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Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund

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Graph of Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) ManagerFund Manager - James Tringas

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 15.8 years
Similar Funds: ESPBX  ESPCX  ESPIX  ESPNX 
Fund Family: Wells Fargo Funds
Fund Category: Small Value
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: *Master* (Score: 0.85)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in equity securities of small-capitalization companies, which are defined as companies with market capitalizations within the range of the Russell 2000 Index. It may use futures, options or swap agreements, as well as other derivatives, to manage risk or to enhance return.

 

Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund Strength What we like about Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund

Data for Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) management has been with Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund for 15.8 years
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 1.93% vs -3.44% Small Value category median performance)
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 10.67% vs 6.26% Small Value category median performance)
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 10.24% vs 7.71% Small Value category median performance)
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 46.00% vs Small Value average of 58.14%. It is good that Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.56, lower than category average of 14.31

Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund

Data for Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.34% than its Small Value average of 1.33%
  • Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) carries a 5.75% load
See Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Aadditional top Small Value mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A8.731.9310.6710.24
CornerCap Small Cap Value (CSCVX)4.881.5711.119.49Compare
Dean Small Cap Value (DASCX)9.152.098.239.21Compare
Nuveen Small Cap Value A (FSCAX)6.373.9510.8810.91Compare

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Compare Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX)Compare with Small Value category ETFs

Some Small Value ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend ETF (DES)8.71%2.35%9.27%
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (SLYV)8.03%0.48%9.10%
First Trust Small Cap Val AlphaDEX ETF (FYT)000
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value (JKL)000
PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap ETF (PZI)000

 

Graph of Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) Net Asset TrackingWells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A fund (ESPAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$925.84M
03/2016$846.07M
02/2016$759.68M
More historic net asset information on Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX)

  

Graph of Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) Portfolio TrackingWells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A fund (ESPAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20165.33%93.88%0%0.79%
02/20165.16%94.07%0%0.77%
01/20164.27%94.94%0%0.79%
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graph of Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A (ESPAX) Fund

Discover what Wells Fargo Advantage Spec SmCp Val A Fund (ESPAX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
First Citizens BancShares, Inc. [2.51%]
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [2.47%]
Mueller Industries, Inc. Common [2.12%]
Gsi Grp Inc New [1.76%]
Treehouse Foods, Inc. Common St [1.75%]
Simpson Manufacturing Company, [1.68%]
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. [1.65%]
UMB Financial Corporation [1.62%]
Brown & Brown, Inc. Common Stoc [1.61%]
Kadant Inc Common Stock [1.59%]

Feb 28, 2016
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [2.74%]
First Citizens BancShares, Inc. [2.45%]
Treehouse Foods, Inc. Common St [2.08%]
Brown & Brown, Inc. Common Stoc [1.88%]
Mueller Industries, Inc. Common [1.85%]
Simpson Manufacturing Company, [1.72%]
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. [1.69%]
GSI Group, Inc. [1.56%]
DineEquity, Inc Common Stock [1.54%]
Quaker Chemical Corporation Com [1.51%]

Jan 30, 2016
Eagle Materials Inc Common Stoc [2.57%]
First Citizens BancShares, Inc. [2.57%]
Treehouse Foods, Inc. Common St [2.1%]
Brown & Brown, Inc. Common Stoc [1.84%]
Simpson Manufacturing Company, [1.76%]
UMB Financial Corporation [1.74%]
DineEquity, Inc Common Stock [1.71%]
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. [1.68%]
Mueller Industries, Inc. Common [1.61%]
GSI Group, Inc. [1.56%]
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