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DF Dent Premier Growth (DFDPX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of DF Dent Premier Growth (DFDPX) Fund

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Graph of DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) ManagerFund Manager - Daniel F. Dent

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 17.8 years
Fund Family: DF Dent Funds
Fund Category: Mid-Cap Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.75)     (What does this score mean?)
Daniel F. Dent, CFA, graduated cum laude from Princeton University and later received an MBA in finance and investments from the Wharton School of Finance. He was a securities analyst before joining the investment counseling division of T. Rowe Price Associates in 1970 where he later became a vice president. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a past president of the Baltimore Security Analysts Society, an organization of approximately 180 practicing investment professionals in Baltimore. Mr. Dent has served as a trustee and director of various non-profit organizations.  Get more insights on Daniel F. Dent

 

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Fund Profile and Description

DF Dent Premier Growth Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. DF Dent Premier Growth Fund invests primarily in equity securities, such as common, preferred and convertible stock, of domestic companies that possess superior long-term growth characteristics and those have strong, sustainable earnings prospects and reasonably valued stock prices. It may also invest in companies that do not have particularly strong earnings histories but do have other attributes that may contribute to accelerated growth in the foreseeable future. DF Dent Premier Growth Fund primarily invests in medium and large size domestic companies.

 

DF Dent Premier Growth (DFDPX) Fund Strength What we like about DF Dent Premier Growth (DFDPX) Fund

Data for DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) management has been with DF Dent Premier Growth Fund for 17.8 years
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 0.79% vs -5.73% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 8.79% vs 8.38% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 9.72% vs 7.70% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 25.00% vs Mid-Cap Growth average of 50.96%. It is good that DF Dent Premier Growth management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.32, lower than category average of 13.49
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) has a lower expense ratio than its Mid-Cap Growth average: 1.06% vs 1.28%
  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) Weakness What we are cautious about DF Dent Premier Growth (DFDPX) Fund

Data for DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
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Aadditional top Mid-Cap Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
DF Dent Premier Growth1.180.798.799.72
Akre Focus Instl (AKRIX)3.591.8011.1515.02Compare
Baron Asset Instl (BARIX)1.54-1.9810.2810.08Compare
Bright Rock Mid Cap Growth Instl (BQMGX)8.534.539.875.79Compare

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Compare DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX)Compare with Mid-Cap Growth category ETFs

Some Mid-Cap Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Pure Gr ETF (RFG)000
PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Gr ETF (PXMG)-0.83%-6.85%5.24%
RevenueShares NavellierOverall A-100 ETF (RWV)1.16%-5.74%7.25%
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth (JKH)1.51%-5.25%9.06%
Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (VOT)3.05%-4.02%9.94%

 

Graph of DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) Net Asset TrackingDF Dent Premier Growth (DFDPX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of DF Dent Premier Growth fund (DFDPX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$152.15M
03/2016$152.56M
02/2016$140.95M
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Graph of DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) Portfolio TrackingDF Dent Premier Growth (DFDPX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of DF Dent Premier Growth fund (DFDPX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.06%99.94%0%0%
12/20150.55%99.45%0%0%
09/20150.21%99.79%0%0%
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Discover what DF Dent Premier Growth Fund (DFDPX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Discover Financial Services Com [3.63%]
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. [3.5%]

Dec 30, 2015
Visa Inc. [6.61%]
LKQ Corporation [5.38%]
Red Hat, Inc. Common Stock [5.02%]
ANSYS, Inc. [4.29%]
Ecolab Inc. Common Stock [4.19%]
SEI Investments Company [4.1%]
Roper Technologies, Inc. Common [4.07%]
Stericycle, Inc. [3.35%]
Discover Financial Services Com [3.28%]

Sep 29, 2015
Visa Inc. [5.88%]
LKQ Corporation [5.11%]
SEI Investments Company [4.68%]
ANSYS, Inc. [4.35%]
Red Hat, Inc. Common Stock [4.32%]
Ecolab Inc. Common Stock [3.98%]
Roper Technologies, Inc. Common [3.53%]
Stericycle, Inc. [3.49%]
Discover Financial Services Com [3.45%]
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