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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. The equity securities the fund may purchase consist mostly of common stock, although the fund may purchase preferred and convertible stocks.


1 month-8.58% 3 years+4.74%
3 months-12.85% 5 years+4.35%
1 year-11.53% Since inception+10.35%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+4.35%+17.65%
Expense ratio2.84%1.37%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.570.98
Net assets$8.7M$811.2M
Average market cap$491.8M$2.8B
Average P/E20.526.5
Portfolio turnover21%21%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyPerkins
Fund manager & tenureRichard Perkins / 17 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock100.00%
International stock0.00%
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 inc10.88%
RMTI Rockwell Medical Inc9.16%
CSII Cardiovascular Systems Inc9.01%
USPH U.S. Physical Therapy Inc7.78%
SNAK Inventure Foods Inc7.49%
DEPO Depomed Inc7.31%
ATRC AtriCure Inc7.00%
SYRG Synergy Resources Corp5.84%
SSP E. W. Scripps Co5.19%
LMAT LeMaitre Vascular Inc4.11%

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