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NBGTX Neuberger Berman Guardian Tr

  • Fund
  • NBGTX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2017
  • $10.13
  • + $0.12
  • + 1.20%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

NBGTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.2%
  • Net Assets $1.16 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.13
$9.30
$11.39

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.08%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 99.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2009-10-15

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Neuberger Berman Guardian Fund
  • Fund Family Name Neuberger Berman
  • Inception Date Aug 03, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Charles C. Kantor

Fund Description

The fund invests mainly in common stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. The Portfolio Manager employs a research driven approach to stock selection, with a long term perspective that combines both quantitative analysis and qualitative judgment. Although the fund invests primarily in domestic stocks, it may also invest in stocks of foreign companies.

NBGTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NBGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.9% -97.0% 17.6% 53.52% 3
1 Yr 14.0% -52.0% 75.7% 55.38% 3
3 Yr 6.5% * -15.8% 30.2% 76.67% 4
5 Yr 11.2% * -6.8% 17.6% 57.19% 3
10 Yr 6.4% * 0.1% 12.6% 74.55% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NBGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -9.7% -56.6% 121.2% 79.91% 5
2015 -20.2% -40.3% 11.4% 90.59% 5
2014 -10.6% -30.1% 42.9% 88.10% 5
2013 21.1% -11.8% 56.4% 72.05% 4
2012 6.9% -21.6% 29.1% 85.02% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NBGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.9% -97.0% 17.6% 53.47% 3
1 Yr 14.0% -71.3% 2606.2% 42.79% 3
3 Yr 6.5% * -21.9% 43.7% 73.05% 4
5 Yr 11.2% * 0.8% 20.3% 52.96% 3
10 Yr 6.4% * -0.5% 16.8% 74.03% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NBGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -9.7% -56.6% 126.1% 82.91% 5
2015 -6.0% -17.8% 28.8% 92.53% 5
2014 12.6% -10.0% 382.6% 46.45% 3
2013 86.7% -2.9% 615.0% 4.77% 1
2012 36.7% -100.0% 357.8% 15.36% 1

NAV & Total Return History

NBGTX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jan 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

NBGTX Category Low Category High NBGTX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.16 B 373 K 157 B 12.02% 3
Number of Holdings 72 1 2196 8.87% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 310 M 0 36.9 B 12.85% 3
Weighting of Top 10 27.8% 0.0% 150.9% 24.23% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 2.58%
  2. Alphabet Inc A 3.05%
  3. Enbridge Inc 2.87%
  4. Whole Foods Market Inc 3.11%
  5. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP 2.93%
  6. DaVita Inc 2.69%
  7. General Dynamics Corp 2.76%
  8. Dentsply Sirona Inc 2.69%
  9. IHS Markit Ltd A 2.57%
  10. The Home Depot Inc 2.50%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High NBGTX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.28% 0.00% 110.95% 12.02% 4
Cash
1.93% -10.95% 100.00% 11.44% 2
Other
0.79% -1.57% 24.55% 3.47% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.68% 2.38% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.59% 0.71% 2
Bonds
0.00% -2.03% 77.67% 3.02% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High NBGTX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Cyclical
16.51% -2.22% 45.66% 13.75% 3
Industrials
14.27% -0.37% 27.24% 3.98% 1
Healthcare
13.66% -1.03% 96.31% 17.61% 4
Financial Services
11.44% -2.38% 37.53% 14.85% 3
Technology
11.31% -1.29% 52.93% 29.18% 5
Consumer Defense
11.08% -1.43% 25.32% 3.66% 1
Energy
6.21% -1.24% 16.41% 6.36% 1
Utilities
5.06% -1.48% 8.39% 0.64% 1
Basic Materials
3.47% -1.18% 12.25% 8.42% 2
Real Estate
2.46% -0.04% 12.80% 5.53% 1
Communication Services
1.86% 0.00% 12.93% 15.36% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High NBGTX % Rank Quintile
US
87.72% 0.00% 110.95% 22.04% 5
Non US
9.56% 0.00% 90.52% 5.53% 1

NBGTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NBGTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.08% 0.00% 24.91% 12.22% 3
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.50% 1.29% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.10% 0.00% 1.00% 1.92% 1
Administrative Fee 0.40% 0.00% 1.00% 0.24% 5

Sales Fees

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

NBGTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High NBGTX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

NBGTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High NBGTX Rank Quintile
Turnover 99.00% 0.00% 601.00% 4.24% 5

NBGTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NBGTX Category Low Category High NBGTX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 2.85% 42.45% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

NBGTX Category Low Category High NBGTX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.41% -7.69% 3.70% 8.49% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

NBGTX - Managers

Charles C. Kantor

Manager

Start Date

Oct 15, 2015

Tenure

1.46

Tenure Rank

11.3%

Charles C. Kantor, is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman and Senior Portfolio Manager for the Neuberger Berman Long Short Strategy. He joined the firm in 2000. Prior to joining the firm, Charles was a managing director of Stern Stewart’s Financial Institutions division. There he assisted clients with implementing EVA-based financial management systems. Charles is co-author of “EVA for Banks: Value Creation, Risk Management, and Profitability Measurement,” Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Spring 1996, and a participant in “Roundtable on Corporate Disclosure,” Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Fall 2004. In addition, Charles is a regular commentator on CNBC, as well as a contributor to Barron’s. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Economics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and an MBA (with honors) from Harvard University Graduate School of Business.


Marc Regenbaum

Manager

Start Date

Feb 28, 2017

Tenure

0.08

Tenure Rank

12.6%

Marc Regenbaum is a Managing Director of the Manager. Mr. Regenbaum joined the Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC in 2007 and has been an Associate Portfolio Manager. Prior to being named Associate Portfolio Manager, Mr. Regenbaum was a Senior Research Analyst for the Long Short and U.S. Equity Team.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.3

Category Average

7.31

Category Mode

2.3