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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
Above Average
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+6.43% 3 years-1.13%
3 months+7.37% 5 years+7.00%
1 year+17.22% Since inception+9.27%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+7.00%+10.73%
Expense ratio3.27%1.31%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.380.78
Net assets$6.4M$917.8M
Average market cap$508.0M$3.3B
Average P/E--28.5
Portfolio turnover2%2%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyPerkins
Fund manager & tenureRichard Perkins / 18 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
CSII Cardiovascular Systems Inc10.73%
SNAK Inventure Foods Inc9.46%
PLUS ePlus inc8.51%
AXGN AxoGen Inc7.31%
ATRC AtriCure Inc7.23%
DEPO Depomed Inc6.65%
USPH U.S. Physical Therapy Inc6.48%
NEO Neogenomics Inc6.33%
SRCI SRC Energy Inc5.26%
BEAT BioTelemetry Inc4.95%