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Wasatch Small Cap Growth Investor

WAAEX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 38.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 22.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.9%
  • Net Assets $2.53 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$54.08
$25.68
$54.30

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.17%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 26.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Jan 31, 2012
  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA $2,000

Fund Classification


Compare WAAEX to Popular U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$68.27

+0.28%

$27.60 B

-

$0.00

22.15%

0.19%

$242.82

+0.31%

$27.60 B

0.34%

$0.83

23.36%

0.07%

$124.25

+0.23%

$16.60 B

0.24%

$0.29

18.89%

0.45%

$35.65

+0.20%

$10.50 B

-

$0.00

14.26%

0.80%

$68.40

+0.28%

$10.24 B

0.04%

$0.03

16.66%

1.01%

WAAEX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 38.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.80%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Wasatch Small Cap Growth Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    Wasatch
  • Inception Date
    Dec 08, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    J.B. Taylor

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in small growth companies. It will invest at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in the equity securities of small-capitalization companies. The fund may invest up to 20% of its total assets at the time of purchase in securities issued by foreign companies in developed markets, emerging markets, or frontier markets.


WAAEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 38.7% -46.5% 307.3% 15.81%
1 Yr 35.3% -25.1% 76.7% 17.27%
3 Yr 22.7%* -12.1% 32.7% 8.47%
5 Yr 17.9%* -4.5% 27.5% 14.50%
10 Yr 14.6%* -3.4% 21.7% 20.22%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.9% -9.6% 42.9% 47.85%
2018 -25.9% -76.3% 13.6% 78.90%
2017 9.0% -52.6% 37.0% 74.10%
2016 -3.7% -49.0% 26.1% 93.19%
2015 -15.8% -59.6% 8.6% 76.45%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 38.7% -46.5% 307.3% 15.81%
1 Yr 35.3% -28.8% 76.7% 15.57%
3 Yr 22.7%* -13.1% 32.7% 8.16%
5 Yr 17.9%* -4.9% 27.5% 14.02%
10 Yr 14.6%* -3.7% 21.7% 19.33%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.9% -9.6% 42.9% 47.85%
2018 -25.9% -54.2% 14.5% 82.68%
2017 9.0% -8.4% 42.0% 90.74%
2016 -3.7% -16.4% 31.4% 97.39%
2015 -15.8% -59.6% 19.3% 90.15%

NAV & Total Return History


WAAEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Net Assets 2.53 B 1.64 M 27.6 B 20.34%
Number of Holdings 66 1 2040 79.19%
Net Assets in Top 10 764 M 302 K 3.26 B 9.70%
Weighting of Top 10 30.70% 6.1% 100.0% 15.96%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Kornit Digital Ltd 3.34%
  2. Five9 Inc 3.32%
  3. Globant SA 3.13%
  4. Paylocity Holding Corp 3.12%
  5. Floor & Decor Holdings Inc 3.09%
  6. HubSpot Inc 3.07%
  7. Medpace Holdings Inc 3.01%
  8. Freshpet Inc 3.00%
  9. LGI Homes Inc 2.89%
  10. Ensign Group Inc 2.87%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
Stocks
97.85% 52.72% 100.90% 52.74%
Cash
1.73% -3.62% 23.75% 50.08%
Other
0.41% -6.62% 24.04% 10.80%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 4.21% 8.29%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 10.33%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 13.15%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
Technology
31.02% 8.25% 76.43% 12.68%
Healthcare
27.64% 0.00% 49.47% 58.22%
Consumer Cyclical
19.02% 0.00% 30.75% 3.76%
Industrials
13.76% 0.00% 33.63% 76.84%
Consumer Defense
5.06% 0.00% 16.96% 37.09%
Financial Services
2.92% 0.00% 20.64% 86.54%
Energy
0.58% 0.00% 48.50% 30.20%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.53% 40.38%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 15.27% 85.60%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 18.20% 87.64%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 11.71% 84.04%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
US
95.24% 2.12% 100.90% 43.97%
Non US
2.61% 0.00% 94.09% 52.27%

WAAEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.17% 0.05% 36.03% 55.13%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 85.74%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

WAAEX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 3.23%

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.

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 26.00% 4.00% 442.00% 20.16%

WAAEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 23.97% 15.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.80% -3.17% 1.37% 69.48%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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WAAEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

J.B. Taylor


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2013

7.75

7.8%

JB Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer of Wasatch Advisors and joined the firm in 1996. Mr. Taylor began working on the Core Growth Fund as a senior analyst in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Taylor is a native of California and speaks Hungarian.

Ryan Snow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2017

3.18

3.2%

Ryan Snown joined Wasatch Advisors as a research analyst in 2000. Mr. Snow holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Utah.

Kenneth Korngiebel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2017

3.18

3.2%

Kenneth A. Korngiebel, CFA, has been the lead portfolio manager and a portfolio manager at Wasatch Advisors. Mr. Korngiebel joined Wasatch Advisors in 2015, providing additional research support and leadership for the entire U.S. small-cap equity team. His investment career has spanned more than 20 years, during which he has covered small-, mid- and large-cap growth stocks across all sectors. Prior to joining the Advisor, Mr. Korngiebel was a founder, partner and lead portfolio manager at Montibus Capital Management, a business backed by Stifel Financial Corp. At Montibus, he led a team of five investment professionals from 2006 to 2015, managing the firm’s long-only, small-, and SMID-cap growth portfolios totaling $1 billion in assets. Earlier in his career, he was a senior managing director and lead portfolio manager at Columbia Management Company, where he rebuilt a six-person investment team, implemented a new philosophy and process, and managed small-, SMID- and mid-cap growth portfolios totaling $2.6 billion in assets. His tenure at Columbia Management was from 1996 to 2006. Previously, he has been the portfolio manager at Montibus Capital Management LLC in 2006 and is a Managing Director and its Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining Montibus, he served as a Managing Director at Columbia Management and was the Portfolio Manager. Prior to Columbia Management, he held positions in private equity and commercial real estate. Mr. Korngiebel holds a BA in Economics and Spanish from Stanford University (1987) and an MBA, with a focus on finance, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (1996). He is a member of the Portland Society of Financial Analysts.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 29.26 8.22 3.67