ASGTX: Transamerica Small Cap Growth A

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ASGTX Transamerica Small Cap Growth A

  • Fund
  • ASGTX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2019
  • $6.69
    + $0.05 + 0.75%
  • Primary Category
  • Uncategorized

Profile

ASGTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 27.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -21.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -12.4%
  • Net Assets $161 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$6.69
$4.87
$6.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.41%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 55.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 27.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Transamerica Small Cap Growth
  • Fund Family Name
    Transamerica
  • Inception Date
    Aug 31, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    W. Conrad Doenges

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of borrowing, if any, for investment purposes) in stocks of small capitalization companies. The fund's sub-adviser primarily focuses on seeking to identify high quality, high-growth small capitalization companies. It may invest in foreign securities through American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs"), and generally will not invest more than 10% of fund assets in foreign securities.


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Performance

ASGTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ASGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 27.9% -49.8% 449.5% 34.38%
1 Yr 6.9% -66.3% 26.3% 42.05%
3 Yr -21.1%* -45.0% 25.0% 97.79%
5 Yr -12.4%* -32.6% 16.3% 95.52%
10 Yr N/A* -13.9% 17.4% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ASGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.8% -67.3% 18.6% 47.42%
2017 3.9% -73.6% 36.1% 85.26%
2016 -46.4% -49.0% 133.1% 99.80%
2015 -5.5% -70.7% 8.6% 26.53%
2014 -5.5% -43.5% 76.2% 44.27%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ASGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 27.9% -49.8% 448.6% 35.21%
1 Yr 19.8% -66.3% 28.0% 16.89%
3 Yr 11.1%* -32.6% 24.8% 36.16%
5 Yr 11.3%* -25.8% 18.5% 14.66%
10 Yr N/A* -3.1% 28.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ASGTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -7.8% -67.1% 18.6% 30.07%
2017 15.2% -5.9% 42.0% 72.78%
2016 20.5% -16.4% 133.1% 5.62%
2015 3.2% -59.6% 19.3% 7.16%
2014 2.7% -43.5% 76.2% 39.33%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ASGTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ASGTX Category Low Category High ASGTX % Rank
Net Assets 161 M 3.44 M 25.5 B 72.93%
Number of Holdings 50 27 2025 92.38%
Net Assets in Top 10 50.6 M 369 K 2.45 B 62.24%
Weighting of Top 10 33.20% 5.3% 66.6% 8.10%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR 4.75%
  2. Pegasystems Inc 3.97%
  3. Inter Parfums Inc 3.81%
  4. Maximus Inc 3.23%
  5. J&J Snack Foods Corp 3.11%
  6. Repligen Corp 2.94%
  7. PRA Health Sciences Inc 2.92%
  8. Qualys Inc 2.90%
  9. Skyline Champion Corp 2.80%
  10. EVO Payments Inc 2.77%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ASGTX % Rank
Stocks
95.36% 87.30% 103.64% 77.47%
Cash
4.63% -3.64% 17.57% 15.40%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.06% 23.34%
Other
0.00% -14.32% 8.33% 30.96%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 14.42%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.16% 17.18%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ASGTX % Rank
Healthcare
24.82% 0.13% 42.90% 23.50%
Technology
23.98% 2.71% 75.66% 44.25%
Industrials
22.06% 2.15% 40.13% 11.83%
Consumer Defense
9.69% 0.00% 13.60% 2.92%
Financial Services
6.48% -0.42% 23.28% 57.54%
Consumer Cyclical
5.39% 0.00% 26.97% 96.76%
Basic Materials
1.91% 0.00% 9.80% 69.85%
Communication Services
1.03% 0.00% 12.31% 45.71%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.58% 47.00%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 12.87% 82.33%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.19% 86.22%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ASGTX % Rank
US
94.13% 80.33% 103.64% 56.89%
Non US
1.23% 0.00% 14.36% 69.04%

Expenses

ASGTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ASGTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.41% 0.06% 4.77% 36.36%
Management Fee 0.87% 0.05% 1.59% 67.10%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 36.24%
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.00% 0.70% 9.20%

Sales Fees

ASGTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.00% 5.75% 53.85%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ASGTX 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.

ASGTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 55.00% 6.00% 474.00% 41.44%

Distributions

ASGTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ASGTX Category Low Category High ASGTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.88% 22.53%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ASGTX Category Low Category High ASGTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.55% -2.40% 0.96% 50.74%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

ASGTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

W. Conrad Doenges


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 31, 2012

7.25

7.3%

Conrad Doenges joined Ranger Investments Management, L.P. in 2004 and serves as a Portfolio Manager. Mr. Doenges served as a Partner, Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer of John McStay Investment Counsel. Mr. Doenges was employed by John McStay Investment Counsel between 1998 and 2004 and throughout his tenure was responsible for portfolio management, research, new business development and client service. Between 1996 and 1998, Mr. Doenges served as President of Newcastle Capital Management, a boutique investment research firm that serviced clients including Friess Associates and John McStay Investment Counsel. From 1991 to the time he established Newcastle Capital Management, Mr. Doenges worked as an analyst for Friess Associates. Between 1988 and 1991 Mr. Doenges served as an associate with Nations Bank (later renamed Bank of America). Mr. Doenges graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. degree in History.

Joseph T. LaBate


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2017

2.75

2.8%

Mr. LaBate joined Ranger in 2002 and currently serves as a Portfolio Manager. His primary research focus is on healthcare, producer durables and materials. Prior to joining Ranger, Mr. LaBate served as a Portfolio Manager for RedHawk Advisors LLC and conducted fundamental equity research with a focus on small-cap healthcare securities. Mr. LaBate earned a B.S. degree in Finance (Cum Laude) from Siena College in 1996 and an M.B.A. degree from Southern Methodist University in 2002.

Andrew F. Hill


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2017

2.75

2.8%

Mr. Hill joined Ranger in 2003 and currently serves as a Portfolio Manager. His primary research focus is on financial services, oil and gas, and energy. Prior to joining the Ranger team in 2003, Mr. Hill served as a Research Analyst for Ranger Capital affiliated investment funds. Mr. Hill earned a B.A degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 1996.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.0 28.34 7.82 2.75