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William Blair Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund

WSMRX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.5%
  • Net Assets $3.57 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.22
$18.24
$37.22

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 56.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$84.66

+1.03%

$38.98 B

-

$0.00

2.89%

-

$118.17

+0.84%

$38.01 B

-

$0.00

4.50%

-

$162.29

+0.77%

$22.86 B

0.29%

$0.46

3.28%

-

$34.29

+1.12%

$21.77 B

-

$0.00

0.47%

-

$219.90

+1.23%

$20.93 B

0.42%

$0.92

3.12%

-

WSMRX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio -0.46%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Small-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

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in stocks of small capitalized ("small cap") and 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 small cap and mid cap domestic growth companies that are expected to exhibit quality growth characteristics.


WSMRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WSMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.7% -0.4% 20.4% 32.85%
1 Yr 32.4% 2.6% 152.5% 63.56%
3 Yr 19.3%* 1.6% 57.6% 59.22%
5 Yr 18.5%* 6.6% 45.5% 40.25%
10 Yr 15.5%* 7.2% 24.0% 20.47%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WSMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 30.2% -69.7% 2474.5% 39.50%
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

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WSMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.7% -0.4% 20.4% 32.85%
1 Yr 32.4% -2.9% 152.5% 59.90%
3 Yr 19.3%* 1.6% 57.6% 57.19%
5 Yr 18.5%* 6.6% 45.5% 39.18%
10 Yr 15.5%* 7.2% 24.0% 19.49%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WSMRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 30.2% -69.7% 2474.5% 39.50%
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

NAV & Total Return History


WSMRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WSMRX Category Low Category High WSMRX % Rank
Net Assets 3.57 B 1.09 M 39 B 26.20%
Number of Holdings 74 10 2593 59.29%
Net Assets in Top 10 755 M 195 K 9.41 B 27.30%
Weighting of Top 10 22.74% 3.9% 97.2% 56.26%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  2. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  3. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  4. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  5. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  6. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  7. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  8. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  9. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%
  10. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 3.48%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WSMRX % Rank
Stocks
98.90% 0.07% 102.10% 42.10%
Cash
1.10% -5.31% 41.10% 55.74%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.59% 84.17%
Other
0.00% -0.87% 39.00% 84.17%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.16% 83.20%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 17.46% 83.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WSMRX % Rank
Technology
27.35% 0.00% 63.56% 72.05%
Healthcare
27.13% 0.00% 39.13% 12.12%
Industrials
17.86% 0.00% 34.76% 15.83%
Consumer Cyclical
10.92% 0.00% 67.94% 76.25%
Consumer Defense
5.48% 0.00% 15.52% 13.73%
Communication Services
3.84% 0.00% 24.80% 68.98%
Financial Services
2.97% 0.00% 37.20% 84.01%
Basic Materials
2.34% 0.00% 20.37% 32.79%
Real Estate
1.22% 0.00% 14.19% 73.99%
Energy
0.90% 0.00% 49.06% 17.12%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.78% 85.62%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WSMRX % Rank
US
92.63% 29.81% 100.08% 62.84%
Non US
6.27% 0.00% 56.23% 28.27%

WSMRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WSMRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.05% 0.05% 25.69% 57.14%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 94.88%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

WSMRX 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

WSMRX 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.

WSMRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 56.00% 1.00% 457.00% 58.04%

WSMRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WSMRX Category Low Category High WSMRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.34% 82.91%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WSMRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WSMRX Category Low Category High WSMRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.46% -2.48% 1.52% 57.89%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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WSMRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Crowe


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 03, 2015

5.08

5.1%

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

1.25

1.3%

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
0.01 34.88 8.16 3.84