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Optimum Small-Mid Cap Growth A

OASGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 30.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.3%
  • Net Assets $609 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.90
$8.49
$17.09

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.63%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 93.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$64.09

-0.05%

$27.33 B

0.24%

$0.16

14.67%

0.19%

$228.02

+0.01%

$27.33 B

0.50%

$1.14

13.55%

0.07%

$115.57

+0.04%

$16.52 B

4.49%

$5.19

10.58%

0.45%

$33.23

+0.15%

$10.49 B

4.00%

$1.33

6.51%

0.80%

$64.27

+0.52%

$10.09 B

5.34%

$3.41

9.62%

1.01%

OASGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 30.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.11%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Optimum Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Delaware Funds by Macquarie
  • Inception Date
    Aug 01, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    William Grierson

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities of small- and mid-market capitalization companies (80% policy). For purposes of this fund, small-market capitalization companies are those companies whose market capitalization is similar to the market capitalization of companies in the Russell 2000® Growth Index, and mid-market capitalization companies are those companies whose market capitalization is similar to the market capitalization of companies in the Russell Midcap® Growth Index.


OASGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OASGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.2% -51.7% 281.8% 17.76%
1 Yr 33.0% -19.8% 88.8% 21.17%
3 Yr 16.1%* -10.9% 36.3% 31.60%
5 Yr 14.3%* -2.8% 28.8% 39.87%
10 Yr 12.6%* -3.4% 21.5% 56.56%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OASGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.4% -9.6% 42.9% 84.73%
2018 -23.1% -76.3% 13.6% 71.43%
2017 21.7% -52.6% 37.0% 20.41%
2016 2.6% -49.0% 26.1% 78.57%
2015 -19.2% -59.6% 8.6% 83.62%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OASGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.2% -51.4% 281.8% 17.76%
1 Yr 25.4% -24.0% 88.8% 35.44%
3 Yr 13.8%* -12.0% 36.3% 38.64%
5 Yr 13.0%* -3.2% 28.8% 49.33%
10 Yr 11.9%* -3.7% 21.5% 67.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OASGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.4% -9.6% 42.9% 84.73%
2018 -3.2% -54.2% 14.5% 14.29%
2017 27.3% -8.4% 42.0% 17.04%
2016 2.6% -16.4% 31.4% 87.10%
2015 -5.6% -59.6% 19.3% 57.02%

NAV & Total Return History


OASGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

OASGX Category Low Category High OASGX % Rank
Net Assets 609 M 25 27.3 B 48.99%
Number of Holdings 195 1 2014 18.07%
Net Assets in Top 10 103 M 298 K 3.26 B 48.44%
Weighting of Top 10 18.30% 6.1% 100.0% 63.55%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nuance Communications Inc 2.19%
  2. RingCentral Inc Class A 2.11%
  3. SVB Financial Group 2.02%
  4. Fox Factory Holding Corp 1.96%
  5. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 1.94%
  6. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 1.94%
  7. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 1.94%
  8. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 1.94%
  9. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 1.94%
  10. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 1.94%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High OASGX % Rank
Stocks
98.06% 52.72% 100.90% 52.34%
Cash
0.98% -4.85% 23.40% 71.03%
Other
0.74% -10.10% 24.04% 8.41%
Preferred Stocks
0.22% 0.00% 4.28% 7.01%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 35.67%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.66% 38.79%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High OASGX % Rank
Technology
28.47% 8.25% 76.43% 27.88%
Healthcare
27.77% 0.00% 52.56% 54.83%
Industrials
15.35% 0.00% 33.63% 65.26%
Consumer Cyclical
14.43% 0.00% 33.53% 17.29%
Financial Services
8.17% 0.00% 21.34% 26.32%
Consumer Defense
2.47% 0.00% 16.96% 84.58%
Basic Materials
1.77% 0.00% 11.71% 47.66%
Communication Services
1.01% 0.00% 18.20% 70.72%
Real Estate
0.36% 0.00% 15.27% 81.93%
Energy
0.18% 0.00% 48.50% 46.57%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.95% 58.41%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High OASGX % Rank
US
95.82% 52.72% 99.99% 40.03%
Non US
2.24% 0.00% 26.06% 58.10%

OASGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

OASGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.63% 0.05% 36.03% 25.88%
Management Fee 1.04% 0.05% 1.50% 92.83%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 39.50%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.40% 29.67%

Sales Fees

OASGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 5.75% 16.47%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

OASGX 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.

OASGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 93.00% 4.00% 442.00% 75.12%

OASGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

OASGX Category Low Category High OASGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 25.39% 39.50%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

OASGX Category Low Category High OASGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.11% -3.17% 1.23% 85.65%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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OASGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

William Grierson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 11, 2016

4.47

4.5%

Bill is a Portfolio Manager for the Small Cap Growth style and shares the responsibility for fundamental research, stock selection and portfolio management with his team. Bill joined Peregrine’s Small Cap Growth team in 2000 as a Securities Analyst. He is a member of Peregrine's Board of Directors. Prior to Peregrine, he was a Senior Research Analyst & Portfolio Manager with Kopp Investment Advisors for more than six years. Previously, he worked as a Reporting Analyst for Northern Trust. He graduated from Lawrence University in 1992. Bill is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota and the CFA Institute.

Michael Iacono


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 11, 2016

4.47

4.5%

Mr. Iacono joined Columbus Circle Investors in February, 1997 and rejoined in March, 2000 after a 10 month absence. Prior to becoming Portfolio Manager, he held the position of Co-Portfolio Manager since January, 2004. Mr. Iacono previously held the positions of Research Associate, Securities Analyst, and Senior Securities Analyst. During his absence, he held the position of Portfolio Manager at Bedford Oak Advisors, an investment partnership. Mr. Iacono also previously worked at Arthur Andersen, L.L.P. as a Senior Audit and Business Advisor. Mr. Iacono received his B.S. from Boston College. Mr. Iacono is a Certified Public Accountant and has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society New York (formerly known as the New York Society of Security Analysts).

Paul von Kuster


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 11, 2016

4.47

4.5%

Paul is a Portfolio Manager for the Small Cap Growth style and shares the responsibility for fundamental research, stock selection and portfolio management with his team. Paul has been with the firm since its inception in 1984. He is a member of Peregrine's Board of Directors. Prior to Peregrine, Paul managed small cap funds for the Trust Department at Norwest Bank Minnesota, N.A. (now Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A.). He began his career with Norwest Bank Minnesota, N.A. in 1972 after graduating from Princeton. Paul is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota and the CFA Institute.

Daniel Hagen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 11, 2016

4.47

4.5%

Dan is a Portfolio Manager for the Small Cap Growth style and shares the responsibility for fundamental research, stock selection and portfolio management with his team. Dan joined Peregrine’s Small Cap Growth team in 1996 as a Research Analyst. He is a member of Peregrine's Board of Directors. Prior to Peregrine, Dan was a Managing Director and Assistant Manager for the Equity Strategy Group at Piper Jaffray. He joined Piper Jaffray as a Statistical Analyst in 1983, upon graduating from the University of Minnesota. Dan is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota and the CFA Institute and a past board member of the Piper Jaffray Foundation. He regularly shares his financial expertise with a number of nonprofit organizations.

Christopher Corbett


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 28, 2017

3.18

3.2%

Mr. Corbett joined Columbus Circle Investors in May, 2006. Prior to becoming Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Mr. Corbett held the position of Senior Vice President/Co-Portfolio Manager. Prior to becoming Senior Vice President/Co-Portfolio Manager, he held the position of Senior Securities Analyst. Prior to this, he was an Associate Analyst for Banc of America. Mr. Corbett also worked as an Associate Analyst with UBS and as an Investment Analyst for Driehaus Capital Management. Mr. Corbett received his M.B.A. in Finance and Management and B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Corbett has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society New York (formerly known as the New York Society of Security Analysts).

Marc Shapiro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 29, 2020

0.17

0.2%

Marc R. Shapiro has been with CCI since 2004. He earned a B.A. in Finance and Marketing from Emory University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 29.18 8.2 3.59