LAGWX: Lord Abbett Developing Growth A

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LAGWX Lord Abbett Developing Growth A


Profile

LAGWX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.1%
  • Net Assets $1.78 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.44
$13.72
$26.94

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.94%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 88.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Mar 31, 2011
  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.72%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Lord Abbett Developing Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Lord Abbett
  • Inception Date
    Oct 10, 1973
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    F. O’Halloran

Fund Description

The fund invests in equity securities of companies that the portfolio management team believes demonstrate above-average, long-term growth potential. Under normal conditions, the fund invests at least 65% of its net assets in equity securities of small companies. It may invest up to 10% of its net assets in securities of foreign companies, including emerging market companies, American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs"), and other similar depositary receipts.


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Categories

Performance

LAGWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LAGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.2% -25.7% 27.7% 5.13%
1 Yr -9.5% -46.3% 29.0% 75.98%
3 Yr 2.5%* -54.9% 22.6% 28.11%
5 Yr -2.1%* -40.6% 16.4% 56.99%
10 Yr 3.1%* -17.7% 13.7% 62.42%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LAGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 6.5% -49.8% 42.9% 94.08%
2018 -20.9% -54.2% 13.6% 58.84%
2017 29.9% -73.6% 36.1% 4.12%
2016 -2.7% -49.0% 133.1% 91.00%
2015 -16.9% -70.7% 8.6% 78.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LAGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.2% -25.7% 27.7% 5.13%
1 Yr -9.5% -46.3% 29.0% 75.98%
3 Yr 2.5%* -26.0% 25.7% 45.05%
5 Yr -0.3%* -20.5% 20.0% 68.64%
10 Yr 7.8%* -9.2% 24.1% 56.83%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LAGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 6.5% -49.8% 42.9% 94.08%
2018 -20.9% -54.2% 14.5% 69.90%
2017 29.9% -8.4% 42.0% 5.81%
2016 -2.7% -16.4% 133.1% 96.60%
2015 -8.9% -59.6% 19.3% 69.51%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

LAGWX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

LAGWX Category Low Category High LAGWX % Rank
Net Assets 1.78 B 3.6 M 22.5 B 20.94%
Number of Holdings 96 1 2011 50.55%
Net Assets in Top 10 312 M 724 K 2.09 B 22.20%
Weighting of Top 10 22.30% 6.7% 100.0% 46.61%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Inphi Corp 2.86%
  2. eHealth Inc 2.71%
  3. Five9 Inc 2.52%
  4. Generac Holdings Inc 2.47%
  5. Teladoc Health Inc 2.40%
  6. Monolithic Power Systems Inc 2.24%
  7. Chegg Inc 2.08%
  8. Axon Enterprise Inc 1.68%
  9. Everbridge Inc 1.68%
  10. Nevro Corp 1.66%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High LAGWX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 85.11% 103.86% 3.78%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.20% 69.13%
Other
0.00% -12.73% 9.10% 71.02%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 66.77%
Cash
0.00% -4.54% 15.75% 93.86%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.07% 67.56%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LAGWX % Rank
Healthcare
33.56% 0.07% 54.38% 19.53%
Technology
30.09% 2.71% 75.34% 21.10%
Industrials
12.11% 1.13% 34.78% 86.46%
Consumer Cyclical
9.29% 0.00% 29.90% 47.87%
Consumer Defense
8.08% 0.00% 16.20% 12.91%
Financial Services
5.13% 0.00% 22.83% 70.55%
Real Estate
1.35% 0.00% 9.94% 63.46%
Communication Services
0.39% 0.00% 12.66% 80.47%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.71% 76.85%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.45% 88.50%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 9.88% 90.87%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LAGWX % Rank
US
95.42% 81.44% 101.74% 39.37%
Non US
4.58% 0.00% 12.64% 27.09%

Expenses

LAGWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LAGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.94% 0.06% 36.03% 81.57%
Management Fee 0.51% 0.05% 1.50% 3.94%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 52.89%
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.01% 0.40% 10.26%

Sales Fees

LAGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 5.75% 32.22%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

LAGWX 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.

LAGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 88.00% 9.00% 474.00% 69.28%

Distributions

LAGWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LAGWX Category Low Category High LAGWX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 30.89% 68.03%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

LAGWX Category Low Category High LAGWX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.72% -2.35% 1.11% 65.21%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

LAGWX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

F. O’Halloran


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2001

18.34

18.3%

F. Thomas O’Halloran, J.D., CFA, Partner & Director Mr. O'Halloran is the lead portfolio manager of the small cap growth, micro cap growth, and growth equity strategies. Mr. O'Halloran joined Lord Abbett in 2001 as a research analyst for the small cap growth equity strategy and was named Partner in 2003. His prior experience includes Executive Director/Senior Research Analyst at Dillon, Read & Co. and as a trial attorney. Mr. O'Halloran received an AB from Bowdoin College, a JD from Boston College, and an MBA from Columbia University. He is a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has been in the investment business since 1987.

Matthew DeCicco


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2017

2.41

2.4%

Mr. DeCicco is a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and joined Lord Abbett in 1999. He has been a member of the team since 2002 and assumed Portfolio Manager in 2015.

Vernon Bice


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2018

1.41

1.4%

Mr. Vernon T. Bice, Portfolio Manager, who joined Lord Abbett in 2011. Mr. Bice was formerly an Investment Associate at UBS from 2007 to 2011.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 28.76 7.92 3.17