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AHSBX Alger Health Sciences B

  • Fund
  • AHSBX
  • Price as of: N/A
  • N/A N/A N/A
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities
  • Fund Company
  • N/A

AHSBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.3%
  • Net Assets $104 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 38.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.09%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 5.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 133.92%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Health & Biotech Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Health

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.83%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Alger Health Sciences Fund
  • Fund Family Name N/A
  • Inception Date May 01, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies of any market capitalization that are engaged in the health sciences sector. It can invest in foreign securities.

AHSBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AHSBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -3.0% 27.4% N/A
1 Yr -14.8% -24.9% 8.1% N/A
3 Yr 2.5%* -17.8% 22.4% N/A
5 Yr 9.3%* -11.9% 14.2% N/A
10 Yr 6.1%* -1.8% 15.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AHSBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -25.3% 7.7% N/A
2017 N/A -10.8% 43.9% N/A
2016 N/A -29.8% 2.6% N/A
2015 N/A -20.4% 13.8% N/A
2014 N/A -5.8% 31.5% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AHSBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -3.0% 28.9% N/A
1 Yr -18.3% -24.9% 8.7% N/A
3 Yr 2.0%* -17.8% 26.7% N/A
5 Yr 9.1%* -11.9% 17.1% N/A
10 Yr 6.1%* -1.8% 18.6% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AHSBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -25.3% 12.3% N/A
2017 N/A -10.8% 45.8% N/A
2016 N/A -24.2% 8.7% N/A
2015 N/A -16.6% 15.2% N/A
2014 N/A -5.8% 36.7% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

AHSBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AHSBX Category Low Category High AHSBX % Rank
Net Assets 104 M 13.9 M 44.3 B N/A
Number of Holdings 92 28 364 N/A
Net Assets in Top 10 45.9 M 7.98 M 18.8 B N/A
Weighting of Top 10 38.24% 24.8% 75.8% N/A

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 4.85%

  2. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc 4.34%

  3. Eli Lilly and Co 4.21%

  4. UnitedHealth Group Inc 4.18%

  5. Shire PLC ADR 3.99%

  6. Edwards Lifesciences Corp 3.79%

  7. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 3.62%

  8. Biogen Inc 3.50%

  9. DexCom Inc 2.89%

  10. Abiomed Inc 2.85%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AHSBX % Rank
Stocks
96.91% 91.85% 103.20% N/A
Cash
3.09% -3.19% 5.75% N/A
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.13% N/A
Other
0.00% -1.92% 2.75% N/A
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.12% N/A
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.94% N/A

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AHSBX % Rank
Healthcare
94.08% 13.80% 99.56% N/A
Technology
0.46% 0.00% 61.10% N/A
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% N/A
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.36% N/A
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 10.61% N/A
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 3.95% N/A
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% N/A
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% N/A
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% N/A
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 7.87% N/A
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.47% N/A

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AHSBX % Rank
US
92.63% 60.64% 99.56% N/A
Non US
4.28% 0.00% 38.57% N/A

AHSBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AHSBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.09% 0.10% 2.98% N/A
Management Fee 0.81% 0.09% 1.25% N/A
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

AHSBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 5.00% 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

AHSBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.75% 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.

AHSBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 133.92% 0.00% 699.00% N/A

AHSBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AHSBX Category Low Category High AHSBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AHSBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AHSBX Category Low Category High AHSBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.83% -2.15% 1.48% N/A

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

AHSBX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

21.72

Category Average

10.18

Category Mode

19.09