KAUBX: Federated Hermes Kaufmann B

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KAUBX Federated Hermes Kaufmann B


Profile

KAUBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.2%
  • Net Assets $7.37 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$5.27
$3.57
$5.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.48%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 5.50%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 42.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Feb 01, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $1,500
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.32%
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
    B
  • 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.


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Performance

KAUBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.8% 2.9% 14.4% 45.45%
1 Yr 1.5% 1.5% 19.4% 100.00%
3 Yr 2.7%* -7.0% 6.8% 36.36%
5 Yr -2.2%* -5.3% 2.4% 77.78%
10 Yr 1.8%* 1.8% 3.9% 75.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.0% 13.8% 29.6% 90.91%
2018 -12.7% -35.0% -8.9% 36.36%
2017 11.0% 3.8% 14.6% 45.45%
2016 -8.7% -8.9% 15.5% 88.89%
2015 -11.2% -17.0% -7.8% 62.50%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.8% 2.9% 14.4% 45.45%
1 Yr 1.5% 1.5% 19.4% 100.00%
3 Yr 7.5%* -7.0% 15.6% 45.45%
5 Yr 6.4%* -5.3% 11.4% 44.44%
10 Yr 10.9%* 10.8% 13.7% 75.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 14.0% 13.8% 29.6% 90.91%
2018 -12.7% -35.0% 4.0% 45.45%
2017 27.2% 3.8% 28.5% 45.45%
2016 2.6% 2.3% 15.5% 88.89%
2015 5.2% -17.0% 5.8% 50.00%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

KAUBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

KAUBX Category Low Category High KAUBX % Rank
Net Assets 7.37 B 2.49 M 7.37 B 21.43%
Number of Holdings 172 7 193 63.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 722 M 11.1 M 722 M 27.27%
Weighting of Top 10 20.52% 9.6% 92.9% 63.64%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. E-mini S&P 500 Futures June20 3.77%
  2. argenx SE 2.30%
  3. Galapagos NV ADR 2.29%
  4. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 2.19%
  5. Mercury Systems Inc 1.79%
  6. Shopify Inc A 1.78%
  7. Newmont Corp 1.67%
  8. uniQure NV 1.59%
  9. Galapagos NV 1.57%
  10. DexCom Inc 1.55%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUBX % Rank
Stocks
78.97% 2.54% 78.97% 27.27%
Cash
21.02% 21.02% 90.46% 81.82%
Other
0.01% 0.00% 31.54% 63.64%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 81.82%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.21% 81.82%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 34.27% 81.82%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUBX % Rank
Healthcare
39.91% 12.04% 39.91% 27.27%
Technology
19.25% 19.25% 26.01% 81.82%
Basic Materials
14.49% 1.05% 14.49% 27.27%
Consumer Cyclical
7.91% 7.91% 17.84% 81.82%
Industrials
7.39% 7.39% 22.62% 81.82%
Financial Services
5.75% 3.51% 11.90% 45.45%
Real Estate
4.33% 3.08% 4.33% 27.27%
Utilities
0.43% 0.43% 1.12% 81.82%
Consumer Defense
0.26% 0.26% 6.45% 81.82%
Communication Services
0.25% 0.25% 10.61% 81.82%
Energy
0.03% 0.03% 2.34% 81.82%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUBX % Rank
US
51.03% 2.40% 51.03% 27.27%
Non US
27.94% 0.14% 27.94% 27.27%

Expenses

KAUBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

KAUBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.48% 1.31% 2.48% 9.09%
Management Fee 1.30% 0.60% 1.30% 85.71%
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.25% 1.00% 70.00%
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.10% 0.10% 60.00%

Sales Fees

KAUBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 4.75% 5.50% N/A
Deferred Load 5.50% 1.00% 5.50% 33.33%

Trading Fees

KAUBX 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.

KAUBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 42.00% 42.00% 73.00% 33.33%

Distributions

KAUBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

KAUBX Category Low Category High KAUBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 85.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

KAUBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

KAUBX Category Low Category High KAUBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.32% -1.32% 1.28% 100.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

KAUBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Hans Utsch


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 1986

34.38

34.4%

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

16.76

16.8%

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

16.76

16.8%

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

8.0

8.0%

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.

Barbara Miller


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2013

6.5

6.5%

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.

John Ettinger


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2013

6.5

6.5%

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.

Stephen DeNichilo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2014

5.5

5.5%

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

5.5

5.5%

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

4.5

4.5%

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
0.16 34.38 8.29 6.5