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RS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of RS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund

    Last Trade: $20.86 on 9/22/2014, Change: -0.39 (-1.84%)

 

Graph of RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) ManagerFund Manager - Melissa Chadwick-Dunn

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 5.4 years
Fund Family: RS Funds
Fund Category: Small Growth
Fund Performance: Jul 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.7)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) ProfileRS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

RS Small Cap Equity A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. RS Small Cap Equity A Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in equity securities of small-capitalization companies with market capitalizations of $3 billion or below, which may include common stocks, preferred stocks, or other securities convertible into common stock. It may invest up to 20% of assets in companies with market capitalizations within the range of the Russell 2000 index but are above $3 billion. RS Small Cap Equity A Fund typically invests most of assets in securities of U.S. companies but may also invest up to 15% of net assets in foreign securities.

 

RS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund Strength What we like about RS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund

Data for RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) as of Jul 30, 2014

  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) management has been with RS Small Cap Equity A Fund for 5.4 years
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 8.66% vs 8.32% Small Growth category median performance)
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 13.64% vs 12.02% Small Growth category median performance)
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 19.10% vs 16.71% Small Growth category median performance)
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Growth average: 1.29% vs 1.37%

RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) Weakness What we are cautious about RS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund

Data for RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) as of Jul 30, 2014

  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 107.00% that is higher than the Small Growth average of 58.34%. This could mean RS Small Cap Equity A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 18.11 that is higher than category average of 17.57
  • RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) carries a 4.75% load
  • Asset base in RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) performance details as of Jul 30, 2014

 

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Compare RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX)Compare with other top Small Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Small Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
RS Small Cap Equity A-5.278.6613.6419.10
Voya SmallCap Opportunities Portfolio S2 (ISCTX)-3.058.3514.8918.20Compare
Invesco Small Cap Growth A (GTSAX)-0.9813.7714.8118.10Compare
AllianceBern Small Cap Growth A (QUASX)-4.8010.2115.0520.91Compare

See top fund managers for Small Growth Category Funds

 

Compare RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX)Compare with Small Growth category ETFs

Some Small Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Growth (IJT)-3.96%9.97%14.66%
iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index (IWO)-3.89%8.98%13.69%
iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index (JKK)-4.45%8.92%13.37%
First Trust Small Cap Growth Al (FYC)-1.34%23.00%13.58%
PowerShares Fundamental Pure Sm (PXSG)1.96%12.04%12.21%

 

Graph of RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) Net Asset TrackingRS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of RS Small Cap Equity A fund (GPSCX)

DateNet Asset
07/2014$113.97M
06/2014$122.17M
03/2014$129.97M
More historic net asset information on RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX)

  

Graph of RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) Portfolio TrackingRS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of RS Small Cap Equity A fund (GPSCX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20142.36%97.64%0%0%
12/20130.55%99.45%0%0%
09/20132.97%97.03%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX)

 

graph of RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in RS Small Cap Equity A (GPSCX) Fund

Discover what RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2014
LogMein, Inc. [2.49%]
Proofpoint, Inc. [2.12%]
Finisar Corporation [2.01%]
Microsemi Corporation [1.76%]
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorpor [1.7%]
Imax Corp [1.64%]
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. [1.6%]
Portfolio Recovery Associates, [1.6%]
Steelcase Inc. Common Stock [1.56%]
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [1.51%]

Dec 30, 2013
Proofpoint, Inc. [2.14%]
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. [2.05%]
InvenSense, Inc. Common Stock [1.82%]
Huron Consulting Group Inc. [1.78%]
Imax Corporation [1.78%]
Microsemi Corporation [1.76%]
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorpor [1.72%]
Portfolio Recovery Associates, [1.72%]
Roadrunner Transportation Syste [1.67%]
Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. [1.53%]

Sep 29, 2013
Proofpoint, Inc. [2.51%]
Hexcel Corporation Common Stock [2.41%]
InvenSense, Inc. Common Stock [2.01%]
Portfolio Recovery Associates, [1.98%]
Dorman Products, Inc. [1.97%]
Steelcase Inc. Common Stock [1.91%]
Imax Corporation [1.82%]
Microsemi Corporation [1.81%]
Roadrunner Transportation Syste [1.74%]
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. [1.73%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in RS Small Cap Equity A Fund (GPSCX)

  

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