BVDIX: William Blair Small Cap Value I

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BVDIX William Blair Small Cap Value I


Profile

BVDIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -47.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -22.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -12.7%
  • Net Assets $95.5 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.45
$8.02
$18.54

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.31%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 116.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $500,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -47.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -17.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -8.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.80%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Small Cap Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    Oct 01, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Mitchell

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of small capitalized ("small cap") companies. It invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments, of small cap domestic companies that the advisor believes offer a long-term investment value. For purposes of the fund, the advisor considers a company to be a small cap company if it has a market capitalization no larger than the largest capitalized company included in the Russell 2000® Index at the time of the fund's investment.


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Performance

BVDIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BVDIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -47.6% -58.0% 29.9% 98.98%
1 Yr -47.7% -94.4% 32.4% 97.94%
3 Yr -22.7%* -64.7% 64.4% 92.96%
5 Yr -12.7%* -44.4% 32.5% 82.16%
10 Yr -2.4%* -20.5% 11.7% 68.84%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BVDIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% -94.0% 48.3% 76.33%
2018 -25.1% -67.3% 0.1% 65.35%
2017 0.1% -36.3% 36.3% 73.53%
2016 21.1% -36.7% 34.1% 21.74%
2015 -6.0% -48.0% 3.1% 22.67%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BVDIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -47.6% -58.0% 29.9% 98.98%
1 Yr -47.7% -94.4% 32.4% 97.94%
3 Yr -17.6%* -64.1% 64.4% 89.28%
5 Yr -8.4%* -42.7% 32.5% 77.18%
10 Yr 1.6%* -15.4% 11.7% 65.07%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BVDIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% -94.0% 48.3% 76.33%
2018 -15.9% -67.1% 0.1% 35.71%
2017 7.8% -26.8% 52.6% 69.28%
2016 26.5% -24.6% 34.1% 9.83%
2015 -5.5% -48.0% 5.3% 51.69%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BVDIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BVDIX Category Low Category High BVDIX % Rank
Net Assets 95.5 M 752 K 83 B 71.70%
Number of Holdings 83 1 2479 72.70%
Net Assets in Top 10 29.7 M 82.9 K 3.16 B 65.09%
Weighting of Top 10 20.16% 2.8% 100.0% 33.24%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Brady Corp Class A 2.77%
  2. Curtiss-Wright Corp 2.32%
  3. Watts Water Technologies Inc A 2.21%
  4. Conmed Corp 2.00%
  5. Encompass Health Corp 2.00%
  6. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc 1.98%
  7. Integer Holdings Corp 1.83%
  8. UniFirst Corp 1.70%
  9. Carter's Inc 1.69%
  10. Darling Ingredients Inc 1.67%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BVDIX % Rank
Stocks
95.91% 85.81% 103.54% 82.90%
Cash
4.09% -84.82% 14.19% 17.39%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.76% 19.11%
Other
0.00% -8.94% 23.68% 21.12%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.48% 16.67%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 58.30% 18.82%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BVDIX % Rank
Financial Services
26.80% 0.00% 44.90% 8.84%
Industrials
18.62% 7.73% 50.07% 43.77%
Consumer Cyclical
12.56% 1.51% 32.40% 25.51%
Real Estate
12.49% 0.00% 21.15% 5.07%
Healthcare
6.89% 0.00% 37.76% 75.65%
Technology
6.52% 0.00% 45.53% 92.17%
Utilities
5.49% 0.00% 23.96% 6.67%
Energy
4.82% -0.10% 26.16% 14.06%
Consumer Defense
3.39% 0.00% 15.01% 63.04%
Basic Materials
2.42% 0.00% 20.42% 81.88%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 22.51% 92.75%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BVDIX % Rank
US
95.91% 80.61% 102.04% 55.03%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 16.98% 85.78%

Expenses

BVDIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BVDIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.31% 0.01% 12.58% 38.90%
Management Fee 1.10% 0.00% 1.50% 96.25%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

BVDIX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

BVDIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 75.97%

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.

BVDIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 116.00% 0.02% 436.00% 88.95%

Distributions

BVDIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BVDIX Category Low Category High BVDIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 11.73% 19.83%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BVDIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BVDIX Category Low Category High BVDIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.80% -5.33% 2.35% 20.61%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BVDIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Mitchell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 23, 1996

23.28

23.3%

Dave Mitchell, a Partner of William Blair Investment Management, LLC, is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Small, Small-Mid, and Mid Cap Value strategies. He joined William Blair in his current role in 1996. Previously, he was a partner in the U.S. equity group at Brinson Partners, Inc. and a member of the Post-Venture Portfolio management team. Before that, he was co-manager of Thomas Paine Investors, LP, a private fund that invested in small-cap stocks, after working as a senior equity analyst. Before that, he was an equity analyst and portfolio manager at Connecticut National Bank and, before graduate studies, an equity trader and money market portfolio manager. For more than a decade, Dave served as a director at Reading In Motion (formerly Whirlwind), which partners with teachers to improve urban children's language-arts and learning skills through the arts. Dave is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Education: B.A., Knox College; M.B.A., Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Mark Leslie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 25, 2005

14.69

14.7%

Mark Leslie, a Partner of William Blair Investment Management, LLC, is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Small, Small-Mid, and Mid Cap Value strategies. He joined William Blair in his current role in 2005. Previously, he was lead portfolio manager of the First American Small Cap Value Fund and co-portfolio manager of First American Mid Cap Value Fund at U.S. Bancorp Asset Management for eight years. Before becoming a portfolio manager, Mark was an equity analyst at U.S. Bancorp. Before that, he was a sell-side analyst with Dain Bosworth for five years. Mark is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Education: B.S., business and economics, cum laude, University of New Hampshire.

Chad Kilmer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2006

13.93

13.9%

Chad Kilmera, Partner with William Blair Investment Management, LLC, is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Small, Small-Mid, and Mid Cap Value strategies. He joined William Blair in his current role in 2006. Previously, Chad spent two years at U.S. Bancorp Asset Management, where he was most recently lead portfolio manager of the First American Small Cap Value Fund. Before that, he was an analyst with the Small Cap Value product at Gabelli Woodland Partners, a subsidiary of Gabelli Asset Management, for three years. Chad is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Education: B.S.B., Accounting, University of Minnesota; M.B.A., finance emphasis, Yale University School of Management.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 47.45 6.65 0.41