First Investors Special Situations Class B (FISBX)

21.05
Net Asset Value
+0.62%
1 Day
+0.05%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
2.23%
Expense Ratio
Low
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in common stocks of small-size companies that the fund's adviser believes are undervalued, and generally invests in companies that are experiencing a "special situation" that makes them undervalued relative to their long-term potential. Developments creating special situations may include mergers, spin-offs, litigation resolution, new products, or management changes. The fund may also invest in stocks of mid-size or large companies.

Performance

1 month-0.19% 3 years+9.26%
3 months+1.84% 5 years+17.46%
1 year+23.76% Since inception+6.48%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small blend

 FISBXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+17.46%+24.08%
Expense ratio2.23%1.31%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.221.25
Net assets$464.8M$907.1M
Average market cap$3.7B$2.7B
Average P/E20.120.1
Portfolio turnover110%110%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyFirst Investors
Fund manager & tenureSteven Hill / 0 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$500.00

Holdings

U.S. stock96.08%
International stock2.44%
Cash1.48%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 18.11%
Healthcare 13.94%
Financial service 13.82%
Energy 10.81%
Consumer service 10.60%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR2.09%
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR1.96%
R Ryder System Inc1.95%
WLK Westlake Chemical Corporation1.90%
HAR Harman International Industries, Inc.1.86%
WNR Western Refining Inc1.85%
PL Protective Life Corp1.74%
AFG American Financial Group Inc1.73%
AVT Avnet Inc1.70%
-- Lender Processing Services, Inc.1.70%

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