MGSEX: AMG Managers Special Equity N

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MGSEX AMG Managers Special Equity N

  • Fund
  • MGSEX
  • Price as of: Oct 15, 2019
  • $135.11 + $1.71 + 1.28%

MGSEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.9%
  • Net Assets $206 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$135.11
$106.53
$146.39

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.38%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 113.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$1,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.69%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name AMG Managers Special Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name AMG Funds
  • Inception Date Jun 01, 1984
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class N
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Stephen S. Smith

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities (generally, common and preferred stocks). It invests in companies with capitalizations that are within the range of capitalizations of companies in the Russell 2000® Growth Index. The fund may purchase securities, or retain securities that it already has purchased, even if the securities are outside the fund's typical capitalization range.

MGSEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.5% -20.3% 420.0% 50.41%
1 Yr -0.5% -62.4% 420.0% 8.43%
3 Yr 13.5%* -45.3% 73.3% 14.29%
5 Yr 10.9%* -30.0% 39.1% 11.86%
10 Yr N/A* -14.3% 16.1% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.8% -67.3% 18.6% 4.22%
2017 20.3% -73.6% 36.1% 24.02%
2016 13.1% -54.1% 133.1% 20.16%
2015 -0.5% -70.7% 8.6% 8.60%
2014 N/A -43.5% 76.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.5% -20.3% 420.0% 50.41%
1 Yr -0.5% -62.4% 420.0% 20.10%
3 Yr 13.5%* -27.9% 73.3% 24.73%
5 Yr 10.9%* -13.5% 39.1% 22.90%
10 Yr N/A* -4.2% 26.8% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.8% -67.1% 18.6% 15.01%
2017 20.3% -5.9% 42.0% 48.59%
2016 13.1% -16.4% 133.1% 26.55%
2015 -0.5% -59.6% 19.3% 19.71%
2014 N/A -43.5% 76.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

MGSEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MGSEX Category Low Category High MGSEX % Rank
Net Assets 206 M 5.44 M 23.8 B 68.58%
Number of Holdings 352 28 2017 10.53%
Net Assets in Top 10 32.8 M 492 K 2.54 B 74.16%
Weighting of Top 10 15.30% 5.3% 64.8% 73.05%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Repligen Corp 2.37%

  2. WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR 1.78%

  3. Pegasystems Inc 1.74%

  4. Maximus Inc 1.57%

  5. PRA Health Sciences Inc 1.37%

  6. Qualys Inc 1.34%

  7. J&J Snack Foods Corp 1.32%

  8. Mimecast Ltd 1.29%

  9. Inter Parfums Inc 1.28%

  10. Medpace Holdings Inc 1.23%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MGSEX % Rank
Stocks
97.01% 86.31% 101.12% 60.13%
Cash
2.99% -2.03% 22.31% 32.38%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 73.05%
Other
0.00% -18.74% 7.37% 76.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 71.29%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.89% 73.05%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGSEX % Rank
Healthcare
25.96% 0.88% 44.97% 11.00%
Technology
25.77% 2.71% 74.36% 45.30%
Industrials
17.47% 1.78% 34.57% 38.12%
Consumer Cyclical
10.20% 0.00% 31.04% 82.78%
Consumer Defense
6.59% 0.00% 15.42% 19.14%
Financial Services
5.89% -0.71% 22.83% 64.27%
Basic Materials
3.08% 0.00% 12.23% 63.80%
Communication Services
1.12% 0.00% 7.18% 29.82%
Real Estate
0.38% 0.00% 12.61% 74.16%
Energy
0.33% 0.00% 10.44% 79.43%
Utilities
0.21% 0.00% 6.90% 29.51%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGSEX % Rank
US
95.06% 81.71% 101.12% 55.18%
Non US
1.95% 0.00% 15.55% 54.39%

MGSEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MGSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.38% 0.06% 5.19% 38.60%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.05% 1.59% 79.27%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 0.40% 76.45%

Sales Fees

MGSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MGSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

MGSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 113.00% 6.00% 474.00% 81.28%

MGSEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MGSEX Category Low Category High MGSEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.94% 74.48%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MGSEX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MGSEX Category Low Category High MGSEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.69% -2.40% 0.96% 60.75%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MGSEX - Managers

Stephen S. Smith

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 23, 2006

13.36

13.4%

Stephen S. Smith, CFA, is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer and founder of Smith Group. Prior to Smith Group, he held a number of senior investment positions at Bank of America until he departed in 1995 to found Smith Group. Mr. Smith has an engineering degree and an MBA, both from the University of Alabama. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Dallas-Ft. Worth.


