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Berwyn (BERWX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Berwyn (BERWX) Fund

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Graph of Berwyn Fund (BERWX) ManagerFund Manager - Robert E. Killen

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 35.2 years
Fund Family: Berwyn
Fund Category: Small Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.42)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: US News (2011),
Killen is the chief executive officer and sole shareholder of the Killen Group. He has been a committee member since 1984. Killen is also president and chairman of the board of the Berwyn Funds. He founded the Killen Group in 1982 and has over 35 years of investment management experience.  Get more insights on Robert E. Killen


Graph of Berwyn Fund (BERWX) ProfileBerwyn Fund (BERWX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Berwyn Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation; current income is a secondary consideration. Berwyn Fund invests at least 80% of total value of net assets in equity securities. It doesn't concentrate in any industry more than 25% of total assets. Berwyn Fund is non-diversified.


Berwyn (BERWX) Fund Strength What we like about Berwyn (BERWX) Fund

Data for Berwyn Fund (BERWX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) management has been with Berwyn Fund for 35.2 years
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 11.00% vs Small Blend average of 52.13%. It is good that Berwyn management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Berwyn Fund (BERWX) Weakness What we are cautious about Berwyn (BERWX) Fund

Data for Berwyn Fund (BERWX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -13.60% vs -5.18% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -0.77% vs 6.96% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 4.66% vs 7.84% Small Blend category median performance)
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) is less safe compared to its Small Blend peers
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -10.39 is worse than category average of -4.16, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.01
  • Berwyn Fund (BERWX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.61 that is higher than category average of 14.58
  • Asset base in Berwyn Fund (BERWX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Berwyn Fund (BERWX) performance details as of May 30, 2016


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graph of Berwyn Fund (BERWX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Berwyn (BERWX) Fund

Discover what Berwyn Fund (BERWX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
KMG Chemicals, Inc. Common Stoc [4.83%]
Hallmark Financial Services, In [4.74%]
Spartan Motors, Inc. [4.09%]
Mercury Systems Inc [4.01%]
Acco Brands Corporation Common [3%]
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. Comm [2.99%]
Knoll, Inc. Common Stock [2.94%]
Graham Corporation Common Stock [2.9%]
Deltic Timber Corporation Commo [2.82%]
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. [2.72%]

Jan 30, 2016
KMG Chemicals, Inc. Common Stoc [4.43%]
Hallmark Financial Services, In [4.21%]
Mercury Systems Inc [4.02%]
Hooker Furniture Corporation [3.73%]
Landec Corporation [3.5%]
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. [3.45%]
Granite Construction Incorporat [3.39%]
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. Comm [3.21%]
Vonage Holdings Corp. Common St [3.14%]
Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. Common [2.84%]

Dec 30, 2015
Hallmark Financial Services, In [4.24%]
Mercury Systems Inc [4.19%]
Granite Construction Incorporat [4.11%]
Hooker Furniture Corporation [4.07%]
KMG Chemicals, Inc. Common Stoc [4.03%]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. [3.99%]
Vonage Holdings Corp. Common St [3.67%]
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. [3.59%]
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. Comm [3.58%]
Landec Corporation [3.36%]
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