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KAUFX Federated Kaufmann R

  • Fund
  • KAUFX
  • Price as of: Nov 19, 2018
  • $5.89
  • - $0.22
  • - 3.60%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

KAUFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.4%
  • Net Assets $5.89 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$5.89
$5.38
$6.88

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 47.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 0.20%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.14%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Federated Kaufmann Fund
  • Fund Family Name Federated
  • Inception Date Feb 21, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Barbara Miller

Fund Description

The Federated Kaufmann Fund Class R Shares (KAUFX) is an actively managed fund that seeks to aggressively grow an investor’s portfolio. KAUFX specifically focuses on those U.S. small- and mid-cap stocks that exhibit growth at reasonable prices. Fund management uses a bottom-up approach in hopes of outperforming its benchmark index. KAUFX has no sector requirements and could be nondiversified across sectors or industries.

KAUFX has high expenses and given its growth mandate, is best suited as a side position in a larger equity portfolio. The fund is managed by Federated Global.

KAUFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.2% -97.0% 549.9% 17.21% 1
1 Yr -3.8% -52.0% 75.7% 70.79% 4
3 Yr -1.3% * -15.1% 30.2% 86.11% 5
5 Yr -2.4% * -4.5% 17.8% 89.56% 5
10 Yr 6.6% * 3.4% 19.3% 82.98% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 13.8% -52.0% 104.4% 55.41% 3
2016 -6.6% -56.6% 121.2% 74.11% 4
2015 -8.8% -41.2% 42.9% 74.10% 4
2014 -6.3% -30.1% 45.5% 83.16% 5
2013 22.9% -13.0% 56.4% 65.10% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.2% -100.0% 549.9% 17.27% 1
1 Yr -3.8% -71.3% 2606.2% 70.86% 4
3 Yr 3.8% * -21.9% 43.7% 75.61% 4
5 Yr 8.3% * -5.6% 17.8% 61.93% 4
10 Yr N/A * 3.2% 20.3% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 13.8% -43.6% 104.4% 55.75% 3
2016 -6.6% -56.6% 126.1% 80.28% 5
2015 7.1% -41.2% 382.6% 28.95% 2
2014 13.2% -10.0% 615.0% 44.85% 3
2013 87.7% -100.0% 357.8% 3.69% 1

NAV & Total Return History

KAUFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

KAUFX Category Low Category High KAUFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.89 B 373 K 180 B 4.24% 1
Number of Holdings 144 1 2010 6.04% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.29 B 0 61 B 7.46% 2
Weighting of Top 10 19.5% 0.0% 150.9% 32.84% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 3.56%
  2. ServiceNow Inc 2.27%
  3. Corcept Therapeutics Inc 2.35%
  4. Splunk Inc 1.98%
  5. Workday Inc Class A 1.69%
  6. argenx SE 2.04%
  7. Tyler Technologies Inc 1.45%
  8. Galapagos NV ADR 1.48%
  9. Roper Technologies Inc 1.34%
  10. GrafTech International Ltd 1.32%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High KAUFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
80.94% 0.00% 127.84% 23.91% 5
Cash
18.91% -62.60% 100.00% 0.58% 1
Other
0.15% -8.87% 24.55% 4.18% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.87% 4.18% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.35% 3
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 75.72% 3.21% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High KAUFX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
27.48% -1.03% 96.22% 0.84% 1
Technology
26.36% -1.29% 56.28% 18.83% 4
Industrials
8.60% -0.37% 25.62% 19.34% 4
Consumer Cyclical
7.77% -2.22% 34.73% 29.43% 5
Financial Services
5.50% -2.38% 37.90% 29.50% 5
Real Estate
3.08% -0.04% 11.06% 4.05% 1
Basic Materials
1.85% -1.65% 12.41% 13.50% 3
Consumer Defense
0.30% -1.43% 20.13% 25.51% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 14.05% 9.70% 4
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.17% 22.17% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.72% 18.96% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High KAUFX % Rank Quintile
US
66.12% 0.00% 126.81% 29.63% 5
Non US
14.82% 0.00% 91.47% 2.76% 1

KAUFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

KAUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 2.23% 0.00% 37.77% 5.41% 5
Management Fee 1.30% 0.00% 1.44% 0.19% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 0.66% 4
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 1.01% 2.45% 3

Sales Fees

KAUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High KAUFX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.50% 8.50% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

KAUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High KAUFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 0.20% 0.05% 5.00% 4.58% 1

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.

KAUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High KAUFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 47.00% 0.00% 650.00% 8.56% 3

KAUFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

KAUFX Category Low Category High KAUFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 11.75% 62.14% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

KAUFX Category Low Category High KAUFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -1.14% -14.30% 3.70% 17.63% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

KAUFX - Managers

Barbara Miller

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2013

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

9.8%

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

32.71

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

15.09

Tenure Rank

2.4%

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

15.09

Tenure Rank

2.4%

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

4.84

Tenure Rank

9.8%

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

3.84

Tenure Rank

10.7%

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

3.84

Tenure Rank

10.7%

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

6.34

Tenure Rank

8.3%

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

2.84

Tenure Rank

11.7%

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

50.9

Category Average

7.86

Category Mode

0.5