John D. Brim

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2006

13.34

13.3%

John D. Brim, CFA, joined Smith Group in March 1998 and is a member of the investment management team. Prior to joining Smith Group, he was a Manager within the Institutional Investment Consulting Group of Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Mr. Brim earned his BS in economics from Texas A & M University. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Dallas-Ft. Worth.


F. Thomas O’Halloran

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 10, 2007

11.81

11.8%

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.


W. Conrad Doenges

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2008

11.05

11.1%

Conrad Doenges joined Ranger Investments Management, L.P. in 2004 and serves as a Portfolio Manager. Mr. Doenges served as a Partner, Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer of John McStay Investment Counsel. Mr. Doenges was employed by John McStay Investment Counsel between 1998 and 2004 and throughout his tenure was responsible for portfolio management, research, new business development and client service. Between 1996 and 1998, Mr. Doenges served as President of Newcastle Capital Management, a boutique investment research firm that serviced clients including Friess Associates and John McStay Investment Counsel. From 1991 to the time he established Newcastle Capital Management, Mr. Doenges worked as an analyst for Friess Associates. Between 1988 and 1991 Mr. Doenges served as an associate with Nations Bank (later renamed Bank of America). Mr. Doenges graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. degree in History.


Frederick L. Konopka

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2008

11.05

11.1%

Frederick L. Konopka, CFA, joined Federated MDTA LLC investment team in 1997. Mr. Konopka is a Vice President of Federated MDTA LLC . As the Portfolio and Trading Manager, he is responsible for the ongoing implementation of the investment model including trading impact evaluation and implementation. He received his A.B., Mathematics from Dartmouth College and his M.S., Concentration in Information Technology and Finance from MIT Sloan School of Management.


Daniel J. Mahr

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2008

11.05

11.1%

Daniel J. Mahr, CFA, joined Federated MDTA LLC Investment Team in 2002. He is a Senior Vice President of Federated MDTA LLC. As Managing Director of Research, he is responsible for leading the Investment Team as it relates to the ongoing design, development and implementation of the investment model. He received his A.B., Computer Science from Harvard College and his S.M., Computer Science from Harvard University.


John Paul Lewicke

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 26, 2014

5.01

5.0%

John Paul Lewicke joined Federated MDTA LLC Investment Team in 2007. Mr. Lewicke is a Vice President of Federated MDTA LLC. As Research Manager, he is responsible for ongoing evaluation and enhancement of the investment model, including software code design and development. Mr. Lewicke received his A.B., Mathematics and Computer Science from Dartmouth College.


Andrew F. Hill

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2017

2.42

2.4%

Mr. Hill joined Ranger in 2003 and currently serves as a Portfolio Manager. His primary research focus is on financial services, oil and gas, and energy. Prior to joining the Ranger team in 2003, Mr. Hill served as a Research Analyst for Ranger Capital affiliated investment funds. Mr. Hill earned a B.A degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 1996.


Joseph T. LaBate

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2017

2.42

2.4%

Mr. LaBate joined Ranger in 2002 and currently serves as a Portfolio Manager. His primary research focus is on healthcare, producer durables and materials. Prior to joining Ranger, Mr. LaBate served as a Portfolio Manager for RedHawk Advisors LLC and conducted fundamental equity research with a focus on small-cap healthcare securities. Mr. LaBate earned a B.S. degree in Finance (Cum Laude) from Siena College in 1996 and an M.B.A. degree from Southern Methodist University in 2002.


Matthew R. DeCicco

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 19, 2018

1.45

1.5%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.08

Category High

28.17

Category Average

7.55

Category Mode

2.58