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POLIX Polen Growth Institutional

  • Fund
  • POLIX
  • Price as of: May 22, 2019
  • $30.59 + $0.12 + 0.39%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

POLIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 17.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.9%
  • Net Assets $3.66 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 59.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.59
$23.86
$31.24

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.98%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 19.56%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$100,000

IRA

$100,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Polen Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Polen Capital
  • Inception Date Sep 15, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Daniel Davidowitz

POLIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.2% -7.9% 26.7% 24.28%
1 Yr 14.7% -63.9% 13.6% 0.09%
3 Yr 17.6%* -38.0% 20.9% 1.94%
5 Yr 12.9%* -30.7% 21.4% 1.34%
10 Yr N/A* -12.3% 17.3% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 5.0% -65.5% 5.0% 0.09%
2017 24.4% -24.8% 41.0% 16.20%
2016 0.7% -56.6% 18.1% 43.06%
2015 9.9% -38.0% 11.4% 0.44%
2014 8.5% -52.4% 105.4% 14.61%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.2% 0.0% 26.7% 24.28%
1 Yr 14.7% -63.9% 26.9% 2.01%
3 Yr 17.6%* -38.0% 27.3% 13.60%
5 Yr 12.9%* -30.7% 30.0% 13.51%
10 Yr N/A* -12.3% 19.0% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period POLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 5.0% -65.5% 16.5% 1.40%
2017 24.4% -24.8% 48.9% 52.90%
2016 0.7% -56.6% 26.8% 66.40%
2015 9.9% -38.0% 17.3% 5.48%
2014 8.5% -52.4% 120.7% 55.53%

NAV & Total Return History

POLIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

POLIX Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank
Net Assets 3.66 B 898 K 195 B 32.05%
Number of Holdings 23 6 2046 95.46%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.96 B 519 K 54.6 B 24.28%
Weighting of Top 10 59.04% 12.8% 2580.2% 6.55%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 8.78%

  2. Visa Inc Class A 7.04%

  3. Facebook Inc A 6.58%

  4. Alphabet Inc Class C 6.14%

  5. Adobe Inc 5.82%

  6. Nike Inc B 5.03%

  7. Starbucks Corp 4.99%

  8. O'Reilly Automotive Inc 4.94%

  9. Zoetis Inc Class A 4.91%

  10. Automatic Data Processing Inc 4.79%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High POLIX % Rank
Stocks
96.23% 17.54% 113.56% 76.51%
Cash
3.76% -2546.61% 57.26% 17.38%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.01% 96.94%
Other
0.00% -13.96% 43.00% 95.28%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.57% 95.72%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 2544.23% 95.20%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High POLIX % Rank
Technology
41.71% 0.00% 62.60% 5.41%
Consumer Cyclical
16.87% 0.00% 35.86% 41.22%
Financial Services
13.54% 0.00% 39.70% 43.93%
Healthcare
11.50% 0.00% 96.81% 84.45%
Consumer Defense
7.82% 0.00% 16.35% 16.59%
Industrials
4.79% 0.00% 25.15% 89.26%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.76% 97.55%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 9.48% 97.90%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.90% 97.82%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 14.60% 98.43%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 12.25% 99.21%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High POLIX % Rank
US
92.87% 6.81% 113.56% 47.77%
Non US
3.36% 0.00% 91.58% 57.29%

POLIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

POLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.98% 0.00% 15.15% 57.73%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.44% 90.04%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

POLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

POLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 0.05% 5.00% 56.78%

Turnover 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.

POLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 19.56% 0.00% 650.00% 19.04%

POLIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

POLIX Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 97.29%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

POLIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

POLIX Category Low Category High POLIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.24% -14.30% 2.62% 67.86%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

POLIX - Managers

Daniel Davidowitz

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2010

8.63

8.6%

Mr. Davidowitz joined Polen Capital in 2005 and leads the Investment Team and is the lead PM on the Firm’s flagship Focus Growth strategy. Prior to joining Polen Capital, he spent 5 years as VP and Research Analyst at Osprey Partners Investment Management. Before joining Osprey Partners, he spent 1 year as a Research Analyst at Value Line, Inc. and 5 years in the health care sector (various analytical positions) at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is a board member of the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY), a member of the CFA Institute & CFA Society of South Florida.


Damon A. Ficklin

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 22, 2012

6.52

6.5%

Mr. Ficklin joined Polen Capital in 2003. Mr. Ficklin is Co-Portfolio Manager & Research Analyst on the Firm’s flagship Focus Growth strategy. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Ficklin spent one year working as an equity analyst with Morningstar and four years as a tax consultant to Fortune 500 companies with Price Waterhouse. Mr. Ficklin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Accounting, earned a M.S.A. from Appalachian State University, and earned an MBA with high honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He serves on the Investment Committee to the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida.


Brandon Ladoff

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2019

0.33

0.3%


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.36

Category Average

8.53

Category Mode

0.0