WBENX: William Blair Emerging Mkts Growth N

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WBENX William Blair Emerging Mkts Growth N


Profile

WBENX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • Net Assets $914 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.23
$9.77
$17.21

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.51%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 79.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $2,500

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.84%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Emerging Markets Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    Jun 06, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    N
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Todd McClone

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Categories

Performance

WBENX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.7% -17.2% 43.4% 8.44%
1 Yr 25.5% -15.9% 57.9% 8.90%
3 Yr 1.3%* -11.8% 21.0% 29.61%
5 Yr 8.5%* -6.2% 17.0% 23.24%
10 Yr 1.1%* -6.8% 8.9% 51.65%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.7% -4.4% 47.5% 21.46%
2018 -31.2% -47.1% -10.4% 92.72%
2017 47.4% -0.9% 104.2% 7.22%
2016 1.3% -18.0% 18.2% 75.65%
2015 -16.0% -36.8% 8.8% 66.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.7% -17.2% 43.4% 8.44%
1 Yr 25.5% -15.9% 57.9% 8.90%
3 Yr 1.3%* -11.0% 21.7% 41.26%
5 Yr 8.5%* -3.7% 17.0% 34.05%
10 Yr 1.1%* -6.8% 11.8% 69.23%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.7% -4.4% 47.5% 21.89%
2018 -31.2% -47.1% -8.6% 96.12%
2017 47.4% 14.1% 104.2% 10.31%
2016 1.3% -18.0% 19.9% 82.90%
2015 -16.0% -36.8% 15.3% 82.32%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

WBENX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Net Assets 914 M 3.79 M 25.4 B 23.11%
Number of Holdings 135 2 5528 31.93%
Net Assets in Top 10 326 M 410 K 5.19 B 22.69%
Weighting of Top 10 36.79% 11.8% 99.4% 52.10%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 6.99%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 6.63%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 5.60%
  4. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 3.97%
  5. MediaTek Inc 2.68%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.51%
  7. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.47%
  8. Kakao Corp 2.09%
  9. Meituan Dianping 1.96%
  10. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.89%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Stocks
99.63% 17.67% 101.12% 15.55%
Cash
0.37% -1.11% 84.74% 83.61%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.44% 32.77%
Other
0.00% -2.42% 13.99% 40.76%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.23% 29.41%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 7.11% 30.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Technology
30.50% 1.37% 48.02% 5.46%
Communication Services
18.98% 0.00% 31.34% 7.56%
Consumer Cyclical
15.04% 1.11% 38.51% 63.03%
Healthcare
10.08% 0.00% 27.29% 9.24%
Consumer Defense
8.61% 1.97% 32.76% 47.48%
Financial Services
6.05% 2.17% 31.17% 92.44%
Industrials
4.92% 0.00% 17.95% 24.37%
Energy
2.52% 0.00% 14.69% 55.88%
Basic Materials
1.64% 0.00% 14.44% 81.93%
Real Estate
1.43% 0.00% 14.76% 66.81%
Utilities
0.22% 0.00% 6.06% 63.03%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Non US
99.09% 18.26% 100.16% 20.59%
US
0.54% -1.63% 8.40% 31.93%

Expenses

WBENX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WBENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.51% 0.35% 11.85% 50.66%
Management Fee 1.10% 0.00% 1.45% 92.44%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 35.29%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% 71.79%

Sales Fees

WBENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.40% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

WBENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 2.00% 21.74%

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.

WBENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 79.00% 4.00% 360.00% 67.39%

Distributions

WBENX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.89% 30.25%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.84% -1.71% 5.25% 69.07%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

WBENX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Todd McClone


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 06, 2005

15.25

15.3%

Todd M. McClone, a Partner of William Blair Investment Management, LLC, has been with William Blair since 2000. From 1993 through 2000, he was a senior research analyst specializing in international equity for Strong Capital Management. Prior to joining Strong Capital Management, he was a Corporate Finance Research Analyst with Piper Jaffray & Co. At Piper Jaffray, he worked with the corporate banking financials team on a variety of transactions including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and subordinated debt offerings, and issued fairness opinions and conducted private company valuations.

Casey Preyss


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2015

5.34

5.3%

Casey Preyss, a Partner of William Blair Investment Management, LLC, joined William Blair in 2000, Mr. Preyss was previously a research analyst covering the Industrials, IT and Resources sectors and also served as the Global Industrials Sector Team Leader. Prior to his research responsibilities, Mr. Preyss was a Quantitative Analyst with the team. Prior to joining William Blair, Mr. Preyss was with Thomas White International as an International Equity Research Sales Associate. Education: B.S. B.A., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 26.02 5.53 4.96