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Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund

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Graph of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) ManagerFund Manager - Amy Y. Zhang

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 5.0 years
Similar Funds: AASMX 
Fund Family: Alger
Fund Category: Small Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.77)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) ProfileAlger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund focuses on small, fast-growing companies that offer innovative products, services or technologies to a rapidly-expanding marketplace. It normally invests at least 80% of assets in the equity securities of companies that have a total market capitalization within the range of companies included in the Russell 2000 Growth Index or the S&P SmallCap 600 Index. Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund can invest in options.

 

Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund Strength What we like about Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund

Data for Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) management has been with Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund for 5.0 years
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Growth average: 0.96% vs 1.30%
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) Weakness What we are cautious about Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund

Data for Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -12.96% vs -7.74% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 2.77% vs 6.86% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 3.84% vs 7.01% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 125.02% that is higher than the Small Growth average of 65.17%. This could mean Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -7.9 is worse than category average of -3.8, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.24
  • Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.91 that is higher than category average of 15.82
See Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX)Compare with other top Small Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Small Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Alger Small Cap Growth I-2-4.74-12.962.773.84
Thrivent Small Cap Stock A (AASMX)5.33-2.128.136.23Compare
Invesco Small Cap Growth A (GTSAX)2.31-6.349.449.20Compare
Brown Advisory Small-Cap Growth Inv (BIASX)1.441.9610.719.36Compare

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Compare Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX)Compare with Small Growth category ETFs

Some Small Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust Small Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FYC)2.08%0.72%8.41%
iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth (IJT)3.38%0.39%10.55%
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (SLYG)3.30%0.18%10.49%
Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (VIOG)2.78%0.08%10.38%
Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK)000

 

Graph of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) Net Asset TrackingAlger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 fund (AASOX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$178.41M
03/2016$178.31M
02/2016$168.84M
More historic net asset information on Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX)

  

Graph of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) Portfolio TrackingAlger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 fund (AASOX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20164%94.68%0%1.32%
12/20151.14%97.68%0%1.18%
11/20151.01%97.87%0%1.12%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX)

 

graph of Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 (AASOX) Fund

Discover what Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Neogen Corporation [2.5%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [2.2%]
Tyler Technologies, Inc. Common [2.18%]
Cantel Medical Corp. Common Sto [2.15%]
Bio-Techne Corp [2.01%]
Proto Labs, Inc. Common stock [1.95%]
Balchem Corporation [1.86%]
Stamps.com Inc. [1.82%]
Blackbaud, Inc. [1.74%]
Masonite International Corp [1.66%]

Dec 30, 2015
Blackbaud, Inc. [2.34%]
Neogen Corporation [2.06%]
Stamps.com Inc. [2.05%]
Tyler Technologies, Inc. Common [1.97%]
CVENT, INC. Common Stock [1.97%]
Cantel Medical Corp. Common Sto [1.94%]
Bio-Techne Corp [1.76%]
Proofpoint, Inc. [1.7%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [1.65%]
Medidata Solutions, Inc. [1.63%]

Nov 29, 2015
Neogen Corporation [2.18%]
Blackbaud, Inc. [2.1%]
CVENT, INC. Common Stock [1.95%]
Tyler Technologies, Inc. Common [1.93%]
Proofpoint, Inc. [1.83%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [1.82%]
Cantel Medical Corp. Common Sto [1.81%]
Stamps.com Inc. [1.81%]
Bio-Techne Corp [1.7%]
Proto Labs, Inc. Common stock [1.53%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Alger Small Cap Growth I-2 Fund (AASOX)

  

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