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WYASX Waddell & Reed Advs Wilshire Glb Allc Y

  • Fund
  • WYASX
  • Price as of: Dec 15, 2017
  • $9.22
  • + $0.02
  • + 0.22%
  • Category
  • Global Allocation

WYASX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • Net Assets $1.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 80.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.22
$8.02
$9.24

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.88%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 156.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Allocation
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Allocation

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.48%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Waddell & Reed Advisors Wilshire Global Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name Waddell & Reed
  • Inception Date Sep 27, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Cynthia P. Prince-Fox

Fund Description

The fund is a fund-of-funds that seeks to achieve its objective primarily by allocating its assets among a diverse group of affiliated equity and fixed income mutual funds. It invests primarily in mutual funds that are series of either the Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds or the Ivy Funds. Each underlying affiliated fund, in turn, invests in a diversified portfolio of securities from one or more of the following asset classes: domestic equity securities, foreign equity securities and bonds issued by domestic and foreign corporations and governments.

WYASX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WYASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 15.0% -25.7% 23.3% 17.20% 1
1 Yr 15.8% -35.4% 30.0% 27.90% 2
3 Yr 0.1% * -5.5% 9.5% 86.47% 5
5 Yr 4.8% * -3.3% 10.8% 62.11% 4
10 Yr 3.5% * -0.9% 7.8% 59.71% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WYASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -2.3% -30.2% 210.7% 75.91% 5
2015 -8.0% -30.7% 2.7% 54.65% 4
2014 -24.3% -25.2% 10.0% 84.86% 5
2013 19.5% -12.0% 23.8% 5.37% 1
2012 16.3% -11.2% 18.2% 4.21% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WYASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 15.0% -25.7% 23.3% 17.20% 1
1 Yr 15.8% -35.4% 40.9% 21.03% 2
3 Yr 0.1% * -5.7% 12.6% 85.27% 5
5 Yr 4.8% * -3.5% 10.8% 60.40% 4
10 Yr 3.5% * -0.2% 7.8% 54.85% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WYASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -2.3% -30.2% 210.8% 79.55% 5
2015 -8.0% -29.2% 7.0% 78.84% 5
2014 -6.0% -13.1% 18.1% 91.32% 5
2013 35.7% -9.8% 49.2% 1.13% 1
2012 30.6% -17.9% 30.6% 0.32% 1

NAV & Total Return History

WYASX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

WYASX Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.7 B 344 K 108 B 5.71% 2
Number of Holdings 26 2 5496 16.28% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.4 B -289 M 19.4 B 4.02% 1
Weighting of Top 10 80.9% 0.0% 408.5% 9.09% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Ivy International Core Equity N 24.68%
  2. Ivy Advantus Bond N 7.88%
  3. Ivy Emerging Markets Equity N 8.17%
  4. Ivy Value N 6.82%
  5. Ivy Large Cap Growth N 7.10%
  6. Ivy Pictet Targeted Return Bond N 4.93%
  7. Ivy Apollo Strategic Income N 3.45%
  8. Ivy Core Equity N 4.56%
  9. Ivy Government Securities I 9.27%
  10. Ivy European Opportunities N 4.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
62.66% -1.94% 101.23% 8.67% 2
Bonds
31.25% -139.81% 100.98% 14.16% 3
Cash
2.89% -106.19% 185.04% 19.87% 4
Other
1.70% 0.00% 101.91% 14.80% 3
Preferred Stocks
1.45% 0.00% 25.37% 4.02% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.05% 0.00% 6.50% 6.13% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
11.74% -1.55% 21.60% 6.61% 2
Technology
10.27% -1.42% 21.71% 6.39% 2
Consumer Cyclical
8.02% -2.22% 12.90% 4.85% 1
Industrials
7.79% -0.01% 20.24% 5.73% 2
Consumer Defense
5.60% -1.18% 20.16% 6.17% 2
Healthcare
5.22% -2.40% 11.33% 10.13% 3
Energy
4.44% -0.11% 27.67% 7.93% 2
Basic Materials
3.41% -0.11% 19.84% 10.57% 2
Real Estate
3.18% -0.70% 25.75% 9.03% 2
Communication Services
2.23% -0.71% 18.08% 11.45% 3
Utilities
0.55% 0.00% 19.66% 17.40% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
Non US
35.57% 0.00% 93.69% 9.09% 2
US
27.09% -15.12% 97.35% 10.15% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
13.28% 0.00% 53.90% 10.99% 2
Government
10.84% -139.81% 70.19% 16.07% 4
Securitized
7.62% 0.00% 22.72% 4.02% 1
Cash & Equivalents
1.31% -103.93% 185.26% 21.99% 4
Derivative
0.77% -9.39% 15.62% 3.59% 1
Municipal
0.14% 0.00% 9.55% 4.02% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
US
27.79% -139.81% 74.61% 8.03% 2
Non US
3.46% 0.00% 58.01% 21.35% 4

WYASX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WYASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.88% 0.01% 19.72% 37.92% 1
Management Fee 0.07% 0.00% 1.70% 10.00% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.00% 0.00% 0.55% 9.71% 1

Sales Fees

WYASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WYASX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.15% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

WYASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WYASX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 2.00% 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.

WYASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WYASX Rank Quintile
Turnover 156.00% 0.00% 1837.00% 3.23% 5

WYASX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WYASX Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 2.17% 25.19% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WYASX Category Low Category High WYASX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.48% -2.25% 7.59% 44.92% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WYASX - Managers

Cynthia P. Prince-Fox

Manager

Start Date

Aug 04, 2014

Tenure

3.33

Tenure Rank

8.1%

Ms. Prince-Fox has held her Fund responsibilities for the Fund since August 2014. She is Senior Vice President of WRIMCO and IICO, Vice President of the Trust, and Vice President of and portfolio manager for other investment companies for which IICO serves as investment manager. In addition, Ms. Prince-Fox served as CIO of Austin, Calvert & Flavin, Inc., a former affiliate of WRIMCO, from November 2004 to July 2009 and, previously, as Co-CIO for Austin, Calvert & Flavin, Inc. from February 2002 to November 2004.


F. Chace Brundige

Manager

Start Date

Aug 04, 2014

Tenure

3.33

Tenure Rank

8.1%

Brundige joined WRIMCO in 1996 as an equity investment analyst. In 1999 he left to join TCW/WestBridge Ventures LLC as a vice president and limited partner. From 2001 through August 2003, Mr. Brundige was employed by Citadel Investment Group. In 2003, he rejoined WRIMCO as an assistant portfolio manager for the Large Cap Growth equity team. He is Vice President of WRIMCO and IICO. Brundige holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Nathan R. Palmer

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2017

Tenure

0.54

Tenure Rank

11.4%

Nathan Palmer is a managing director of Wilshire Associates and heads Wilshire Funds Management’s portfolio management group. Mr. Palmer has more than 17 years of industry experience and is responsible for creating multi-asset class, multi-manager investment solutions for financial intermediary clients. He is the Chair of Wilshire Funds Management’s Retirement Oversight Committee and a voting member of its Investment Committee. Prior to joining Wilshire Associates, Mr. Palmer provided investment advice to endowment, foundation, and family office clients at Convergent Wealth Advisors. Previously, he managed the public market investment portfolios for the endowment at the California Institute of Technology and for the defined benefit and defined contribution retirement assets at Intel Corporation. Mr. Palmer began his career as a securities analyst, where he published equity research on the technology, media, and telecom industries. Mr. Palmer graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude from the University of Washington with a BA in business administration. He holds an MBA with High Distinction from the Stern School of Business, New York University, graduating as an Armando John Garville Memorial Scholar. Mr. Palmer holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is an active member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Los Angeles.


Anthony Wicklund

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2017

Tenure

0.54

Tenure Rank

11.4%

Anthony Wicklund, CFA, CAIA, Portfolio Manager, is a vice president of Wilshire Associates and a portfolio manager with Wilshire Funds Management. Prior to joining Wilshire Associates in 2013, Mr. Wicklund was the Director of Risk Management at Convergent Wealth Advisors, where he led the firm’s investment risk management and operational due diligence efforts. Additionally, he served as chairman of the firm’s Risk Management Oversight Committee and was a voting member of the Investment Committee. Previously, Mr. Wicklund was a senior analyst at Pacific Seafood where he evaluated acquisition targets, coordinated the integration of acquired companies, and performed internal operational audits and capital expenditure analyses. Mr. Wicklund earned his BS in business administration, with a concentration in finance from the University of Oregon. He also holds an MBA from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, with a concentration in investments and financial markets. Mr. Wicklund holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations, and is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles, CFA Institute, and CAIA Association.


Elizabeth Yakes

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2017

Tenure

0.54

Tenure Rank

11.4%

Liz Yakes is a vice president of Wilshire Associates and a member of Wilshire Funds Management’s portfolio management group. Prior to joining Wilshire Associates in 2012, Ms. Yakes worked as a senior consultant at Ernst & Young supporting credit risk regulatory compliance initiatives for banking and capital markets clients. Ms. Yakes earned a BS in industrial engineering and a BS in integrated business and engineering from Lehigh University. She also holds an MBA from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Los Angeles.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.9

Category Average

5.19

Category Mode

0.7