Wellington Shields Small-Cap Fund Institutional Shares (WSSSX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of small-capitalization ("small-cap") companies. The manager considers a small-cap company to be one that has market capitalization within the range of $100 million to $5 billion. The fund will invest at least 90% of its total assets in equity securities- of which at least 80% of its total assets will be invested in the equity securities of small-cap companies. It may invest in derivative instruments- including put and call options.


1 month+2.47% 3 years+1.08%
3 months-0.94% 5 years+4.92%
1 year+3.70% Since inception+7.65%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Small blend

Performance 5-yr return+4.92%+10.29%
Expense ratio1.76%1.19%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.280.78
Net assets$13.8M$1.0B
Average market cap$1.8B$2.9B
Average P/E21.920.2
Portfolio turnover41%41%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWellington Shields
Fund manager & tenureAlexander L.M. Cripps / 2 Years
Minimal initial investment$5,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock89.15%
International stock9.61%
Fixed income1.24%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 21.84%
Consumer goods 15.96%
Healthcare 14.41%
Utilities 12.53%
Energy 9.07%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
DLX Deluxe Corp5.15%
ORBK Orbotech Ltd4.88%
GVA Granite Construction Inc4.68%
IRDM Iridium Communications Inc4.63%
CRS Carpenter Technology Corp4.10%
MXL MaxLinear Inc4.07%
BKH Black Hills Corp4.03%
NWE NorthWestern Corp4.00%
GMS GMS Inc3.91%
GLOG GasLog Ltd3.58%