Mutual Funds - Profile

Emerald Growth Fund

US > Multi-Cap > Growth

Rank

Universe Rank

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation in the long term by investing in companies across any size in the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

Then the research team utilizes a fundamental approach to identify companies whose earnings growth rate exceeds that of their peer group.

The team relies on its proprietary 10-step research process to assess each company’s specific competitive advantages, management strengths/weaknesses, growth drivers and risks, as well as More

Price

  • Last Close
  • $35.58
    -0.09
  • 52 Week HL
  • $38.07 - $27.07
  • Net Assets
  • $1625.42 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Apr 30, 2021

Top 10 Holdings
Apr 30, 2021

Company Holding
Freshpet Inc. 2.7
Chart Industries 2.13
MACOM Technology 1.87
Rapid7 Inc. 1.85
Varonis Systems 1.81
Company Holding
NeoGenomics Inc. 1.69
Chegg Inc. 1.65
Churchill Downs 1.65
Jack In 1.56
Pacific Premier 1.55
Total 18.46%

Manager

  • Name
  • Kenneth G. Mertz II
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor

Documents

  • Prospectus
  • Fact Sheet
  • Annual Reports
  • Website

Performance
6.6 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 51.33%
  • 5 Year
  • 92.91%
  • Best
  • 96.6%
    1999
  • Worst
  • -36.92%
    2008

Returns +
A

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
HSPGX 19%37%34%-3%28%6%4%11%32%13%1%
S&P 500 21%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%30%0%0%

Returns +
Q

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 3.3% -24.3% 20.8% -2.1% 4.7% -6.2% 8.7% 3.7% 14.2% 20.6% -
Q2 3.3% 29.9% 2.2% 11.8% 6.3% 2.3% 6% -2.9% 7.1% -8.9% -
Q3 2.7% 8.6% -8.3% 5.8% 6.3% 10.4% -10.3% -4.6% 15.3% 5.9% -
Q4 0.5% 16.7% 10.4% -20.9% 6.7% 4.4% -2.3% 11.7% 6.5% -1.8% -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 3.4% 2.6% -2.7% 5.2% -3.3% 1.4% -2.2% 3.5% 1.5% -2.7% - -
2020 0.8% -7.1% -19.1% 15.4% 10.9% 1.5% 8.2% 5.1% -2.3% 2% 12.7% 1.6%

Annual Return

Index Comparison

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