Sterling Capital Special Opportunities Fund Class C (BOPCX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in equity securities. It primarily invests in domestically traded U.S. common stocks and U.S. traded equity stocks of foreign companies- including ADRs. The fund uses a multi-style approach- meaning that it not only invests across different capitalization levels but may target both value- and growth-oriented companies.


1 month+4.54% 3 years+10.05%
3 months+2.77% 5 years+12.89%
1 year+15.17% Since inception+10.67%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Large growth

Performance 5-yr return+12.89%+13.81%
Expense ratio1.88%1.10%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.171.17
Net assets$1.1B$3.6B
Average market cap$28.5B$157.2B
Average P/E20.326.5
Portfolio turnover19%19%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familySterling Capital Funds
Fund manager & tenureGeorge Shipp / 15 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock95.51%
International stock2.15%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 26.35%
Energy 17.05%
Telecommunication 8.10%
Consumer goods 7.83%
Consumer service 7.75%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
GOOG Google5.58%
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc5.49%
CSCO Cisco5.21%
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc5.10%
ECL Ecolab Inc3.94%
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc3.89%
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd3.84%
CMCSA Comcast3.81%
INTU Intuit3.78%
CERN Cerner Corp3.70%