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DF Dent Midcap Growth Investor

DFDMX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.3%
  • Net Assets $514 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$33.64
$19.95
$33.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.01%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 31.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $2,500

Fund Classification


Compare DFDMX to Popular U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$89.18

+1.41%

$34.01 B

-

$0.00

50.21%

-

$113.06

+0.71%

$33.25 B

-

$0.00

18.60%

-

$162.67

+0.63%

$19.75 B

0.09%

$0.15

14.73%

-

$33.27

-0.06%

$18.81 B

-

$0.00

13.39%

-

$201.79

+0.97%

$17.40 B

0.52%

$1.05

27.09%

-

DFDMX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.28%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DF Dent Midcap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    DF Dent Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jul 01, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Thomas O'Neil

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of medium-size companies ("80% Policy"). It typically invests in U.S.-listed equity securities, consisting of common stocks, preferred stocks, securities convertible into U.S. common stocks, real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs"), and exchange-traded funds ("ETFs").


DFDMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFDMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.1% -71.1% 2393.5% 62.60%
1 Yr 15.9% -14.4% 114.6% 69.61%
3 Yr 16.6%* -3.5% 47.4% 34.53%
5 Yr 15.3%* -1.0% 37.5% 29.75%
10 Yr N/A* 4.3% 20.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFDMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 38.9% -50.2% 44.9% 3.57%
2018 -3.5% -70.5% 9.2% 7.27%
2017 30.8% -21.1% 84.9% 6.63%
2016 4.1% -61.7% 39.8% 30.86%
2015 -2.4% -54.0% 12.2% 26.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFDMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.1% -71.1% 2393.5% 62.60%
1 Yr 15.9% -18.9% 114.6% 66.78%
3 Yr 16.6%* -4.7% 47.4% 32.65%
5 Yr 15.3%* -1.0% 37.5% 27.78%
10 Yr N/A* 4.3% 20.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFDMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 38.9% -50.2% 44.9% 3.57%
2018 -3.5% -51.7% 12.2% 16.31%
2017 31.2% -7.0% 84.9% 10.98%
2016 4.2% -61.7% 39.8% 47.94%
2015 0.8% -54.0% 12.2% 30.89%

NAV & Total Return History


DFDMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFDMX Category Low Category High DFDMX % Rank
Net Assets 514 M 919 K 34 B 60.32%
Number of Holdings 36 13 2566 90.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 219 M 181 K 7.69 B 53.72%
Weighting of Top 10 42.96% 3.3% 94.2% 15.91%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Verisk Analytics Inc 5.08%
  2. Waste Connections Inc 4.75%
  3. Ansys Inc 4.71%
  4. Illumina Inc 4.28%
  5. Vulcan Materials Co 4.23%
  6. Ecolab Inc 4.22%
  7. Markel Corp 4.22%
  8. Cable One Inc 4.12%
  9. Moody's Corporation 4.02%
  10. SBA Communications Corp 3.81%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFDMX % Rank
Stocks
97.84% 23.73% 139.77% 69.09%
Cash
2.15% -55.75% 39.68% 30.58%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.64% 55.83%
Other
0.00% -41.95% 75.09% 58.58%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.20% 52.91%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 16.44% 54.37%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFDMX % Rank
Technology
23.23% 0.00% 59.48% 80.74%
Industrials
22.42% 0.00% 43.94% 4.53%
Healthcare
17.07% 0.00% 39.13% 78.32%
Real Estate
10.60% 0.00% 14.36% 2.59%
Basic Materials
8.64% 0.00% 17.56% 1.94%
Financial Services
8.42% 0.00% 40.21% 24.76%
Communication Services
5.30% 0.00% 22.10% 48.38%
Consumer Cyclical
4.32% 0.00% 65.22% 96.28%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.37% 64.56%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 60.50% 72.33%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 15.89% 94.34%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFDMX % Rank
US
93.09% 23.51% 139.77% 60.03%
Non US
4.75% 0.00% 31.43% 49.68%

DFDMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFDMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.01% 0.05% 27.43% 62.48%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.50% 52.50%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% 62.42%

Sales Fees

DFDMX 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

DFDMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.20% 2.00% 35.14%

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.

DFDMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 31.00% 1.00% 457.00% 32.89%

DFDMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFDMX Category Low Category High DFDMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 32.35% 55.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFDMX Category Low Category High DFDMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.28% -2.48% 1.52% 46.55%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DFDMX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Thomas O'Neil


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

9.34

9.3%

Thomas F. O'Neil, Jr., CFA, joined the firm in the summer of 1985 with 15 years of experience in the field of investment management. For the previous 6 years, he served in the position of financial adviser to a Maryland family with philanthropic interests where his responsibilities included management of the family’s investments. Prior to that position, for nine years he was responsible for the investment of insurance companies’ funds in the equity and fixed-income markets for a large Maryland based corporation called Commercial Credit Corp. Mr. O’Neil is a graduate of Georgetown University, Columbia University Graduate School of Business where he received an MBA in finance and banking. He is also a CFA Charterholder. He has served on the boards of various non-profit organizations. Mr. O’Neil is a Vice President at D.F. Dent and Company and serves as a portfolio manager and analyst.

Matthew Dent


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

9.34

9.3%

Matthew F. Dent, CFA, joined the firm in the summer of 2001 with four years of investment experience. Prior to joining D.F. Dent and Company, Mr. Dent served as a research associate at Stafford Capital in San Francisco, a research associate at Robertson Stephens in San Francisco, and as an investment banking analyst at DB Alex Brown in Baltimore. Mr. Dent is a graduate of Brown University, where he received a B.A. in both Economics and Organizational Behavior and Management. Mr. Dent is a CFA Charterholder and is currently a member of the CFA Institute and the Baltimore Security Analysts Society. He serves on the board of a local non-profit organization and is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Mr. Dent is President of D.F. Dent and Company and serves as a portfolio manager and analyst.

Bruce Kennedy


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

9.34

9.3%

Bruce L. Kennedy, II, CFA, Director of Research since 2014, Vice President since 2010 and Research Analyst from 2007-2010, joined D.F. Dent in the summer of 2007 with four years of investment experience. Prior to joining D.F. Dent, he served as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York, an Associate Analyst at T. Rowe Price in Baltimore from 2001 to 2005, and as a Summer Analyst at Wasatch Advisors in Salt Lake City in 2006. Mr. Kennedy received an A.B. from Dartmouth College cum laude in Economics and History, and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2007. Mr. Kennedy is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Gary Mitchell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

9.34

9.3%

Gary D. Mitchell, J.D. joined the firm in the summer of 2005 with 13 years of experience practicing law. Prior to joining D.F. Dent and Company, Mr. Mitchell was a corporate attorney for C.R. Bard and Lucent Technologies, two S&P 500 companies in New Jersey. Prior to his corporate experience, Mr. Mitchell was an attorney in the New York office of Sidley & Austin. His experience includes corporate, securities and regulatory law, as well as mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Mr. Mitchell received an A.B. from Harvard College summa cum laude in Economics and received a J.D. from Harvard Law School cum laude. Mr. Mitchell is a Vice President of D.F. Dent and Company and serves as a portfolio manager, analyst and Chief Compliance Officer.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 34.72 8.21 0.67
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