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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.72

$12.8 M

0.00%

1.99%

Vitals

YTD Return

-20.1%

1 yr return

-18.3%

3 Yr Avg Return

18.9%

5 Yr Avg Return

12.6%

Net Assets

$12.8 M

Holdings in Top 10

65.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.8
$9.47
$16.13

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.99%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 23.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Technology


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.72

$12.8 M

0.00%

1.99%

ALTEX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -20.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.75%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Firsthand Alternative Energy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Firsthand Funds
  • Inception Date
    Oct 29, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kevin Landis

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in alternative energy and alternative energy technology companies, both U.S. and international. It may purchase stocks of any capitalization, including, but not limited to, large-cap, mid-cap or small-cap stocks. The fund's international stock investments may include stocks of companies based in or doing substantial business in both developed markets and emerging markets. It may also from time to time, as part of its principal investment strategies, invest a substantial portion of its assets in cash or cash equivalents. The fund is non-diversified.


ALTEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ALTEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -20.1% -57.1% 22.4% 33.33%
1 Yr -18.3% -67.1% 39.2% 46.48%
3 Yr 18.9%* -3.6% 37.0% 31.02%
5 Yr 12.6%* -0.8% 24.9% 75.26%
10 Yr 11.4%* 6.6% 25.4% 97.19%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ALTEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -5.1% -78.5% 51.5% 72.80%
2020 83.9% -63.4% 154.1% 6.25%
2019 40.6% -97.5% 63.7% 23.58%
2018 -18.6% -49.7% 44.9% 75.38%
2017 27.0% -22.9% 83.6% 57.53%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ALTEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -20.1% -75.9% 954.2% 7.39%
1 Yr -18.3% -67.1% 66.6% 50.34%
3 Yr 18.9%* -3.6% 37.0% 37.14%
5 Yr 12.6%* -0.8% 30.0% 78.08%
10 Yr 11.4%* 6.6% 25.4% 96.70%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ALTEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -5.1% -78.5% 51.5% 72.80%
2020 83.9% -63.4% 154.1% 6.25%
2019 40.6% -97.5% 63.7% 23.58%
2018 -18.6% -49.7% 44.9% 81.54%
2017 27.0% -22.9% 83.6% 73.66%

NAV & Total Return History


ALTEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ALTEX Category Low Category High ALTEX % Rank
Net Assets 12.8 M 863 K 50.4 B 83.16%
Number of Holdings 43 1 470 61.19%
Net Assets in Top 10 11.1 M 0 30.3 B 69.55%
Weighting of Top 10 65.92% 7.6% 100.0% 8.08%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. SolarEdge Technologies Inc 13.45%
  2. Fidelity® Inv MM Fds Treasury I 11.81%
  3. Aspen Aerogels Inc 7.20%
  4. Wolfspeed Inc 6.79%
  5. Enphase Energy Inc 6.02%
  6. Vivint Solar Inc 5.78%
  7. Vestas Wind Systems A/S 5.54%
  8. Vestas Wind Systems A/S 5.54%
  9. Vestas Wind Systems A/S 5.54%
  10. Vestas Wind Systems A/S 5.54%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ALTEX % Rank
Stocks
88.01% 0.00% 100.53% 98.21%
Cash
11.99% -0.53% 100.00% 1.49%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.84% 49.55%
Other
0.00% -1.08% 26.87% 53.13%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% 48.36%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.72% 49.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ALTEX % Rank
Technology
54.27% 2.80% 100.00% 78.14%
Industrials
27.34% 0.00% 53.73% 2.10%
Consumer Cyclical
9.51% 0.00% 51.15% 28.44%
Financial Services
4.16% 0.00% 55.06% 43.71%
Healthcare
2.87% 0.00% 67.05% 23.65%
Utilities
1.85% 0.00% 6.27% 2.99%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 15.05% 60.78%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 7.96% 48.50%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 97.05% 91.92%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 5.64% 54.19%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 36.08% 52.99%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ALTEX % Rank
US
78.53% 0.00% 100.53% 76.42%
Non US
9.48% 0.00% 99.27% 49.85%

ALTEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ALTEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.99% 0.08% 2.97% 4.48%
Management Fee 1.53% 0.00% 1.95% 99.66%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.45% 0.02% 0.50% 96.23%

Sales Fees

ALTEX 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

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

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.

ALTEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 23.00% 0.00% 281.00% 19.80%

ALTEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ALTEX Category Low Category High ALTEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 42.10% 56.38%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ALTEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ALTEX Category Low Category High ALTEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.75% -2.30% 2.08% 96.55%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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ALTEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kevin Landis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 29, 2007

14.6

14.6%

Landis is the President, Chief Executive Officer, chief investment officer and portfolio manager of Firsthand Capital Management, Inc. He co-founded the firm in 1993.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 32.43 7.88 2.12