Essex Small/Micro Capital Growth Fund Investor Class (MBRSX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in common and preferred stocks of small-capitalization U.S. companies. Its investments include U.S. micro-cap companies, which, at the time of purchase, have capitalizations that place them among the smallest 5% of companies listed on U.S. exchanges or in over-the counter (OTC) markets. The fund may also invest in foreign securities.


1 month-7.74% 3 years+14.03%
3 months-6.72% 5 years+21.55%
1 year+44.66% Since inception+11.64%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+21.55%+24.46%
Expense ratio1.50%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.231.28
Net assets$63.4M$872.8M
Average market cap$597.1M$2.8B
Average P/E23.228.0
Portfolio turnover77%77%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyManagers Funds
Fund manager & tenureNancy Prial / 11 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock86.72%
International stock6.26%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 15.67%
Industrial materials 14.28%
Hardware 11.26%
Business service 10.29%
Telecommunication 8.71%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
POWR PowerSecure International, Inc.1.86%
ATRC AtriCure, Inc.1.83%
PVA Penn Virginia Corporation1.77%
CNO CNO Financial Group, Inc.1.76%
USEG U.S. Energy Corp.1.72%
CALD Callidus Software, Inc.1.55%
IG IGI, Inc.1.50%
MNTX Manitex International, Inc.1.43%
MTDR Matador Resources Co1.40%
LYV Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.1.35%

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