NWSAX: Nationwide Small Company Growth A

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NWSAX Nationwide Small Company Growth A


Profile

NWSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.5%
  • Net Assets $285 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.49
$13.94
$24.13

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.33%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 17.37%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Oct 02, 2017
  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.09%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Nationwide Small Company Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Nationwide
  • Inception Date
    Jan 03, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kempton Ingersol

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in common stocks of small companies. It employs a "growth" style of investing. In other words, the fund's subadviser seeks companies whose earnings are expected to grow consistently faster than those of other companies. In pursuing this approach, the subadviser seeks to build a portfolio of exceptional small companies, purchased early in their corporate life cycle, that have the wherewithal to become exceptional large companies.


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Performance

NWSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NWSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.8% -36.4% 64.8% 24.84%
1 Yr 6.3% -44.5% 48.2% 63.50%
3 Yr 12.3%* -52.4% 32.7% 9.48%
5 Yr 11.5%* -38.4% 17.7% 3.72%
10 Yr N/A* -17.7% 16.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NWSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.9% -49.8% 42.9% 71.00%
2018 -4.1% -54.2% 13.6% 4.48%
2017 24.0% -73.6% 36.1% 14.64%
2016 6.7% -49.0% 133.1% 53.33%
2015 4.2% -70.7% 8.6% 3.23%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NWSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.8% -36.4% 64.8% 24.84%
1 Yr 6.3% -44.5% 48.2% 63.34%
3 Yr 15.7%* -21.9% 33.7% 15.92%
5 Yr 14.8%* -17.3% 21.3% 3.10%
10 Yr N/A* -7.5% 26.9% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NWSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.9% -49.8% 42.9% 71.00%
2018 1.5% -54.2% 14.5% 4.48%
2017 28.0% -8.4% 42.0% 12.55%
2016 10.2% -16.4% 133.1% 45.66%
2015 6.7% -59.6% 19.3% 3.66%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

NWSAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NWSAX Category Low Category High NWSAX % Rank
Net Assets 285 M 5.05 M 27.1 B 62.00%
Number of Holdings 42 1 2022 97.77%
Net Assets in Top 10 119 M 753 K 2.93 B 41.18%
Weighting of Top 10 43.38% 5.1% 100.0% 3.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Manhattan Associates Inc 4.70%
  2. Quidel Corp 4.67%
  3. Abiomed Inc 4.59%
  4. Alteryx Inc Class A 4.50%
  5. Paycom Software Inc 4.45%
  6. Cognex Corp 4.24%
  7. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 4.12%
  8. Q2 Holdings Inc 4.11%
  9. Tyler Technologies Inc 4.05%
  10. Alarm.com Holdings Inc 3.94%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NWSAX % Rank
Stocks
97.94% 82.34% 100.95% 48.49%
Cash
2.06% -4.85% 17.66% 47.06%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.86% 65.34%
Other
0.00% -13.80% 11.74% 67.57%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 60.57%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.66% 61.05%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NWSAX % Rank
Technology
56.85% 2.71% 81.98% 0.95%
Healthcare
35.67% 0.08% 54.38% 11.13%
Industrials
4.67% 1.13% 32.81% 97.14%
Basic Materials
2.09% 0.00% 12.65% 40.54%
Energy
0.72% 0.00% 5.19% 26.23%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.25% 72.02%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 10.39% 94.12%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 22.83% 99.68%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 12.66% 94.44%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 18.15% 98.73%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 31.17% 99.68%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NWSAX % Rank
US
97.94% 80.10% 100.58% 13.67%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 12.07% 95.71%

Expenses

NWSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NWSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.33% 0.06% 36.03% 42.93%
Management Fee 0.84% 0.05% 1.50% 56.69%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 49.44%
Administrative Fee 0.13% 0.01% 0.40% 66.95%

Sales Fees

NWSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 5.75% 27.91%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

NWSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 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.

NWSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 17.37% 9.00% 474.00% 5.83%

Distributions

NWSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NWSAX Category Low Category High NWSAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 26.95% 62.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NWSAX Category Low Category High NWSAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.09% -2.35% 1.11% 84.58%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

NWSAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kempton Ingersol


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 03, 2012

8.58

8.6%

Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager Kempton M. Ingersol joined Brown Capital Management in 1999. Prior to this, Kempton was an analyst in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, a VP at Dain Rauscher Inc., and a VP at Grigsby Brandford & Co. Kempton holds an MBA in finance from the University of Michigan and a BA in political science from Amherst College.

Keith Lee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 03, 2012

8.58

8.6%

President and Chief Investment Officer Keith A. Lee joined Brown Capital Management in 1991 to launch the Small Company Strategy. Keith is a member of the firm's board of directors and is also chairman of the Management Committee, the governing body of the firm. He holds an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and a BA in psychology from the University of Virginia.

Damien Davis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2013

6.59

6.6%

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager Damien L. Davis was originally hired at Brown Capital Management in 2003 as a research associate. While on an educational leave from the firm beginning in 2008, he attended Columbia Business School, where he earned his MBA in finance. He resumed employment at the firm in 2010. Damien holds a BA in psychology from Princeton University and is a CFA charterholder.

Andrew Fones


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2014

5.59

5.6%

Director and Portfolio Manager Andrew J. Fones joined Brown Capital Management in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was an analyst at T. Rowe Price and an analyst at UBS. Andrew earned an MBA in finance and accounting from Tulane University and a BEng in civil engineering from the University of Nottingham in the U.K.

Daman Blakeney


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2018

2.42

2.4%

Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager Daman C. Blakeney joined Brown Capital Management in 2008. Prior to joining the firm, he served as senior equity research analyst at Voyageur Asset Management. Preceding that, he was an equity research analyst at Victory Capital Management. Daman received an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BA in economics from the University of North Carolina. He is a member of the CFA Institute.

Chaitanya Yaramada


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2019

1.31

1.3%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 29.01 8.22 3.42