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Nicholas Partners Small Cap Gr Instl

NPSGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 49.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $79.5 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.01
$8.04
$18.08

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.47%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 65.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare NPSGX to Popular U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$68.27

+0.28%

$27.60 B

-

$0.00

22.15%

0.19%

$242.82

+0.31%

$27.60 B

0.34%

$0.83

22.20%

0.07%

$124.25

+0.23%

$16.60 B

0.24%

$0.29

18.89%

0.45%

$35.65

+0.20%

$10.50 B

-

$0.00

14.26%

0.80%

$68.40

+0.28%

$10.24 B

0.04%

$0.03

16.66%

1.01%

NPSGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 49.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.52%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Nicholas Partners Small Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Nicholas Investment Partners
  • Inception Date
    Jan 16, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    4962601
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Wylie

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities of small-capitalization companies. The fund's manager considers small-capitalization companies to be those with market capitalizations within the range of the market capitalizations of companies in the Russell 2000 Growth Index at the time of purchase.


NPSGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NPSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 49.3% -46.5% 307.3% 5.97%
1 Yr 45.2% -25.1% 76.7% 5.49%
3 Yr N/A* -12.1% 32.7% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -4.5% 27.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -3.4% 21.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NPSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -9.6% 42.9% N/A
2018 N/A -76.3% 13.6% N/A
2017 N/A -52.6% 37.0% N/A
2016 N/A -49.0% 26.1% N/A
2015 N/A -59.6% 8.6% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NPSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 49.3% -46.5% 307.3% 5.97%
1 Yr 45.2% -28.8% 76.7% 5.19%
3 Yr N/A* -13.1% 32.7% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -4.9% 27.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -3.7% 21.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NPSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -9.6% 42.9% N/A
2018 N/A -54.2% 14.5% N/A
2017 N/A -8.4% 42.0% N/A
2016 N/A -16.4% 31.4% N/A
2015 N/A -59.6% 19.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


NPSGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High NPSGX % Rank
Net Assets 79.5 M 1.64 M 27.6 B 82.94%
Number of Holdings 76 1 2040 74.02%
Net Assets in Top 10 23.7 M 302 K 3.26 B 82.32%
Weighting of Top 10 31.67% 6.1% 100.0% 14.87%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Kornit Digital Ltd 4.47%
  2. Monolithic Power Systems Inc 3.85%
  3. Caesars Entertainment Inc 3.65%
  4. Immunomedics Inc 3.60%
  5. Lattice Semiconductor Corp 3.36%
  6. Callaway Golf Co 3.28%
  7. Ameresco Inc Class A 2.83%
  8. CACI International Inc Class A 2.75%
  9. TFI International Inc 2.72%
  10. Trex Co Inc 2.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NPSGX % Rank
Stocks
99.50% 52.72% 100.90% 17.21%
Cash
0.49% -3.62% 23.75% 80.59%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.21% 16.59%
Other
0.00% -6.62% 24.04% 27.86%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 8.76%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 11.58%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NPSGX % Rank
Healthcare
35.17% 0.00% 49.47% 10.95%
Technology
20.05% 8.25% 76.43% 76.06%
Industrials
16.33% 0.00% 33.63% 48.83%
Consumer Cyclical
13.80% 0.00% 30.75% 27.86%
Real Estate
5.78% 0.00% 15.27% 11.58%
Consumer Defense
5.01% 0.00% 16.96% 38.34%
Financial Services
3.03% 0.00% 20.64% 83.41%
Communication Services
0.77% 0.00% 18.20% 80.13%
Basic Materials
0.03% 0.00% 11.71% 81.06%
Utilities
0.02% 0.00% 4.53% 33.33%
Energy
0.01% 0.00% 48.50% 52.90%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NPSGX % Rank
US
94.42% 2.12% 100.90% 52.58%
Non US
5.08% 0.00% 94.09% 28.48%

NPSGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NPSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.47% 0.05% 36.03% 33.01%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.05% 1.50% 34.48%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

NPSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

NPSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 12.90%

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.

NPSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 65.00% 4.00% 442.00% 56.54%

NPSGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High NPSGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.17% 0.00% 23.97% 1.72%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High NPSGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.52% -3.17% 1.37% 50.72%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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NPSGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Wylie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 16, 2019

1.79

1.8%

John Wylie, Partner, serves as Portfolio Manager of the Fund. Prior to joining Nicholas Investment Partners LP in 2007, Mr. Wylie co-founded CapitalWorks Investment Partners in 1998 where he served as Co-Chief Investment Officer and lead portfolio manager for Convertible Arbitrage and Micro Cap. Prior to 1998, Mr. Wylie was President of Nicholas-Applegate Securities Mutual Funds and Chief Investment Officer of their Investor Services Group. Previously, he was the lead Portfolio Manager of the Growth and Income team at NACM. Before joining NACM in 1987, he worked with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for six years. Mr. Wylie earned a B.A. in American Studies, cum laude, from Amherst College. Mr. Wylie has over 30 years of investment experience.

Catherine Nicholas


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 16, 2019

1.79

1.8%

Catherine Nicholas, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, serves as Lead Portfolio Manager. Prior to co-founding Nicholas Investment Partners LP in 2006, Ms. Nicholas served as the Global Chief Investment Officer of Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management (“NACM”) from 1997 until the fi rm’s sale to Allianz in 2001. After NACM’s sale, Ms. Nicholas served on the NACM Executive Committee and the Allianz Dresdner Asset Management US Equity Committee for two years. Ms. Nicholas joined NACM in 1987 as an analyst and was promoted to lead Portfolio Manager of US Small Cap and Micro Cap Growth, which she managed for ten years. Ms. Nicholas concurrently served for six years as head of US Equity and helped develop NACM’s global investment platform in developed international and emerging markets. Prior to joining NACM, Ms. Nicholas was Vice President at Professional Asset Securities and served as a research analyst at Pacific c Century Advisors. Ms. Nicholas earned a B.S. in Business Administration, cum laude, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Southern California. Ms. Nicholas has over 30 years of investment experience.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 29.26 8.22 3.67