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Buffalo Growth

BUFGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 15.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • Net Assets $179 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 38.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.41
$18.27
$31.08

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.92%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 33.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Compare BUFGX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$66.12

+1.38%

$218.07 B

0.58%

$0.38

29.32%

-

$294.47

+1.41%

$129.99 B

0.56%

$1.63

39.35%

-

$240.41

+1.14%

$125.92 B

0.56%

$1.32

32.72%

-

$123.80

+1.15%

$125.92 B

-

$0.00

31.88%

-

$17.36

+0.99%

$124.79 B

-

$0.00

26.62%

-

BUFGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.11%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Buffalo Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Buffalo
  • Inception Date
    May 19, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding
    3726512
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Dave Carlsen

Fund Description

The fund invests in common stocks and other equity securities, including preferred stock, convertible securities, warrants and rights, with a goal of maintaining at least 75% of the fund's portfolio in companies with market capitalization greater than the median of the Morningstar US Growth Index or $5 billion, whichever is lower.


BUFGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.8% -68.4% 124.1% 69.76%
1 Yr 17.0% -9.0% 135.4% 75.46%
3 Yr 15.0%* -3.8% 41.0% 61.11%
5 Yr 13.4%* -10.6% 33.4% 66.99%
10 Yr 13.3%* 5.1% 22.1% 71.19%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.9% -28.8% 76.0% 87.11%
2018 -25.3% -64.5% 10.6% 94.92%
2017 2.1% -68.7% 64.3% 96.12%
2016 -0.8% -56.6% 15.3% 54.88%
2015 -13.6% -82.5% 11.4% 92.12%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.8% -68.4% 124.1% 69.54%
1 Yr 17.0% -12.7% 133.0% 72.61%
3 Yr 15.0%* -5.7% 41.0% 58.32%
5 Yr 13.4%* -11.6% 33.4% 64.64%
10 Yr 13.3%* 5.1% 22.1% 70.06%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.9% -28.8% 76.0% 87.27%
2018 -25.3% -64.5% 16.5% 96.78%
2017 22.8% -24.8% 64.3% 68.33%
2016 4.9% -56.6% 17.1% 32.82%
2015 2.3% -38.0% 17.3% 47.39%

NAV & Total Return History


BUFGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BUFGX Category Low Category High BUFGX % Rank
Net Assets 179 M 10.3 K 218 B 78.52%
Number of Holdings 54 1 2364 60.48%
Net Assets in Top 10 67.3 M 425 K 89.8 B 80.57%
Weighting of Top 10 38.44% 10.5% 100.0% 77.39%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 8.55%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 5.74%
  3. Fidelity® Inv MM Fds Government I 4.07%
  4. Mastercard Inc A 3.09%
  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.09%
  6. Apple Inc 3.07%
  7. Danaher Corp 2.83%
  8. The Home Depot Inc 2.72%
  9. Linde PLC 2.68%
  10. Alphabet Inc A 2.59%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFGX % Rank
Stocks
95.93% 48.25% 116.73% 84.34%
Cash
4.07% -12.08% 51.74% 13.08%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 56.68%
Other
0.00% -17.43% 18.94% 61.14%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.97% 53.03%
Bonds
0.00% -0.42% 9.62% 53.82%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFGX % Rank
Technology
26.81% 0.00% 53.57% 75.16%
Healthcare
17.76% 0.00% 69.42% 19.72%
Consumer Cyclical
14.49% 0.00% 48.24% 63.33%
Communication Services
13.25% 0.00% 67.67% 43.83%
Financial Services
11.34% 0.00% 41.61% 35.28%
Industrials
7.04% 0.00% 29.16% 32.36%
Real Estate
4.66% 0.00% 23.28% 6.65%
Basic Materials
4.16% 0.00% 13.33% 6.87%
Energy
0.49% 0.00% 19.81% 22.43%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.79% 68.66%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 19.68% 95.25%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFGX % Rank
US
93.25% 46.80% 116.11% 50.99%
Non US
2.68% 0.00% 36.31% 63.18%

BUFGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BUFGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.92% 0.01% 23.28% 57.81%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.50% 81.24%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

BUFGX 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

BUFGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% 33.82%

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.

BUFGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 33.00% 0.00% 464.00% 41.50%

BUFGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BUFGX Category Low Category High BUFGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.98% 54.53%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BUFGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BUFGX Category Low Category High BUFGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.11% -8.87% 2.43% 46.09%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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BUFGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Dave Carlsen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 06, 2007

12.99

13.0%

Dave Carlsen, CFA, Co-Portfolio Managerand partner. Mr. Carlsen has been an investment professional since 1992 and joined Kornitzer Capital Management (KCM) in 2004. Mr. Carlsen was formerly a senior equity research analyst at Strong Capital Management, Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and an investment analyst and operations manager with Northern Capital Management Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin. Mr. Carlsen holds a B.B.A. in Finance, Investments and Banking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Carlsen holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Josh West


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2020

0.5

0.5%

Mr. West has been an investment professional since 2005 and joined KCM in 2008. Previously, Mr. West was an equity investment analyst with Scout Investment Advisors in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. West holds an M.B.A. from the University of Missouri-Columbia and B.S. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 52.87 7.78 0.83
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