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Delaware Smid Cap Growth Fund Institutional Class (DFDIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small 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 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+4.87% 3 years+10.70%
3 months+16.78% 5 years+14.70%
1 year+25.38% Since inception+10.37%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+14.70%+13.02%
Expense ratio0.96%1.28%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.161.04
Net assets$960.3M$1.0B
Average market cap$4.2B$3.8B
Average P/E33.329.4
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. stock99.55%
International stock0.70%
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
LGIH LGI Homes Inc5.18%
WTW Weight Watchers International Inc4.50%
TTWO Take-Two Interactive Software Inc4.46%
ALGN Align Technology Inc4.22%
TTD Trade Desk Inc3.83%
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences Inc3.60%
AMWD American Woodmark Corp3.55%
AMN AMN Healthcare Services Inc3.43%
SPLK Splunk Inc3.43%
ANET Arista Networks Inc3.40%