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WAAEX Wasatch Small Cap Growth Investor

  • Fund
  • WAAEX
  • Price as of: May 14, 2019
  • $39.61 + $0.53 + 1.36%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

WAAEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -4.0%
  • Net Assets $1.77 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$39.61
$29.85
$56.85

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 36.00%

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

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 23.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -4.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.84%
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 No Load
  • 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 23.4% 4.1% 31.2% 9.24%
1 Yr -17.1% -48.7% 20.3% 69.82%
3 Yr 1.1%* -44.1% 29.3% 80.09%
5 Yr -4.0%* -29.6% 18.8% 77.90%
10 Yr 5.7%* -12.2% 19.1% 73.73%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -25.9% -54.2% 21.5% 75.26%
2017 9.0% -73.6% 37.0% 69.94%
2016 -3.7% -49.0% 25.7% 93.36%
2015 -15.8% -70.7% 14.9% 74.35%
2014 -6.5% -41.2% 17.3% 46.17%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.4% 4.1% 31.2% 9.24%
1 Yr -17.1% -48.7% 21.1% 77.62%
3 Yr 1.1%* -8.8% 29.3% 92.29%
5 Yr -4.0%* -12.5% 19.6% 94.20%
10 Yr 5.7%* -3.2% 30.0% 91.77%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WAAEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -25.9% -54.2% 22.2% 81.03%
2017 9.0% -6.8% 42.0% 88.10%
2016 -3.7% -15.1% 32.0% 98.07%
2015 -15.8% -35.5% 19.3% 89.66%
2014 -6.5% -36.4% 17.3% 75.23%

NAV & Total Return History

WAAEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Net Assets 1.77 B 7.34 M 26.8 B 29.77%
Number of Holdings 67 6 2534 83.57%
Net Assets in Top 10 485 M 1.08 M 5.03 B 18.28%
Weighting of Top 10 28.90% 5.3% 100.0% 16.63%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Euronet Worldwide Inc 4.16%

  2. Heico Corp Class A 3.68%

  3. Monro Inc 2.91%

  4. Icon PLC 2.81%

  5. Zendesk Inc 2.70%

  6. Copart Inc 2.61%

  7. Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc 2.58%

  8. RBC Bearings Inc 2.56%

  9. Five Below Inc 2.45%

  10. Neogen Corp 2.43%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
Stocks
98.01% 8.58% 113.20% 47.43%
Other
1.46% -11.60% 6.71% 5.75%
Cash
0.41% -1.08% 15.80% 89.32%
Bonds
0.10% -28.06% 80.92% 1.64%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 7.91% 10.88%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.14% 3.08%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
Technology
27.92% 0.87% 80.95% 37.17%
Healthcare
22.02% 1.14% 57.67% 32.65%
Industrials
21.24% 0.87% 32.50% 13.14%
Consumer Cyclical
16.27% 0.00% 35.58% 19.51%
Financial Services
5.65% -2.38% 29.51% 70.84%
Consumer Defense
2.58% 0.00% 11.55% 78.44%
Basic Materials
2.33% 0.00% 18.58% 77.21%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.58% 41.68%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 14.19% 79.88%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.50% 88.91%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 8.20% 61.60%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
US
92.40% 3.32% 100.00% 70.02%
Non US
5.61% 0.00% 96.31% 22.18%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
0.41% -1.85% 15.80% 90.95%
Corporate
0.11% -21.06% 21.82% 11.11%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 0.82%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 15.97% 1.23%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.30% 0.82%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 42.91% 1.44%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WAAEX % Rank
US
0.10% -28.45% 55.11% 1.64%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 25.81% 1.85%

WAAEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.20% 0.06% 4.84% 55.85%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.59% 87.06%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 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% 1.10%

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.

WAAEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 36.00% 3.00% 818.00% 28.34%

WAAEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 15.61%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WAAEX Category Low Category High WAAEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.84% -2.81% 1.79% 71.87%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WAAEX - Managers

J.B. Taylor

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2013

6.25

6.3%

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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2017

1.67

1.7%

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 A. Korngiebel

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2017

1.67

1.7%

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. 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

0.0

Category High

46.53

Category Average

7.7

Category Mode

2.0