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KAUCX Federated Kaufmann C

  • Fund
  • KAUCX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $4.77
  • - $0.01
  • - 0.21%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

KAUCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 20.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.4%
  • Net Assets $6.53 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$4.77
$3.78
$5.68

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.49%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 33.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,500

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.56%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Federated Kaufmann Fund
  • Fund Family Name Federated
  • Inception Date Apr 24, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Barbara Miller

KAUCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 17.8% -98.2% 33.9% 65.51% 4
1 Yr 13.0% -20.6% 34.6% 24.07% 2
3 Yr 20.8% * -7.4% 28.7% 5.38% 1
5 Yr 12.4% * -16.0% 17.6% 9.59% 1
10 Yr 15.5% * -1.6% 21.7% 47.10% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -12.7% -70.5% 879.9% 40.53% 3
2017 11.0% -39.3% 158.6% 58.43% 3
2016 -8.9% -61.7% 31.3% 85.74% 5
2015 -11.0% -82.5% 35.0% 72.01% 4
2014 -8.3% -29.3% 51.7% 73.82% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 17.8% -100.0% 33.9% 65.91% 4
1 Yr 12.1% -35.2% 876.4% 24.77% 2
3 Yr 20.8% * -3.9% 27.2% 4.44% 1
5 Yr 12.4% * -2.1% 17.4% 8.62% 1
10 Yr 15.5% * 2.0% 21.7% 44.83% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -12.7% -98.2% 879.9% 41.81% 3
2017 11.0% -38.9% 158.6% 58.84% 3
2016 -8.9% -61.7% 62.9% 91.72% 5
2015 6.8% -43.1% 561.9% 11.80% 1
2014 12.9% -23.5% 334.3% 27.92% 2

NAV & Total Return History

KAUCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

KAUCX Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 6.53 B 281 K 31.6 B 2.53% 1
Number of Holdings 153 3 2233 4.16% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.17 B 84.9 K 6.08 B 3.42% 1
Weighting of Top 10 21.1% 6.7% 100.0% 25.71% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 3.22%
  2. ServiceNow Inc 2.34%
  3. Corcept Therapeutics Inc 2.64%
  4. Splunk Inc 1.96%
  5. Workday Inc Class A 2.10%
  6. argenx SE 3.11%
  7. Tyler Technologies Inc 1.31%
  8. Galapagos NV ADR 1.44%
  9. Roper Technologies Inc 1.44%
  10. Illumina Inc 1.51%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
79.99% 5.68% 128.37% 31.50% 5
Cash
19.85% -28.36% 90.76% 0.74% 1
Other
0.16% -10.78% 79.22% 6.84% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.95% 3.12% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.41% 0.89% 3
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 60.37% 2.23% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
28.10% 0.00% 36.62% 0.59% 1
Technology
24.86% 0.00% 64.91% 15.16% 3
Industrials
8.36% 0.00% 38.72% 32.69% 5
Consumer Cyclical
7.64% 0.00% 47.93% 34.47% 5
Financial Services
3.95% 0.00% 42.38% 33.88% 5
Real Estate
3.69% 0.00% 41.91% 13.37% 2
Basic Materials
3.13% 0.00% 15.41% 13.82% 3
Consumer Defense
0.26% 0.00% 22.39% 31.95% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.40% 11.14% 4
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.34% 27.64% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 18.08% 19.91% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank Quintile
US
61.86% 5.51% 123.87% 36.70% 5
Non US
18.13% 0.00% 41.39% 1.04% 1

KAUCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 2.49% 0.07% 111.05% 5.66% 5
Management Fee 1.30% 0.06% 1.50% 0.30% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.00% 0.85% 4
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 25000.00% 5.08% 3

Sales Fees

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High KAUCX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 3.85% 2

Trading Fees

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High KAUCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 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.

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High KAUCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 33.00% 0.00% 495.00% 16.84% 2

KAUCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

KAUCX Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.73% 38.04% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

KAUCX Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -1.56% -2.55% 4.79% 32.19% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

KAUCX - Managers

Barbara Miller

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2013

Tenure

5.25

Tenure Rank

13.0%

Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for portfolio management and fundamental analysis in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Vice President/Equity Analyst, Goldman Sachs; Principal, BT Alex Brown; Vice President, Edelman Public Relations Worldwide; Associate, Adams & Rinehart/Ogilvy & Mather; Broadcast Journalist. B.A., Brown University; M.B.A., Harvard Business School. Joined Federated 2002; Investment Experience: 26 Years.


Hans P. Utsch

Lead Manager

Start Date

Feb 21, 1986

Tenure

33.13

Tenure Rank

0.1%

Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of Kaufmann Growth Equity Team. Responsible for portfolio management and research in global growth equity area. Previous associations: Chairman & Co-Portfolio Manager, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; President, Hans Utsch & Company; Analyst, Goodbody & Co. B.A., Amherst College; M.B.A., Columbia University. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1986; Investment Experience: 56 Years.


Jonathan Art

Manager

Start Date

Oct 01, 2003

Tenure

15.51

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Portfolio Manager, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; Portfolio Manager/Analyst, S-Squared Technology; Vice President Corporate Development, Gartner Group. B.E.S., The Johns Hopkins University; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1995; Investment Experience: 37 Years.


Mark S. Bauknight

Manager

Start Date

Oct 01, 2003

Tenure

15.51

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Investment Analyst, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; Analyst, UBS Securities, LLC; Analyst, Morgan Stanley & Co. Two B.A. degrees, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.B.A., Oxford University. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1997; Investment Experience: 25 Years.


John S. Ettinger

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2013

Tenure

5.25

Tenure Rank

13.0%

Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Investment Analyst, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; Investment Analyst, Energy Technology Investments; Equity Analyst, Value Line. B.A., Duke University. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1996; Investment Experience: 24 Years.


Stephen R. DeNichilo

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2014

Tenure

4.25

Tenure Rank

14.3%

CFA, Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Senior Research Analyst, ACK Asset Management, LLC; Equity Research Analyst, Thomson, Horstmann & Bryant, Inc.; Equity Research Associate, First Albany Capital; Market Analyst, Lord, Abbett & Company; B.S., Villanova University; M.B.A., Fordham University. Frequent guest on CNBC’s Power Lunch. Joined Federated 2012; Investment Experience: 20 Years.


Vivian R. Wohl

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2014

Tenure

4.25

Tenure Rank

14.3%

Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: First Vice President and Senior Analyst, Merrill Lynch; Senior Health Care Analyst and Managing Director, Robertson Stephens & Co.; Partner, Crown Advisors. B.A., Cornell University; M.B.A., Columbia University. Joined Federated 2002; Investment Experience: 34 years.


Thomas M. Brakel

Manager

Start Date

Jul 01, 2012

Tenure

6.75

Tenure Rank

11.2%

Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Vice President/Senior Biotech Analyst New Vernon Associates; Biotech Analyst, BioPharma Fund; Biotech/Pharmaceutical Analyst, Mehta Partners. M.D., Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands; M.B.A., Stanford University. Joined Federated 2003; Investment Experience: 21 Years.


Steven Abrahamson

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2015

Tenure

3.25

Tenure Rank

15.5%

Member of the Fund's Investment Team since December 2007; Senior Investment Analyst; joined Federated in 2001; formerly Investment Analyst with Edgemont Asset Management Corp., Adviser to The Kaufmann Fund, Inc. (predecessor to the Kaufmann Fund) since 2001; B.S., Bucknell University; M.B.A., Duke University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

33.1

Category Average

7.91

Category Mode

4.3