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WAMVX Wasatch Micro Cap Value

  • Fund
  • WAMVX
  • Price as of: Jul 17, 2018
  • $3.74
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.27%
  • Category
  • Micro Cap Equities

WAMVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.5%
  • Net Assets $267 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$3.74
$3.19
$3.74

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.85%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 57.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.81%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wasatch Micro Cap Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name Wasatch
  • Inception Date Jul 28, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Brian A. Bythrow

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in micro-cap companies. It will invest at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in the equity securities of micro-capitalization companies. The adviser considers a company to be a micro-capitalization company if its market capitalization, at the time of purchase, is less than the larger of $1.5 billion or the market capitalization of the largest company in the Russell Microcap Index. It may invest up to 30% of its total assets at the time of purchase in securities issued by foreign companies in developed, emerging markets or frontier markets.

WAMVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.0% -13.2% 28.4% 57.63% 3
1 Yr 22.0% -13.9% 43.2% 28.33% 2
3 Yr 13.1% * -1.9% 19.6% 14.81% 1
5 Yr 14.5% * 3.8% 20.1% 9.62% 1
10 Yr 12.3% * 1.9% 15.5% 20.00% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 17.1% -17.6% 28.9% 12.07% 1
2016 10.6% -22.1% 33.0% 64.29% 4
2015 -4.3% -30.4% 3.3% 20.37% 1
2014 -14.2% -24.9% 28.6% 88.24% 5
2013 21.4% 1.8% 64.7% 82.61% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.0% -13.2% 28.4% 57.63% 3
1 Yr 22.0% -10.9% 43.2% 23.33% 2
3 Yr 13.1% * 0.5% 19.6% 14.81% 1
5 Yr 14.5% * 5.3% 20.1% 9.62% 1
10 Yr 12.3% * 4.3% 15.5% 17.14% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 17.1% -17.6% 28.9% 12.07% 1
2016 10.6% -10.7% 33.0% 64.29% 4
2015 8.2% -16.2% 8.2% 1.85% 1
2014 -1.0% -8.6% 47.2% 52.94% 3
2013 86.2% 1.8% 386.6% 8.70% 1

NAV & Total Return History

WAMVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

WAMVX Category Low Category High WAMVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 267 M 3.66 M 6.96 B 8.20% 1
Number of Holdings 110 40 1574 18.03% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 36.5 M 405 K 252 M 16.39% 2
Weighting of Top 10 14.4% 3.7% 43.4% 49.18% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Esquire Financial Holdings Inc 1.61%
  2. USA Technologies Inc 1.47%
  3. Patrick Industries Inc 1.57%
  4. Select Interior Concepts 144A 1.57%
  5. BofI Holding Inc 1.53%
  6. The Hackett Group Inc 1.37%
  7. Wabash National Corp 1.33%
  8. SmartFinancial Inc 1.33%
  9. NAPCO Security Technologies Inc 1.32%
  10. Nexus AG 1.31%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High WAMVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
92.88% 74.84% 100.48% 42.62% 5
Cash
6.13% -0.52% 20.83% 14.75% 1
Other
0.98% 0.00% 4.86% 6.56% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.32% 6.56% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 4.92% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.42% 4.92% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WAMVX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
22.20% 0.00% 34.97% 18.03% 2
Industrials
18.22% 8.23% 31.80% 18.03% 2
Technology
16.48% 6.87% 51.51% 31.15% 3
Healthcare
9.58% 1.28% 38.03% 32.79% 4
Consumer Cyclical
8.77% 4.32% 43.45% 49.18% 4
Consumer Defense
4.99% 0.00% 10.58% 16.39% 1
Communication Services
2.50% 0.00% 8.11% 9.84% 2
Basic Materials
2.46% 0.00% 12.99% 44.26% 4
Real Estate
2.36% 0.00% 7.85% 22.95% 3
Energy
1.86% 0.00% 6.16% 44.26% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.04% 18.03% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WAMVX % Rank Quintile
US
71.60% 65.52% 98.75% 55.74% 5
Non US
21.28% 0.00% 21.28% 1.64% 1

WAMVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WAMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.85% 0.52% 6.72% 39.34% 3
Management Fee 1.50% 0.50% 1.50% 1.64% 5
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

WAMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WAMVX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

WAMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WAMVX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 3.23% 1

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.

WAMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WAMVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 57.00% 8.82% 177.00% 27.59% 4

WAMVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WAMVX Category Low Category High WAMVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.01% 0.63% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WAMVX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WAMVX Category Low Category High WAMVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.81% -2.70% 0.75% 45.90% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

WAMVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

WAMVX - Managers

Brian A. Bythrow

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jul 28, 2003

Tenure

14.93

Tenure Rank

4.7%

Bythrow is a portfolio manager for Wasatch Advisors, his employer since 2003. From 1998 to 2003, Bythrow worked in Indiana as a portfolio manager for the Monogram Special Equity Fund. Earlier, he was an Equity Analyst with Parkstone Funds and a Credit Analyst with Shoreline Bank. Bythrow served in the US Air Force for five years, rising to the rank of Captain. He earned a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento and a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences from the United States Air Force Academy.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

24.0

Category Average

6.45

Category Mode

3.5