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WGROX Wasatch Core Growth

  • Fund
  • WGROX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $58.11
  • + $0.22
  • + 0.38%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

WGROX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.1%
  • Net Assets $1.29 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$58.11
$44.64
$61.44

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.17%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 39.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

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 9.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.29%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wasatch Core 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 normally invests at least 65% of its net assets in the equity securities of growing companies. The companies are usually small to mid-size with market capitalizations of less than $5 billion at the time of purchase. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets at the time of purchase in securities issued by foreign companies in developed or emerging markets. Securities issued by companies incorporated outside the United States whose securities are principally traded in the United States are not defined as foreign companies and are not subject to this limitation.

WGROX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.8% -81.5% 23.9% 32.54% 2
1 Yr 4.0% -79.3% 49.1% 16.90% 1
3 Yr 6.3% * -46.0% 12.4% 7.60% 1
5 Yr 12.1% * -28.4% 17.8% 15.20% 1
10 Yr 7.6% * -15.4% 10.6% 22.55% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -7.6% -71.6% 14.9% 35.53% 2
2014 3.5% -57.2% 17.3% 6.63% 1
2013 28.4% -32.6% 61.3% 56.99% 3
2012 19.2% -100.0% 30.8% 4.56% 1
2011 5.1% -29.9% 181.9% 3.53% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.8% -81.5% 23.9% 34.87% 2
1 Yr 4.0% -33.3% 291.3% 15.08% 1
3 Yr 6.3% * -43.2% 166.8% 7.42% 1
5 Yr 12.1% * -9.4% 71.0% 13.74% 1
10 Yr 7.6% * -4.6% 47.4% 20.76% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 4.7% -71.6% 38.5% 7.93% 1
2014 7.2% -23.4% 22.2% 15.73% 1
2013 38.1% -32.6% 6103.1% 89.98% 5
2012 25.5% -100.0% 400.5% 39.71% 2
2011 6.9% -100.0% 101.1% 7.20% 1

NAV & Total Return History

WGROX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

WGROX Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.29 B 31.4 K 16.3 B 4.72% 1
Number of Holdings 64 2 3396 17.32% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 377 M -2.31 M 3.02 B 3.94% 1
Weighting of Top 10 28.4% 4.2% 100.1% 7.40% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Cimpress NV 3.42%
  2. Credit Acceptance Corp 2.56%
  3. Cornerstone OnDemand Inc 3.84%
  4. Waste Connections Inc 2.90%
  5. Icon PLC 2.54%
  6. Copart Inc 2.93%
  7. Mednax Inc 2.50%
  8. Tyler Technologies Inc 2.67%
  9. Seattle Genetics Inc 2.65%
  10. Balchem Corp 2.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
89.90% 11.88% 101.33% 29.76% 5
Cash
7.91% -1.33% 40.84% 2.52% 1
Other
2.20% -2.46% 7.32% 2.36% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.79% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 3.15% 1
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 77.46% 2.52% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank Quintile
Technology
23.33% 1.34% 72.04% 17.64% 3
Industrials
14.95% 1.14% 31.40% 18.58% 3
Consumer Cyclical
14.12% -0.10% 41.48% 15.91% 3
Healthcare
13.71% 1.10% 63.64% 23.94% 4
Financial Services
12.60% -2.02% 28.78% 7.87% 1
Basic Materials
5.58% 0.00% 28.16% 9.29% 2
Real Estate
3.09% -5.58% 15.70% 14.33% 3
Consumer Defense
2.53% -2.82% 14.18% 23.15% 4
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 20.20% 25.51% 5
Communication Services
0.00% -0.97% 6.07% 17.17% 3
Utilities
0.00% -1.64% 9.47% 10.08% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank Quintile
US
83.39% 0.00% 100.00% 29.92% 5
Non US
6.51% 0.00% 92.82% 5.04% 1

WGROX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WGROX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.17% 0.07% 27.39% 24.41% 2
Management Fee 1.00% 0.03% 1.50% 2.52% 5
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

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

WGROX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WGROX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.00% 2.00% 0.74% 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.

WGROX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WGROX Rank Quintile
Turnover 39.00% 2.00% 710.00% 18.58% 2

WGROX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WGROX Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 15.65% 74.81% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WGROX Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.29% -6.38% 2.19% 12.91% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WGROX - Managers

J.B. Taylor

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2000

Tenure

15.84

Tenure Rank

2.2%

Mr. Taylor joined Wasatch Advisors as an analyst in 1996. Mr. Taylor graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering. While at Stanford, Mr. Taylor played for Stanford's nationally ranked volleyball team. Mr. Taylor is a native of California and speaks Hungarian.


Paul Lambert

Manager

Start Date

Jan 31, 2005

Tenure

11.76

Tenure Rank

3.8%

Mr. Lambert joined Wasatch Advisors as an analyst in 2000. From 1999 until joining the Advisor, Mr. Lambert worked for Fidelity Investments. Mr. Lambert holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Utah. He was a founding member of the University of Utah's investment club.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

44.0

Category Average

6.54

Category Mode

4.8