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Delaware Smid Cap Growth Fund Institutional Class (DFDIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
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+5.49% 3 years+10.58%
3 months+3.75% 5 years+11.68%
1 year+12.56% Since inception+9.92%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+11.68%+12.62%
Expense ratio0.96%1.23%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.911.07
Net assets$889.2M$1.4B
Average market cap$3.6B$11.4B
Average P/E27.728.4
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$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock100.10%
Fixed income0.14%
International stock0.00%
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
MDXG MiMedx Group Inc5.07%
TTWO Take Two Interactive Software Inc4.96%
PCRX Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc4.79%
WTW Weight Watchers International Inc3.86%
LGIH LGI Homes Inc3.71%
SPLK Splunk Inc3.51%
AMN AMN Healthcare Services Inc3.47%
NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd3.47%
WYNN Wynn Resorts3.39%
ALGN Align Technology Inc3.35%