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WHGPX Westwood SMidCap Plus Institutional

  • Fund
  • WHGPX
  • Price as of: Aug 19, 2019
  • $13.62 + $0.13 + 0.96%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Blend Equities

WHGPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.4%
  • Net Assets $18.1 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.62
$10.82
$14.51

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.95%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 51.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$5,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.59%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Westwood SMidCap Plus Fund
  • Fund Family Name Westwood
  • Inception Date Mar 28, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding 1305370
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Grant L. Taber

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of small- and mid-cap companies. The fund managers consider small- and mid-cap companies to be those companies with market capitalizations between $2 billion and $20 billion. The equity securities in which the fund invests are primarily common stocks, but may also include shares of exchange-traded funds ("ETFs"), real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), royalty trusts, and master limited partnerships ("MLPs").

WHGPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WHGPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.0% -10.2% 27.3% 10.42%
1 Yr -4.7% -37.6% 16.0% 14.67%
3 Yr -0.3%* -14.0% 13.1% 39.30%
5 Yr -0.4%* -15.2% 9.8% 28.11%
10 Yr N/A* -4.2% 14.7% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WHGPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -29.1% -44.3% 7.9% 94.21%
2017 11.1% -20.7% 25.7% 21.24%
2016 10.5% -15.1% 40.3% 38.96%
2015 -4.6% -32.9% 1.5% 21.69%
2014 3.4% -42.4% 14.7% 37.70%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WHGPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.0% -10.2% 27.3% 10.42%
1 Yr -4.7% -37.6% 17.0% 19.31%
3 Yr -0.3%* -11.2% 18.9% 72.76%
5 Yr -0.4%* -15.2% 12.1% 67.87%
10 Yr N/A* -4.2% 14.7% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WHGPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -29.1% -44.3% 7.9% 94.98%
2017 11.1% -8.7% 25.7% 62.16%
2016 10.5% -4.9% 40.3% 59.44%
2015 -4.6% -32.9% 2.7% 46.18%
2014 3.4% -42.4% 17.2% 65.98%

NAV & Total Return History

WHGPX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WHGPX Category Low Category High WHGPX % Rank
Net Assets 18.1 M 1.66 M 105 B 94.98%
Number of Holdings 64 5 3300 70.27%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.43 M 1.78 M 7.14 B 97.68%
Weighting of Top 10 24.77% 5.1% 98.8% 44.79%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alliant Energy Corp 2.77%

  2. DTE Energy Co 2.66%

  3. Diamondback Energy Inc 2.60%

  4. WPX Energy Inc Class A 2.51%

  5. Assurant Inc 2.50%

  6. Houlihan Lokey Inc Class A 2.48%

  7. Hubbell Inc 2.40%

  8. Western Alliance Bancorp 2.39%

  9. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc 2.30%

  10. Curtiss-Wright Corp 2.15%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WHGPX % Rank
Stocks
99.54% 24.97% 100.45% 26.25%
Cash
0.46% -0.69% 40.74% 73.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.10% 58.30%
Other
0.00% -12.18% 3.09% 55.21%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 54.83%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 40.52% 61.39%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WHGPX % Rank
Financial Services
21.50% 0.00% 52.69% 11.20%
Real Estate
12.29% -0.49% 12.91% 1.54%
Industrials
11.95% 0.00% 46.61% 75.68%
Technology
11.61% 0.11% 38.95% 84.17%
Consumer Cyclical
9.31% 0.00% 33.48% 81.08%
Basic Materials
8.81% -0.25% 18.13% 11.20%
Healthcare
7.14% 0.00% 46.65% 75.68%
Utilities
6.52% -0.50% 27.98% 17.76%
Energy
5.11% -0.82% 13.61% 30.89%
Consumer Defense
4.11% -1.17% 15.66% 51.35%
Communication Services
1.19% 0.00% 25.65% 34.36%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WHGPX % Rank
US
96.20% 14.28% 100.30% 39.38%
Non US
3.34% 0.00% 52.93% 40.54%

WHGPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WHGPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.95% 0.03% 6.27% 65.25%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 2.00% 61.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.12% 0.01% 0.35% 62.79%

Sales Fees

WHGPX 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

WHGPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

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.

WHGPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 51.00% 1.00% 196.54% 59.07%

WHGPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WHGPX Category Low Category High WHGPX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.84% 0.00% 0.04% 3.09%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WHGPX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WHGPX Category Low Category High WHGPX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.59% -4.72% 2.61% 37.84%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

WHGPX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

WHGPX - Managers

Grant L. Taber

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 28, 2011

8.35

8.4%

Grant L. Taber, CFA Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst Mr. Taber joined Westwood in 2008, serves as a Portfolio Manager and is responsible for investment research in the Materials & Processing and Producer Durables sectors. He is also a member of the Technology/Industrials and the Energy/Utilities research groups. Mr. Taber began his career in New York with Bear Stearns and subsequently served as a research analyst with Bessemer Trust Company. Mr. Taber graduated from Texas Christian University with a BBA in Finance and Accounting. While at TCU, he served as the Chief Administrator of the William C. Conner Educational Investment Fund, a student-autonomous equity portfolio at the Neeley School of Business. Mr. Taber is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth.


Prashant Inamdar

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2013

5.67

5.7%

Mr. Prashant Inamdar, CFA, has served as Vice President, Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager for the Westwood Management Corp Texas since November 2013. Prior to joining the Westwood Management Corp Texas, Mr. Inamdar served as Senior Analyst at 3 Twelve Capital from 2012 to 2013. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Inamdar served as a Vice President of Research at Chilton Investment Company, and from 2000 to 2009, he served as a Securities Analyst at Stark Investments. He participates in the investment decision process. He has authority to direct trading activity for the Funds and is also responsible for representing the Funds to investors.


William E. Costello

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 18, 2018

0.87

0.9%

William E. Costello, CFA, has served as Senior Vice President and Senior Research Analyst since joining Westwood Management Corp. in July 2010. Prior to joining Westwood Management Corp., Mr. Costello was a Portfolio Manager and Director of Research at the Boston Company, where he worked from 1997 to 2009, and he worked at Delphi Management as a generalist equity analyst from 1992 until 1997.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

40.52

Category Average

6.87

Category Mode

0.02