Perkins Discovery Fund (PDFDX)

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 long-term capital appreciation. The fund will invest, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of domestic companies with market capitalizations of under $1 billion at the time of purchase. In selecting investments, the Advisor seeks growth opportunities by investing in companies that it believes will appreciate in value. The equity securities the fund may purchase consist mostly of common stock, although the fund may purchase preferred and convertible stocks.


1 month-3.62% 3 years+13.50%
3 months+6.31% 5 years+6.77%
1 year-0.79% Since inception+11.19%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+6.77%+15.12%
Expense ratio2.83%1.39%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.620.89
Net assets$9.6M$821.3M
Average market cap$419.1M$2.9B
Average P/E24.427.7
Portfolio turnover24%24%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyPerkins
Fund manager & tenureRichard Perkins / 16 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock98.23%
International stock1.77%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 27.99%
Media 15.46%
Consumer service 10.21%
Energy 5.80%
Hardware 4.68%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PLUS ePlus inc9.96%
CSII Cardiovascular Systems Inc9.50%
SNAK Inventure Foods Inc8.72%
SYRG Synergy Resources Corp5.94%
NTCT NetScout Systems Inc5.77%
USPH U.S. Physical Therapy Inc5.52%
RMTI Rockwell Medical Inc5.41%
ATRC AtriCure Inc5.25%
DEPO Depomed Inc5.09%
SSP E. W. Scripps Co4.71%

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