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LADFX Lord Abbett Developing Growth F

  • Fund
  • LADFX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $18.94
  • - $0.04
  • - 0.21%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

LADFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • Net Assets $2.64 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.94
$14.77
$22.28

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.83%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 185.77%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2011-03-31

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Lord Abbett Developing Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Lord Abbett
  • Inception Date Sep 28, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Arthur K. Weise

Fund Description

To pursue its objective, the fund invests primarily in the common stocks of companies demonstrating above-average, long-term growth potential. It invests at least 65% of its net assets in equity securities of small companies. In selecting investments, the fund may invest in U.S. and foreign (including emerging market) companies.

LADFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -0.6% -81.5% 24.9% 81.34% 5
1 Yr -18.1% -19.6% 22.6% 97.63% 5
3 Yr 3.0% * -3.2% 14.4% 86.77% 5
5 Yr 8.1% * -2.5% 15.3% 68.73% 4
10 Yr 9.9% * 0.1% 13.6% 4.58% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -16.5% -71.6% 14.9% 74.23% 4
2014 N/A -5.4% 0.0% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 0.0% 39.5% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 6.9% 6.9% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -7.3% -7.3% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -0.6% -81.5% 24.9% 81.82% 5
1 Yr -18.1% -22.8% 22.6% 96.22% 5
3 Yr 3.0% * -3.4% 14.4% 83.77% 5
5 Yr 8.1% * -2.5% 15.3% 64.55% 4
10 Yr 9.9% * 0.1% 13.6% 4.38% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -16.5% -71.6% 14.9% 74.01% 4
2014 N/A -5.4% -5.4% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 53.7% 53.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.0% 20.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A 9.1% 9.1% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

LADFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

LADFX Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.64 B 31.5 K 16 B 2.68% 1
Number of Holdings 127 2 3275 9.61% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 372 M -2.31 M 2.78 B 3.94% 1
Weighting of Top 10 14.9% 4.1% 100.1% 26.46% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Ellie Mae Inc 1.58%
  2. Press Ganey Holdings Inc 1.66%
  3. Beacon Roofing Supply Inc 1.60%
  4. Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc 1.52%
  5. Paylocity Holding Corp 1.47%
  6. Abiomed Inc 1.46%
  7. CoreSite Realty Corp 1.45%
  8. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 1.42%
  9. Universal Display Corp 1.38%
  10. WageWorks Inc 1.34%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.93% 12.33% 100.31% 9.92% 2
Cash
2.07% -0.31% 40.84% 17.80% 3
Other
0.00% -3.52% 7.32% 11.02% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.63% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 1.57% 3
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 74.43% 1.26% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Technology
38.55% 1.39% 71.05% 1.42% 1
Healthcare
21.59% 0.31% 56.60% 8.98% 2
Consumer Cyclical
14.68% -0.42% 39.06% 18.27% 4
Industrials
7.62% 0.92% 31.63% 32.44% 5
Consumer Defense
4.70% -6.20% 14.24% 12.28% 2
Basic Materials
3.33% -0.18% 16.53% 18.74% 4
Financial Services
2.99% -2.02% 33.55% 29.45% 5
Real Estate
2.28% -2.08% 16.98% 17.32% 3
Utilities
1.12% -2.47% 8.04% 6.77% 1
Communication Services
1.07% -0.97% 6.07% 10.08% 2
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 21.09% 24.88% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
US
93.46% 0.93% 100.00% 17.95% 3
Non US
4.47% -0.28% 93.05% 8.35% 2

LADFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LADFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.83% 0.07% 27.39% 29.13% 1
Management Fee 0.51% 0.03% 1.50% 8.35% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.10% 0.00% 1.00% 3.38% 1
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.00% 0.45% 7.08% 1

Sales Fees

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

LADFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High LADFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 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.

LADFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High LADFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 185.77% 2.00% 887.00% 2.36% 5

LADFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LADFX Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 15.65% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

LADFX Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.47% -6.38% 2.03% 15.12% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

LADFX - Managers

Arthur K. Weise

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2007

Tenure

8.59

Tenure Rank

5.9%

Mr. Weise is a portfolio manager of the small cap growth, micro cap growth, and growth equity strategies. Mr. Weise joined Lord Abbett in 2007, and was named Partner in 2012. His prior experience includes: Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, and Analyst at Bank of New York Institutional Asset Management; Vice President, Director of Research, and Analyst at Trainer Wortham & Co.; and Associate Director at Dillon Read/UBS Warburg. Mr. Weise received a BA from Columbia University. He is a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has been in the investment business since 1993.


F. Thomas O’Halloran

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2001

Tenure

14.59

Tenure Rank

2.5%

F. Thomas O’Halloran, J.D., CFA, Partner & Director Mr. O'Halloran is the lead portfolio manager of the small cap growth, micro cap growth, and growth equity strategies. Mr. O'Halloran joined Lord Abbett in 2001 as a research analyst for the small cap growth equity strategy and was named Partner in 2003. His prior experience includes Executive Director/Senior Research Analyst at Dillon, Read & Co. and as a trial attorney. Mr. O'Halloran received an AB from Bowdoin College, a JD from Boston College, and an MBA from Columbia University. He is a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has been in the investment business since 1987.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

43.8

Category Average

6.64

Category Mode

1.6