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William Blair Mid Cap Growth Fund

WCGJX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.8%
  • Net Assets $71.3 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.29
$8.24
$14.29

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.14%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 43.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare WCGJX to Popular U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$89.47

+0.07%

$34.01 B

-

$0.00

50.70%

-

$113.79

+0.59%

$33.25 B

-

$0.00

19.36%

-

$163.52

+0.98%

$19.75 B

0.09%

$0.15

15.33%

-

$33.43

+0.88%

$18.81 B

-

$0.00

13.94%

-

$203.74

+0.42%

$17.40 B

0.52%

$1.05

27.63%

-

WCGJX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 7.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Mid Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    May 02, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Crowe

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in stocks of medium capitalized ("mid cap") companies. It invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments (e.g., securities convertible into common stocks), of mid cap domestic growth companies that are expected to exhibit quality growth characteristics.


WCGJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.1% -71.3% 2382.3% 75.62%
1 Yr 13.5% -14.4% 114.6% 77.00%
3 Yr 14.2%* -3.5% 47.4% 56.66%
5 Yr 11.8%* -1.0% 37.5% 73.88%
10 Yr 11.7%* 4.3% 20.6% 80.35%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -50.2% 44.9% N/A
2018 N/A -70.5% 9.2% N/A
2017 N/A -21.1% 84.9% N/A
2016 N/A -61.7% 39.8% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.1% -71.1% 2382.3% 75.95%
1 Yr 13.5% -18.9% 114.6% 74.67%
3 Yr 14.2%* -4.7% 47.4% 54.44%
5 Yr 11.8%* -1.0% 37.5% 71.38%
10 Yr 11.7%* 4.3% 20.6% 78.98%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -50.2% 44.9% N/A
2018 N/A -51.7% 12.2% N/A
2017 N/A -7.0% 84.9% N/A
2016 N/A -61.7% 39.8% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


WCGJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WCGJX Category Low Category High WCGJX % Rank
Net Assets 71.3 M 919 K 34 B 85.51%
Number of Holdings 60 13 2566 73.83%
Net Assets in Top 10 21.8 M 181 K 7.69 B 84.17%
Weighting of Top 10 30.45% 3.3% 94.2% 28.71%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CoStar Group Inc 3.54%
  2. Copart Inc 3.51%
  3. Agilent Technologies Inc 3.29%
  4. Ball Corp 3.26%
  5. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.14%
  6. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.14%
  7. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.14%
  8. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.14%
  9. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.14%
  10. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.14%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WCGJX % Rank
Stocks
97.78% 29.91% 139.77% 69.63%
Cash
2.22% -55.75% 39.68% 29.73%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.64% 41.20%
Other
0.00% -41.95% 75.09% 45.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.20% 35.38%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 17.46% 37.16%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WCGJX % Rank
Technology
28.71% 0.00% 59.48% 64.30%
Healthcare
24.94% 0.00% 39.13% 21.97%
Consumer Cyclical
13.64% 0.00% 65.22% 42.33%
Industrials
11.76% 0.00% 43.94% 68.34%
Communication Services
5.66% 0.00% 22.10% 44.26%
Real Estate
5.38% 0.00% 14.36% 18.58%
Financial Services
3.37% 0.00% 40.21% 81.10%
Basic Materials
2.85% 0.00% 17.56% 21.32%
Consumer Defense
2.81% 0.00% 15.89% 58.64%
Utilities
0.88% 0.00% 5.37% 18.09%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 60.50% 60.26%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WCGJX % Rank
US
94.84% 29.81% 139.77% 36.67%
Non US
2.94% 0.00% 31.43% 68.98%

WCGJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WCGJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.14% 0.05% 27.43% 49.49%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.50% 83.55%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

WCGJX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

WCGJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 2.00% N/A

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.

WCGJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 43.00% 1.00% 457.00% 45.21%

WCGJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WCGJX Category Low Category High WCGJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 7.40% 0.00% 32.08% 0.64%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WCGJX Category Low Category High WCGJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.17% -2.48% 1.52% 37.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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WCGJX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Crowe


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 03, 2015

4.92

4.9%

Dan Crowe, CFA, partner, is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Mid Cap Growth, Small-Mid Cap Growth, and Small-Mid Cap Core strategies. Previously, he was an associate portfolio manager on the firm’s Mid Cap Growth strategy, an associate portfolio manager on the firm’s Small Cap Growth strategy, and a research analyst, where he focused on all sectors across the U.S. small-cap space. Before joining William Blair as a generalist research analyst in May 2011, Dan was a midcap portfolio manager at Pyramis Global Advisors and a portfolio manager and analyst at The Boston Company/Founders Asset Management. He began his career as a generalist analyst at Marsico Capital Management. Dan is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago. He received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

James Jones


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2019

1.09

1.1%

Jim Jones, CFA, partner, is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Mid Cap Growth and Small-Mid Cap Growth strategies. Previously, he was a research analyst focused on U.S. small-cap industrials companies for the U.S. Growth Equity team beginning in 2010 and also served as the team’s co-director of research from 2017 to 2019. Before joining William Blair in 2010, Jim was an investment analyst at Federated Investors. Prior to that, he was a research analyst at Credit Suisse and an associate at Ashton Partners. He has the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago. Jim received a B.S. in accounting from Miami University and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 34.72 8.19 0.67
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