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PDFDX Perkins Discovery


Profile

PDFDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -29.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.1%
  • Net Assets $7.3 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 61.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.91
$32.25
$59.52

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 25.76%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 1.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -29.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -2.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Perkins Discovery Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Perkins
  • Inception Date
    Apr 09, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Perkins

Fund Description

The fund will invest, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of domestic companies with market capitalizations of under $1 billion at the time of purchase. The equity securities the fund may purchase consist mostly of common stock, although the fund may purchase preferred and convertible stocks.


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Categories

Performance

PDFDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PDFDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -29.6% -29.6% 0.0% 100.00%
1 Yr -34.1% -34.1% 18.7% 100.00%
3 Yr 4.4%* -14.6% 14.7% 29.73%
5 Yr 0.1%* -12.9% 6.7% 22.55%
10 Yr N/A* -4.0% 13.3% 39.77%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PDFDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.0% 5.7% 55.4% 77.78%
2018 21.5% -25.3% 21.5% 0.90%
2017 11.6% -10.8% 43.9% 69.72%
2016 6.9% -31.6% 6.9% 0.94%
2015 N/A -20.4% 13.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PDFDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -29.6% -29.6% 0.0% 100.00%
1 Yr -34.1% -34.1% 18.7% 100.00%
3 Yr 4.6%* -14.6% 17.7% 34.23%
5 Yr 0.2%* -12.9% 11.1% 49.02%
10 Yr N/A* -4.0% 15.8% 61.36%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PDFDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.0% 5.7% 55.4% 77.78%
2018 22.2% -25.3% 22.2% 0.90%
2017 11.6% -10.8% 45.8% 79.82%
2016 6.9% -26.4% 8.7% 1.89%
2015 N/A -16.6% 15.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

PDFDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PDFDX Category Low Category High PDFDX % Rank
Net Assets 7.3 M 1.6 M 41.3 B 90.77%
Number of Holdings 34 26 390 90.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.18 M 141 K 19.7 B 86.15%
Weighting of Top 10 61.23% 21.6% 76.3% 8.46%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. NeoGenomics Inc 8.73%
  2. Cardiovascular Systems Inc 8.28%
  3. Vericel Corp 6.67%
  4. Veracyte Inc 5.95%
  5. BioTelemetry Inc 5.92%
  6. The Rubicon Project Inc 5.74%
  7. Axogen Inc 5.72%
  8. AtriCure Inc 5.46%
  9. Natera Inc 4.45%
  10. ePlus Inc 4.31%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PDFDX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 58.15% 102.77% 12.31%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.02% 81.54%
Other
0.00% -2.77% 7.62% 77.69%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% 76.15%
Cash
0.00% -0.01% 41.85% 98.46%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 14.94% 78.46%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PDFDX % Rank
Healthcare
71.29% 61.99% 100.00% 99.23%
Technology
15.59% 0.00% 15.59% 0.77%
Communication Services
5.79% 0.00% 5.79% 0.77%
Consumer Cyclical
5.00% 0.00% 5.00% 0.77%
Industrials
1.89% 0.00% 1.89% 0.77%
Energy
0.44% 0.00% 0.44% 0.77%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 76.15%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.65% 77.69%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 3.59% 78.46%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 34.06% 76.15%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.08% 80.77%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PDFDX % Rank
US
100.00% 49.84% 100.00% 0.77%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 42.53% 100.00%

Expenses

PDFDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PDFDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.20% 0.10% 9.84% 19.69%
Management Fee 1.30% 0.09% 1.30% 100.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 41.10%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

PDFDX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

PDFDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 1.00% 1.00% 2.00% 91.67%

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.

PDFDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 25.76% 5.00% 341.00% 18.11%

Distributions

PDFDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PDFDX Category Low Category High PDFDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.87% 76.15%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PDFDX Category Low Category High PDFDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -2.24% -2.24% 2.12% 100.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

PDFDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Perkins


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 09, 1998

21.99

22.0%

Mr. Daniel S. Perkins, CFA, has served as the Executive Vice President of Perkins Capital Management, Inc. since 2005 and has been associated with the Adviser since 1984. He was previously the Vice President for 20 years and has served as the portfolio manager of the Fund since its inception. Prior to becoming a portfolio manager and Vice President for the Adviser, he was employed as a financial analyst at Perkins and Partners, Inc. Mr. Daniel S. Perkins earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of Colorado-Boulder and an MBA in Finance from the University of Minnesota. Mr. Daniel S. Perkins is the son of Mr. Richard W. Perkins.

Richard Perkins


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 31, 2018

1.67

1.7%

Mr. Richard C. Perkins, CFA, has served as the Executive Vice President of Perkins Capital Management, Inc. since 2005 and Chief Compliance Officer since 2012 and previously was Vice President for 15 years. Prior to becoming a portfolio manager and Vice President for Perkins Capital Management, Inc., he was employed as an Investment Executive with Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Inc. for 12 years, where he specialized in equity securities. Mr. Richard C. Perkins earned a BA degree with Distinction in Administrative Science and Mathematics/Economics from Colby College. While at Colby College, he was awarded the Ernest L. Parsons Prize in Administrative Science and the James J. Harris Prize in Administrative Science and was elected a Senior Scholar in Econometrics by the Economics Department. Mr. Richard C. Perkins is the son of Mr. Richard W. Perkins.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.18 22.56 10.01 19.93