AGOZX: Alger Small Cap Focus Z

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AGOZX Alger Small Cap Focus Z

  • Fund
  • AGOZX
  • Price as of: Oct 15, 2019
  • $21.41 + $0.32 + 1.52%

AGOZX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 21.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.8%
  • Net Assets $3.81 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.41
$16.10
$23.40

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.87%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.04%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Jul 31, 2019

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$500,000

IRA

N/A

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Alger Small Cap Focus Fund
  • Fund Family Name Alger
  • Inception Date Dec 29, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Amy Y. Zhang

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies that, at the time of purchase of the securities, have total market capitalization between (1) the higher of (a) $5 billion or (b) the company in either the Russell 2000 Growth Index or the MSCI USA Small Cap Index with the highest capitalization, and (2) the company in either index with the lowest capitalization, at any time during the most recent 12-month period as reported by either index. Both indexes are broad-based indexes of small capitalization stocks.

AGOZX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AGOZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.2% -20.3% 420.0% 31.77%
1 Yr 3.7% -62.4% 420.0% 3.57%
3 Yr 21.4%* -45.3% 73.3% 0.37%
5 Yr 14.8%* -30.0% 39.1% 1.84%
10 Yr N/A* -14.3% 16.1% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AGOZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 13.6% -67.3% 18.6% 0.51%
2017 28.1% -73.6% 36.1% 7.32%
2016 8.5% -54.1% 133.1% 42.51%
2015 2.3% -70.7% 8.6% 4.82%
2014 -6.3% -43.5% 76.2% 47.64%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AGOZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.2% -20.3% 420.0% 31.77%
1 Yr 3.7% -62.4% 420.0% 10.86%
3 Yr 21.4%* -27.9% 73.3% 0.37%
5 Yr 20.5%* -13.5% 39.1% 0.41%
10 Yr N/A* -4.2% 26.8% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AGOZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 13.6% -67.1% 18.6% 0.51%
2017 28.1% -5.9% 42.0% 12.95%
2016 8.5% -16.4% 133.1% 56.69%
2015 19.3% -59.6% 19.3% 0.21%
2014 2.3% -43.5% 76.2% 41.80%

NAV & Total Return History

AGOZX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AGOZX Category Low Category High AGOZX % Rank
Net Assets 3.81 B 5.44 M 23.8 B 8.93%
Number of Holdings 51 28 2017 91.71%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.21 B 492 K 2.54 B 4.47%
Weighting of Top 10 29.54% 5.3% 64.8% 13.08%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Repligen Corp 3.74%

  2. Avalara Inc 3.19%

  3. Tandem Diabetes Care Inc 3.04%

  4. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 2.94%

  5. Everbridge Inc 2.89%

  6. Shopify Inc A 2.86%

  7. Wingstop Inc 2.75%

  8. Bio-Techne Corp 2.74%

  9. Mercury Systems Inc 2.73%

  10. Chegg Inc 2.66%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AGOZX % Rank
Stocks
94.44% 86.31% 101.12% 91.23%
Cash
5.56% -2.03% 22.31% 5.90%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 98.56%
Other
0.00% -18.74% 7.37% 95.22%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 98.56%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.89% 98.56%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AGOZX % Rank
Technology
41.08% 2.71% 74.36% 4.15%
Healthcare
35.98% 0.88% 44.97% 2.71%
Consumer Cyclical
8.45% 0.00% 31.04% 92.03%
Consumer Defense
3.73% 0.00% 15.42% 61.88%
Industrials
2.73% 1.78% 34.57% 99.36%
Basic Materials
1.30% 0.00% 12.23% 90.11%
Financial Services
1.17% -0.71% 22.83% 98.41%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.90% 98.88%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 12.61% 100.00%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 10.44% 99.04%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 7.18% 99.84%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AGOZX % Rank
US
89.01% 81.71% 101.12% 92.19%
Non US
5.43% 0.00% 15.55% 11.80%

AGOZX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AGOZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.87% 0.06% 5.19% 86.81%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.05% 1.59% 45.77%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.00% 0.40% 8.87%

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

AGOZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 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.

AGOZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.04% 6.00% 474.00% 13.92%

AGOZX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AGOZX Category Low Category High AGOZX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.94% 99.04%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AGOZX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AGOZX Category Low Category High AGOZX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.61% -2.40% 0.96% 54.56%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

AGOZX - Managers

Amy Y. Zhang

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 12, 2015

4.63

4.6%

Amy Zhang is Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of the Alger Small Cap Focus, Alger Mid Cap Focus and Alger Small Cap Growth strategies. She joined Alger in 2015 and has 24 years of investment experience. Additionally, Amy is a member of The Alger Partners Plan. During her tenure at Alger, she has been featured and quoted in a number of publications such as: The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, The New York Times, Citywire, Investor’s Business Daily, Business Insider, Investment News, MarketWatch, China Business News, CNBC, and CNN. Prior to joining Alger, Amy worked at Brown Capital Management as a Partner, Managing Director, and Senior Portfolio Manager of its Brown Capital Small Company Fund. Her previous experience includes working as a Portfolio Manager/Analyst at Epsilon Investment Management, Research Analyst at Templeton Worldwide, and Associate at Citicorp Securities. She is a former President of the CFA Society Baltimore and is currently chair of their Advisory Board. She served as a member on the Board of Directors, as well as Vice President and Programs Chair for the CFA Society of Stamford. Amy is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Manhattanville College, where she founded the AYZ STEM scholarship. Amy earned her B.A. from Manhattanville College, where she graduated summa cum laude. She earned her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, where she was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society and named to the Dean’s List. Amy is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.08

Category High

28.17

Category Average

7.55

Category Mode

2.58