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WSTAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 25.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 26.3%
  • Net Assets $10.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 50.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$102.01
$79.28
$102.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.18%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $750
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare WSTAX to Popular Technology Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$211.00

-0.16%

$54.13 B

0.63%

$1.34

16.46%

0.10%

$412.21

-0.14%

$54.13 B

0.63%

$2.61

16.22%

0.10%

$153.40

-0.07%

$42.30 B

0.70%

$1.08

17.56%

0.12%

$31.04

-0.58%

$12.92 B

-

$0.00

14.45%

0.70%

$28.73

-0.45%

$12.30 B

-

$0.00

6.92%

0.69%

WSTAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 24.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 25.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Delaware Ivy Science and Technology Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Ivy Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jul 03, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Zachary Shafran

WSTAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WSTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.3% -80.7% 39.8% 54.09%
1 Yr 44.6% 31.1% 168.7% 56.90%
3 Yr 25.5%* 7.4% 47.2% 68.33%
5 Yr 26.3%* 8.8% 51.8% 76.53%
10 Yr 17.6%* 6.4% 24.9% 77.22%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WSTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 24.8% -63.4% 154.1% 87.60%
2019 34.3% -3.0% 63.7% 43.44%
2018 -16.2% -49.7% 16.4% 61.62%
2017 24.2% -17.3% 83.6% 73.02%
2016 1.6% -17.1% 43.0% 79.19%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WSTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.3% -80.6% 39.8% 53.51%
1 Yr 39.5% 24.4% 168.7% 73.46%
3 Yr 24.1%* 6.1% 47.2% 75.08%
5 Yr 25.4%* 8.8% 51.8% 80.45%
10 Yr 17.2%* 6.4% 24.9% 79.27%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WSTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 24.8% -63.4% 154.1% 87.60%
2019 34.3% -3.0% 63.7% 43.44%
2018 -16.2% -49.7% 16.4% 71.21%
2017 24.2% -17.3% 83.6% 79.89%
2016 1.6% -17.1% 43.0% 86.71%

NAV & Total Return History


WSTAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WSTAX Category Low Category High WSTAX % Rank
Net Assets 10.4 B 1.5 M 54.1 B 6.59%
Number of Holdings 45 10 458 47.70%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.29 B 2.77 K 30.9 B 2.04%
Weighting of Top 10 50.72% 6.6% 100.0% 28.06%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 9.05%
  2. Facebook Inc Class A 7.24%
  3. Micron Technology Inc 6.04%
  4. Apple Inc 5.26%
  5. Amazon.com Inc 5.15%
  6. ASML Holding NV ADR 4.90%
  7. Qualcomm Inc 4.89%
  8. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 4.13%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.68%
  10. Universal Display Corp 3.65%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WSTAX % Rank
Stocks
98.35% 70.02% 112.51% 80.61%
Cash
1.60% -12.51% 27.80% 16.58%
Bonds
0.05% 0.00% 2.41% 3.32%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.86% 49.23%
Other
0.00% -2.47% 23.16% 54.34%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 47.45%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WSTAX % Rank
Technology
56.19% 3.49% 100.00% 65.56%
Communication Services
17.57% 0.00% 96.42% 34.18%
Healthcare
10.62% 0.00% 29.73% 7.65%
Consumer Cyclical
7.64% 0.00% 41.01% 38.78%
Financial Services
4.68% 0.00% 55.70% 43.37%
Industrials
3.00% 0.00% 45.09% 33.16%
Basic Materials
0.30% 0.00% 9.23% 6.89%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 3.53% 47.19%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 13.06% 59.18%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.01% 47.96%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 18.94% 56.89%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WSTAX % Rank
US
83.53% 14.69% 100.00% 60.20%
Non US
14.82% 0.00% 84.91% 38.01%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WSTAX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 37.83%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 15.78% 43.82%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.26% 41.57%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 49.06%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.53% 41.57%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 7.45% 42.70%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WSTAX % Rank
US
0.05% 0.00% 2.05% 3.32%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 46.17%

WSTAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WSTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.18% 0.08% 2.68% 21.43%
Management Fee 0.79% 0.00% 1.95% 67.75%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 58.11%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.02% 0.50% 7.61%

Sales Fees

WSTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.50% 0.00% 5.75% 19.05%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

WSTAX 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.

WSTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.00% 3.00% 284.00% 5.88%

WSTAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WSTAX Category Low Category High WSTAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.39% 51.01%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WSTAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WSTAX Category Low Category High WSTAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.66% -2.42% 2.28% 74.50%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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WSTAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Zachary Shafran


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 09, 2001

20.4

20.4%

Mr. Shafran is Senior Vice President of IICO and WRIMCO, Vice President of the Trust and Vice President of and portfolio manager for other investment companies for which IICO or WRIMCO serve as investment manager. Mr. Shafran has served as a portfolio manager for investment companies managed by WRIMCO or IICO since January 1996. He served as an investment analyst with WRIMCO and its predecessor from June 1990 to January 1996. Mr. Shafran earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Bradley Warden


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2016

4.75

4.8%

Mr. Warden has held his Fund responsibilities since October 2016. He is Vice President of WRIMCO and IICO and Vice President of the Trust. Mr. Warden joined Waddell & Reed in 2003 as an investment analyst and became an assistant portfolio manager in 2014. He earned a BS degree in Business Administration from Trinity University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas – Austin.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 31.52 6.17 1.21