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POLIX Polen Growth Institutional

  • Fund
  • POLIX
  • Price as of: Dec 15, 2017
  • $24.58
  • + $0.12
  • + 0.49%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

POLIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 26.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.8%
  • Net Assets $1.75 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 59.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.58
$19.48
$24.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.12%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.61%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$100,000

IRA

$100,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 26.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Polen Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Polen Capital
  • Inception Date Sep 15, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Daniel Davidowitz

POLIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 26.2% -97.0% 43.5% 20.66% 2
1 Yr 25.7% -52.0% 75.7% 48.35% 3
3 Yr 13.4% * -15.1% 30.2% 8.29% 1
5 Yr 15.8% * -3.8% 22.6% 32.41% 2
10 Yr N/A * 0.6% 12.4% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.7% -56.6% 121.2% 37.16% 2
2015 9.9% -40.3% 11.4% 0.35% 1
2014 8.5% -30.1% 42.9% 14.85% 1
2013 20.6% -11.8% 56.4% 72.74% 4
2012 11.0% -21.6% 29.1% 70.99% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 26.2% -97.0% 43.5% 20.75% 2
1 Yr 25.7% -71.3% 2606.2% 40.65% 3
3 Yr 13.4% * -21.9% 43.7% 7.52% 1
5 Yr 15.8% * -5.0% 22.6% 28.90% 2
10 Yr N/A * 0.0% 12.4% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.7% -56.6% 126.1% 40.58% 3
2015 15.4% -17.8% 28.8% 1.41% 1
2014 18.7% -10.0% 382.6% 8.03% 1
2013 27.0% -2.9% 615.0% 92.38% 5
2012 14.2% -100.0% 357.8% 88.56% 5

NAV & Total Return History

POLIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

POLIX Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.75 B 373 K 174 B 10.73% 2
Number of Holdings 22 1 2196 12.66% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 974 M 0 43.4 B 7.84% 2
Weighting of Top 10 59.0% 0.0% 150.9% 2.57% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Visa Inc Class A 6.34%
  2. Nike Inc B 4.84%
  3. Alphabet Inc C 6.69%
  4. Facebook Inc A 7.55%
  5. Automatic Data Processing Inc 5.60%
  6. Celgene Corp 5.71%
  7. Adobe Systems Inc 7.05%
  8. Oracle Corp 5.65%
  9. Accenture PLC A 4.89%
  10. The Priceline Group Inc 4.64%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.17% 0.00% 105.74% 16.00% 4
Cash
3.83% -5.74% 100.00% 6.23% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.47% 4.37% 2
Other
0.00% -4.38% 24.55% 7.07% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.06% 0.90% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 78.19% 3.53% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank Quintile
Technology
42.27% -1.29% 52.93% 0.71% 1
Consumer Cyclical
18.36% -2.22% 35.09% 7.52% 2
Healthcare
14.44% -1.03% 95.08% 13.88% 3
Financial Services
8.67% -2.38% 38.51% 21.66% 4
Consumer Defense
6.84% -1.43% 23.04% 11.25% 2
Industrials
5.60% -0.37% 27.23% 23.20% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 10.82% 8.80% 3
Real Estate
0.00% -0.03% 11.06% 14.91% 4
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.17% 21.34% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 14.37% 19.79% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% -1.18% 21.53% 20.50% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank Quintile
US
92.22% 0.00% 100.00% 14.20% 3
Non US
3.95% 0.00% 90.05% 16.52% 3

POLIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

POLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.12% 0.00% 24.91% 12.10% 3
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.50% 1.61% 5
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

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

POLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High POLIX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.05% 5.00% 1.31% 3

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.

POLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High POLIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 13.61% 0.00% 610.00% 12.87% 1

POLIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

POLIX Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.83% 58.11% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

POLIX Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.18% -13.37% 3.70% 12.10% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

POLIX - Managers

Daniel Davidowitz

Lead Manager

Start Date

Sep 15, 2010

Tenure

7.21

Tenure Rank

7.0%

Mr. Davidowitz joined Polen Capital in 2005. Mr. Davidowitz leads the Investment Team and is the lead PM on the Firm’s flagship Focus Growth strategy. Prior to Polen Capital, he spent 5 years as VP and Research Analyst at Osprey Partners Investment Mgmt. Before Osprey Partners, he spent 1 year as a Research Analyst at Value Line, Inc. and 5 years in the health care sector holding various analytical positions at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is a board member of the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY), a member of the CFA Institute-CFA Society of South Florida.


Damon A. Ficklin

Manager

Start Date

Sep 15, 2010

Tenure

7.21

Tenure Rank

7.0%

Mr. Ficklin joined Polen Capital in 2003. Mr. Ficklin is Co-Portfolio Manager & Research Analyst on the Firm’s flagship Focus Growth strategy. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Ficklin spent one year working as an equity analyst with Morningstar and four years as a tax consultant to Fortune 500 companies with Price Waterhouse. Mr. Ficklin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Accounting, earned a M.S.A. from Appalachian State University, and earned an MBA with high honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He serves on the Investment Committee to the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.9

Category Average

7.51

Category Mode

0.7