Villere Equity Fund (VLEQX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to achieve long-term growth. Under normal market conditions- the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities. It primarily invests in common stocks of approximately 20 to 30 companies- but may also invest in preferred stocks- rights and warrants- and may occasionally invest in initial public offerings of companies. The fund may invest up to 10% of its assets in foreign securities through American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs").


1 month+1.22% 3 years+1.29%
3 months+0.26% 5 years--
1 year+8.95% Since inception+3.85%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return--+11.94%
Expense ratio1.26%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--1.00
Net assets$39.1M$1.6B
Average market cap$7.0B$11.9B
Average P/E24.924.9
Portfolio turnover25%25%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVillere
Fund manager & tenureGeorge Young / 4 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,000.00


U.S. stock90.90%
International stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
TWOU 2U Inc6.28%
POOL Pool Corp5.81%
V Visa5.68%
LKQ LKQ Corp5.24%
STE STERIS plc5.21%
AAXN Axon Enterprise Inc5.18%
WDC Western Digital Corp5.15%
FNGN Financial Engines Inc5.10%
HHC Howard Hughes Corp5.06%
PGR Progressive Corp4.59%