DFMGX: DF Dent Midcap Growth Institutional

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DFMGX DF Dent Midcap Growth Institutional


Profile

DFMGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $237 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 45.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.68
$22.43
$30.15

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.11%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $500,000
  • IRA $500,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.33%
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
    Nov 29, 2017
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • 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").


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Categories

Performance

DFMGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -1.0% 29.6% 30.65%
1 Yr 29.8% -53.8% 62.3% 3.95%
3 Yr N/A* -38.4% 45.0% 3.70%
5 Yr N/A* -30.5% 25.8% 3.97%
10 Yr N/A* -15.0% 20.0% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 39.1% -50.2% 44.9% 2.93%
2018 -3.4% -51.7% 102.3% 7.51%
2017 N/A -21.1% 36.0% N/A
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DFMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -1.0% 29.6% 30.65%
1 Yr 29.8% -53.8% 62.3% 3.95%
3 Yr N/A* -33.6% 45.0% 3.70%
5 Yr N/A* -21.1% 25.8% 6.28%
10 Yr N/A* -10.4% 20.0% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DFMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 39.1% -50.2% 44.9% 2.93%
2018 -3.4% -51.7% 102.3% 16.82%
2017 N/A -7.0% 39.4% N/A
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

DFMGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DFMGX Category Low Category High DFMGX % Rank
Net Assets 237 M 753 K 34.2 B 71.74%
Number of Holdings 32 1 2554 94.31%
Net Assets in Top 10 71.4 M 186 K 6.42 B 70.40%
Weighting of Top 10 45.36% 5.9% 100.0% 10.37%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Verisk Analytics Inc 5.66%
  2. Tyler Technologies Inc 5.20%
  3. Markel Corp 5.14%
  4. Ecolab Inc 5.01%
  5. Vulcan Materials Co 4.45%
  6. Ansys Inc 4.25%
  7. CBRE Group Inc Class A 3.99%
  8. Waste Connections Inc 3.96%
  9. SBA Communications Corp 3.91%
  10. Moody's Corporation 3.77%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DFMGX % Rank
Stocks
95.58% 83.13% 121.88% 83.95%
Cash
4.41% -27.03% 16.87% 13.88%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.45% 80.27%
Other
0.00% -10.22% 5.15% 79.60%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 78.76%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.52% 79.43%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFMGX % Rank
Technology
28.55% 0.00% 54.65% 47.49%
Industrials
22.65% 0.00% 33.54% 10.20%
Healthcare
13.28% 0.00% 41.67% 83.28%
Real Estate
11.25% 0.00% 52.42% 6.19%
Financial Services
9.94% 0.00% 40.35% 31.61%
Basic Materials
9.90% 0.00% 19.70% 1.00%
Consumer Cyclical
2.84% 2.74% 58.77% 99.83%
Communication Services
1.58% 0.00% 26.56% 82.94%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.65% 84.11%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.32% 92.47%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 16.93% 97.99%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DFMGX % Rank
US
91.62% 80.33% 115.67% 76.42%
Non US
3.96% 0.00% 16.67% 37.63%

Expenses

DFMGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DFMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.11% 0.05% 27.43% 56.37%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.50% 55.78%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

DFMGX 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

DFMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 50.00%

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.

DFMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 29.00% 1.24% 385.00% 29.95%

Distributions

DFMGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DFMGX Category Low Category High DFMGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 40.68% 78.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DFMGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DFMGX Category Low Category High DFMGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.33% -2.55% 2.65% 50.34%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

DFMGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Thomas O'Neil


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

8.59

8.6%

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

8.59

8.6%

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.

Gary Mitchell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

8.59

8.6%

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.

Bruce Kennedy


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

8.59

8.6%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 33.1 7.97 3.92