Delaware Smid Cap Growth Fund Class A (DFCIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in common stocks of growth-oriented companies that the manager believes have long-term capital appreciation potential and expects to grow faster than the U.S. economy. 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- and mid-capitalization companies (80% policy).


1 month+9.05% 3 years+15.61%
3 months+11.05% 5 years+16.39%
1 year+51.90% Since inception+13.72%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+16.39%+11.88%
Expense ratio1.21%1.26%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.090.90
Net assets$1.2B$1.1B
Average market cap$4.3B$3.7B
Average P/E30.526.5
Portfolio turnover159%159%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDelaware Funds by Macquarie
Fund manager & tenureW. Alexander Ely / 1 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


U.S. stock97.11%
International stock2.78%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service 21.76%
Consumer service 11.43%
Financial service 11.24%
Consumer goods 10.26%
Healthcare 9.98%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
WTW Weight Watchers International Inc6.17%
MTCH Match Group Inc5.07%
COLL Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc4.96%
PCRX Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc4.72%
BEAT BioTelemetry Inc4.47%
EXEL Exelixis Inc4.44%
BURL Burlington Stores Inc4.36%
SPLK Splunk Inc4.33%
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences Inc4.28%
LGIH LGI Homes Inc4.08%