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Aum/Mkt Cap

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Nicholas Fund

NICSX | Fund

$86.32

$3.6 B

0.20%

$0.17

0.72%

Vitals

YTD Return

12.0%

1 yr return

27.8%

3 Yr Avg Return

17.1%

5 Yr Avg Return

16.1%

Net Assets

$3.6 B

Holdings in Top 10

28.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$85.8
$70.66
$87.04

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.72%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 16.74%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$500

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Large Growth


Name

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Aum/Mkt Cap

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Nicholas Fund

NICSX | Fund

$86.32

$3.6 B

0.20%

$0.17

0.72%

NICSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.46%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Nicholas Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Nicholas
  • Inception Date
    Jul 14, 1969
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Nicholas

Fund Description

The fund primarily invests in common stocks of domestic small, medium- and large-sized companies believed to have growth potential. The adviser believes a company's annual sales volume and market capitalization (the number of shares outstanding multiplied by the per share price) are the factors most illustrative of a company's size. In distinguishing company size in terms of sales volume, the adviser considers a company's sales volume relative to peer companies in the company's industry.


NICSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NICSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.0% -88.5% 126.6% 85.23%
1 Yr 27.8% -9.0% 62.9% 38.47%
3 Yr 17.1%* 1.8% 49.2% 78.32%
5 Yr 16.1%* 9.3% 38.9% 93.36%
10 Yr 16.1%* 10.4% 27.6% 85.21%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NICSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 10.9% -67.0% 145.0% 93.19%
2019 23.2% -28.8% 76.0% 59.15%
2018 -8.7% -57.9% 10.6% 35.96%
2017 1.2% -68.7% 64.3% 97.31%
2016 -2.6% -47.1% 53.3% 66.03%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NICSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.0% -88.5% 126.6% 85.23%
1 Yr 27.8% -9.0% 62.9% 36.65%
3 Yr 17.1%* 0.5% 49.2% 74.79%
5 Yr 16.1%* 8.9% 38.9% 90.87%
10 Yr 16.1%* 10.3% 27.6% 82.95%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NICSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 10.9% -67.0% 145.0% 93.19%
2019 23.2% -28.8% 76.0% 59.33%
2018 -1.5% -57.9% 16.5% 21.08%
2017 17.5% -24.8% 64.3% 85.58%
2016 0.9% -43.3% 53.3% 61.09%

NAV & Total Return History


NICSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NICSX Category Low Category High NICSX % Rank
Net Assets 3.6 B 217 K 278 B 35.59%
Number of Holdings 65 2 3241 45.54%
Net Assets in Top 10 1 B -22.9 M 102 B 37.86%
Weighting of Top 10 28.17% 10.8% 100.0% 92.60%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc Class C 4.99%
  2. Microsoft Corp 4.47%
  3. Apple Inc 3.29%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 2.72%
  5. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.47%
  6. Cintas Corp 2.35%
  7. The Home Depot Inc 2.23%
  8. O'Reilly Automotive Inc 2.00%
  9. Amazon.com Inc 1.93%
  10. Mastercard Inc A 1.91%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NICSX % Rank
Stocks
98.65% 37.39% 136.55% 64.06%
Cash
1.29% -36.55% 62.65% 31.82%
Bonds
0.06% -0.36% 12.40% 2.74%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 3.02% 96.16%
Other
0.00% -1.10% 18.96% 95.06%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.37% 96.09%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICSX % Rank
Technology
28.44% 0.00% 63.80% 67.70%
Healthcare
16.83% 0.00% 41.80% 15.23%
Financial Services
15.57% 0.00% 44.03% 12.14%
Consumer Cyclical
11.74% 0.00% 52.66% 76.54%
Industrials
11.37% 0.00% 39.00% 12.96%
Communication Services
7.39% 0.00% 66.36% 88.27%
Consumer Defense
5.07% 0.00% 23.31% 22.15%
Basic Materials
1.29% 0.00% 22.40% 47.81%
Energy
1.17% 0.00% 13.60% 21.81%
Real Estate
1.14% 0.00% 21.64% 45.13%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.82% 96.64%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICSX % Rank
US
96.21% 11.84% 135.33% 39.30%
Non US
2.44% 0.00% 85.93% 60.84%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICSX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
95.84% 0.00% 100.00% 86.49%
Government
4.16% 0.00% 64.85% 2.08%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 96.40%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 44.26% 96.32%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 96.48%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 96.32%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NICSX % Rank
US
0.06% -0.36% 12.40% 2.74%
Non US
0.00% -0.18% 2.77% 96.02%

NICSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NICSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.72% 0.01% 13.41% 62.78%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 1.50% 59.20%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

NICSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

NICSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 5.00% 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.

NICSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.74% 1.00% 414.00% 13.02%

NICSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NICSX Category Low Category High NICSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.20% 0.00% 5.65% 96.32%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

NICSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NICSX Category Low Category High NICSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.46% -56.00% 2.90% 13.87%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

NICSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Dividend Payout History

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NICSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Nicholas


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 30, 2011

10.43

10.4%

Dave Nicholas joined Nicholas Company as an investment analyst in 1986. He serves in a leadership position for the company as CEO and President, while primarily focusing his efforts day-to-day on investments as a Portfolio Manager and the Chief Investment Officer. Dave earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed his M.S. in Finance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he is a member of the University’s Business School Advisory Board. He has earned the right to use the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Society Milwaukee.

Michael Shelton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 29, 2016

5.09

5.1%

Michael joined Nicholas Company in 2006. He serves as lead portfolio manager of Nicholas Equity Income Fund, co-portfolio manager of Nicholas Fund and is a senior research analyst. Michael has a depth of knowledge following years of covering the healthcare, technology and industrial sectors. Michael has had the opportunity to work alongside Dave and Ab Nicholas analyzing companies for each of the investment strategies. This experience has provided a sound basis for his adoption of the long held Nicholas investment philosophy and process. Prior to joining Nicholas Company, Michael worked for the Department of Defense Financing & Accounting Service as a financial analyst. He spent three years with Robert W. Baird as a research analyst and at McDonald Investments for one year focusing on healthcare companies. Before starting his investment career, he worked with Ernst & Young as an auditor and tax consultant. Michael has earned his CPA and CFA designations. He graduated magna cum laude from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and obtained his MBA from The Ohio State University. He is a member of the CFA Society Milwaukee. Michael joined Nicholas Company in 2006. He serves as lead portfolio manager of Nicholas Equity Income Fund, co-portfolio manager of Nicholas Fund and is a senior research analyst. Michael has a depth of knowledge following years of covering the healthcare, technology and industrial sectors. Michael has had the opportunity to work alongside Dave and Ab Nicholas analyzing companies for each of the investment strategies. This experience has provided a sound basis for his adoption of the long held Nicholas investment philosophy and process. Prior to joining Nicholas Company, Michael worked for the Department of Defense Financing & Accounting Service as a financial analyst. He spent three years with Robert W. Baird as a research analyst and at McDonald Investments for one year focusing on healthcare companies. Before starting his investment career, he worked with Ernst & Young as an auditor and tax consultant. Michael has earned his CPA and CFA designations. He graduated magna cum laude from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and obtained his MBA from The Ohio State University. He is a member of the CFA Society Milwaukee.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 53.78 7.54 1.75