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Buffalo Emerging Opportunities Fund

BUIOX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 29.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.8%
  • Net Assets $92.7 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 32.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.49
$10.79
$21.69

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.35%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250,000
  • IRA $250,000

Fund Classification


Compare BUIOX to Popular U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$245.68

+0.23%

$27.60 B

0.34%

$0.83

23.74%

-

$69.07

+0.22%

$27.60 B

-

$0.00

23.58%

-

$126.44

+0.73%

$16.60 B

0.23%

$0.29

20.98%

-

$36.21

+0.58%

$10.50 B

-

$0.00

16.06%

-

$69.20

+0.74%

$10.24 B

0.04%

$0.03

18.03%

-

BUIOX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 29.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -1.19%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Buffalo Early Stage Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Buffalo
  • Inception Date
    Jul 01, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    1737310
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Craig Richard

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities, consisting of common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible securities, warrants and rights, of companies that, at the time of purchase by the fund, the advisor defines as early stage growth companies. In addition to the fund's investments in domestic securities, it may also invest up to 20% of its net assets in sponsored or unsponsored ADRs and equity securities of foreign companies that are traded on U.S. stock exchanges.


BUIOX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 29.5% -44.9% 314.3% 35.16%
1 Yr 24.7% -25.1% 76.7% 36.26%
3 Yr 14.2%* -12.1% 32.7% 36.16%
5 Yr 15.8%* -4.5% 27.5% 23.95%
10 Yr 15.7%* -3.4% 21.7% 10.58%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -9.6% 42.9% N/A
2018 N/A -76.3% 13.6% N/A
2017 N/A -52.6% 37.0% N/A
2016 N/A -49.0% 26.1% N/A
2015 N/A -59.6% 8.6% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 29.5% -44.5% 314.3% 35.16%
1 Yr 24.7% -28.8% 76.7% 33.96%
3 Yr 14.2%* -13.1% 32.7% 35.73%
5 Yr 15.8%* -4.9% 27.5% 22.97%
10 Yr 15.7%* -3.7% 21.7% 10.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -9.6% 42.9% N/A
2018 N/A -54.2% 14.5% N/A
2017 N/A -8.4% 42.0% N/A
2016 N/A -16.4% 31.4% N/A
2015 N/A -59.6% 19.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


BUIOX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BUIOX Category Low Category High BUIOX % Rank
Net Assets 92.7 M 1.64 M 27.6 B 81.85%
Number of Holdings 63 1 2040 80.75%
Net Assets in Top 10 29.3 M 302 K 3.26 B 77.62%
Weighting of Top 10 32.90% 5.7% 100.0% 14.40%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Fidelity® Inv MM Fds Government I 9.81%
  2. 8x8 Inc 3.40%
  3. Open Lending Corp Class A 3.01%
  4. Mimecast Ltd 2.65%
  5. Air Transport Services Group Inc 2.53%
  6. Cerence Inc Ordinary Shares 2.52%
  7. Varonis Systems Inc 2.41%
  8. Community Healthcare Trust Inc 2.30%
  9. The Lovesac Co 2.18%
  10. PaySign Inc 2.09%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BUIOX % Rank
Stocks
90.19% 52.72% 100.90% 97.65%
Cash
9.81% -3.62% 23.75% 2.03%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.21% 54.93%
Other
0.00% -6.62% 24.04% 61.03%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 50.70%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 51.64%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUIOX % Rank
Technology
27.39% 8.25% 76.43% 32.86%
Healthcare
22.20% 0.00% 49.47% 76.21%
Industrials
19.75% 0.00% 33.63% 15.49%
Consumer Cyclical
11.39% 0.00% 30.75% 54.62%
Financial Services
8.09% 0.00% 20.64% 27.70%
Communication Services
5.25% 0.00% 18.20% 7.67%
Real Estate
2.55% 0.00% 15.27% 48.51%
Consumer Defense
2.24% 0.00% 16.96% 87.79%
Basic Materials
1.13% 0.00% 11.71% 59.47%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.53% 66.82%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 48.50% 76.84%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUIOX % Rank
US
85.08% 2.12% 100.90% 90.30%
Non US
5.11% 0.00% 94.09% 28.33%

BUIOX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BUIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.35% 0.05% 36.03% 39.26%
Management Fee 1.30% 0.05% 1.50% 98.90%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BUIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BUIOX 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.

BUIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 4.00% 442.00% 16.85%

BUIOX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BUIOX Category Low Category High BUIOX % Rank
Dividend Yield 3.68% 0.00% 23.65% 1.41%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BUIOX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BUIOX Category Low Category High BUIOX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.19% -3.17% 1.37% 88.39%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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BUIOX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Craig Richard


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 03, 2013

7.42

7.4%

Craig Richard, CFA, Co-Portfolio Manager. Mr. Richard has been an investment professional since 2002 and joined KCM in 2008. Previously, Mr. Richard was an equity research analyst with A.G. Edwards from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Richard holds a B.S. from Kansas State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Kansas.

Doug Cartwright


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 11, 2015

5.48

5.5%

Doug Cartwright, CFA, Co-Portfolio Manager and partner. Mr. Cartwright has been an investment professional since 2006 and joined Kornitzer Capital Management in 2013. Mr. Cartwright was formerly an equity analyst with Kellogg Asset Management and a credit analyst with Waddell & Reed Investment Management. Mr. Cartwright holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Baylor University and an M.B.A from the Wisconsin School of Business Applied Securities Analysis Program. Mr. Cartwright has served as co-portfolio manager of the Emerging Opportunities Fund since 2015.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 29.26 8.22 3.67