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WAAEX Wasatch Small Cap Growth Investor

  • Fund
  • WAAEX
  • Price as of: Jul 20, 2018
  • $52.76
  • - $0.08
  • - 0.15%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

WAAEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.7%
  • Net Assets $1.78 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$52.76
$42.18
$52.84

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 19.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2012-01-31

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.88%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wasatch Small Cap Growth Fund®
  • Fund Family Name Wasatch
  • Inception Date Dec 08, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager J.B. Taylor

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in small growth companies. It will invest at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in the equity securities of small-capitalization companies. The fund may invest up to 20% of its total assets at the time of purchase in securities issued by foreign companies in developed markets, emerging markets, or frontier markets.

WAAEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.7% -100.0% 86.1% 11.43% 1
1 Yr 27.9% -22.5% 49.1% 19.27% 1
3 Yr 11.0% * -11.1% 25.3% 40.82% 3
5 Yr 11.7% * -11.9% 20.9% 65.60% 4
10 Yr 12.2% * -6.3% 16.1% 19.15% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 9.0% -73.6% 37.0% 59.02% 3
2016 -3.7% -49.0% 25.7% 84.94% 5
2015 -15.8% -70.7% 35.1% 70.99% 4
2014 -6.5% -41.2% 46.6% 48.12% 3
2013 27.1% -32.6% 61.3% 58.21% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.7% -100.0% 86.1% 11.46% 1
1 Yr 27.9% -31.1% 291.3% 16.51% 1
3 Yr 11.0% * -43.2% 166.8% 37.74% 2
5 Yr 11.7% * -11.0% 20.9% 62.92% 4
10 Yr 12.2% * -5.0% 16.1% 18.38% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 9.0% -73.6% 37.0% 59.31% 3
2016 -3.7% -49.0% 25.7% 88.98% 5
2015 -0.3% -37.2% 66.8% 27.01% 2
2014 3.5% -23.4% 6103.1% 48.74% 3
2013 47.3% -32.6% 1073.2% 71.70% 4

NAV & Total Return History

WAAEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.78 B 412 K 25 B 5.83% 2
Number of Holdings 68 1 3400 17.80% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 507 M -2.31 M 4.32 B 3.62% 1
Weighting of Top 10 29.0% 0.0% 100.1% 7.87% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc A 2.89%
  2. Icon PLC 3.31%
  3. Copart Inc 3.35%
  4. Heico Corp Class A 3.28%
  5. Metro Bank PLC 2.47%
  6. Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc 2.84%
  7. Five Below Inc 3.23%
  8. Paylocity Holding Corp 2.70%
  9. Cantel Medical Corp 2.46%
  10. RBC Bearings Inc 2.46%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.29% 0.00% 113.52% 26.61% 5
Cash
2.95% -13.53% 100.00% 13.70% 2
Other
1.87% -3.26% 7.69% 2.68% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.89% 0.00% 10.15% 0.94% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 1.26% 1
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 80.90% 1.89% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank Quintile
Technology
21.12% 1.00% 76.45% 26.30% 4
Healthcare
21.01% 0.00% 66.00% 13.54% 2
Industrials
20.93% 0.73% 31.20% 5.67% 1
Consumer Cyclical
13.85% 0.29% 28.09% 15.43% 2
Financial Services
9.79% -2.39% 26.88% 14.96% 2
Consumer Defense
4.07% -1.21% 11.61% 15.43% 3
Basic Materials
2.09% 0.00% 15.22% 29.76% 5
Real Estate
1.42% -0.36% 12.50% 21.57% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.44% 4.61% 12.13% 2
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 18.50% 28.82% 5
Communication Services
0.00% -0.97% 6.29% 18.74% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank Quintile
US
85.58% 0.00% 112.52% 31.97% 5
Non US
8.71% 0.00% 90.96% 5.20% 1

WAAEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.27% 0.06% 27.39% 22.99% 2
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 2.20% 5
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

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

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WAAEX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.00% 2.00% 0.78% 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.

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WAAEX Rank Quintile
Turnover 19.00% 1.00% 818.00% 22.83% 1

WAAEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

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

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.88% -20.74% 2.14% 22.36% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WAAEX - Managers

J.B. Taylor

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jan 31, 2013

Tenure

5.41

Tenure Rank

10.7%

JB Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer of Wasatch Advisors and joined the firm in 1996. Mr. Taylor began working on the Core Growth Fund as a senior analyst in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Taylor is a native of California and speaks Hungarian.


Ryan Snow

Manager

Start Date

Aug 28, 2017

Tenure

0.84

Tenure Rank

17.2%

Ryan Snown joined Wasatch Advisors as a research analyst in 2000. Mr. Snow holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Utah.


Kenneth A. Korngiebel

Manager

Start Date

Aug 28, 2017

Tenure

0.84

Tenure Rank

17.2%

Kenneth A. Korngiebel, CFA, has been the lead portfolio manager and a portfolio manager at Wasatch Advisors. Mr. Korngiebel joined Wasatch Advisors in 2015, providing additional research support and leadership for the entire U.S. small-cap equity team. Previously, he has been the portfolio manager at Montibus Capital Management LLC in 2006 and is a Managing Director and its Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining Montibus, he served as a Managing Director at Columbia Management and was the Portfolio Manager. Prior to Columbia Management, he held positions in private equity and commercial real estate. Mr. Korngiebel holds a BA in Economics and Spanish from Stanford University (1987) and an MBA, with a focus on finance, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (1996). He is a member of the Portland Society of Financial Analysts.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

45.7

Category Average

6.94

Category Mode

3.5