Mutual Funds - Profile

Delaware Growth Equity Fund

US > Multi-Cap > Growth

Rank

Universe Rank
327 3

Summary

The fund looks to invest in large-size companies with potential of earnings surprise in the near future.

Smith Asset Management Group, L.P., sub-advisor to the fund plans to build a portfolio of stocks using proprietary valuation, earnings and financial strength related metrics.

The investment selection process begins with the universe of large-, mid- and small-cap companies and narrows the list down to less than 100 companies that are expected to deliver higher than expected earnings. The research team relies on earnings quality and change in earnings expectations along with fundamental business criteria More

Price

  • Last Close
  • $18.18
    +0.02
  • 52 Week HL
  • $19.42 - $12.58
  • Net Assets
  • $668.4 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Jan 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings
Jan 31, 2021

Company Holding
Apple Inc 5.80
Microsoft Corporation 5.13
PayPal Holdings 4.72
Amazon Com 4.04
Cadence Design 3.90
Company Holding
Zebra Technologies 3.70
Eli Lilly 3.46
Deckers Outdoor 3.41
Alphabet Inc 3.39
Adobe Inc 3.15
Total 40.7%

Manager

  • Name
  • Stephen S. Smith
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor

Documents

  • Prospectus
  • Fact Sheet
  • Annual Reports

Performance
27.7 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 68.17%
  • 5 Year
  • 122.08%
  • Best
  • 32.7%
    2017
  • Worst
  • -3.59%
    2018

Returns +
A

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
FICHX 17%37%34%-3%28%6%4%11%32%13%1%
S&P 500 19%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%30%13%0%

Returns +
Q

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 8.2% -16.5% 14.4% 0.1% 8.4% -2.2% 4.6% 2.5% - - -
Q2 12.3% 25.5% -1.6% 8.2% 4.5% 0.6% 0.3% 3.9% 1.8% - -
Q3 2.7% 7.9% -2.7% 7.3% 8.2% 4.2% -5.7% -0.6% 7.1% - -
Q4 2.3% 3.8% 0.2% -15.8% 7.9% 1.4% 4.4% 7.7% 11.8% - -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 0.1% 4.5% 3.6% 5.5% 1.3% 5.1% 4.3% 4.8% -6% 2.3% - -
2020 - -8.2% -9% 13.4% 6.7% 3.7% 6.5% 6.1% -4.5% -1.6% 9.9% -4%

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