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KAUCX Federated Kaufmann C

  • Fund
  • KAUCX
  • Price as of: Jun 13, 2019
  • $4.95 + $0.02 + 0.41%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

KAUCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.7%
  • Net Assets $6.37 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$4.95
$3.78
$5.68

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.49%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 33.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,500

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.56%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

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

KAUCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.2% -45.4% 37.9% 46.46%
1 Yr -11.0% -46.5% 21.0% 65.58%
3 Yr 3.7%* -23.8% 24.9% 59.81%
5 Yr -2.7%* -30.7% 14.8% 67.13%
10 Yr 3.2%* -12.0% 18.0% 81.69%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.7% -52.1% 9.2% 34.67%
2017 11.0% -38.9% 36.0% 69.16%
2016 -8.9% -61.7% 27.9% 93.55%
2015 -11.0% -82.5% 12.2% 70.51%
2014 -8.3% -23.5% 17.9% 71.81%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.2% -45.0% 37.9% 46.46%
1 Yr -11.0% -46.5% 23.5% 78.78%
3 Yr 12.8%* -19.8% 26.3% 36.89%
5 Yr 9.5%* -24.9% 16.7% 28.32%
10 Yr 12.4%* -6.5% 20.6% 50.58%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period KAUCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.7% -51.7% 12.2% 54.79%
2017 27.3% -7.0% 56.2% 18.01%
2016 2.3% -61.7% 27.9% 68.36%
2015 5.4% -54.0% 12.2% 5.66%
2014 8.6% -23.5% 18.1% 29.41%

NAV & Total Return History

KAUCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

KAUCX Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank
Net Assets 6.37 B 1.37 M 32.8 B 10.71%
Number of Holdings 150 7 2229 11.30%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.35 B 616 K 6.08 B 10.54%
Weighting of Top 10 20.75% 6.7% 93.6% 58.62%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. argenx SE 3.42%

  2. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 2.96%

  3. ServiceNow Inc 2.42%

  4. Workday Inc Class A 1.91%

  5. Corcept Therapeutics Inc 1.91%

  6. Spark Therapeutics Inc 1.87%

  7. Splunk Inc 1.78%

  8. Galapagos NV ADR 1.58%

  9. Roper Technologies Inc 1.57%

  10. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc 1.34%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUCX % Rank
Stocks
78.10% 9.24% 128.37% 97.70%
Cash
21.88% -28.36% 90.76% 1.72%
Other
0.01% -9.13% 30.34% 16.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.95% 80.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.59% 77.59%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.62% 78.16%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUCX % Rank
Healthcare
28.32% 0.00% 35.79% 1.72%
Technology
24.16% 0.00% 69.27% 65.90%
Industrials
7.24% 0.00% 40.82% 88.70%
Consumer Cyclical
6.60% 1.18% 47.93% 95.59%
Real Estate
4.21% 0.00% 48.22% 25.29%
Basic Materials
3.71% 0.00% 13.78% 22.41%
Financial Services
3.23% 0.00% 42.38% 92.15%
Energy
0.36% 0.00% 14.09% 71.65%
Utilities
0.16% 0.00% 10.95% 27.01%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 18.08% 90.23%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 17.24% 96.93%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High KAUCX % Rank
US
59.68% 9.16% 123.87% 98.28%
Non US
18.42% 0.00% 25.76% 1.53%

KAUCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.49% 0.07% 6.14% 3.26%
Management Fee 1.30% 0.06% 1.50% 99.43%
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.00% 81.59%
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.01% 0.72% 52.19%

Sales Fees

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 83.13%

Trading Fees

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% N/A

Turnover 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.

KAUCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 33.00% 1.85% 495.00% 34.10%

KAUCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

KAUCX Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 79.73%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

KAUCX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

KAUCX Category Low Category High KAUCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.56% -2.55% 4.79% 97.13%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

KAUCX - Managers

Hans P. Utsch

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 1986

33.29

33.3%

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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2003

15.67

15.7%

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 S. Bauknight

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2003

15.67

15.7%

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 M. Brakel

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2012

6.92

6.9%

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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2013

5.42

5.4%

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 S. Ettinger

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2013

5.42

5.4%

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 R. DeNichilo

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2014

4.42

4.4%

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 R. Wohl

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2014

4.42

4.4%

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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2015

3.42

3.4%

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

0.08

Category High

33.29

Category Average

8.62

Category Mode

10.58