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DF Dent Small Cap Growth Investor

DFDSX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 26.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • Net Assets $38.1 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 34.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.23
$12.23
$22.39

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.66%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$248.83

+1.20%

$27.60 B

0.34%

$0.83

25.23%

-

$69.95

+1.17%

$27.60 B

-

$0.00

25.16%

-

$127.77

+0.99%

$16.60 B

0.23%

$0.29

22.26%

-

$36.82

+1.74%

$10.50 B

-

$0.00

18.01%

-

$69.30

+0.64%

$10.24 B

0.04%

$0.03

18.20%

-

DFDSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 26.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.50%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    DF Dent Small Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    DF Dent Funds
  • Inception Date
    Nov 01, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Gary Wu

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities with small market capitalizations. The fund typically invests in U.S. exchange-listed equity securities, consisting of common stocks, preferred stocks, real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), sponsored and unsponsored American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") and exchange-traded funds ("ETFs").


DFDSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFDSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 26.9% -44.7% 319.9% 44.84%
1 Yr 17.8% -25.1% 76.7% 50.39%
3 Yr 14.4%* -12.1% 32.7% 34.36%
5 Yr 13.4%* -4.5% 27.5% 42.50%
10 Yr N/A* -3.4% 21.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFDSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 34.3% -9.6% 42.9% 3.97%
2018 -8.3% -76.3% 13.6% 14.58%
2017 15.6% -52.6% 37.0% 47.64%
2016 16.4% -49.0% 26.1% 13.23%
2015 -5.1% -59.6% 8.6% 24.63%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFDSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 26.9% -44.7% 319.9% 44.84%
1 Yr 17.8% -28.8% 76.7% 47.80%
3 Yr 14.4%* -13.1% 32.7% 33.77%
5 Yr 13.4%* -4.9% 27.5% 41.05%
10 Yr N/A* -3.7% 21.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFDSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 34.3% -9.6% 42.9% 3.97%
2018 -8.3% -54.2% 14.5% 34.99%
2017 15.6% -8.4% 42.0% 74.67%
2016 16.4% -16.4% 31.4% 17.64%
2015 -4.2% -59.6% 19.3% 49.04%

NAV & Total Return History


DFDSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFDSX Category Low Category High DFDSX % Rank
Net Assets 38.1 M 1.64 M 27.6 B 88.42%
Number of Holdings 47 1 2040 91.24%
Net Assets in Top 10 12.3 M 302 K 3.26 B 87.32%
Weighting of Top 10 34.63% 5.7% 100.0% 12.99%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bio-Techne Corp 3.93%
  2. Envestnet Inc 3.80%
  3. Cable One Inc 3.76%
  4. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 3.62%
  5. IAA Inc Ordinary Shares 3.49%
  6. Guidewire Software Inc 3.43%
  7. BlackLine Inc 3.36%
  8. Floor & Decor Holdings Inc 3.29%
  9. Heico Corp Class A 3.20%
  10. SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc 3.15%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFDSX % Rank
Stocks
99.05% 52.72% 100.90% 27.70%
Cash
0.95% -3.62% 23.75% 71.05%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.21% 56.34%
Other
0.00% -6.62% 24.04% 62.28%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 52.58%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 53.52%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFDSX % Rank
Technology
38.74% 8.25% 76.43% 4.23%
Industrials
19.18% 0.00% 33.63% 22.54%
Healthcare
15.69% 0.00% 49.47% 89.36%
Consumer Cyclical
13.21% 0.00% 30.75% 31.14%
Communication Services
5.92% 0.00% 18.20% 5.32%
Financial Services
5.32% 0.00% 20.64% 54.62%
Consumer Defense
1.14% 0.00% 16.96% 94.84%
Basic Materials
0.81% 0.00% 11.71% 74.33%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.53% 68.70%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 15.27% 93.90%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 48.50% 77.93%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFDSX % Rank
US
95.60% 2.12% 100.90% 40.53%
Non US
3.45% 0.00% 94.09% 40.85%

DFDSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFDSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.66% 0.05% 36.03% 23.88%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.05% 1.50% 62.70%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

DFDSX 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

DFDSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 32.26%

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.

DFDSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 38.00% 4.00% 442.00% 32.44%

DFDSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFDSX Category Low Category High DFDSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 23.30% 55.87%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFDSX Category Low Category High DFDSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.50% -3.17% 1.37% 48.65%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DFDSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Gary Wu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2013

7.0

7.0%

Gary Wu, Ph.D., CFA, joined the firm in the summer of 2012 with eight years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining D.F. Dent and Company, he served as a Senior Vice President at BDT Capital Partners, a Securities Analyst and Co-Portfolio Manager at Legg Mason Capital Management, healthcare investment banker at Legg Mason Wood Walker (now Stifel Nicolaus), and a management consultant at Mars & Company. Dr. Wu earned a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Columbia University, and he holds a Bachelor of Medicine degree from Peking University Medical School. Dr. Wu is a Vice President of D. F. Dent and Company and a Charted Financial Analyst. Dr. Wu currently serves as a portfolio manager, analyst and Chief Risk Officer.

Matthew Dent


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2013

7.0

7.0%

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.

Tenure Analysis

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