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Buffalo Small Cap

BUFSX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 44.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.2%
  • Net Assets $697 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.82
$9.21
$19.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.01%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 67.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare BUFSX to Popular U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$245.68

+0.23%

$27.60 B

0.34%

$0.83

23.74%

-

$69.07

+0.22%

$27.60 B

-

$0.00

23.58%

-

$126.44

+0.73%

$16.60 B

0.23%

$0.29

20.98%

-

$36.21

+0.58%

$10.50 B

-

$0.00

16.06%

-

$69.20

+0.74%

$10.24 B

0.04%

$0.03

18.03%

-

BUFSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 44.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.65%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Buffalo Small Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Buffalo
  • Inception Date
    Apr 14, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    30714045
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Robert Male

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities, consisting of common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks, warrants and rights of small capitalization ("small-cap") companies. It defines small-cap companies as those companies, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations within the range of the Morningstar US Small Growth Index.


BUFSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 44.9% -44.9% 314.3% 9.19%
1 Yr 40.2% -25.1% 76.7% 8.79%
3 Yr 19.9%* -12.1% 32.7% 16.12%
5 Yr 18.2%* -4.5% 27.5% 13.66%
10 Yr 14.2%* -3.4% 21.7% 27.64%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.1% -9.6% 42.9% 16.56%
2018 -27.8% -76.3% 13.6% 84.73%
2017 -2.5% -52.6% 37.0% 95.09%
2016 -14.8% -49.0% 26.1% 97.80%
2015 -44.2% -59.6% 8.6% 99.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 44.9% -44.5% 314.3% 9.19%
1 Yr 40.2% -28.8% 76.7% 7.86%
3 Yr 19.9%* -13.1% 32.7% 15.17%
5 Yr 18.2%* -4.9% 27.5% 13.01%
10 Yr 14.2%* -3.7% 21.7% 26.39%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BUFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.1% -9.6% 42.9% 16.56%
2018 -27.8% -54.2% 14.5% 87.31%
2017 27.0% -8.4% 42.0% 19.09%
2016 6.3% -16.4% 31.4% 71.74%
2015 -5.2% -59.6% 19.3% 54.60%

NAV & Total Return History


BUFSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank
Net Assets 697 M 1.64 M 27.6 B 44.91%
Number of Holdings 76 1 2040 74.02%
Net Assets in Top 10 150 M 302 K 3.26 B 41.47%
Weighting of Top 10 24.50% 5.7% 100.0% 34.43%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Natera Inc 2.86%
  2. Livongo Health Inc 2.83%
  3. The Lovesac Co 2.80%
  4. CareDx Inc 2.63%
  5. Bandwidth Inc Class A 2.52%
  6. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc 2.48%
  7. Kornit Digital Ltd 2.22%
  8. Palomar Holdings Inc 2.14%
  9. CyrusOne Inc 2.01%
  10. Halozyme Therapeutics Inc 2.00%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFSX % Rank
Stocks
98.92% 52.72% 100.90% 30.99%
Cash
1.09% -3.62% 23.75% 67.61%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.21% 11.58%
Other
0.00% -6.62% 24.04% 23.79%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 3.29%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 6.10%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFSX % Rank
Healthcare
28.86% 0.00% 49.47% 51.49%
Technology
22.09% 8.25% 76.43% 61.50%
Industrials
21.69% 0.00% 33.63% 9.70%
Consumer Cyclical
12.17% 0.00% 30.75% 47.73%
Financial Services
8.21% 0.00% 20.64% 25.98%
Real Estate
3.14% 0.00% 15.27% 36.93%
Consumer Defense
1.70% 0.00% 16.96% 89.98%
Basic Materials
1.23% 0.00% 11.71% 58.06%
Communication Services
0.90% 0.00% 18.20% 74.18%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.53% 37.56%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 48.50% 54.62%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BUFSX % Rank
US
98.24% 2.12% 100.90% 10.80%
Non US
0.68% 0.00% 94.09% 84.66%

BUFSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.01% 0.05% 36.03% 70.83%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.05% 1.50% 59.09%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BUFSX 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

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 3.36%

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.

BUFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 67.00% 4.00% 442.00% 58.11%

BUFSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 23.65% 8.29%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BUFSX Category Low Category High BUFSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.65% -3.17% 1.37% 59.78%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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BUFSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Robert Male


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 14, 1998

22.56

22.6%

Mr. Male has been an investment professional since 1986 and joined KCM in 1997. Prior to joining KCM, he was a senior equity securities analyst with the USAA Investment Management Company in San Antonio, Texas. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Male holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Jamie Cuellar


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 05, 2015

5.82

5.8%

Mr. Cuellar has been an investment professional since 1992 and joined KCM in 2015. Mr. Cuellar was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for the US Small Cap and US Micro Cap Growth Strategies for PineBridge Investments and predecessor firms, John McStay Investment Counsel and Brazos Capital Management from 2000 to 2012. He also served as a Portfolio Manager with Jacob Asset Management in 2012, a Senior Portfolio Manager with Northern Trust’s wealth advisory practice from 2012 to 2015, as well as an Investment Analyst for Lee Financial Corporation in Dallas, TX from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Cuellar holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of San Diego and an M.B.A from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

Alexander Hancock


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 19, 2017

3.78

3.8%

Alexander Hancock, CFA, Co-Portfolio Manager and partner. Mr. Hancock has been an investment professional since 1998 and joined Kornitzer Capital Management (KCM) in 2002. Previously, Mr. Hancock was a private equity analyst at ClearLight Partners, LLC and an analyst in the investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College. Mr. Hancock has served as co-portfolio manager of the Small Cap Fund since 2017 and as portfolio manager of the Large Cap Fund since August 2018. Mr. Hancock holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 29.26 8.22 3.67
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