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Perkins Discovery Fund (PDFDX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
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+0.62% 3 years+3.22%
3 months-1.00% 5 years+7.72%
1 year+9.70% Since inception+10.00%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Health

Performance 5-yr return+7.72%+16.79%
Expense ratio3.31%1.33%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.521.10
Net assets$7.4M$3.1B
Average market cap$630.2M$30.9B
Average P/E--26.2
Portfolio turnover18%18%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyPerkins
Fund manager & tenureRichard Perkins / 19 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock99.50%
International stock0.50%
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 Inc14.45%
AXGN AxoGen Inc12.52%
PLUS ePlus inc11.08%
ATRC AtriCure Inc9.06%
BEAT BioTelemetry Inc7.50%
NEO Neogenomics Inc6.70%
RMTI Rockwell Medical Inc5.93%
USPH U.S. Physical Therapy Inc5.64%
INWK InnerWorkings Inc4.34%
SRCI SRC Energy Inc4.02%