PQSAX: Virtus KAR Small-Cap Value A

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PQSAX Virtus KAR Small-Cap Value A

  • Fund
  • PQSAX
  • Price as of: Oct 18, 2019
  • $18.52 - $0.00 - 0.00%

PQSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.8%
  • Net Assets $590 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.52
$14.76
$18.54

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.27%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$100

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Virtus KAR Small-Cap Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name Virtus
  • Inception Date Jun 28, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Julie Kutasov

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in common stocks of small market capitalization companies. It pursues long-term capital appreciation in the small market capitalization sector while seeking to incur less risk than the small capitalization value market. The fund invests in a select group of small market capitalization companies believed by the fund's subadviser to be undervalued relative to their future growth potential.

PQSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PQSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.0% -17.7% 411.7% 45.19%
1 Yr -3.8% -60.9% 411.7% 27.27%
3 Yr 9.2%* -45.3% 72.3% 29.52%
5 Yr 9.8%* -30.0% 38.6% 16.94%
10 Yr 11.7%* -13.7% 16.1% 23.48%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PQSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.8% -67.3% 18.6% 47.00%
2017 12.3% -73.6% 36.1% 58.89%
2016 13.5% -54.1% 133.1% 16.73%
2015 -7.9% -70.7% 8.6% 40.91%
2014 -7.7% -43.5% 76.2% 52.43%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PQSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.0% -17.7% 411.7% 45.19%
1 Yr -9.4% -60.8% 411.7% 55.66%
3 Yr 7.0%* -19.2% 72.3% 60.82%
5 Yr 8.5%* -15.3% 38.6% 44.15%
10 Yr 11.0%* -5.0% 26.8% 42.27%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PQSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.8% -67.1% 18.6% 60.00%
2017 12.3% -5.9% 42.0% 80.00%
2016 13.5% -16.4% 133.1% 21.85%
2015 -7.9% -59.6% 19.3% 65.50%
2014 -7.7% -43.5% 76.2% 80.09%

NAV & Total Return History

PQSAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PQSAX Category Low Category High PQSAX % Rank
Net Assets 590 M 5.44 M 23.8 B 50.16%
Number of Holdings 29 28 2017 99.68%
Net Assets in Top 10 279 M 492 K 2.54 B 29.18%
Weighting of Top 10 48.55% 5.2% 66.6% 3.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. The Scotts Miracle Gro Co A 6.31%

  2. RBC Bearings Inc 5.74%

  3. SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc 5.72%

  4. MGM Growth Properties LLC A 5.52%

  5. Brooks Automation Inc 4.56%

  6. Cheesecake Factory Inc 4.42%

  7. Primerica Inc 4.31%

  8. Watsco Inc 4.30%

  9. Bank of Hawaii Corp 3.87%

  10. Houlihan Lokey Inc Class A 3.80%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PQSAX % Rank
Stocks
97.35% 88.60% 102.14% 58.68%
Cash
2.65% -2.14% 22.31% 39.27%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 67.19%
Other
0.00% -18.74% 7.37% 68.30%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 64.67%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.16% 66.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PQSAX % Rank
Industrials
32.21% 1.78% 40.13% 1.58%
Financial Services
18.74% -0.42% 22.83% 1.89%
Consumer Cyclical
13.65% 0.00% 31.04% 43.22%
Basic Materials
9.02% 0.00% 12.23% 3.15%
Technology
8.77% 2.71% 75.66% 99.53%
Real Estate
8.19% 0.00% 14.06% 7.73%
Healthcare
2.71% 0.88% 44.97% 99.05%
Consumer Defense
2.06% 0.00% 15.42% 90.22%
Energy
2.01% 0.00% 10.44% 18.77%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.90% 78.08%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 7.18% 81.07%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PQSAX % Rank
US
97.35% 80.14% 101.82% 22.40%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 15.55% 97.16%

PQSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PQSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.27% 0.06% 5.19% 47.18%
Management Fee 0.70% 0.05% 1.59% 30.91%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 52.14%
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 0.40% 52.76%

Sales Fees

PQSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 30.85%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

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.

PQSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 6.00% 6.00% 474.00% 0.63%

PQSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PQSAX Category Low Category High PQSAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.93% 68.61%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PQSAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PQSAX Category Low Category High PQSAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.55% -2.40% 0.96% 2.58%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

PQSAX - Managers

Julie Kutasov

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 14, 2008

11.47

11.5%

Julie Kutasov is a Portfolio Manager and a Senior Research Analyst with primary research responsibilities for the small and mid-capitalization energy and financials sectors. Before joining Kayne Anderson Rudnick in 2001, she worked at Goldman Sachs in a program focused on investment management for high-net worth individuals and at Arthur Andersen as a Senior Associate leading teams that provided financial-audit and business-advisory services to a variety of clients in service-related industries. Ms. Kutasov holds a Certified Public Accountant license (currently inactive) in the state of California. She has approximately 16 years of equity research experience. Ms. Kutasov earned a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she graduated summa cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


Craig Stone

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 25, 2009

10.6

10.6%

Craig Stone is a Portfolio Manager and a Senior Research Analyst with primary research responsibilities for the small and mid-capitalization producer-durables sector. He has approximately 29 years of equity research experience. Before joining Kayne Anderson Rudnick in 2000, Mr. Stone was a Portfolio Manager at Doheny Asset Management. He earned a B.S. in International Business from San Francisco State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.08

Category High

28.17

Category Average

7.61

Category Mode

2.58