WICRX: Wells Fargo Special International Small Cap Fund

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WICRX Wells Fargo Special International Small Cap Fund


Profile

WICRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $5.43 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.96
$7.28
$11.12

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 7.81%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Wells Fargo Special International Small Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date
    May 31, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Bryant VanCronkhite

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities of small-capitalization companies; less than 10% of the fund's total assets in emerging market equity securities; and in a number of countries throughout the world and may invest more than 25% of the fund's total assets in any one country. It invests principally in equity securities of small-capitalization companies of foreign issuers, which the manager defines as companies with market capitalizations within the range of the MSCI World ex USA Small Cap Index at the time of purchase.


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WICRX - Fund Company Quick Screens


Performance

WICRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WICRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.3% -20.2% 28.9% 15.22%
1 Yr 5.9% -15.4% 39.9% 18.18%
3 Yr N/A* -13.6% 12.8% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -5.9% 11.2% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -1.9% 2.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WICRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A 5.8% 30.2% N/A
2018 N/A -38.7% -11.3% N/A
2017 N/A 2.6% 36.0% N/A
2016 N/A -17.2% 47.1% N/A
2015 N/A -13.0% 4.7% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WICRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.3% -20.2% 28.9% 15.22%
1 Yr 5.9% -15.4% 39.9% 18.18%
3 Yr N/A* -12.0% 13.0% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -2.5% 13.1% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -1.7% 4.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WICRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A 5.8% 30.2% N/A
2018 N/A -31.4% -11.1% N/A
2017 N/A 8.8% 38.0% N/A
2016 N/A -17.2% 52.1% N/A
2015 N/A -12.3% 8.1% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

WICRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WICRX Category Low Category High WICRX % Rank
Net Assets 5.43 M 2.28 M 10.8 B 93.62%
Number of Holdings 69 10 4747 84.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.77 M 780 K 2 B 95.65%
Weighting of Top 10 33.78% 3.5% 99.7% 17.39%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Wells Fargo Government MMkt Select 4.32%
  2. Gerresheimer AG 4.06%
  3. Nomad Foods Ltd 3.64%
  4. Ansell Ltd 3.47%
  5. Spectris PLC 3.22%
  6. Alten 3.21%
  7. Britvic PLC 3.20%
  8. TAG Immobilien AG 3.06%
  9. Viscofan SA 2.91%
  10. AEON DELIGHT Co Ltd 2.69%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WICRX % Rank
Stocks
93.19% 17.54% 100.00% 82.61%
Cash
6.80% 0.00% 82.46% 21.74%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 78.26%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 2.15% 91.30%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 76.09%
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 3.03% 73.91%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WICRX % Rank
Industrials
23.14% 7.22% 36.83% 39.13%
Technology
17.95% 1.00% 37.29% 19.57%
Consumer Cyclical
15.45% 1.37% 24.48% 10.87%
Consumer Defense
12.71% 0.00% 24.19% 13.04%
Real Estate
10.31% 0.00% 11.86% 8.70%
Healthcare
9.89% 0.00% 11.07% 8.70%
Communication Services
4.94% 0.00% 10.49% 41.30%
Basic Materials
4.76% 0.00% 26.40% 82.61%
Financial Services
0.86% 0.00% 20.56% 95.65%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 26.39% 97.83%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 27.44% 93.48%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WICRX % Rank
Non US
91.16% 16.03% 100.00% 89.13%
US
2.03% 0.00% 35.34% 30.43%

Expenses

WICRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WICRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 7.81% 0.50% 13.43% 9.09%
Management Fee 0.95% 0.36% 1.50% 76.60%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 11.11%
Administrative Fee 0.13% 0.01% 0.25% 93.33%

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

WICRX 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.

WICRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 14.00% 4.00% 178.00% 8.89%

Distributions

WICRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WICRX Category Low Category High WICRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.99% 0.00% 1.82% 4.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WICRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WICRX Category Low Category High WICRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.24% -0.13% 5.62% 77.27%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

WICRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Bryant VanCronkhite


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2019

1.25

1.3%

Bryant VanCronkhite is a senior portfolio manager and co-team leader for the Special Global Equity team at Wells Capital 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.

Oleg Makhorine


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2019

1.25

1.3%

Oleg Makhorine is a Co- portfolio manager with the Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) Special Global Equity and Precious Metals teams. He serves as a co-portfolio manager on the Global Special Small Cap, International Special Small Cap, and Precious Metals strategies. Prior to his current role, he served as a senior research analyst with the Berkeley Street International Equity team, having joined WFAM from the Evergreen merger. Prior to joining Evergreen in 2005, he served as partner and portfolio manager with Sphynx Funds and as an international equities analyst with Mackenzie Investment Management. Oleg began his investment industry career in 1995 as a financial analyst and emerging markets analyst with L.E. Holdings, an asset management company based in Central Europe. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the International Business Academy and a master’s degree in finance from Florida International University. He is a member of the Miami Society of Financial Analysts.

James Tringas


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2019

1.25

1.3%

Jim Tringas is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager 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 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 and earned the right to use the CFA designation.

Stephen Giggie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 15, 2020

0.38

0.4%

Stephen Giggie is a Co-Portfolio Manager with the Special Global Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Stephen joined Evergreen Investments in 2007 as product manager. He began his investment career in 2005 as a portfolio verification analyst for MFS Investment Management. He graduated magna cum laude from Suffolk University with a degree in business administration with a finance concentration. Stephen has earned the right to use the CFA designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 13.52 5.45 9.92