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Nuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Nuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund

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Graph of Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) ManagerFund Manager - David A. Friar

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 19.4 years
Fund Family: Nuveen
Fund Category: Small Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.47)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) ProfileNuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index. Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund normally invests at least 90% of assets in securities listed in the Russell 2000 Index. It attempts to achieve a correlation between the performance of its portfolio and that of the Russell 2000 Index of at least 95%, without taking into account expenses of the fund. Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund may also invest in stock index futures contracts, options on stock indices, options on stock index futures and index participation contracts based on the Russell 2000 Index.

 

Nuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund Strength What we like about Nuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund

Data for Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) management has been with Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund for 19.4 years
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 14.00% vs Small Blend average of 52.13%. It is good that Nuveen Small Cap Index I management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Blend average: 0.56% vs 1.22%
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) Weakness What we are cautious about Nuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund

Data for Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -6.24% vs -5.18% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 6.58% vs 6.96% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 7.52% vs 7.84% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) is less safe compared to its Small Blend peers
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -4.71 is worse than category average of -4.16, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.49
  • Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.19 that is higher than category average of 14.58
See Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY)5.61%0.29%9.84%
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Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (VIOO)000
WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings ETF (EES)000

 

Graph of Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) Net Asset TrackingNuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Nuveen Small Cap Index I fund (ASETX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$113.82M
03/2016$112.00M
02/2016$107.95M
More historic net asset information on Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX)

  

Graph of Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) Portfolio TrackingNuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Nuveen Small Cap Index I fund (ASETX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20165.41%94.31%0%0.27%
02/20165.04%94.74%0%0.22%
01/20161.29%90.61%0%8.03%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX)

 

graph of Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Nuveen Small Cap Index I (ASETX) Fund

Discover what Nuveen Small Cap Index I Fund (ASETX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
STERIS plc Ordinary Shares [0.35%]
CubeSmart Common Shares [0.3%]
Treehouse Foods, Inc. Common St [0.29%]
West Pharmaceutical Services, I [0.29%]
Tyler Technologies, Inc. Common [0.28%]
Vail Resorts, Inc. Common Stock [0.27%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [0.26%]
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.26%]
Post Holdings, Inc. Common Stoc [0.25%]
Highwoods Properties, Inc. Comm [0.25%]

Feb 28, 2016
STERIS plc Ordinary Shares [0.37%]
CubeSmart Common Shares [0.34%]
West Pharmaceutical Services, I [0.3%]
Treehouse Foods, Inc. Common St [0.3%]
Vail Resorts, Inc. Common Stock [0.29%]
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.28%]
Sovran Self Storage, Inc. Commo [0.27%]
Piedmont Natural Gas Company, I [0.27%]
Highwoods Properties, Inc. Comm [0.27%]
Caseys General Stores, Inc. [0.27%]

Jan 30, 2016
STERIS plc Ordinary Shares [0.37%]
CubeSmart Common Shares [0.34%]
Tyler Technologies, Inc. Common [0.34%]
Caseys General Stores, Inc. [0.3%]
Vail Resorts, Inc. Common Stock [0.29%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [0.28%]
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.28%]
Piedmont Natural Gas Company, I [0.27%]
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [0.27%]
West Pharmaceutical Services, I [0.27%]
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