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Greenspring (GRSPX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Greenspring (GRSPX) Fund

    Last Trade: $23.19 on 5/3/2016, Change: -0.19 (-0.81%)

 

Graph of Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) ManagerFund Manager - Charles vK. Carlson

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 32.9 years
Fund Family: Greenspring
Fund Category: Moderate Allocation
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.4)     (What does this score mean?)
Carlson began working as an analyst and portfolio manager for Corbyn Investment Management in 1983 and is now president. Carlson holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and a member of the Baltimore Security Analysts Society.  Get more insights on Charles vK. Carlson

 

Graph of Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) ProfileGreenspring Fund (GRSPX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Greenspring Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation; income is a secondary, factor. Greenspring Fund invests in stocks that are believed undervalued at the time of purchase and special situation bonds that have the potential to provide both capital appreciation and income. It may invest in companies of any market capitalization. Greenspring Fund may also invest in companies in the process of financial restructurings or liquidations.

 

Greenspring (GRSPX) Fund Strength What we like about Greenspring (GRSPX) Fund

Data for Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) as of Mar 30, 2016

  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) management has been with Greenspring Fund for 32.9 years
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -2.11% vs -2.54% Moderate Allocation category median performance)
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 25.00% vs Moderate Allocation average of 55.05%. It is good that Greenspring management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) Weakness What we are cautious about Greenspring (GRSPX) Fund

Data for Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) as of Mar 30, 2016

  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 1.79% vs 5.46% Moderate Allocation category median performance)
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 3.71% vs 5.98% Moderate Allocation category median performance)
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) is less safe compared to its Moderate Allocation peers
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -2.55 is worse than category average of 0.4, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.24
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 8.45 that is higher than category average of 7.85
  • Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) has a higher expense ratio of 0.95% than its Moderate Allocation average of 0.89%
See Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) performance details as of Mar 30, 2016

 

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Graph of Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) Net Asset TrackingGreenspring (GRSPX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Greenspring fund (GRSPX)

DateNet Asset
03/2016$297.83M
02/2016$287.02M
01/2016$293.41M
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Graph of Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) Portfolio TrackingGreenspring (GRSPX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Greenspring fund (GRSPX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20168.84%67.3%19.52%3.94%
01/20165.58%67.85%22.35%3.82%
12/20153.51%70.74%21.52%3.81%
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graph of Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Greenspring (GRSPX) Fund

Discover what Greenspring Fund (GRSPX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Republic Services, Inc. Common [4.46%]
Us Foods 8.5% [4.42%]
Gramercy Ppty Tr [3.94%]
GSI Group, Inc. [3.88%]
MasTec, Inc. Common Stock [3.57%]
EMCOR Group, Inc. Common Stock [3.28%]
Lumos Networks Corp. [3.16%]
FTI Consulting, Inc. Common Sto [3.1%]
MYR Group, Inc. [2.78%]
Discover Financial Services Com [2.64%]

Jan 30, 2016
Republic Services, Inc. Common [5.1%]
Us Foods 8.5% [4.88%]
Gramercy Ppty Tr [3.82%]
GSI Group, Inc. [3.69%]
FTI Consulting, Inc. Common Sto [3.67%]
CA Inc. [3.65%]
Lumos Networks Corp. [3.64%]
Hanger 7.125% [3.47%]
PP&L Corporation Common Stock [3.2%]
EMCOR Group, Inc. Common Stock [3.08%]

Dec 30, 2015
Republic Services, Inc. Common [5.28%]
Us Foods 8.5% [4.77%]
GSI Group, Inc. [3.85%]
Lumos Networks Corp. [3.81%]
Gramercy Ppty Tr [3.81%]
FTI Consulting, Inc. Common Sto [3.71%]
PP&L Corporation Common Stock [3.43%]
CA Inc. [3.43%]
MasTec, Inc. Common Stock [3.41%]
Hanger 7.125% [3.4%]
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