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.

Ivy Science And Technology Fund Class A (WSTAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in the equity securities of science and technology companies around the globe. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities of science or technology companies.


1 month-1.65% 3 years+21.19%
3 months-2.29% 5 years+17.37%
1 year+6.56% Since inception+7.34%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Technology

Performance 5-yr return+17.37%+16.25%
Expense ratio1.26%1.56%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.291.02
Net assets$6.5B$843.1M
Average market cap$8.1B$40.8B
Average P/E25.422.3
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 familyIvy Funds
Fund manager & tenureZachary Shafran / 14 Years
Minimal initial investment$750.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock75.34%
International stock16.32%
Fixed income8.22%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Hardware 35.09%
Healthcare 11.56%
Business service 9.59%
Telecommunication 7.73%
Consumer goods 7.42%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
MU Micron Technology Inc6.84%
ADS Alliance Data Systems Corp5.41%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc4.01%
-- 3.76%
EEFT Euronet Worldwide Inc3.57%
AZPN Aspen Technology Inc3.15%
ISIS Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc3.11%
NXPI NXP Semiconductors NV3.01%
CERN Cerner Corp2.77%
ACIW ACI Worldwide Inc2.74%