Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

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+3.11% 3 years-0.16%
3 months+1.14% 5 years--
1 year+8.49% Since inception+2.48%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return--+10.30%
Expense ratio1.26%1.25%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.86
Net assets$38.4M$1.3B
Average market cap$5.7B$9.9B
Average P/E29.126.9
Portfolio turnover32%32%

There are thousands of mutual funds to choose from. Get Money Magazine’s picks in all major categories.

Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVillere
Fund manager & tenureGeorge Young / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,000.00


U.S. stock90.50%
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
FNGN Financial Engines Inc6.46%
SWKS Skyworks Solutions Inc5.91%
TWOU 2U Inc5.16%
AAXN Axon Enterprise Inc5.07%
EEFT Euronet Worldwide Inc4.83%
POOL Pool Corp4.83%
LMNX Luminex Corp4.80%
GWR Genesee & Wyoming Inc4.76%
WDC Western Digital Corp4.69%
DDD 3D Systems Corp4.51%