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Buffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Buffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund

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Graph of Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) ManagerFund Manager - Clay Brethour

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 12.3 years
Fund Family: Buffalo
Fund Category: Large Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.58)     (What does this score mean?)
Mr. Brethour is a portfolio manager and partner of Kornitzer Capital Management (KCM), his employer since 2000. Mr. Brethour has been an investment professional since 1992. Prior to joining KCM, he was an equity research analyst with Security Benefit Group and Dain Rausher Wessell. Mr. Brethour holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  Get more insights on Clay Brethour

 

Graph of Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) ProfileBuffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Buffalo Growth Fund seeks long-term capital growth. Buffalo Growth Fund normally invests in domestic common stocks and other U.S. equity securities, including preferred stock, convertible securities, warrants and rights, of companies of any size. It may invest up to 25% of net assets in sponsored or unsponsored ADRs and securities of foreign companies that are traded on U.S. stock exchanges.

 

Buffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund Strength What we like about Buffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund

Data for Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) management has been with Buffalo Growth Fund for 12.3 years
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -1.51% vs -1.74% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 42.00% vs Large Growth average of 50.46%. It is good that Buffalo Growth management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 11.03, lower than category average of 12.75
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Growth average: 0.91% vs 1.17%
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) Weakness What we are cautious about Buffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund

Data for Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 10.28% vs 10.74% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 9.79% vs 10.14% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
See Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX)Compare with other top Large Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Large Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Buffalo Growth1.32-1.5110.289.79
American Funds AMCAP R6 (RAFGX)3.59-1.1311.8211.94Compare
AB Core Opportunities Advisor (ADGYX)1.543.3612.0412.15Compare
Eaton Vance Growth R (ELCRX)-0.280.1013.0010.73Compare

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Compare Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX)Compare with Large Growth category ETFs

Some Large Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Growth ETF (PWB)-0.31%1.61%13.24%
iShares Russell 1000 Growth (IWF)1.70%1.47%12.29%
Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth ETF (VONG)1.69%1.42%12.36%
First Trust Large Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FTC)2.10%1.03%12.67%
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth (JKE)-0.23%0.51%13.52%

 

Graph of Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) Net Asset TrackingBuffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Buffalo Growth fund (BUFGX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$381.14M
03/2016$395.65M
02/2016$380.74M
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Graph of Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) Portfolio TrackingBuffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Buffalo Growth fund (BUFGX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20164.93%95.07%0%0%
12/20153.14%96.86%0%0%
09/20151.66%98.34%0%0%
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graph of Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Buffalo Growth (BUFGX) Fund

Discover what Buffalo Growth Fund (BUFGX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Apple Inc. [3.59%]
Facebook, Inc. [3.29%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [2.55%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [2.49%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [2.43%]
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Comm [2.34%]
Visa Inc. [2.3%]
Microsoft Corporation [2.25%]
Danaher Corporation Common Stoc [2.22%]
Abbott Laboratories Common Stoc [2.14%]

Dec 30, 2015
Amazon.com, Inc. [3.27%]
Facebook, Inc. [2.9%]
Apple Inc. [2.7%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [2.31%]
Nike, Inc. Common Stock [2.3%]
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. [2.28%]
Visa Inc. [2.25%]
Abbott Laboratories Common Stoc [2.22%]
EMC Corporation Common Stock [2.17%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [2.15%]

Sep 29, 2015
Apple Inc. [3%]
Facebook, Inc. [2.64%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [2.63%]
Nike, Inc. Common Stock [2.4%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [2.37%]
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. [2.22%]
CME Group Inc. [2.21%]
EMC Corporation Common Stock [2.16%]
Visa Inc. [2.14%]
Abbott Laboratories Common Stoc [2.11%]
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