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North Star Micro Cap Fund Class I (NSMVX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small value
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation and, secondarily, to derive income from short term liquid securities. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective of capital appreciation by investing at least 80% of its net assets in micro-cap companies. It generally invests between 80-100% of its assets in equity securities of U.S. companies that the adviser believes are currently undervalued and have the potential for capital appreciation.


1 month-0.94% 3 years--
3 months-0.29% 5 years--
1 year-10.70% Since inception+6.10%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small value

Performance 5-yr return--+10.20%
Expense ratio1.35%1.36%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.73
Net assets$65.7M$745.8M
Average market cap$172.0M$2.6B
Average P/E13.716.9
Portfolio turnover31%31%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNorth Star
Fund manager & tenurePeter Gottlieb / 2 Years
Minimal initial investment$5,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$5,000.00


U.S. stock97.29%
International stock0.89%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
LYTS LSI Industries Inc4.20%
CENT Central Garden & Pet Co3.92%
CHKE Cherokee Inc3.61%
ACU Acme United Corp3.55%
-- 3.20%
SP SP Plus Corp3.03%
AMSWA American Software Inc2.79%
JOUT Johnson Outdoors Inc2.69%
LNDC Landec Corp2.63%
EML Eastern Co2.60%