ALARX: Alger Capital Appreciation Instl I

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ALARX Alger Capital Appreciation Instl I


Profile

ALARX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -9.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • Net Assets $2.89 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 50.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$31.41
$26.96
$38.29

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.16%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 80.36%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -9.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.21%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Alger Capital Appreciation Institutional Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Alger
  • Inception Date
    Nov 08, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Patrick Kelly

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 85% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies of any market capitalization that the adviser believes demonstrate promising growth potential.


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Categories

Performance

ALARX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ALARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -9.0% -79.9% 5.0% 15.06%
1 Yr -6.7% -80.4% 33.2% 38.66%
3 Yr 2.4%* -50.0% 20.8% 38.48%
5 Yr 2.1%* -38.9% 13.6% 32.08%
10 Yr 5.0%* -19.6% 14.9% 44.57%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ALARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.5% -67.9% 49.9% 66.43%
2018 -11.7% -65.5% 13.4% 45.27%
2017 22.8% -46.3% 52.2% 29.03%
2016 -0.3% -43.3% 15.3% 48.50%
2015 -1.3% -38.0% 11.4% 34.94%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ALARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -9.0% -79.9% 5.0% 15.06%
1 Yr -6.7% -80.4% 33.2% 38.66%
3 Yr 8.8%* -50.0% 22.4% 21.27%
5 Yr 7.7%* -38.9% 14.7% 21.06%
10 Yr 11.4%* -19.6% 14.9% 15.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ALARX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.5% -67.9% 49.9% 66.51%
2018 -0.8% -65.5% 16.5% 15.84%
2017 31.1% -28.2% 52.2% 20.80%
2016 0.5% -43.3% 17.1% 65.67%
2015 6.4% -38.0% 17.3% 18.94%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ALARX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ALARX Category Low Category High ALARX % Rank
Net Assets 2.89 B 858 K 165 B 30.29%
Number of Holdings 84 1 2171 34.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.81 B 399 K 63 B 23.56%
Weighting of Top 10 50.86% 11.6% 100.0% 11.37%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 9.42%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 7.36%
  3. Apple Inc 5.45%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 4.85%
  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 4.82%
  6. Salesforce.com Inc 4.56%
  7. Facebook Inc A 4.51%
  8. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.98%
  9. Adobe Inc 3.32%
  10. Danaher Corp 2.59%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ALARX % Rank
Stocks
96.67% 83.84% 103.67% 81.30%
Cash
3.16% -3.81% 16.16% 16.45%
Preferred Stocks
0.18% 0.00% 3.86% 7.63%
Other
0.00% -3.75% 4.36% 75.02%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 73.15%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.92% 75.09%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ALARX % Rank
Technology
35.45% 8.17% 54.73% 14.44%
Consumer Cyclical
16.61% 0.31% 52.42% 26.55%
Healthcare
13.34% 0.00% 51.84% 64.17%
Financial Services
12.59% 0.00% 38.34% 45.92%
Communication Services
12.35% 0.00% 32.90% 47.79%
Industrials
5.50% 0.00% 24.88% 77.94%
Basic Materials
2.24% 0.00% 10.75% 31.56%
Real Estate
1.07% 0.00% 10.77% 64.02%
Consumer Defense
0.86% 0.00% 19.66% 86.46%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 8.67% 82.05%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 6.79% 87.66%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ALARX % Rank
US
88.23% 78.13% 102.76% 77.19%
Non US
8.44% 0.00% 19.16% 24.98%

Expenses

ALARX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ALARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.16% 0.01% 24.73% 43.75%
Management Fee 0.74% 0.00% 1.40% 74.06%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.03% 0.01% 1.02% 4.37%

Sales Fees

ALARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

ALARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

ALARX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 80.36% 0.00% 807.00% 80.29%

Distributions

ALARX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ALARX Category Low Category High ALARX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 27.27% 74.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ALARX Category Low Category High ALARX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.21% -2.06% 2.43% 67.20%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ALARX 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

ALARX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Patrick Kelly


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2004

15.51

15.5%

Patrick Kelly, CFA is Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Head of Alger Capital Appreciation and Spectra Strategies. He is Portfolio Manager of the Alger Capital Appreciation, Alger Capital Appreciation Focus, and Alger Spectra strategies. He joined Alger in 1999 and has 22 years of investment experience. Previously, Patrick was an investment banking analyst with SG Cowen. He began his career at Alger as a Research Associate and completed Alger’s in-house analyst training program. In early 2001, Patrick was promoted to Associate Analyst and Assistant Vice President, and in September of 2001 he was promoted to Senior Analyst, responsible for the Technology sector. Patrick was named portfolio manager of the Alger Capital Appreciation and Alger Spectra strategies in September 2004, and was named as head of the strategies in 2015. He graduated with honors from Georgetown University. Patrick is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.

Ankur Crawford


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2015

4.84

4.8%

Dr. Ankur Crawford is Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager of the Alger Capital Appreciation, Alger Capital Appreciation Focus, Alger Spectra, and Alger 25 strategies. Dr. Crawford joined Alger in September 2004 and has 15 years of investment experience. She began her career at Alger as a Research Associate and completed Alger’s in-house analyst training program. Over the next several years, Dr. Crawford was promoted to Associate Analyst, Analyst, and then ultimately to Senior Analyst. Dr. Crawford also became a portfolio manager to the Alger Mid Cap Growth strategies in 2010. Additionally, she was Head of the Technology sector team from January 2013 – April 2016. In 2015, Ankur was named a portfolio manager of the Alger Capital Appreciation and Alger Spectra strategies. Prior to joining Alger, she earned a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Dr. Crawford was an awardee of the prestigious Intel Corporation Ph.D. Fellowship Program and worked as an engineer with Intel. Previously, she was a summer analyst with Merrill Lynch. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 52.28 8.04 0.92