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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$19.42

$1.11 B

0.00%

$0.00

1.55%

Vitals

YTD Return

5.4%

1 yr return

21.7%

3 Yr Avg Return

19.4%

5 Yr Avg Return

14.4%

Net Assets

$1.11 B

Holdings in Top 10

29.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.2
$16.97
$21.37

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.55%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 77.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$2,500

IRA

$2,500


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Diversified Emerging Mkts


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$19.42

$1.11 B

0.00%

$0.00

1.55%

WBENX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.60%
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

WBENX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.4% -23.2% 28.0% 26.94%
1 Yr 21.7% -8.8% 56.7% 35.13%
3 Yr 19.4%* -1.5% 34.1% 5.09%
5 Yr 14.4%* -1.2% 21.7% 5.25%
10 Yr 9.4%* 0.4% 11.6% 7.02%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 34.7% -22.1% 480.0% 7.20%
2019 22.7% -26.9% 42.0% 25.31%
2018 -31.2% -58.5% 34.6% 99.70%
2017 47.4% -33.4% 66.6% 2.94%
2016 1.3% -11.5% 241.3% 88.17%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.4% -23.2% 28.0% 26.94%
1 Yr 21.7% -13.2% 56.7% 33.05%
3 Yr 19.4%* -1.5% 34.1% 4.81%
5 Yr 14.4%* -1.2% 21.7% 5.21%
10 Yr 9.4%* 0.4% 11.6% 6.17%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 34.7% -22.1% 480.0% 7.20%
2019 22.7% -14.7% 42.0% 25.31%
2018 -31.2% -31.2% 36.2% 99.85%
2017 47.4% -24.0% 66.6% 4.74%
2016 1.3% -10.0% 249.6% 89.43%

NAV & Total Return History


WBENX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Net Assets 1.11 B 625 K 109 B 37.14%
Number of Holdings 149 10 6317 34.65%
Net Assets in Top 10 349 M 3.68 K 23.8 B 36.28%
Weighting of Top 10 28.98% 2.6% 67.1% 64.91%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  5. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  6. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  7. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  8. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%
  10. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 7.72%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Stocks
97.60% 0.90% 105.24% 59.93%
Cash
2.40% -67.46% 38.32% 33.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.99% 36.98%
Other
0.00% -0.95% 7.48% 34.30%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 7.89% 23.49%
Bonds
0.00% -0.07% 60.65% 35.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Technology
33.59% 0.00% 43.88% 2.69%
Communication Services
14.34% 0.00% 44.39% 21.85%
Consumer Cyclical
12.87% 0.00% 45.99% 64.60%
Financial Services
12.72% 0.00% 44.76% 81.31%
Industrials
6.89% 0.00% 41.69% 32.83%
Healthcare
6.12% 0.00% 98.67% 25.12%
Basic Materials
6.10% 0.00% 28.93% 62.03%
Consumer Defense
4.08% 0.00% 28.52% 80.61%
Energy
2.08% 0.00% 28.77% 74.53%
Real Estate
0.71% 0.00% 19.13% 73.60%
Utilities
0.50% 0.00% 40.43% 63.79%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Non US
96.35% 0.00% 104.51% 56.05%
US
1.25% -0.05% 99.99% 38.84%

WBENX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WBENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.55% 0.01% 2.88% 19.98%
Management Fee 1.10% 0.00% 2.00% 88.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 27.64%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.85% 71.79%

Sales Fees

WBENX 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% 5.00% 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 77.00% 3.00% 331.00% 74.56%

WBENX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.09% 23.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.60% -1.97% 5.62% 91.55%

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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WBENX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Todd McClone


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 06, 2005

16.33

16.3%

Todd McClone, CFA, partner, is a portfolio manager for William Blair’s emerging markets strategies. Before joining the firm in 2000, he was a senior research analyst specializing in international equity for Strong Capital Management. Previously, he was a corporate finance research analyst with Piper Jaffray, where he worked with the corporate banking financials team on a variety of transactions, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and subordinated debt offerings. He also issued fairness opinions and conducted private company valuations. Todd received a B.B.A. and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Casey Preyss


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2015

6.42

6.4%

Casey Preyss, CFA, partner, is a portfolio manager for William Blair’s Emerging Markets Growth, Emerging Markets Small Cap Growth, and China A-Shares Growth strategies. Since joining William Blair in 2000, he has been a research analyst covering industrials, IT, and resources stocks. Before taking on fundamental research responsibilities for William Blair’s global equity team, Casey was a quantitative analyst. Before joining the firm, he was an international equity research sales associate with Thomas White International. He received a B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Vivian Thurston


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 12, 2021

0.22

0.2%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 34.61 6.03 0.75