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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.35

$761 M

0.00%

$0.00

1.24%

Vitals

YTD Return

-33.4%

1 yr return

-23.6%

3 Yr Avg Return

10.1%

5 Yr Avg Return

7.0%

Net Assets

$761 M

Holdings in Top 10

32.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.4
$10.31
$19.81

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.24%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 52.00%

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

$10.35

$761 M

0.00%

$0.00

1.24%

WBENX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -33.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.65%
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 -33.4% -54.3% 13.6% 86.25%
1 Yr -23.6% -50.4% 7.5% 59.28%
3 Yr 10.1%* -6.1% 16.2% 5.49%
5 Yr 7.0%* -4.5% 11.4% 4.20%
10 Yr 5.9%* -0.4% 9.3% 14.49%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -15.6% -38.3% 22.5% 84.79%
2020 34.7% -26.9% 480.0% 7.47%
2019 22.7% -0.7% 42.0% 26.10%
2018 -31.2% -58.5% 9.4% 99.69%
2017 47.4% -33.4% 66.6% 3.01%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -33.4% -54.3% 13.6% 86.12%
1 Yr -23.6% -50.4% 38.0% 56.19%
3 Yr 10.1%* -6.1% 16.2% 4.92%
5 Yr 7.0%* -4.8% 14.1% 4.17%
10 Yr 5.9%* -0.4% 9.3% 13.74%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -15.6% -38.2% 22.5% 84.79%
2020 34.7% -22.1% 480.0% 7.47%
2019 22.7% -0.7% 42.0% 26.10%
2018 -31.2% -58.5% 10.3% 99.69%
2017 47.4% -33.4% 66.6% 4.67%

NAV & Total Return History


WBENX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Net Assets 761 M 717 K 102 B 38.72%
Number of Holdings 136 7 6734 37.35%
Net Assets in Top 10 259 M 3.7 K 19.3 B 39.46%
Weighting of Top 10 32.92% 2.8% 71.7% 52.95%

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
97.95% 0.90% 110.97% 42.34%
Cash
2.05% -23.67% 20.19% 51.29%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.67% 39.46%
Other
0.00% -1.48% 9.95% 35.01%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 7.40% 25.76%
Bonds
0.00% -0.03% 55.68% 37.08%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Financial Services
30.95% 0.00% 48.86% 3.53%
Technology
29.33% 0.00% 47.50% 12.12%
Consumer Cyclical
9.03% 0.00% 48.94% 84.59%
Consumer Defense
6.37% 0.00% 28.13% 47.06%
Industrials
6.09% 0.00% 43.53% 48.12%
Communication Services
5.39% 0.00% 46.62% 82.71%
Basic Materials
4.58% 0.00% 30.03% 75.53%
Energy
4.16% 0.00% 26.66% 50.71%
Healthcare
3.93% 0.00% 93.26% 51.41%
Real Estate
0.17% 0.00% 17.15% 80.47%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 39.12% 77.06%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBENX % Rank
Non US
96.18% -4.71% 112.57% 49.53%
US
1.77% -1.60% 104.72% 30.09%

WBENX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WBENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.24% 0.01% 2.69% 38.68%
Management Fee 0.94% 0.00% 2.00% 60.45%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 26.89%
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 52.00% 0.00% 190.00% 55.56%

WBENX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 23.90% 62.75%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WBENX Category Low Category High WBENX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.65% -1.98% 17.62% 91.94%

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

16.99

17.0%

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

7.09

7.1%

Casey Preyss, CFA, partner, is a portfolio manager for William Blair’s Emerging Markets Growth, Emerging Markets Small Cap Growth, China A-Shares Growth, China Growth, and Emerging Markets ex China 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

0.88

0.9%

Vivian Lin Thurston, CFA, partner, is a portfolio manager for William Blair’s Emerging Markets Growth, China A-Shares Growth, China Growth, and Emerging Markets ex China Growth strategies. Previously, she was a global equity research analyst covering the China A-shares market and large-cap consumer companies. Before joining William Blair, Vivian was vice president and consumer sector head at Calamos Investments. Before that, she was an executive director and senior investment analyst at UBS Global Asset Management/Brinson Partners, where she was responsible for stock selection and research for consumer sectors in the United States and emerging markets. Vivian also held roles at Mesirow Financial, China Agribusiness Development Trust and Investment Corporation, and Vanke. She is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago. She is also the founder and chairman of the board of the Chinese Finance Association of America, a 501(c) nonprofit organization. Vivian received a LL.B. in sociology from Peking University and an M.A. in sociology and M.S. in finance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 33.71 6.43 13.42