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BUFSX Buffalo Small Cap

  • Fund
  • BUFSX
  • Price as of: Jul 15, 2019
  • $13.98 - $0.04 - 0.29%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

BUFSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 32.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -7.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -16.2%
  • Net Assets $528 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.98
$9.79
$18.76

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.01%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 57.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 32.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Buffalo Small Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name Buffalo
  • Inception Date Apr 14, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding 38484242
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Robert Male

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities, consisting of common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, warrants and rights of small capitalization ("small-cap") companies. It defines small-cap companies as those companies, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations within the range of the Morningstar US Small Growth Index.

BUFSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 32.1% -9.5% 35.4% 6.37%
1 Yr -20.0% -51.0% 14.5% 70.64%
3 Yr -7.6%* -45.1% 27.9% 93.79%
5 Yr -16.2%* -30.8% 18.0% 98.00%
10 Yr -3.4%* -11.7% 17.5% 97.19%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -27.8% -54.2% 21.5% 81.86%
2017 -2.5% -73.6% 37.0% 91.44%
2016 -14.8% -49.0% 25.7% 97.64%
2015 -44.2% -70.7% 14.9% 99.57%
2014 -15.3% -41.2% 17.3% 84.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 32.1% -9.5% 35.4% 6.37%
1 Yr -20.0% -51.0% 18.6% 77.00%
3 Yr 8.6%* -15.3% 27.9% 58.03%
5 Yr 4.8%* -13.8% 20.8% 56.35%
10 Yr 9.7%* -4.8% 28.3% 65.94%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -27.8% -54.2% 22.2% 86.19%
2017 27.0% -6.8% 42.0% 18.37%
2016 6.3% -15.1% 32.0% 71.31%
2015 -5.2% -35.5% 19.3% 56.25%
2014 -6.4% -36.4% 17.3% 74.77%

NAV & Total Return History

BUFSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank
Net Assets 528 M 7.34 M 26.8 B 56.67%
Number of Holdings 73 6 2534 81.93%
Net Assets in Top 10 110 M 1.08 M 5.19 B 51.54%
Weighting of Top 10 21.37% 5.3% 100.0% 37.78%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Paylocity Holding Corp 2.88%

  2. Bio-Techne Corp 2.39%

  3. Mimecast Ltd 2.17%

  4. Bandwidth Inc Class A 2.10%

  5. Monolithic Power Systems Inc 2.04%

  6. Lumentum Holdings Inc 2.03%

  7. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc 1.99%

  8. Pros Holdings Inc 1.99%

  9. Kornit Digital Ltd 1.90%

  10. Catalent Inc 1.87%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFSX % Rank
Stocks
95.14% 9.32% 112.56% 85.83%
Cash
4.85% -1.08% 18.36% 11.91%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.84% 14.78%
Other
0.00% -11.60% 7.74% 21.36%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 4.72%
Bonds
0.00% -27.78% 72.03% 6.37%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFSX % Rank
Technology
34.26% 1.04% 80.95% 14.58%
Healthcare
22.95% 1.15% 57.67% 24.64%
Industrials
13.44% 0.00% 32.50% 67.97%
Consumer Cyclical
10.75% 0.00% 41.23% 83.37%
Basic Materials
3.42% 0.00% 19.48% 56.06%
Real Estate
3.13% 0.00% 14.19% 33.26%
Financial Services
3.13% -2.38% 29.51% 88.91%
Communication Services
1.78% 0.00% 5.75% 16.22%
Consumer Defense
1.59% 0.00% 13.11% 91.58%
Utilities
0.69% 0.00% 5.58% 22.79%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 10.57% 89.12%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFSX % Rank
US
93.35% 3.32% 100.00% 59.34%
Non US
1.79% 0.00% 96.31% 68.99%

BUFSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.01% 0.06% 4.84% 75.98%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.05% 1.59% 62.63%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BUFSX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 7.69%

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.

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 57.00% 3.00% 818.00% 47.84%

BUFSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 17.86%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.55% -2.81% 1.79% 48.87%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

BUFSX - Managers

Robert Male

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 14, 1998

21.22

21.2%

Mr. Male has been an investment professional since 1986 and joined KCM in 1997. Prior to joining KCM, he was a senior equity securities analyst with the USAA Investment Management Company in San Antonio, Texas. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Male holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Jamie Cuellar

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 05, 2015

4.48

4.5%

Mr. Cuellar has been an investment professional since 1992 and joined KCM in 2015. Mr. Cuellar was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for the US Small Cap and US Micro Cap Growth Strategies for PineBridge Investments and predecessor firms, John McStay Investment Counsel and Brazos Capital Management from 2000 to 2012. He also served as a Portfolio Manager with Jacob Asset Management in 2012, a Senior Portfolio Manager with Northern Trust’s wealth advisory practice from 2012 to 2015, as well as an Investment Analyst for Lee Financial Corporation in Dallas, TX from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Cuellar holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of San Diego and an M.B.A from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.


Alexander Hancock

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 19, 2017

2.44

2.4%

Mr. Hancock is a portfolio manager and partner of Kornitzer Capital Management (KCM), his employer since 2002. Mr. Hancock has been an investment professional since 1998. Prior to joining KCM, he was a private equity analyst at ClearLight Partners, LLC and an analyst in the investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Hancock holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.He holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

1.33

Category High

8.66

Category Average

3.27

Category Mode

1.33