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NBGUX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 17.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 16.6%
  • Net Assets $1.57 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.08
$13.96
$23.75

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.54%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Oct 15, 2009
  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$61.75

+0.21%

$225.37 B

0.62%

$0.38

20.77%

0.63%

$282.66

+0.78%

$134.60 B

0.56%

$1.58

27.76%

0.20%

$16.96

+0.77%

$130.71 B

0.00%

$0.00

23.71%

0.85%

$231.66

+0.59%

$130.28 B

0.75%

$1.74

22.23%

0.04%

$119.23

+0.60%

$130.28 B

0.46%

$0.55

27.02%

0.17%

NBGUX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 23.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Neuberger Berman Guardian Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Neuberger Berman
  • Inception Date
    Sep 03, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Adv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Charles Kantor

Fund Description

The fund invests mainly in common stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. The Portfolio Managers employ a research driven approach to stock selection, with a long term perspective that combines both quantitative analysis and qualitative judgment. Although the fund invests primarily in domestic stocks, it may also invest in stocks of foreign companies.


NBGUX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NBGUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.2% -70.9% 105.6% 41.86%
1 Yr 30.8% -9.0% 155.9% 57.29%
3 Yr 17.4%* -5.1% 45.9% 58.56%
5 Yr 16.6%* -9.5% 35.0% 57.66%
10 Yr 13.6%* 5.5% 23.4% 76.41%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NBGUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 28.1% -28.8% 76.0% 27.41%
2018 -16.3% -64.5% 10.6% 74.34%
2017 15.4% -68.7% 64.3% 70.80%
2016 -6.0% -56.6% 15.3% 80.74%
2015 -17.7% -82.5% 11.4% 95.99%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NBGUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.2% -69.8% 105.6% 42.67%
1 Yr 30.8% -10.5% 153.3% 51.51%
3 Yr 17.4%* -7.0% 45.9% 55.79%
5 Yr 16.6%* -10.5% 35.0% 54.99%
10 Yr 13.6%* 5.5% 23.4% 75.48%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NBGUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 28.1% -28.8% 76.0% 27.56%
2018 -7.7% -64.5% 16.5% 53.40%
2017 24.9% -24.8% 64.3% 57.11%
2016 8.9% -56.6% 17.1% 9.49%
2015 -5.6% -38.0% 17.3% 86.40%

NAV & Total Return History


NBGUX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NBGUX Category Low Category High NBGUX % Rank
Net Assets 1.57 B 10.3 K 225 B 45.89%
Number of Holdings 76 1 2370 41.73%
Net Assets in Top 10 500 M 425 K 89.8 B 52.90%
Weighting of Top 10 31.78% 10.7% 100.0% 87.49%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 4.88%
  2. Apple Inc 3.93%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 3.90%
  4. Alphabet Inc A 3.82%
  5. Duck Creek Technologies Inc Ordinary Shares 3.37%
  6. McDonald's Corp 2.48%
  7. Facebook Inc A 2.45%
  8. IHS Markit Ltd 2.37%
  9. Salesforce.com Inc 2.29%
  10. Cc Dnb Holdings Lp Pipe Restri Common Stock 2.27%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NBGUX % Rank
Stocks
93.80% 56.28% 112.08% 91.03%
Other
5.38% -7.45% 18.94% 1.38%
Cash
0.82% -12.08% 36.33% 55.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 92.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.89% 91.15%
Bonds
0.00% -0.47% 13.73% 91.10%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NBGUX % Rank
Technology
29.86% 0.00% 54.96% 62.99%
Consumer Cyclical
15.94% 0.00% 44.53% 48.91%
Healthcare
12.27% 0.00% 69.42% 76.42%
Communication Services
11.75% 0.00% 67.67% 61.18%
Financial Services
10.37% 0.00% 41.61% 46.52%
Industrials
9.01% 0.00% 27.72% 16.04%
Consumer Defense
3.81% 0.00% 18.61% 48.77%
Utilities
3.52% 0.00% 11.79% 3.56%
Basic Materials
3.47% 0.00% 13.33% 11.83%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 23.28% 98.48%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 19.81% 95.50%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NBGUX % Rank
US
91.82% 54.86% 106.92% 61.18%
Non US
1.98% 0.00% 36.31% 67.92%

NBGUX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NBGUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.54% 0.01% 23.28% 21.40%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.50% 93.12%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 55.93%
Administrative Fee 0.40% 0.01% 1.02% 98.59%

Sales Fees

NBGUX 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

NBGUX 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.

NBGUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 0.00% 464.00% 44.94%

NBGUX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NBGUX Category Low Category High NBGUX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 18.93% 92.15%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NBGUX Category Low Category High NBGUX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.03% -8.87% 2.43% 53.51%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

NBGUX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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NBGUX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Charles Kantor


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 15, 2015

4.96

5.0%

Charles C. Kantor, is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman and Senior Portfolio Manager for the Neuberger Berman Long Short Strategy. He joined the firm in 2000. Prior to joining the firm, Charles was a managing director of Stern Stewart’s Financial Institutions division. There he assisted clients with implementing EVA-based financial management systems. Charles is co-author of “EVA for Banks: Value Creation, Risk Management, and Profitability Measurement,” Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Spring 1996, and a participant in “Roundtable on Corporate Disclosure,” Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Fall 2004. In addition, Charles is a regular commentator on CNBC, as well as a contributor to Barron’s. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Economics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and an MBA (with honors) from Harvard University Graduate School of Business.

Marc Regenbaum


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2017

3.59

3.6%

Marc Regenbaum is a Managing Director of NBIA. Mr. Regenbaum joined the Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC in 2007 and has been an Associate Portfolio Manager of the Portfolio since May 2017. Prior to being named Associate Portfolio Manager, Mr. Regenbaum was a Senior Research Analyst for the Long Short and U.S. Equity Team.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 52.78 7.77 0.75