of Utah and his MBA specializing in Marketing Research from the University of Southern California. Mr. Ashton was a Vice President of Capital Research Company from 1984 to 1998 prior to joining RE Advisers in 1999. Mr. Ashton holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

32.3

Category Average

5.7

Category Mode

1.6