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Gabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Gabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund

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Graph of Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) ManagerFund Manager - Daniel M. Miller

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 8.6 years
Similar Funds: GWSCX  GWSIX  GWSVX 
Fund Family: Gabelli
Fund Category: Mid-Cap Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.51)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) ProfileGabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Gabelli Focus Five A Fund seeks to provide a high level of capital appreciation. Gabelli Focus Five A Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in equity of companies that are considered to be small capitalization companies at the time the fund makes the investment. It invests primarily in the common stocks of companies which are undervalued.

 

Gabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund Strength What we like about Gabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund

Data for Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) management has been with Gabelli Focus Five A Fund for 8.6 years
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2

Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Gabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund

Data for Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -12.45% vs -4.08% Mid-Cap Blend category median performance)
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 1.85% vs 8.11% Mid-Cap Blend category median performance)
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 6.26% vs 8.53% Mid-Cap Blend category median performance)
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) is less safe compared to its Mid-Cap Blend peers
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 73.00% that is higher than the Mid-Cap Blend average of 60.70%. This could mean Gabelli Focus Five A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -10.17 is worse than category average of -2.81, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.19
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.18 that is higher than category average of 12.56
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.37% than its Mid-Cap Blend average of 1.15%
  • Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) carries a 5.75% load
See Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Gabelli Focus Five A3.97-12.451.856.26
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Some Mid-Cap Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment ETF (KNOW)3.88%2.77%13.82%
Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (CZA)6.80%1.17%9.91%
Schwab US Mid-Cap ETF (SCHM)000
iShares Russell Mid-Cap (IWR)000
SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF (MDY)000

 

Graph of Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) Net Asset TrackingGabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Gabelli Focus Five A fund (GWSAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$243.76M
03/2016$247.89M
02/2016$241.22M
More historic net asset information on Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX)

  

Graph of Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) Portfolio TrackingGabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Gabelli Focus Five A fund (GWSAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20166.15%93.82%0%0.03%
12/20150%99.96%0%0.04%
09/20151.16%98.84%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX)

 

graph of Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Gabelli Focus Five A (GWSAX) Fund

Discover what Gabelli Focus Five A Fund (GWSAX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
BioScrip, Inc. [8.26%]
Liberty Global PLC C [7.83%]
Chemtura Corp. Common Stock [7.74%]
CST Brands, Inc. Common Stock [6.97%]
Alere Inc. Common Stock [6.73%]
EchoStar Corporation [6.65%]
Edgewell Personal Care Company [5.21%]
Maple Leaf Foods Inc [4.59%]
Alphabet Inc. [4.22%]
MGM Resorts International Commo [3.77%]

Dec 30, 2015
Liberty Global PLC Class C [9.47%]
Chemtura Corp. Common Stock [8.16%]
EchoStar Corporation [7.1%]
BioScrip, Inc. [6.54%]
CST Brands, Inc. Common Stock [6.34%]
Alere Inc. Common Stock [6.1%]
Edgewell Personal Care Company [5.45%]
Maple Leaf Foods Inc [5.25%]
Take-Two Interactive Software, [4.55%]
Alphabet Inc. [4.13%]

Sep 29, 2015
Liberty Global PLC Class C [9.32%]
Chemtura Corp. Common Stock [8.35%]
Take-Two Interactive Software, [7.51%]
EchoStar Corporation [6.81%]
Alere Inc. Common Stock [5.76%]
Interpublic Group of Companies, [4.75%]
Maple Leaf Foods Inc [4.67%]
Boulder Brands, Inc. [4.6%]
BioScrip, Inc. [4.17%]
Allergan plc Ordinary Shares [4.16%]
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