ZSCCX: Zacks Small-Cap Core Inv

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ZSCCX Zacks Small-Cap Core Inv


Profile

ZSCCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -34.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -14.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -6.6%
  • Net Assets $82.7 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.63
$14.23
$27.69

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.53%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 114.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -34.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -14.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -6.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.34%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Zacks Small-Cap Core Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Zacks Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jun 30, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Mitch Zacks

Fund Description

The fund pursues its investment objective by applying a hybrid research process which uses both quantitative and qualitative criteria. It will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including amounts borrowed for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of small capitalization companies, with an emphasis on equity securities of U.S. issuers. The fund may engage in short-sale transactions up to 25% of its net assets. It also may invest in equity securities of Canadian issuers and American Depository Receipts.


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Performance

ZSCCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ZSCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -34.4% -58.1% 31.6% 76.91%
1 Yr -28.5% -94.4% 32.4% 51.59%
3 Yr -14.5%* -64.7% 64.0% 61.36%
5 Yr -6.6%* -44.4% 32.5% 34.09%
10 Yr N/A* -20.1% 11.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ZSCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.1% -94.0% 48.3% 41.11%
2018 -20.3% -67.3% 0.1% 44.31%
2017 0.7% -36.3% 36.3% 70.05%
2016 20.9% -36.7% 34.1% 22.63%
2015 -1.6% -48.0% 3.1% 4.38%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ZSCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -34.4% -58.1% 31.6% 76.91%
1 Yr -28.5% -94.4% 32.4% 51.59%
3 Yr -14.5%* -64.1% 64.0% 76.50%
5 Yr -6.6%* -42.7% 32.5% 65.91%
10 Yr N/A* -14.8% 11.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ZSCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.1% -94.0% 48.3% 41.11%
2018 -20.3% -67.1% 0.1% 64.22%
2017 0.7% -26.8% 52.6% 90.18%
2016 20.9% -24.6% 34.1% 38.96%
2015 -1.6% -48.0% 5.3% 14.61%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ZSCCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ZSCCX Category Low Category High ZSCCX % Rank
Net Assets 82.7 M 937 K 88.1 B 78.61%
Number of Holdings 106 1 2479 57.79%
Net Assets in Top 10 20.8 M 82.9 K 3.16 B 72.24%
Weighting of Top 10 20.07% 2.8% 100.0% 34.91%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Construction Partners Inc Class A 2.27%
  2. The Simply Good Foods Co 2.20%
  3. Walker & Dunlop Inc 2.03%
  4. Essent Group Ltd 2.00%
  5. Federal Signal Corp 1.99%
  6. SP Plus Corp 1.98%
  7. BancFirst Corp 1.93%
  8. PS Business Parks Inc 1.90%
  9. Costamare Inc 1.89%
  10. Oxford Immunotec Global PLC 1.88%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ZSCCX % Rank
Stocks
99.09% 86.60% 103.54% 31.59%
Other
0.89% -8.94% 23.68% 2.41%
Cash
0.03% -84.82% 13.68% 89.66%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.03% 83.43%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.48% 83.71%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 58.30% 84.14%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ZSCCX % Rank
Industrials
32.33% 7.73% 50.07% 4.00%
Financial Services
17.00% 0.00% 44.90% 51.86%
Healthcare
12.56% 0.00% 36.63% 53.14%
Technology
10.68% 0.00% 45.53% 81.57%
Real Estate
8.40% 0.00% 21.15% 44.14%
Consumer Cyclical
7.86% 1.51% 33.59% 89.86%
Consumer Defense
4.83% 0.00% 15.01% 26.43%
Basic Materials
3.23% 0.00% 20.42% 62.00%
Utilities
2.64% 0.00% 23.96% 55.71%
Energy
0.48% -0.10% 26.16% 94.86%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 22.51% 98.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ZSCCX % Rank
US
94.58% 81.79% 102.04% 67.85%
Non US
4.51% 0.00% 16.73% 15.72%

Expenses

ZSCCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ZSCCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.53% 0.01% 12.58% 24.75%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.50% 82.39%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 62.27%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% 55.99%

Sales Fees

ZSCCX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ZSCCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 70.00%

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.

ZSCCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 114.00% 0.02% 436.00% 88.40%

Distributions

ZSCCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ZSCCX Category Low Category High ZSCCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 11.57% 83.85%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ZSCCX Category Low Category High ZSCCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.34% -5.33% 2.35% 86.55%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

ZSCCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Mitch Zacks


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2011

8.67

8.7%

Mitch is the senior portfolio manager at Zacks Investment Management and oversees all investment research activities at the firm. Mitch is an expert on quantitative investment strategies and developed many of the proprietary models used by the firm. Mitch wrote a weekly finance column for the Chicago Sun- Times and has written two books on quantitative investment strategies: Ahead of the Market, Harper Collins 2003, which focuses on the earnings estimate revision investment anomaly and The Little Book of Stock Market Profits, which was published in 2011 and provides an overview of several other significant equity investment anomalies. Prior to joining Zacks Investment Management in 1997, Mitch was an investment banking analyst at Lazard Freres in New York. Mitch graduated cum laude from Yale University with distinction in his major of Economics. He received his M.B.A with high honors in his concentration of Analytic Finance and Statistics from the University of Chicago.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 47.36 6.57 0.33