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Firsthand Technology Opportunities

TEFQX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 38.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 34.1%
  • Net Assets $369 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 60.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.11
$10.02
$24.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.84%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 43.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA $2,000

Fund Classification


Compare TEFQX to Popular Technology Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$187.51

+0.60%

$47.25 B

0.80%

$1.49

3.49%

0.10%

$366.24

+0.67%

$47.25 B

0.80%

$2.91

3.19%

0.10%

$133.94

+0.84%

$38.25 B

0.90%

$1.20

3.08%

0.13%

$27.09

-0.11%

$12.19 B

-

$0.15

-0.11%

0.70%

$28.43

-0.18%

$11.72 B

-

$0.03

5.81%

0.71%

TEFQX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 38.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 34.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.28%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Firsthand Technology Opportunities Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Firsthand Funds
  • Inception Date
    Sep 30, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kevin Landis

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of the assets in high-technology companies. The adviser considers a high-technology company to be one that employs a relatively high degree of engineering and/or scientific intensity to deliver its products or services. It may purchase stocks of small-, mid-, and large-cap companies. Due to the fund's focus on emerging opportunities within the technology sector, its investments tend to include younger companies with market capitalizations in the small- or mid-cap categories. The fund is non-diversified.


TEFQX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEFQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.4% -2.6% 32.4% 10.08%
1 Yr 96.5% 6.5% 157.1% 3.78%
3 Yr 38.1%* 4.4% 54.0% 5.85%
5 Yr 34.1%* 0.0% 49.3% 4.66%
10 Yr 21.1%* 4.8% 23.5% 7.87%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEFQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 70.6% -63.4% 154.1% 12.39%
2019 21.6% -3.0% 63.7% 81.08%
2018 4.3% -49.7% 16.4% 5.08%
2017 55.5% -17.3% 83.6% 1.59%
2016 -17.1% -17.1% 43.0% 100.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TEFQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.4% -2.6% 29.9% 11.24%
1 Yr 96.5% 1.1% 157.1% 3.78%
3 Yr 38.1%* 3.2% 54.0% 5.37%
5 Yr 34.1%* 0.0% 49.3% 4.15%
10 Yr 21.1%* 4.8% 23.5% 7.87%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TEFQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 70.6% -63.4% 154.1% 12.39%
2019 21.6% -3.0% 63.7% 81.08%
2018 4.3% -49.7% 16.4% 6.60%
2017 55.5% -17.3% 83.6% 1.59%
2016 -17.1% -17.1% 43.0% 100.00%

NAV & Total Return History


TEFQX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TEFQX Category Low Category High TEFQX % Rank
Net Assets 369 M 3.7 M 47.2 B 62.07%
Number of Holdings 42 22 460 74.23%
Net Assets in Top 10 157 M 1.35 M 27 B 59.62%
Weighting of Top 10 60.07% 7.5% 88.1% 9.62%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Roku Inc Class A 17.34%
  2. Chegg Inc 9.30%
  3. Zscaler Inc 5.39%
  4. Cree Inc 5.12%
  5. Fidelity® Inv MM Fds Treasury I 4.31%
  6. Pinterest Inc 4.13%
  7. Shopify Inc A 4.11%
  8. Nutanix Inc A 3.82%
  9. Peloton Interactive Inc 3.80%
  10. Domo Inc 3.67%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TEFQX % Rank
Stocks
95.74% 82.72% 106.91% 90.00%
Cash
4.26% -6.91% 17.28% 9.62%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.02% 18.46%
Other
0.00% -1.68% 12.69% 24.62%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.07% 16.15%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.12% 23.85%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TEFQX % Rank
Technology
52.62% 1.45% 100.00% 75.00%
Communication Services
28.39% 0.00% 98.48% 7.31%
Consumer Defense
11.47% 0.00% 18.14% 0.77%
Consumer Cyclical
4.11% 0.00% 42.01% 56.15%
Industrials
1.85% 0.00% 44.58% 38.85%
Financial Services
0.79% 0.00% 43.90% 65.00%
Healthcare
0.77% 0.00% 36.23% 43.85%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.63% 18.85%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 9.76% 41.15%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.79% 17.31%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 10.93% 28.85%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TEFQX % Rank
US
95.33% 1.35% 99.96% 13.46%
Non US
0.41% 0.00% 105.56% 95.00%

TEFQX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TEFQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.84% 0.08% 8.45% 17.21%
Management Fee 1.40% 0.00% 1.95% 98.47%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.45% 0.04% 0.50% 93.88%

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

TEFQX 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.

TEFQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 43.00% 0.00% 359.00% 60.79%

TEFQX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TEFQX Category Low Category High TEFQX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.42% 27.48%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TEFQX Category Low Category High TEFQX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.28% -2.42% 2.28% 92.68%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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TEFQX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kevin Landis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1999

21.27

21.3%

Landis is the President, Chief Executive Officer, chief investment officer and portfolio manager of Firsthand Capital Management, Inc. He co-founded the firm in 1993.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.1 31.02 6.29 0.71