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WGROX Wasatch Core Growth

  • Fund
  • WGROX
  • Price as of: May 10, 2019
  • $72.20 + $0.34 + 0.47%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

WGROX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.2%
  • Net Assets $2.33 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$72.20
$55.86
$83.66

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.18%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Dec 05, 2018

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wasatch Core Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Wasatch
  • Inception Date Dec 08, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager J.B. Taylor

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 65% of its net assets in the equity securities of growing companies. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets at the time of purchase in securities issued by foreign companies in developed markets, emerging markets, or frontier markets. Securities issued by companies incorporated outside the United States whose securities are principally traded in the United States are not defined as foreign companies and are not subject to this limitation.

WGROX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.9% 4.1% 31.2% 23.00%
1 Yr -2.4% -48.7% 20.3% 16.43%
3 Yr 12.6%* -44.1% 29.3% 21.20%
5 Yr 6.2%* -29.6% 18.8% 18.97%
10 Yr 13.3%* -12.2% 19.1% 8.54%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.6% -54.2% 21.5% 22.27%
2017 17.0% -73.6% 37.0% 36.53%
2016 10.4% -49.0% 25.7% 29.34%
2015 -7.6% -70.7% 14.9% 37.93%
2014 3.5% -41.2% 17.3% 8.33%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.9% 4.1% 31.2% 23.00%
1 Yr -2.4% -48.7% 21.1% 34.70%
3 Yr 12.6%* -8.8% 29.3% 44.11%
5 Yr 6.2%* -12.5% 19.6% 50.89%
10 Yr 13.3%* -3.2% 30.0% 38.29%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WGROX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.6% -54.2% 22.2% 42.68%
2017 17.0% -6.8% 42.0% 66.60%
2016 10.4% -15.1% 32.0% 42.40%
2015 -7.6% -35.5% 19.3% 64.87%
2014 3.5% -36.4% 17.3% 34.23%

NAV & Total Return History

WGROX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WGROX Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank
Net Assets 2.33 B 7.34 M 26.8 B 21.15%
Number of Holdings 56 6 2534 88.09%
Net Assets in Top 10 650 M 1.08 M 5.03 B 13.96%
Weighting of Top 10 30.05% 5.3% 100.0% 13.35%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Euronet Worldwide Inc 4.19%

  2. Monro Inc 3.37%

  3. Pool Corp 3.15%

  4. Copart Inc 2.90%

  5. Icon PLC 2.83%

  6. Balchem Corp 2.81%

  7. Trex Co Inc 2.78%

  8. Guidewire Software Inc 2.75%

  9. EPAM Systems Inc 2.66%

  10. Tyler Technologies Inc 2.60%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WGROX % Rank
Stocks
98.73% 8.58% 113.20% 23.61%
Cash
1.27% -1.08% 15.80% 73.10%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.91% 61.19%
Other
0.00% -11.60% 6.71% 65.71%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.14% 57.70%
Bonds
0.00% -28.06% 80.92% 56.67%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WGROX % Rank
Technology
25.46% 0.87% 80.95% 52.16%
Industrials
21.49% 0.87% 32.50% 12.32%
Consumer Cyclical
16.97% 0.00% 35.58% 13.96%
Financial Services
11.73% -2.38% 29.51% 21.36%
Healthcare
11.57% 1.14% 57.67% 86.45%
Basic Materials
5.59% 0.00% 18.58% 22.18%
Consumer Defense
2.34% 0.00% 11.55% 84.80%
Real Estate
2.15% 0.00% 14.19% 50.92%
Energy
1.43% 0.00% 11.50% 53.59%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.58% 73.51%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 8.20% 82.34%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WGROX % Rank
US
93.72% 3.32% 100.00% 60.16%
Non US
5.01% 0.00% 96.31% 24.64%

WGROX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WGROX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.18% 0.06% 4.84% 58.93%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.59% 90.97%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

WGROX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

WGROX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 31.87%

Turnover 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.

WGROX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.00% 3.00% 818.00% 18.28%

WGROX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WGROX Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 63.66%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WGROX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WGROX Category Low Category High WGROX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.66% -2.81% 1.79% 58.73%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WGROX - Managers

J.B. Taylor

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2000

18.34

18.3%

JB Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer of Wasatch Advisors and joined the firm in 1996. Mr. Taylor began working on the Core Growth Fund as a senior analyst in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Taylor is a native of California and speaks Hungarian.


Paul Lambert

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2005

14.25

14.3%

Mr. Lambert joined Wasatch Advisors as an analyst in 2000. From 1999 until joining the Advisor, Mr. Lambert worked for Fidelity Investments. Mr. Lambert holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Utah. He was a founding member of the University of Utah's investment club.


Michael Valentine

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2017

1.67

1.7%

Mike Valentine, portfolio manager, joined Wasatch Advisors in September 2016 as a portfolio manager for the domestic research team. Prior to joining the Advisor, Mr. Valentine was a portfolio manager at Point72 in Boston where he led a team of analysts. From 2005 to 2012 Mr. Valentine worked at Fidelity Investments as both an analyst and then a portfolio manager covering various industries and sectors ranging from agricultural chemicals to health care. Mr. Valentine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Amherst College in Amherst, MA.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

46.53

Category Average

7.7

Category Mode

2.0