SSCDX: Sit Small Cap Dividend Growth I

Welcome to MutualFunds.com

Please help us personalize your experience and select the one that best describes you.

Your personalized experience is almost ready.

Join other Individual Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Institutional Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Financial Advisors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research.

Thank you!

Check your email and confirm your subscription to complete your personalized experience.

Thank you for your submission

We hope you enjoy your experience

Channels

Fixed income news, reports, video and more.

Municipal bonds news, reports, video and more.

Practice management news, reports, video and more.

Portfolio management news, reports, video and more.

Retirement news, reports, video and more.

Learn from industry thought leaders and expert market participants.

Deepen your understanding of Responsible Investing and learn how it can potentially help you build a more successful practice.

Advisors

Receive email updates about fund flows, news, upcoming CE accredited webcasts from industry thought leaders and more.

Content focused on helping financial advisors build successful client relationships and grow their business.

Content geared towards helping financial advisors build better client portfolios.

Get insights on the industry trends and investment news from leading fund managers and experts.

SSCDX Sit Small Cap Dividend Growth I


Profile

SSCDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • Net Assets $17.1 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.97
$8.08
$13.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.25%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.58%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA $100,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Sit Small Cap Dividend Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Sit
  • Inception Date
    Mar 31, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Robert Sit

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its objectives by investing at least 80% of its net assets in small cap dividend-paying common stocks. It may invest the balance of its assets in preferred stocks, convertible bonds, U.S. Treasury securities (including Treasury bills, notes and bonds), closed-end investment companies, and master limited partnerships. The fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in securities of issuers domiciled outside the U.S.


Sign up for Advisor Access

Receive email updates about best performers, news, CE accredited webcasts and more.


Categories

Performance

SSCDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SSCDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.1% -58.0% 74.5% 11.11%
1 Yr -0.1% -94.4% 74.8% 11.94%
3 Yr 1.1%* -64.7% 73.3% 4.28%
5 Yr 4.8%* -44.4% 38.5% 4.81%
10 Yr N/A* -15.6% 10.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SSCDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.3% -94.0% 48.3% 13.52%
2018 -19.1% -67.3% 0.1% 37.06%
2017 12.7% -36.3% 36.3% 9.58%
2016 19.1% -24.6% 34.1% 37.70%
2015 N/A -48.0% 3.1% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SSCDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.1% -58.0% 74.5% 11.11%
1 Yr -0.1% -94.4% 74.8% 11.94%
3 Yr 1.1%* -64.1% 73.3% 14.50%
5 Yr 4.8%* -42.7% 38.5% 20.71%
10 Yr N/A* -15.6% 11.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SSCDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.3% -94.0% 48.3% 13.52%
2018 -19.1% -67.1% 0.1% 56.96%
2017 12.7% -26.8% 52.6% 36.06%
2016 19.1% -24.6% 34.1% 57.26%
2015 N/A -48.0% 5.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

SSCDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SSCDX Category Low Category High SSCDX % Rank
Net Assets 17.1 M 128 K 93.2 B 94.55%
Number of Holdings 85 1 2489 72.42%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.59 M 82.9 K 3.92 B 92.12%
Weighting of Top 10 26.84% 2.8% 100.0% 23.12%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Fidelity® Inv MM Fds Government I 5.65%
  2. Monolithic Power Systems Inc 4.03%
  3. MKS Instruments Inc 3.22%
  4. The Scotts Miracle Gro Co A 2.47%
  5. Cabot Microelectronics Corp 2.41%
  6. Chegg Inc 2.12%
  7. Hubbell Inc 1.78%
  8. Axis Capital Holdings Ltd 1.76%
  9. QTS Realty Trust Inc Class A 1.73%
  10. Globant SA 1.69%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SSCDX % Rank
Stocks
94.05% 87.79% 102.81% 93.94%
Cash
5.67% -107.25% 17.80% 7.88%
Other
0.28% -15.03% 61.23% 4.24%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.52% 25.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.13% 19.09%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 40.64% 22.42%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SSCDX % Rank
Industrials
23.95% 6.73% 48.37% 13.15%
Financial Services
16.71% 0.00% 42.57% 31.35%
Technology
15.68% 0.00% 41.42% 46.64%
Consumer Cyclical
10.49% 1.04% 32.85% 62.39%
Healthcare
9.36% 0.00% 53.90% 74.46%
Real Estate
7.87% 0.00% 13.66% 32.57%
Consumer Defense
5.81% 0.00% 15.01% 23.24%
Basic Materials
5.22% 0.00% 14.98% 26.45%
Communication Services
3.01% 0.00% 21.56% 26.30%
Utilities
1.89% 0.00% 24.95% 64.98%
Energy
0.00% -0.10% 26.16% 93.58%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SSCDX % Rank
US
90.50% 80.09% 102.17% 89.24%
Non US
3.55% 0.00% 15.50% 22.73%

Expenses

SSCDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SSCDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.25% 0.01% 12.58% 43.33%
Management Fee 1.25% 0.00% 1.50% 98.48%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

SSCDX 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

SSCDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 13.85%

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.

SSCDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.58% 0.02% 454.00% 27.83%

Distributions

SSCDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SSCDX Category Low Category High SSCDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.58% 20.30%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SSCDX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SSCDX Category Low Category High SSCDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.15% -5.33% 2.63% 10.20%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

View More +

Fund Manager Analysis

SSCDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Robert Sit


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2015

5.42

5.4%

Robert W. Sit, CFA (1969) Vice President - Equity Investments at Sit Investment Associates, Inc. (1993-Present). Rob joined Sit Investment Associates’ affiliate Sit International (Sit/Kim) as a research associate in 1991. In 1993, he joined Sit Investment Associates’ technology research team. Rob earned an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 2002 and a B.A. degree in economics from DePauw University in 1991.

Kent Johnson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2015

5.42

5.4%

Kent L. Johnson, CFA – Senior Vice President - Research and Investment Management Kent joined Sit Investment Associates in January 1989. He is currently responsible for co-managing the Sit Dividend Growth Fund and provides fundamental research on companies in the capital goods, financial, transportation and education sectors. In addition, Kent leads SIA’s quantitative research team. He has served in a variety of positions at SIA, including client administration and computer applications, before joining the equity research staff in 1993. Kent received a B.S. in Finance in 1989 from the University of Minnesota and earned an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in 1995.

Roger Sit


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2015

5.42

5.4%

Roger J. Sit – CEO and Global Chief Investment Officer Roger Sit directs investment management activities for Sit Investment Associates, a diverse financial asset management firm with capabilities in both domestic and international investment products. Roger joined the organization in January 1998 and worked closely with firm founder Gene Sit for over ten years. Prior to joining the firm, Roger was a Vice President and Senior Equity Research Analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York for seven years. Additionally, he was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force, serving six years active duty with financial management responsibilities at Headquarters Space Division. Roger graduated with Military Distinction from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1984. He earned a M.S. in Systems Management from the University of Southern California in 1987 and an M.B.A. with honors from the Harvard Graduate School of Business in 1991. Roger serves on the boards of Convergent Capital, TCF Financial Corporation, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the McKnight Foundation.

Michael "Mike" Manns


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2015

5.42

5.4%

Vice President – Research and Investment Management of the Adviser, 4/2014 to present; Sr. Equity Analyst at Bloomberg Industries, 2009 – 2014.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 47.87 6.97 0.83