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Federated Hermes Kaufmann A

KAUAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 21.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.5%
  • Net Assets $8.36 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$7.36
$4.62
$7.55

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.97%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,500
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$82.79

-0.66%

$38.98 B

-

$0.00

0.62%

-

$115.64

-0.66%

$38.01 B

-

$0.00

2.26%

-

$159.53

-0.88%

$22.86 B

0.29%

$0.46

1.53%

-

$33.70

-0.65%

$21.77 B

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$0.00

-1.26%

-

$215.51

-0.59%

$20.93 B

0.42%

$0.92

1.62%

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KAUAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.38%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Federated Hermes Kaufmann Fd
  • Fund Family Name
    Federated
  • Inception Date
    Apr 24, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Hans Utsch

Fund Description

The fund invests a majority of its assets in the common stocks of small- and medium-sized companies that are traded on national security exchanges, the NASDAQ stock market and on the over-the-counter market. Up to 30% of the fund's net assets may be invested in foreign securities. It may invest in fixed-income securities, American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) and use derivative contracts and/or hybrid instruments to implement elements of its investment strategy.


KAUAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.5% -2.0% 19.9% 72.60%
1 Yr 28.6% 2.6% 152.5% 73.86%
3 Yr 21.0%* 1.6% 57.6% 44.67%
5 Yr 18.5%* 6.6% 45.5% 40.60%
10 Yr 14.4%* 7.2% 24.0% 47.37%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 20.1% -69.7% 2474.5% 64.79%
2019 18.2% -50.2% 44.9% 80.61%
2018 -9.5% -70.5% 9.2% 26.64%
2017 13.8% -21.1% 84.9% 63.77%
2016 -6.7% -61.7% 39.8% 90.78%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.5% -2.0% 19.9% 72.60%
1 Yr 21.5% -2.9% 152.5% 84.62%
3 Yr 18.7%* 1.6% 57.6% 60.74%
5 Yr 17.1%* 6.6% 45.5% 59.75%
10 Yr 13.7%* 7.2% 24.0% 62.38%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 20.1% -69.7% 2474.5% 64.79%
2019 18.2% -50.2% 44.9% 80.61%
2018 -9.5% -51.7% 12.2% 47.60%
2017 27.7% -7.0% 84.9% 19.25%
2016 3.2% -61.7% 39.8% 57.99%

NAV & Total Return History


KAUAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

KAUAX Category Low Category High KAUAX % Rank
Net Assets 8.36 B 1.09 M 39 B 11.98%
Number of Holdings 183 10 2593 9.39%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.59 B 195 K 7.69 B 11.33%
Weighting of Top 10 33.47% 3.9% 97.2% 22.31%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federated Hermes Inst Prime Val Obl IS 14.16%
  2. argenx SE 3.53%
  3. argenx SE 3.53%
  4. argenx SE 3.53%
  5. argenx SE 3.53%
  6. argenx SE 3.53%
  7. argenx SE 3.53%
  8. argenx SE 3.53%
  9. argenx SE 3.53%
  10. argenx SE 3.53%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUAX % Rank
Stocks
85.65% 0.07% 102.10% 96.93%
Cash
14.34% -5.31% 41.10% 1.78%
Other
0.01% -0.87% 39.00% 16.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.59% 32.52%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.20% 26.38%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 17.46% 30.37%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUAX % Rank
Healthcare
36.16% 0.00% 39.13% 0.65%
Technology
22.12% 0.00% 59.48% 83.98%
Basic Materials
16.64% 0.00% 20.37% 0.49%
Consumer Cyclical
7.93% 0.00% 67.94% 91.26%
Industrials
7.13% 0.00% 34.76% 89.00%
Financial Services
4.69% 0.00% 37.20% 56.63%
Real Estate
3.47% 0.00% 14.19% 39.32%
Utilities
1.33% 0.00% 5.78% 14.72%
Consumer Defense
0.45% 0.00% 15.94% 81.72%
Communication Services
0.08% 0.00% 24.80% 88.19%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 49.06% 52.10%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUAX % Rank
US
55.27% 29.81% 100.08% 97.73%
Non US
30.38% 0.00% 56.23% 0.49%

KAUAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

KAUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.97% 0.05% 25.69% 13.61%
Management Fee 1.30% 0.00% 1.50% 99.20%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 35.21%
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.01% 0.40% 41.70%

Sales Fees

KAUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 2.50% 5.75% 61.33%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

KAUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 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.

KAUAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 38.00% 1.00% 457.00% 40.46%

KAUAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

KAUAX Category Low Category High KAUAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.37% 27.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

KAUAX Category Low Category High KAUAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.38% -2.48% 1.52% 93.91%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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KAUAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Hans Utsch


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 1986

34.88

34.9%

Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of Kaufmann Growth Equity Team. Responsible for portfolio management and research in global growth equity area. Previous associations: Chairman & Co-Portfolio Manager, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; President, Hans Utsch & Company; Analyst, Goodbody & Co. B.A., Amherst College; M.B.A., Columbia University. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1986; Investment Experience: 56 Years.

Jonathan Art


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2003

17.26

17.3%

Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Portfolio Manager, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; Portfolio Manager/Analyst, S-Squared Technology; Vice President Corporate Development, Gartner Group. B.E.S., The Johns Hopkins University; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1995; Investment Experience: 37 Years.

Mark Bauknight


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2003

17.26

17.3%

Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Investment Analyst, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; Analyst, UBS Securities, LLC; Analyst, Morgan Stanley & Co. Two B.A. degrees, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.B.A., Oxford University. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1997; Investment Experience: 25 Years.

Thomas Brakel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2012

8.51

8.5%

Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Vice President/Senior Biotech Analyst New Vernon Associates; Biotech Analyst, BioPharma Fund; Biotech/Pharmaceutical Analyst, Mehta Partners. M.D., Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands; M.B.A., Stanford University. Joined Federated 2003; Investment Experience: 21 Years.

John Ettinger


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2013

7.01

7.0%

Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Investment Analyst, Edgemont Asset Management Corp, adviser to The Kaufmann Fund; Investment Analyst, Energy Technology Investments; Equity Analyst, Value Line. B.A., Duke University. Joined Federated 2001; joined Kaufmann Fund 1996; Investment Experience: 24 Years.

Barbara Miller


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2013

7.01

7.0%

Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for portfolio management and fundamental analysis in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Vice President/Equity Analyst, Goldman Sachs; Principal, BT Alex Brown; Vice President, Edelman Public Relations Worldwide; Associate, Adams & Rinehart/Ogilvy & Mather; Broadcast Journalist. B.A., Brown University; M.B.A., Harvard Business School. Joined Federated 2002; Investment Experience: 26 Years.

Stephen DeNichilo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2014

6.01

6.0%

CFA, Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: Senior Research Analyst, ACK Asset Management, LLC; Equity Research Analyst, Thomson, Horstmann & Bryant, Inc.; Equity Research Associate, First Albany Capital; Market Analyst, Lord, Abbett & Company; B.S., Villanova University; M.B.A., Fordham University. Frequent guest on CNBC’s Power Lunch. Joined Federated 2012; Investment Experience: 20 Years.

Vivian Wohl


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2014

6.01

6.0%

Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst. Responsible for research and analytical support in the global growth equity area. Previous associations: First Vice President and Senior Analyst, Merrill Lynch; Senior Health Care Analyst and Managing Director, Robertson Stephens & Co.; Partner, Crown Advisors. B.A., Cornell University; M.B.A., Columbia University. Joined Federated 2002; Investment Experience: 34 years.

Steven Abrahamson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2015

5.01

5.0%

Member of the Fund's Investment Team since December 2007; Senior Investment Analyst; joined Federated in 2001; formerly Investment Analyst with Edgemont Asset Management Corp., Adviser to The Kaufmann Fund, Inc. (predecessor to the Kaufmann Fund) since 2001; B.S., Bucknell University; M.B.A., Duke University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 34.88 8.16 3.84