GWEZX: AMG GW&K Small Cap Core Z

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GWEZX AMG GW&K Small Cap Core Z


Profile

GWEZX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $471 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.53
$16.10
$27.66

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.91%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 20.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Feb 24, 2017
  • Standard (Taxable) $5,000,000
  • IRA $50,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.25%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    AMG GW&K Small Cap Core Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    AMG Funds
  • Inception Date
    Feb 24, 2017
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Miller

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of small-capitalization companies. It primarily invests in common stock and preferred stock of U.S. small-capitalization companies. The fund invests in an unrestricted opportunity set, pursuing quality companies with either growth- or value-oriented characteristics.


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Performance

GWEZX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GWEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.2% -36.4% 62.8% 78.77%
1 Yr 3.5% -44.5% 49.6% 74.02%
3 Yr -0.2%* -52.5% 32.5% 68.75%
5 Yr N/A* -38.6% 17.4% 18.97%
10 Yr N/A* -17.7% 16.0% 16.17%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GWEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.3% -49.8% 42.9% 33.78%
2018 -24.8% -54.2% 13.6% 72.46%
2017 N/A -73.6% 36.1% N/A
2016 N/A -49.0% 133.1% N/A
2015 N/A -70.7% 8.6% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period GWEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.2% -36.4% 62.8% 78.77%
1 Yr 3.5% -44.5% 49.6% 73.86%
3 Yr 6.4%* -22.1% 33.0% 48.93%
5 Yr N/A* -17.4% 21.0% 33.00%
10 Yr N/A* -7.6% 26.7% 27.49%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period GWEZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.3% -49.8% 42.9% 33.78%
2018 -13.7% -54.2% 14.5% 45.61%
2017 N/A -8.4% 42.0% N/A
2016 N/A -16.4% 133.1% N/A
2015 N/A -59.6% 19.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

GWEZX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

GWEZX Category Low Category High GWEZX % Rank
Net Assets 471 M 5.05 M 27.1 B 51.43%
Number of Holdings 85 1 2022 68.10%
Net Assets in Top 10 84.3 M 753 K 2.93 B 47.62%
Weighting of Top 10 19.01% 5.1% 100.0% 55.40%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Syneos Health Inc A 2.20%
  2. Grand Canyon Education Inc 2.15%
  3. QTS Realty Trust Inc Class A 1.99%
  4. Paylocity Holding Corp 1.95%
  5. HubSpot Inc 1.89%
  6. Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc 1.81%
  7. UFP Industries Inc 1.79%
  8. Lithia Motors Inc Class A 1.76%
  9. Texas Roadhouse Inc 1.74%
  10. Stag Industrial Inc 1.73%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High GWEZX % Rank
Stocks
98.10% 82.34% 100.95% 43.02%
Cash
1.90% -4.85% 17.66% 52.38%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.86% 28.41%
Other
0.00% -13.80% 11.74% 35.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 19.21%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.66% 20.32%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GWEZX % Rank
Healthcare
19.83% 0.08% 54.38% 83.97%
Technology
17.69% 2.71% 81.98% 90.00%
Industrials
15.94% 1.13% 32.81% 52.54%
Financial Services
14.00% 0.00% 22.83% 8.89%
Consumer Cyclical
10.05% 0.00% 31.17% 53.81%
Consumer Defense
8.44% 0.00% 18.15% 9.68%
Real Estate
5.52% 0.00% 10.39% 14.13%
Basic Materials
4.86% 0.00% 12.65% 7.94%
Utilities
2.61% 0.00% 6.25% 9.21%
Energy
1.06% 0.00% 5.19% 17.78%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 12.66% 87.14%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High GWEZX % Rank
US
95.28% 80.10% 100.58% 41.11%
Non US
2.82% 0.00% 12.07% 44.92%

Expenses

GWEZX - Expenses

Operational Fees

GWEZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.91% 0.06% 36.03% 84.40%
Management Fee 0.70% 0.05% 1.50% 24.32%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.40% 70.09%

Sales Fees

GWEZX 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

GWEZX 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.

GWEZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 20.00% 9.00% 474.00% 10.99%

Distributions

GWEZX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

GWEZX Category Low Category High GWEZX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 27.18% 21.75%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

GWEZX Category Low Category High GWEZX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.25% -2.35% 1.11% 6.65%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

GWEZX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Miller


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 27, 2009

11.02

11.0%

Dan is responsible for overseeing all aspects of our Equity teams, including portfolio management, research, and trading. He also is a member of the firm’s Management, Investment and ESG Committees. Dan brings more than three decades of industry experience to GW&K. Prior to joining the firm, Dan worked with various companies in the Boston area as an Investment and Financial Consultant. Previously he spent 21 years at Putnam Investments in Boston, where he was Chief Investment Officer for the Specialty Growth Group overseeing a team of twenty and up to $100 billion in assets under management. He was a portfolio management team member of several small and mid cap growth funds, and the lead manager for the Putnam New Opportunities Fund since its inception in 1990. Dan was also a member of Putnam’s Management Committee and Partners Group. He began his career as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley. Dan graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and received his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He earned the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Boston.

Jeffrey Thibault


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 27, 2009

11.02

11.0%

Jeffrey W. Thibault, CFA, Partner, Portfolio Manager, joined GW&K in 2004.He has particular emphasis on finding the most promising opportunities in a universe of growth and value-oriented small cap stocks. He started his investment career in 1997 working for BNY Asset Management first as an associate analyst and then as an analyst on their successful Small Cap Growth investment team. He relocated back to his hometown of Boston in 2004 to join GW&K’s equity team. He earned a BS from the University of Vermont and an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Mr. Thibault also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 29.01 8.22 3.42