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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+5.82% 3 years+9.78%
3 months-1.22% 5 years+4.68%
1 year-1.65% Since inception+9.81%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+4.68%+12.11%
Expense ratio2.84%1.37%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.310.78
Net assets$7.5M$770.2M
Average market cap$443.5M$2.8B
Average P/E18.526.9
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 inc12.98%
SNAK Inventure Foods Inc8.24%
DEPO Depomed Inc8.07%
USPH U.S. Physical Therapy Inc8.01%
ATRC AtriCure Inc7.82%
CSII Cardiovascular Systems Inc6.79%
SYRG Synergy Resources Corp5.60%
RMTI Rockwell Medical Inc5.50%
SSP E. W. Scripps Co5.05%
NEO Neogenomics Inc4.50%