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Virtus KAR Small-Cap Core Fund

mutual fund
PKSFX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$50.4 +0.21 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
PKSFX (Mutual Fund)

Virtus KAR Small-Cap Core Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$50.4 +0.21 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
PKSFX (Mutual Fund)
Virtus KAR Small-Cap Core Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$50.4 +0.21 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity

PKSFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 18.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 22.4%
  • Net Assets $1.91 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 50.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$50.19
$33.80
$50.60

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.00%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 19.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Jul 31, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$18.05

+0.45%

$5.43 B

11.95%

$2.15

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5.87%

0.66%

$50.40

+0.42%

$1.91 B

0.12%

$0.06

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8.88%

1.00%

$22.67

+0.13%

$1.75 B

0.79%

$0.18

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9.94%

0.20%

$18.66

+0.59%

$979.13 M

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11.07%

1.09%

$15.38

+0.39%

$30.82 M

0.34%

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12.26%

2.47%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

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$223.01

+0.36%

$21.31 B

0.37%

$0.82

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5.17%

0.07%

$106.35

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$14.84 B

0.32%

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3.74%

0.24%

$80.21

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$8.01 B

0.59%

$0.47

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11.15%

0.24%

$68.65

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$2.02 B

0.81%

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16.93%

0.20%

$76.97

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$1.67 B

0.61%

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11.11%

0.15%

PKSFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Virtus KAR Small-Cap Core Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Virtus
  • Inception Date
    Oct 18, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jon Christensen

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in common stocks of small market capitalization companies. It pursues long-term capital appreciation in the small capitalization market while seeking to incur less risk than the small capitalization market. The fund invests in a select group of small market capitalization companies believed by the fund's subadviser to possess sustainable competitive advantages at prices the subadviser deems attractive.


PKSFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PKSFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.9% -27.9% 60.9% 18.79%
1 Yr 58.4% 23.0% 213.0% 90.38%
3 Yr 18.9%* 3.2% 52.8% 59.76%
5 Yr 22.4%* 9.8% 46.4% 19.21%
10 Yr 15.7%* 7.4% 23.1% 10.67%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PKSFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 12.8% -69.7% 2474.5% 83.11%
2019 34.8% -50.2% 44.9% 14.04%
2018 -5.9% -70.5% 9.2% 12.50%
2017 34.7% -21.1% 84.9% 2.89%
2016 10.7% -61.7% 39.8% 8.07%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PKSFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.9% -27.9% 60.9% 18.79%
1 Yr 58.4% 15.9% 213.0% 87.87%
3 Yr 18.9%* 1.2% 52.8% 57.36%
5 Yr 22.4%* 9.8% 46.4% 18.31%
10 Yr 15.7%* 7.4% 23.1% 10.67%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PKSFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 12.8% -69.7% 2474.5% 83.11%
2019 34.8% -50.2% 44.9% 14.04%
2018 -5.9% -51.7% 12.2% 30.80%
2017 34.7% -7.0% 84.9% 4.82%
2016 10.7% -61.7% 39.8% 15.73%

NAV & Total Return History


PKSFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PKSFX Category Low Category High PKSFX % Rank
Net Assets 1.91 B 1.12 M 38 B 39.97%
Number of Holdings 30 14 2614 97.73%
Net Assets in Top 10 921 M 213 K 10.7 B 27.27%
Weighting of Top 10 50.75% 2.8% 99.4% 6.84%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Teledyne Technologies Inc 6.91%
  2. Autohome Inc ADR 6.26%
  3. Rightmove PLC 5.84%
  4. Rightmove PLC 5.84%
  5. Rightmove PLC 5.84%
  6. Rightmove PLC 5.84%
  7. Rightmove PLC 5.84%
  8. Rightmove PLC 5.84%
  9. Rightmove PLC 5.84%
  10. Rightmove PLC 5.84%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PKSFX % Rank
Stocks
95.25% 15.26% 100.39% 88.47%
Cash
4.75% -53.51% 32.09% 8.93%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.38% 86.20%
Other
0.00% -2.23% 73.51% 84.90%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.16% 85.88%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 20.61% 86.36%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PKSFX % Rank
Industrials
29.20% 0.00% 38.05% 1.62%
Financial Services
24.20% 0.00% 69.35% 4.87%
Technology
17.59% 0.00% 63.56% 93.18%
Communication Services
12.45% 0.00% 30.61% 5.84%
Consumer Cyclical
10.97% 0.00% 67.37% 77.27%
Consumer Defense
2.42% 0.00% 14.62% 55.84%
Healthcare
1.82% 0.00% 39.30% 97.24%
Energy
1.37% 0.00% 10.88% 12.99%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.08% 88.96%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 20.88% 98.05%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 13.89% 97.08%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PKSFX % Rank
US
83.39% 10.39% 100.04% 91.23%
Non US
11.86% 0.00% 33.89% 9.90%

PKSFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PKSFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.00% 0.03% 31.23% 63.36%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.50% 61.09%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.01% 0.40% 63.51%

Sales Fees

PKSFX 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

PKSFX 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.

PKSFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 19.00% 0.00% 457.00% 15.95%

PKSFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PKSFX Category Low Category High PKSFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.66% 85.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PKSFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PKSFX Category Low Category High PKSFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.18% -69.00% 1.59% 31.11%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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PKSFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jon Christensen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2008

12.25

12.3%

Jon Christensen, CFA, Portfolio Manager | Mr. Christensen is a Portfolio Manager and a Senior Research Analyst with primary research responsibilities for the small and mid-capitalization health-care sector. Before joining Kayne Anderson Rudnick in 2001, Mr. Christensen was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst for Doheny Asset Management and has approximately 18 years of equity research experience. He earned a B.S. in Mathematics/Applied Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.B.A. from the California State University, Long Beach. Mr. Christensen is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Todd Beiley


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 25, 2009

12.1

12.1%

Todd Beiley, CFA, Portfolio Manager | Mr. Beiley is a Portfolio Manager and a Senior Research Analyst with primary research responsibilities for the small and mid-capitalization financials and producer-durables sectors. Before joining Kayne Anderson Rudnick in 2002, he worked as an Associate Analyst in equity research at Prudential Securities and before that was an Equity Research Associate at RNC Capital Management. He has approximately 14 years of equity research experience. Mr. Beiley earned a B.S. in Finance from Northern Arizona University and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. Mr. Beiley is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 35.13 8.24 0.3