WAAEX: Wasatch Small Cap Growth Investor

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WAAEX Wasatch Small Cap Growth Investor


Profile

WAAEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.8%
  • Net Assets $2.51 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$46.24
$25.68
$49.02

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


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.8%
  • 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.


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Performance

WAAEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.1% -36.4% 253.6% 19.64%
1 Yr 10.9% -44.5% 204.8% 36.27%
3 Yr 1.0%* -53.2% 31.2% 51.87%
5 Yr -0.8%* -38.0% 18.8% 72.54%
10 Yr 3.3%* -17.7% 14.7% 69.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.9% -49.8% 42.9% 45.50%
2018 -25.9% -54.2% 13.6% 75.52%
2017 9.0% -73.6% 36.1% 71.86%
2016 -3.7% -49.0% 133.1% 92.94%
2015 -15.8% -70.7% 8.6% 76.34%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.1% -36.4% 253.6% 19.64%
1 Yr 10.9% -44.5% 204.8% 36.27%
3 Yr 1.0%* -23.2% 34.5% 62.75%
5 Yr -0.8%* -17.1% 24.0% 87.30%
10 Yr 3.3%* -8.2% 25.1% 88.75%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.9% -49.8% 42.9% 45.50%
2018 -25.9% -54.2% 14.5% 80.52%
2017 9.0% -8.4% 42.0% 89.16%
2016 -3.7% -16.4% 133.1% 97.58%
2015 -15.8% -59.6% 19.3% 90.32%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

WAAEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Net Assets 2.51 B 5.05 M 27.9 B 19.84%
Number of Holdings 66 1 2017 80.95%
Net Assets in Top 10 628 M 753 K 2.93 B 13.17%
Weighting of Top 10 28.31% 5.5% 100.0% 20.16%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Five9 Inc 3.17%
  2. Paylocity Holding Corp 3.16%
  3. Medpace Holdings Inc 3.01%
  4. Globant SA 2.94%
  5. Kornit Digital Ltd 2.81%
  6. Monolithic Power Systems Inc 2.73%
  7. Floor & Decor Holdings Inc 2.67%
  8. HubSpot Inc 2.64%
  9. Icon PLC 2.58%
  10. LGI Homes Inc 2.58%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
Stocks
96.61% 84.02% 100.51% 78.73%
Cash
2.81% -4.85% 14.30% 27.46%
Other
0.56% -11.65% 4.75% 8.10%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 4.09% 10.63%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 5.08%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.66% 6.03%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
Technology
32.19% 2.71% 81.98% 12.54%
Healthcare
26.77% 0.08% 52.56% 66.51%
Consumer Cyclical
16.58% 0.00% 32.01% 6.19%
Industrials
15.32% 0.00% 33.14% 62.86%
Consumer Defense
5.06% 0.00% 18.15% 41.59%
Financial Services
3.76% 0.00% 22.83% 80.32%
Energy
0.32% 0.00% 5.19% 37.78%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.90% 38.10%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 10.86% 84.29%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 10.38% 82.86%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 11.33% 83.02%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
US
94.03% 80.02% 100.51% 59.21%
Non US
2.58% 0.00% 12.15% 51.11%

Expenses

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% 57.10%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 85.37%
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% 5.00% 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% 3.51%

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% 9.00% 474.00% 16.45%

Distributions

WAAEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 27.41% 8.41%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.80% -2.35% 1.11% 68.45%

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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Fund Manager Analysis

WAAEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

J.B. Taylor


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2013

7.59

7.6%

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.

Kenneth Korngiebel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2017

3.01

3.0%

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.

Ryan Snow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2017

3.01

3.0%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 29.09 8.31 3.5