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LKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of LKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund

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Graph of LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) ManagerFund Manager - Steven R. Purvis

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 25.8 years
Fund Family: LKCM
Fund Category: Small Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.44)     (What does this score mean?)
Purvis is vice president and portfolio manager with Luther King Capital Management, his employer since 1996, and Principal since 2004. Purvis holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  Get more insights on Steven R. Purvis

 

Graph of LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) ProfileLKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of small companies which market capitalizations at the time of investment between $400 million and $2.5 billion. It may purchase additional equity securities of companies with market capitalizations outside of this range, provided that the fund's initial investment in the securities was within this market capitalization range or otherwise exempted.

 

LKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund Strength What we like about LKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund

Data for LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) as of May 30, 2016

  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) management has been with LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund for 25.8 years
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.01, lower than category average of 15.82

LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) Weakness What we are cautious about LKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund

Data for LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) as of May 30, 2016

  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -10.99% vs -7.74% Small Growth category median performance)
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 2.58% vs 6.86% Small Growth category median performance)
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.97% vs 7.01% Small Growth category median performance)
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) is less safe compared to its Small Growth peers
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 72.00% that is higher than the Small Growth average of 63.11%. This could mean LKCM Aquinas Small Cap is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -7.82 is worse than category average of -3.8, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.24
  • LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.50% than its Small Growth average of 1.31%
  • Even though LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX)Compare with other top Small Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Small Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
LKCM Aquinas Small Cap-1.80-10.992.582.97
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 LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX)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 LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) Net Asset TrackingLKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of LKCM Aquinas Small Cap fund (AQBLX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$6.42M
03/2016$6.06M
02/2016$5.66M
More historic net asset information on LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX)

  

Graph of LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) Portfolio TrackingLKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of LKCM Aquinas Small Cap fund (AQBLX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/20153.82%96.18%0%0%
09/20152.88%97.12%0%0%
06/20153.49%96.51%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX)

 

graph of LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in LKCM Aquinas Small Cap (AQBLX) Fund

Discover what LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX) manager is buying

Dec 30, 2015
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [2.45%]
VWR Corporation [2.41%]
Sovran Self Storage, Inc. Commo [2.29%]
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. [2.27%]
Akorn, Inc. [2.2%]
Lithia Motors, Inc. Common Stoc [2.19%]
Fair Isaac Corproation Common S [2.18%]
Watsco, Inc. Common Stock [2.08%]
ACI Worldwide, Inc. [2.06%]
Pool Corporation [2.04%]

Sep 29, 2015
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [2.56%]
Lithia Motors, Inc. Common Stoc [2.27%]
Infinera Corporation [1.99%]
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. [1.96%]
VWR Corporation [1.94%]
LogMein, Inc. [1.92%]
Burlington Stores, Inc. Common [1.89%]
Watsco, Inc. Common Stock [1.87%]
ACI Worldwide, Inc. [1.81%]
Team Health Holdings, Inc. Team [1.79%]

Jun 29, 2015
Exact Sciences Corporation [2.34%]
Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. [2.24%]
Lithia Motors, Inc. Common Stoc [2.2%]
Team Health Holdings, Inc. Team [2%]
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [1.97%]
Infinera Corporation [1.97%]
ACI Worldwide, Inc. [1.94%]
Rambus, Inc. [1.93%]
HFF, Inc. Common Stock, Class A [1.84%]
Akorn, Inc. [1.77%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in LKCM Aquinas Small Cap Fund (AQBLX)

  

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