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LADFX Lord Abbett Developing Growth F

  • Fund
  • LADFX
  • Price as of: Aug 17, 2018
  • $31.18
  • + $0.08
  • + 0.26%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

LADFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 29.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.4%
  • Net Assets $1.98 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$31.18
$20.71
$31.58

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.82%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 134.37%

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 29.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.25%
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 F. Thomas O’Halloran

Fund Description

To pursue its objective, the fund invests primarily in the equity securities of companies the portfolio management team believes demonstrate above-average, long-term growth potential. It invests at least 65% of its net assets in equity securities of small companies. The fund may invest up to 10% of its net assets in foreign companies, including emerging market companies and American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs").

LADFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 29.1% -100.0% 82.0% 1.59% 1
1 Yr 39.0% -22.5% 49.1% 0.63% 1
3 Yr 8.8% * -11.1% 26.3% 75.64% 4
5 Yr 11.4% * -12.1% 19.8% 49.91% 3
10 Yr 12.5% * -6.4% 16.0% 16.63% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 30.1% -73.6% 37.0% 3.11% 1
2016 -2.6% -49.0% 25.7% 82.06% 5
2015 -16.5% -70.7% 35.1% 72.87% 4
2014 -13.3% -41.2% 46.6% 73.88% 4
2013 30.2% -32.6% 61.3% 45.90% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 29.1% -100.0% 82.0% 1.59% 1
1 Yr 39.0% -31.1% 291.3% 0.79% 1
3 Yr 8.8% * -43.2% 166.8% 70.33% 4
5 Yr 11.4% * -12.1% 19.8% 46.52% 3
10 Yr 12.5% * -4.2% 16.0% 15.28% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LADFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 30.1% -73.6% 37.0% 3.13% 1
2016 -2.6% -49.0% 25.7% 85.93% 5
2015 -9.1% -37.2% 66.8% 80.00% 5
2014 4.0% -23.4% 6103.1% 42.81% 3
2013 131.8% -32.6% 1073.2% 5.85% 1

NAV & Total Return History

LADFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

LADFX Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.98 B 412 K 25.4 B 5.20% 1
Number of Holdings 91 1 3366 15.59% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 374 M -2.31 M 4.63 B 5.51% 1
Weighting of Top 10 19.1% 0.0% 100.1% 19.06% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Planet Fitness Inc A 2.25%
  2. Penumbra Inc 2.10%
  3. Insulet Corp 2.21%
  4. Grand Canyon Education Inc 1.85%
  5. World Wrestling Entertainment Inc Class A 2.27%
  6. Chegg Inc 1.73%
  7. Axon Enterprise Inc 1.68%
  8. At Home Group Inc 1.70%
  9. Everbridge Inc 1.67%
  10. AeroVironment Inc 1.65%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
100.00% 0.00% 113.52% 0.63% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 3.15% 4
Other
0.00% -16.57% 7.69% 9.45% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 1.42% 3
Cash
0.00% -13.53% 100.00% 31.65% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 80.40% 2.20% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
Technology
33.53% 0.95% 76.45% 3.78% 1
Healthcare
22.13% 0.00% 53.97% 9.29% 2
Industrials
14.09% 0.82% 30.09% 23.31% 4
Consumer Cyclical
13.62% 0.28% 28.09% 18.11% 3
Financial Services
9.97% -2.39% 27.15% 14.65% 2
Consumer Defense
3.58% -1.21% 11.61% 18.43% 3
Communication Services
1.49% -0.97% 7.42% 6.77% 1
Energy
0.82% 0.00% 18.50% 26.93% 5
Basic Materials
0.77% 0.00% 16.37% 33.54% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.44% 4.60% 11.97% 4
Real Estate
0.00% -0.36% 12.50% 26.14% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High LADFX % Rank Quintile
US
93.17% 0.00% 112.52% 21.57% 3
Non US
6.83% 0.00% 90.96% 6.46% 1

LADFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LADFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.82% 0.06% 27.39% 29.76% 1
Management Fee 0.51% 0.05% 1.50% 8.03% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.10% 0.00% 1.00% 3.35% 2
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.00% 0.40% 7.40% 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 134.37% 1.00% 818.00% 4.88% 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 -0.25% -20.74% 2.14% 12.44% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

LADFX - Managers

F. Thomas O’Halloran

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2001

Tenure

16.59

Tenure Rank

2.2%

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.


Matthew R. DeCicco

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2017

Tenure

0.66

Tenure Rank

17.6%

Mr. DeCicco is a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and joined Lord Abbett in 1999. He has been a member of the team since 2002 and assumed Portfolio Manager in 2015.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

45.8

Category Average

6.97

Category Mode

3.6