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SMVAX Wells Fargo Small Cap Value A

  • Fund
  • SMVAX
  • Price as of: Aug 23, 2019
  • $11.92 - $0.38 - 3.09%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Blend Equities

SMVAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -15.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -19.9%
  • Net Assets $417 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 12.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.92
$10.65
$18.19

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.37%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -15.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -19.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wells Fargo Small Cap Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date Nov 30, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Craig R. Pieringer

SMVAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.1% -5.3% 30.4% 68.56%
1 Yr -34.3% -64.6% 3.0% 89.70%
3 Yr -15.4%* -41.0% 21.9% 97.53%
5 Yr -19.9%* -36.3% 9.2% 97.22%
10 Yr -6.2%* -15.3% 17.6% 96.85%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -35.6% -67.3% 0.4% 90.79%
2017 -16.9% -26.8% 36.3% 99.45%
2016 17.6% -36.7% 34.1% 43.06%
2015 -37.0% -59.6% 10.0% 98.06%
2014 -14.1% -35.4% 76.2% 96.78%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.1% -5.3% 30.4% 68.83%
1 Yr -34.3% -42.6% 7.3% 95.93%
3 Yr -15.4%* -25.6% 21.9% 99.18%
5 Yr -19.9%* -25.2% 13.9% 98.89%
10 Yr -6.2%* -8.8% 20.0% 98.20%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SMVAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -35.6% -47.8% 1.5% 95.66%
2017 -16.9% -26.8% 52.6% 99.73%
2016 17.6% -24.6% 34.1% 63.33%
2015 -37.0% -59.6% 21.1% 98.61%
2014 -14.1% -27.6% 76.2% 99.12%

NAV & Total Return History

SMVAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SMVAX Category Low Category High SMVAX % Rank
Net Assets 417 M 2.77 M 92.9 B 54.35%
Number of Holdings 157 13 4244 49.05%
Net Assets in Top 10 50.4 M 958 K 3.42 B 58.27%
Weighting of Top 10 12.48% 2.6% 337.4% 57.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. The Bancorp Inc 2.68%

  2. Otter Tail Corp 1.14%

  3. Rudolph Technologies Inc 1.12%

  4. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc 1.10%

  5. Independence Realty Trust Inc 1.10%

  6. Hostess Brands Inc Class A 1.10%

  7. Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc Class A 1.08%

  8. Columbus McKinnon Corp 1.05%

  9. Univest Financial Corp 1.05%

  10. Northwest Natural Holding Co 1.05%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SMVAX % Rank
Stocks
98.32% 0.00% 101.25% 42.01%
Cash
1.68% -0.82% 42.98% 58.54%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.98% 75.34%
Other
0.00% -11.67% 12.74% 77.24%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.29% 76.69%
Bonds
0.00% -41.00% 105.80% 75.34%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SMVAX % Rank
Financial Services
24.24% 0.00% 39.50% 10.33%
Industrials
21.91% 0.13% 52.49% 14.67%
Technology
9.25% 0.14% 40.59% 85.60%
Real Estate
9.25% 0.00% 36.84% 11.14%
Consumer Cyclical
9.04% 0.00% 31.34% 86.68%
Basic Materials
6.04% 0.00% 33.77% 33.15%
Consumer Defense
5.20% 0.00% 13.34% 15.76%
Energy
5.00% 0.00% 15.27% 13.04%
Healthcare
4.85% 0.00% 23.37% 80.71%
Utilities
3.55% 0.00% 7.52% 28.26%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 10.54% 90.22%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SMVAX % Rank
US
95.96% 0.00% 101.13% 50.41%
Non US
2.36% 0.00% 93.92% 36.04%

SMVAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SMVAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.37% 0.00% 3.96% 34.78%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.50% 74.53%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 13.00%
Administrative Fee 0.31% 0.00% 0.47% 94.62%

Sales Fees

SMVAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 31.88%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SMVAX 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.

SMVAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 3.00% 794.40% 37.50%

SMVAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SMVAX Category Low Category High SMVAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.04% 86.99%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SMVAX Category Low Category High SMVAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.31% -2.53% 2.35% 80.16%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

SMVAX - Managers

Craig R. Pieringer

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 23, 2019

0.19

0.2%

Craig Pieringer is a portfolio manager on the Stageline Value Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Before joining WFAM in 2003, Craig was a portfolio manager for Benson Associates Value/Contrarian strategy, which was acquired by WFAM. Prior to this, he was a senior portfolio manager for high net worth clients at First Asset Management, a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp. Before joining U.S. Bancorp, Craig was the director of research for Anderson Capital Management. Craig earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He also earned a master’s degree in international public policy from Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., and a master’s degree in business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Craig completed a portion of his MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He has earned the right to use the CFA designation and has served as President of the CFA Society Portland.


Jeff Goverman

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 23, 2019

0.19

0.2%

Jeff Goverman is a portfolio manager on the Stageline Value Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Before joining WFAM in 2006, Jeff was research director, senior partner and research analyst at Pacific Crest Securities. While there, Jeff built a nationally recognized research department that was named “best small technology boutique” by Institutional Investor magazine in 2001, 2002 and 2003. Prior to this, he was an executive vice president and software and internet analyst with Cowen and Co. Jeff began his career in the industry in 1987 as a research analyst with Soundview Financial focusing on minicomputers and networking. Jeff earned a bachelor's degree from Colby College, a master's degree in business administration from Carnegie-Mellon University and a master's degree in information technology from Pace University.


Garth R. Nisbet

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 23, 2019

0.19

0.2%

Garth R. Nisbet is a senior portfolio manager on the Stageline Value Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Before joining WFAM in 2011, he served as senior vice president and senior portfolio manager at Quest Investment Management Inc. for six years. Earlier in his career, Garth served as senior vice president and senior portfolio manager at Columbia Management. In addition, he served as Crabbe Huson Group’s chief investment officer for four years. He began his investment career in 1985 with the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Garth earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and communications from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Wisconsin. He has earned the right to use the CFA designation and is member of CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Portland, where he previously served as president.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.92

Category Average

6.66

Category Mode

6.12