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 its portfolio managers believe have long-term capital appreciation potential and expect to grow faster than the U.S. economy. It 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.


1 month+1.78% 3 years+15.91%
3 months+8.17% 5 years+17.90%
1 year+22.11% Since inception+10.55%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+17.90%+14.47%
Expense ratio0.94%1.33%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.230.95
Net assets$1.3B$1.4B
Average market cap$3.5B$9.4B
Average P/E25.825.6
Portfolio turnover26%26%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyDelaware Investments
Fund manager & tenureChristopher Bonavico / 5 Years
Minimal initial investment$0.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock94.63%
International stock3.32%
Fixed income0.22%
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
DIN DineEquity Inc6.16%
HPY Heartland Payment Systems Inc6.04%
JCOM J2 Global Inc5.96%
MSCI MSCI Inc5.59%
SBH Sally Beauty Holdings Inc5.32%
GGG Graco Inc5.21%
TECH Bio-Techne Corp4.98%
ZBRA Zebra Technologies Corp4.74%
AMG Affiliated Managers Group Inc4.69%
PAY VeriFone Systems Inc4.37%

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