VALSX: Value Line Select Growth Fund

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VALSX Value Line Select Growth Fund


Profile

VALSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • Net Assets $439 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 45.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$43.10
$27.86
$43.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.16%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 17.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.12%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Value Line Select Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Value Line
  • Inception Date
    May 31, 1956
  • Shares Outstanding
    103
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Stephen Grant

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in a diversified portfolio of U.S. equity securities with favorable growth prospects. It may invest in small, mid or large capitalization companies, including foreign companies. There are no set limitations of investments according to a company’s size or to a sector weighting.


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Performance

VALSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VALSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.7% -20.2% 1964.3% 60.79%
1 Yr 9.1% -66.5% 2075.3% 58.08%
3 Yr 9.7%* -44.5% 185.9% 33.73%
5 Yr 4.1%* -32.4% 92.4% 45.84%
10 Yr 6.9%* -16.3% 20.7% 47.69%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VALSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 27.8% -50.2% 44.9% 36.97%
2018 -8.0% -51.7% 5.6% 17.27%
2017 14.2% -21.1% 34.8% 58.66%
2016 0.2% -61.7% 40.3% 57.71%
2015 -14.5% -54.0% 12.2% 85.52%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VALSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.7% -20.2% 1964.3% 60.79%
1 Yr 9.1% -66.5% 2075.3% 58.08%
3 Yr 9.7%* -40.1% 185.9% 50.78%
5 Yr 4.1%* -25.5% 92.4% 78.65%
10 Yr 6.9%* -9.3% 20.8% 81.54%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VALSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 27.8% -50.2% 44.9% 36.97%
2018 -8.0% -51.7% 12.2% 38.20%
2017 14.2% -7.0% 39.4% 85.74%
2016 0.2% -61.7% 40.3% 85.02%
2015 -14.5% -54.0% 12.2% 94.02%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VALSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VALSX Category Low Category High VALSX % Rank
Net Assets 439 M 867 K 34.1 B 65.30%
Number of Holdings 37 16 2539 90.93%
Net Assets in Top 10 194 M 185 K 7.15 B 54.27%
Weighting of Top 10 45.13% 7.2% 96.0% 10.50%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Danaher Corp 6.14%
  2. Accenture PLC Class A 6.07%
  3. Mastercard Inc A 4.87%
  4. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 4.81%
  5. Roper Technologies Inc 4.42%
  6. Ansys Inc 4.17%
  7. Salesforce.com Inc 3.93%
  8. Waste Connections Inc 3.78%
  9. Cintas Corp 3.53%
  10. Teledyne Technologies Inc 3.41%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VALSX % Rank
Stocks
97.79% 85.42% 117.39% 64.95%
Cash
2.21% -22.20% 14.02% 34.16%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.55% 46.80%
Other
0.00% -13.15% 4.82% 49.64%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.11% 44.13%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.49% 44.84%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VALSX % Rank
Technology
31.36% 0.00% 58.99% 53.20%
Industrials
28.55% 0.00% 35.59% 1.42%
Healthcare
17.75% 0.00% 40.78% 74.73%
Financial Services
8.15% 0.00% 38.56% 27.05%
Consumer Cyclical
5.72% 0.24% 58.93% 95.55%
Consumer Defense
3.76% 0.00% 16.47% 37.37%
Basic Materials
2.78% 0.00% 18.77% 21.00%
Real Estate
1.94% 0.00% 17.76% 67.62%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.22% 58.72%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 34.63% 65.84%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 26.42% 94.66%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VALSX % Rank
US
94.01% 80.29% 107.56% 46.98%
Non US
3.78% 0.00% 17.06% 53.91%

Expenses

VALSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VALSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.16% 0.05% 27.43% 47.38%
Management Fee 0.73% 0.00% 1.50% 44.21%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 39.81%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VALSX 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

VALSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VALSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 17.00% 1.93% 385.00% 14.90%

Distributions

VALSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VALSX Category Low Category High VALSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 38.50% 44.31%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VALSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VALSX Category Low Category High VALSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.12% -2.56% 1.52% 33.15%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VALSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Stephen Grant


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1996

23.6

23.6%

Mr. Grant has been a portfolio manager with EULAV Asset Management or its predecessor since 1991.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.6 8.29 3.42