WFPAX: Wells Fargo Special Mid Cap Value A

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WFPAX Wells Fargo Special Mid Cap Value A


Profile

WFPAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -30.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -7.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.7%
  • Net Assets $9.33 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$28.57
$23.51
$41.84

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.15%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -30.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -7.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.67%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Wells Fargo Special Mid Cap Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jul 31, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Bryant VanCronkhite

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of medium-capitalization companies. It invests principally in equity securities of medium-capitalization companies, which the manager defines as securities of companies with market capitalizations within the range of the Russell Midcap® Index at the time of purchase.


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Performance

WFPAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WFPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -30.5% -45.2% 0.2% 43.19%
1 Yr -22.2% -92.8% 27.9% 23.44%
3 Yr -7.3%* -57.9% 7.0% 8.99%
5 Yr -2.7%* -39.4% 5.8% 9.27%
10 Yr 4.2%* -18.6% 9.5% 9.27%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WFPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.8% -92.4% 35.0% 2.62%
2018 -15.3% -36.8% -7.3% 12.43%
2017 6.4% -16.5% 19.3% 56.84%
2016 19.9% -14.6% 28.1% 14.15%
2015 -7.0% -36.5% 0.2% 23.33%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WFPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -30.5% -45.2% 0.2% 43.19%
1 Yr -22.2% -92.8% 20.9% 23.44%
3 Yr -7.3%* -57.7% 7.0% 32.17%
5 Yr -2.7%* -39.0% 6.4% 38.74%
10 Yr 4.2%* -18.4% 9.8% 55.61%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WFPAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.8% -92.4% 35.0% 2.62%
2018 -15.3% -32.7% -4.1% 43.78%
2017 6.4% -3.5% 26.9% 87.54%
2016 19.9% -2.5% 29.0% 28.30%
2015 -7.0% -29.2% 5.0% 60.33%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

WFPAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WFPAX Category Low Category High WFPAX % Rank
Net Assets 9.33 B 708 K 19 B 8.18%
Number of Holdings 79 3 2528 53.45%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.43 B 157 K 3.21 B 6.65%
Weighting of Top 10 23.55% 7.1% 99.9% 42.20%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Brown & Brown Inc 3.20%
  2. Amdocs Ltd 2.84%
  3. Alcon Inc 2.38%
  4. CBRE Group Inc Class A 2.31%
  5. Arch Capital Group Ltd 2.22%
  6. Republic Services Inc Class A 2.21%
  7. Varian Medical Systems Inc 2.18%
  8. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc 2.07%
  9. Stanley Black & Decker Inc 2.07%
  10. Invitation Homes Inc 2.06%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WFPAX % Rank
Stocks
95.57% 89.25% 100.67% 83.38%
Cash
4.44% -0.09% 10.75% 16.88%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.26% 67.26%
Other
0.00% -0.58% 3.63% 66.50%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 67.01%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.82% 69.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WFPAX % Rank
Financial Services
20.80% 1.68% 30.11% 56.52%
Industrials
16.57% 2.02% 27.03% 31.71%
Consumer Cyclical
15.25% 3.87% 27.77% 17.90%
Healthcare
11.76% 0.00% 40.84% 15.35%
Real Estate
9.86% 0.00% 19.27% 45.78%
Technology
7.53% 0.00% 29.72% 64.45%
Utilities
5.92% 0.00% 14.73% 56.78%
Energy
5.32% 0.00% 29.28% 43.48%
Basic Materials
3.02% 0.00% 17.77% 75.70%
Communication Services
2.01% 0.00% 19.19% 62.40%
Consumer Defense
1.97% 0.00% 23.89% 96.68%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WFPAX % Rank
US
89.50% 81.73% 99.87% 84.14%
Non US
6.07% 0.00% 13.45% 19.69%

Expenses

WFPAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WFPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.15% 0.07% 27.75% 50.79%
Management Fee 0.67% 0.00% 1.25% 34.78%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 18.03%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% 77.11%

Sales Fees

WFPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 5.75% 31.58%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

WFPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

WFPAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 6.00% 218.00% 33.42%

Distributions

WFPAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WFPAX Category Low Category High WFPAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 14.85% 67.77%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WFPAX Category Low Category High WFPAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.67% -0.89% 4.05% 73.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

WFPAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Bryant VanCronkhite


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 22, 2009

11.11

11.1%

Bryant VanCronkhite is a senior portfolio manager and co-team leader for the Special Global Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Bryant has oversight and portfolio management responsibility for the Special U.S. Small Cap Value, Special U.S. Mid Cap Value, Special Global Small Cap, Special International Small Cap, and Special Dividend Focused Equity portfolios. Prior to this, Bryant was a senior research analyst on the team, which he joined in 2004 before the acquisition of Strong Capital Management. Earlier, Bryant was a mutual fund accountant for Strong. He earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in professional accountancy from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is a member of the Milwaukee Society of Financial Analysts and the AICPA. Bryant has earned the right to use the CFA designation.

James Tringas


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 26, 2009

10.94

10.9%

Jim is a senior portfolio manager and co-team leader for the Special Global Equity team at Wells Capital Management. He joined WellsCap from Evergreen Investments, where he began his investment industry career in 1994, which includes serving as a portfolio manager with Wachovia Asset Management Group. Prior to this, he served in the Personal Financial Group of Ernst & Young. Jim earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. He is a CPA and a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society. Jim has earned the right to use the CFA designation.

Shane Zweck


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

1.08

1.1%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 33.34 7.34 8.67