NSMVX: North Star Micro Cap I

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NSMVX North Star Micro Cap I


Profile

NSMVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.7%
  • Net Assets $69.8 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 38.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.56
$16.72
$27.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.43%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $5,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    North Star Micro Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    North Star
  • Inception Date
    May 31, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Peter Gottlieb

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective of capital appreciation by investing at least 80% of its net assets in micro-cap companies. It generally invests between 80-100% of its assets in equity securities of U.S. companies that the adviser believes are currently undervalued and have the potential for capital appreciation.


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Performance

NSMVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NSMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.7% -43.5% 0.0% 3.27%
1 Yr 1.7% -48.6% 8.4% 2.44%
3 Yr -1.5%* -33.2% 0.8% 0.78%
5 Yr -0.7%* -27.5% 1.3% 2.65%
10 Yr N/A* -15.6% 8.9% 25.76%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NSMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.3% -21.7% 34.0% 50.12%
2018 -19.3% -48.1% 5.1% 14.80%
2017 1.5% -28.5% 26.3% 50.68%
2016 22.0% -2.4% 58.5% 44.29%
2015 -18.7% -36.0% 1.1% 81.29%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NSMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.7% -43.5% 0.0% 3.27%
1 Yr 1.7% -48.6% 8.4% 2.44%
3 Yr -0.4%* -30.1% 1.4% 0.78%
5 Yr 1.7%* -17.1% 3.4% 5.00%
10 Yr N/A* -8.3% 9.8% 64.65%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NSMVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.3% -21.7% 34.0% 50.12%
2018 -19.3% -48.1% 5.1% 43.62%
2017 4.8% -28.5% 26.3% 66.67%
2016 26.1% -0.8% 58.5% 34.29%
2015 -14.4% -36.0% 3.0% 81.90%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

NSMVX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NSMVX Category Low Category High NSMVX % Rank
Net Assets 69.8 M 6.28 K 26.6 B 76.16%
Number of Holdings 43 1 1452 93.52%
Net Assets in Top 10 27.2 M 159 K 1.8 B 56.71%
Weighting of Top 10 38.86% 4.2% 100.0% 6.07%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. 1-800-Flowers.com Inc Class A 4.84%
  2. U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc 4.39%
  3. Orion Energy Systems Inc 4.12%
  4. The Eastern Co 4.11%
  5. Johnson Outdoors Inc Class A 4.05%
  6. Acme United Corp 3.63%
  7. Blue Bird Corp 3.63%
  8. Boot Barn Holdings Inc 3.55%
  9. Alamo Group Inc 3.46%
  10. Escalade Inc 3.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NSMVX % Rank
Stocks
87.87% 80.59% 104.79% 99.77%
Cash
12.13% -109.42% 19.38% 0.93%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.94% 8.56%
Other
0.00% -5.26% 40.31% 11.34%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.45% 6.25%
Bonds
0.00% -0.07% 58.87% 14.35%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NSMVX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
51.34% 0.00% 51.34% 0.23%
Industrials
25.21% 0.00% 43.19% 9.03%
Consumer Defense
9.81% 0.00% 15.09% 4.86%
Communication Services
4.54% 0.00% 11.68% 8.33%
Technology
3.75% 0.00% 35.54% 96.53%
Basic Materials
3.01% 0.00% 17.37% 78.94%
Financial Services
1.13% 0.00% 36.63% 98.15%
Energy
0.61% 0.00% 93.48% 96.30%
Real Estate
0.60% 0.00% 17.84% 90.51%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 14.21% 84.49%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 25.30% 96.53%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NSMVX % Rank
US
85.63% 80.59% 104.77% 96.06%
Non US
2.24% 0.00% 17.84% 51.85%

Expenses

NSMVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NSMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.43% 0.06% 14.59% 36.32%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.39% 89.10%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% 5.91%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% 47.44%

Sales Fees

NSMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

NSMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.50% 2.00% 6.12%

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.

NSMVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 7.04% 534.00% 5.74%

Distributions

NSMVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NSMVX Category Low Category High NSMVX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 27.90% 9.72%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NSMVX Category Low Category High NSMVX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.02% -1.67% 2.73% 83.37%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

NSMVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

NSMVX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Peter Gottlieb


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2013

7.09

7.1%

Peter Gottlieb. Mr. Gottlieb has over 20 years’ experience in the financial industry as a financial advisor as well as serving on the Board of Directors of a community bank, a publicly traded business development company and a community hospital. Mr. Gottlieb is the Founder and President of North Star Investment Management Corp. since 2003. Mr. Gottlieb earned his BA degree from the University of Michigan, School of Business.

Eric Kuby


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2013

7.09

7.1%

Eric Kuby joined North Star Investment Management Corp. in 2004 and has been Chief Investment Officer of the Adviser since 2005. As Chairman of the Investment Committee, Mr. Kuby is responsible for overseeing the firm’s various investment strategies. Mr. Kuby holds an MBA in Finance as well as a BA in Economics from The University of Chicago.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.16 35.53 7.03 1.74