SHPAX: Saratoga Health & Biotechnology A

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SHPAX Saratoga Health & Biotechnology A


Profile

SHPAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -9.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -8.7%
  • Net Assets $13.5 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 52.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.93
$17.77
$21.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.22%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 32.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -9.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -8.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.42%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Saratoga Health & Biotechnology Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Saratoga
  • Inception Date
    Jul 15, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Robert Stimpson

Fund Description

The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities of U.S. and foreign healthcare companies and biotechnology companies, regardless of their stock market value (or "market capitalization"). Equity securities include common stocks, preferred stocks, securities convertible into common stocks and warrants. The Adviser utilizes a top-down investment approach focused on long-term economic trends.


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Performance

SHPAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.1% -10.4% 0.3% 32.28%
1 Yr -0.2% -7.7% 18.7% 76.92%
3 Yr -9.6%* -12.8% 20.4% 99.08%
5 Yr -8.7%* -11.3% 10.1% 98.04%
10 Yr 2.5%* -3.2% 14.9% 83.33%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 11.2% 5.7% 55.4% 93.16%
2018 -21.5% -25.3% 21.5% 98.20%
2017 -5.2% -10.8% 43.9% 94.50%
2016 -12.8% -31.6% 6.9% 32.08%
2015 -3.5% -20.4% 13.8% 62.38%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.1% -10.4% 0.3% 32.28%
1 Yr -0.2% -7.7% 18.7% 76.92%
3 Yr -9.6%* -12.8% 23.5% 99.08%
5 Yr -8.7%* -11.3% 13.8% 98.04%
10 Yr 2.5%* -3.2% 17.0% 90.48%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 11.2% 5.7% 55.4% 93.16%
2018 -21.5% -25.3% 22.2% 98.20%
2017 -5.2% -10.8% 45.8% 97.25%
2016 -12.8% -26.4% 8.7% 52.83%
2015 -3.5% -16.6% 15.2% 73.27%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

SHPAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SHPAX Category Low Category High SHPAX % Rank
Net Assets 13.5 M 3.51 M 46.9 B 91.34%
Number of Holdings 31 26 392 98.43%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.46 M 1.14 M 19.7 B 88.98%
Weighting of Top 10 52.81% 21.3% 75.6% 13.39%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amgen Inc 7.25%
  2. GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADR 6.45%
  3. Sanofi SA ADR 5.26%
  4. Biogen Inc 5.25%
  5. Cardinal Health Inc 5.21%
  6. Medtronic PLC 5.14%
  7. Cigna Corp 4.80%
  8. Waters Corp 4.73%
  9. Novo Nordisk A/S ADR 4.56%
  10. Merck & Co Inc 4.16%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SHPAX % Rank
Stocks
99.12% 93.77% 103.54% 32.28%
Cash
0.88% 0.00% 5.82% 54.33%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.91% 43.31%
Other
0.00% -27.41% 5.17% 52.76%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.54% 29.92%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 20.60% 31.50%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHPAX % Rank
Healthcare
100.00% 58.44% 100.00% 14.96%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 28.35%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 15.59% 40.16%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 5.84% 35.43%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 1.93% 34.65%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.89% 45.67%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.44% 33.07%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.79% 33.07%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 36.20% 32.28%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 5.00% 35.43%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.02% 42.52%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHPAX % Rank
US
78.14% 59.38% 100.00% 70.87%
Non US
20.98% 0.00% 39.25% 22.83%

Expenses

SHPAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SHPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.22% 0.10% 9.84% 18.90%
Management Fee 1.25% 0.09% 1.30% 96.85%
12b-1 Fee 0.40% 0.00% 1.00% 51.43%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.03% 0.40% 66.67%

Sales Fees

SHPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 5.75% 28.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SHPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 25.00%

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.

SHPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 32.00% 0.00% 341.00% 33.06%

Distributions

SHPAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SHPAX Category Low Category High SHPAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.53% 37.80%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SHPAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SHPAX Category Low Category High SHPAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.42% -2.24% 2.12% 69.29%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

SHPAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Robert Stimpson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 18, 2019

1.04

1.0%

Robert D. Stimpson, CFA, CMT, serves as Portfolio Manager of the River Oak Discovery Fund, the Rock Oak Core Growth Fund and the Black Oak Emerging Technology Fund. He also serves as a co-manager of the White Oak Select Growth Fund. Prior to joining the Adviser in 2001, Mr. Stimpson earned an MBA from Emory University. Previously, Mr. Stimpson worked as an Equity Market Analyst for I.D.E.A., ltd and for Merrill Lynch as a Financial Consultant. He has been with the investment industry since 1997. In addition to the CFA designation, Mr. Stimpson holds the CMT charter from the Market Technicians Association.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 22.39 9.98 19.76