NPSGX: Nicholas Partners Small Cap Growth Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$20.74

-

-

0.99%

Vitals

YTD Return

10.8%

1 yr return

50.7%

3 Yr Avg Return

N/A

5 Yr Avg Return

N/A

Net Assets

$118 M

Holdings in Top 10

30.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.85
$14.85
$21.47

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.99%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 107.00%

Redemption Fee 2.00%


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$100,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Small Growth


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$20.74

-

-

0.99%

NPSGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.64%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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
    5611857
  • 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 10.8% -83.5% 41.4% 41.06%
1 Yr 50.7% 15.1% 91.6% 9.97%
3 Yr N/A* -1.7% 50.1% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -4.8% 37.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -0.4% 22.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NPSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 54.6% -63.0% 340.3% 9.20%
2019 N/A -9.1% 48.3% N/A
2018 N/A -76.3% 13.6% N/A
2017 N/A -52.6% 37.0% N/A
2016 N/A -56.6% 25.6% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NPSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.8% -83.5% 41.4% 40.74%
1 Yr 50.7% 9.3% 91.6% 9.66%
3 Yr N/A* -3.7% 50.1% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -5.9% 37.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -1.0% 22.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NPSGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 54.6% -63.0% 340.3% 9.20%
2019 N/A -9.1% 48.3% N/A
2018 N/A -54.2% 14.5% N/A
2017 N/A -8.4% 42.0% N/A
2016 N/A -56.6% 31.4% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


NPSGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High NPSGX % Rank
Net Assets 118 M 235 K 38 B 83.60%
Number of Holdings 80 6 1294 74.36%
Net Assets in Top 10 35.4 M 71.8 K 3.85 B 81.05%
Weighting of Top 10 30.70% 3.7% 100.0% 16.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Monolithic Power Systems Inc 4.46%
  2. Kornit Digital Ltd 4.27%
  3. Caesars Entertainment Inc 4.21%
  4. Lattice Semiconductor Corp 3.64%
  5. Immunomedics Inc 3.60%
  6. JetBlue Airways Corp 3.31%
  7. Element Solutions Inc 3.18%
  8. Ameresco Inc Class A 2.86%
  9. Elastic NV 2.76%
  10. CACI International Inc Class A 2.75%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NPSGX % Rank
Stocks
98.79% 83.39% 100.44% 35.51%
Cash
1.21% -0.44% 14.85% 59.71%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.64% 41.88%
Other
0.00% -2.29% 7.91% 49.36%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 39.33%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.11% 39.97%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NPSGX % Rank
Healthcare
25.57% 0.00% 69.33% 49.68%
Technology
23.10% 0.00% 71.26% 65.61%
Industrials
17.99% 0.00% 33.63% 33.92%
Consumer Cyclical
13.95% 0.00% 28.14% 49.52%
Financial Services
5.22% 0.00% 100.00% 61.78%
Basic Materials
4.95% 0.00% 9.77% 10.83%
Real Estate
4.36% 0.00% 11.79% 16.88%
Consumer Defense
3.85% 0.00% 12.17% 44.75%
Communication Services
1.00% 0.00% 19.51% 80.10%
Energy
0.01% 0.00% 61.31% 63.54%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.32% 54.78%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NPSGX % Rank
US
93.58% 0.03% 100.00% 60.19%
Non US
5.21% 0.00% 97.59% 29.30%

NPSGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NPSGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.99% 0.01% 11.80% 67.73%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.05% 1.50% 36.04%
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% 26.67%

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 107.00% 0.00% 442.00% 77.67%

NPSGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High NPSGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.34% 40.76%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NPSGX Category Low Category High NPSGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.64% -8.87% 1.48% 48.39%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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NPSGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Wylie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 16, 2019

2.62

2.6%

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

2.62

2.6%

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
0.08 29.69 8.73 4.5