WBCRX: William Blair Small-Mid Cap Core R6

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WBCRX William Blair Small-Mid Cap Core R6


Profile

WBCRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $164 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.43
$6.66
$11.02

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 3.92%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 12.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Small-Mid Cap Core Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    Oct 01, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Ward Sexton

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of small capitalized ("small cap") and medium capitalized ("mid cap") companies. It invests in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, primarily common stocks, of small cap and mid cap U.S. companies that the Adviser deems to be of high quality but undervalued by the marketplace.


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Categories

Performance

WBCRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBCRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.3% -42.4% 1958.6% 19.95%
1 Yr N/A -62.9% 2018.8% N/A
3 Yr N/A* -29.8% 183.6% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -21.9% 8.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -10.0% 12.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBCRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -23.6% 35.6% N/A
2018 N/A -44.3% -1.3% N/A
2017 N/A -13.5% 21.5% N/A
2016 N/A -16.4% 23.6% N/A
2015 N/A -40.7% 2.9% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WBCRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.3% -42.4% 1958.6% 19.95%
1 Yr N/A -62.9% 2018.8% N/A
3 Yr N/A* -29.8% 183.6% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -21.9% 11.6% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -9.1% 12.3% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WBCRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -23.6% 35.6% N/A
2018 N/A -44.3% 0.1% N/A
2017 N/A -8.7% 24.9% N/A
2016 N/A -4.7% 26.2% N/A
2015 N/A -40.3% 3.9% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

WBCRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WBCRX Category Low Category High WBCRX % Rank
Net Assets 164 M 114 K 113 B 68.18%
Number of Holdings 87 1 3251 50.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 200 K 9.36 K 8.29 B 98.13%
Weighting of Top 10 20.53% 3.3% 100.0% 44.65%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Merit Medical Systems Inc 2.48%
  2. BWX Technologies Inc 2.40%
  3. Grand Canyon Education Inc 2.26%
  4. Horizon Therapeutics PLC 2.25%
  5. Crown Holdings Inc 1.95%
  6. LHC Group Inc 1.94%
  7. Advance Auto Parts Inc 1.89%
  8. NICE Ltd ADR 1.81%
  9. Americold Realty Trust 1.79%
  10. SVB Financial Group 1.75%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WBCRX % Rank
Stocks
99.54% 78.44% 101.17% 30.48%
Cash
0.47% -4.60% 16.38% 69.25%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 6.47% 21.66%
Other
0.00% -2.20% 3.76% 17.11%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 15.24%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.39% 23.53%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBCRX % Rank
Healthcare
18.52% 2.58% 25.79% 6.68%
Technology
14.76% 1.49% 33.17% 75.94%
Industrials
14.42% 2.88% 49.37% 56.15%
Consumer Cyclical
11.77% 0.00% 42.57% 66.31%
Financial Services
10.89% 0.58% 49.48% 71.39%
Real Estate
8.82% 0.00% 30.44% 44.12%
Consumer Defense
6.89% 0.00% 14.06% 23.80%
Communication Services
5.66% 0.00% 32.28% 17.65%
Basic Materials
4.09% 0.00% 10.92% 45.99%
Energy
2.87% 0.00% 15.09% 34.22%
Utilities
1.32% 0.00% 12.33% 82.09%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WBCRX % Rank
US
94.46% 72.81% 100.91% 59.89%
Non US
5.08% 0.00% 18.55% 18.72%

Expenses

WBCRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WBCRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 3.92% 0.02% 19.45% 3.62%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.50% 88.98%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

WBCRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

WBCRX 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.

WBCRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 12.00% 0.01% 962.00% 4.41%

Distributions

WBCRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WBCRX Category Low Category High WBCRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.07% 0.00% 5.39% 3.49%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WBCRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WBCRX Category Low Category High WBCRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.31% -6.46% 2.17% 67.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

WBCRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Ward Sexton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2019

0.83

0.8%

Ward Sexton is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Small Cap Growth and Small-Mid Cap Core strategies. Previously, he was an associate portfolio manager on William Blair’s Small Cap Growth strategy and a research analyst. He joined the team in 2001 and covered resource, financial, and consumer companies during his time as an analyst. He joined William Blair in 1999, initially working in the firm’s corporate finance group for two years. Ward is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. He received a B.S. in finance, with honors, from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A., with high honors, from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Daniel Crowe


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2019

0.83

0.8%

Dan Crowe is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Mid Cap Growth, Small-Mid Cap Growth, and Small-Mid Cap Core strategies. Previously, he was an associate portfolio manager on the firm’s Mid Cap Growth strategy, an associate portfolio manager on the firm’s Small Cap Growth strategy, and a research analyst, where he focused on all sectors across the U.S. small-cap space. Before joining William Blair as a generalist research analyst in May 2011, Dan was a midcap portfolio manager at Pyramis Global Advisors and a portfolio manager and analyst at The Boston Company/Founders Asset Management. He began his career as a generalist analyst at Marsico Capital Management. Dan is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. He received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Robert Lanphier


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2019

0.83

0.8%

Rob Lanphier is a portfolio manager on William Blair's Mid Cap Growth, Small-Mid Cap Growth, and Small-Mid Cap Core strategies. He co-founded the Mid Cap Growth strategy 1997 and the Small-Mid Cap Growth strategy in 1998. Before that, he was with William Blair's sell-side institutional sales group for eight years. He joined William Blair in 1987. Before joining the investment industry, Rob was with Emerson Electric Corporation for nearly six years. He received a B.S. with honors, from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.33 6.38 3.95