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+2.60% 3 years+2.38%
3 months+8.39% 5 years+4.86%
1 year+9.16% Since inception+7.93%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Small blend

Performance 5-yr return+4.86%+10.29%
Expense ratio1.76%1.18%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.340.81
Net assets$15.0M$1.1B
Average market cap$1.6B$3.1B
Average P/E15.121.0
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. stock87.83%
International stock10.21%
Fixed income1.96%
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
ORBK Orbotech Ltd6.40%
DLX Deluxe Corp5.25%
IRDM Iridium Communications Inc4.67%
GVA Granite Construction Inc4.36%
TPIC TPI Composites Inc3.98%
AMN AMN Healthcare Services Inc3.82%
CRS Carpenter Technology Corp3.76%
MXL MaxLinear Inc3.71%
OEC Orion Engineered Carbons SA3.65%
HEES H&E Equipment Services Inc3.55%