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PNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of PNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund

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Graph of PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) ManagerFund Manager - James E. Mineman

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 15.9 years
Similar Funds: PPCCX  PPCIX 
Fund Family: PNC Funds
Fund Category: Small Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.67)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) ProfilePNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

PNC Small Cap A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. PNC Small Cap A Fund typically invests at least 80% of assets in securities issued by small-cap companies. It primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of publicly traded small-cap U.S. equity securities that possess both value and growth characteristics. PNC Small Cap A Fund considers a small-cap company to be one that has a market capitalization at the time of purchase within the range of market capitalizations of companies constituting the Russell 2000 Index.

 

PNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund Strength What we like about PNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund

Data for PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) management has been with PNC Small Cap A Fund for 15.9 years
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -5.63% vs -7.74% Small Growth category median performance)
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 6.90% vs 6.86% Small Growth category median performance)
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 11.13% vs 7.01% Small Growth category median performance)
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 23.00% vs Small Growth average of 63.11%. It is good that PNC Small Cap A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.83, lower than category average of 15.82
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Growth average: 1.29% vs 1.31%

PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) Weakness What we are cautious about PNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund

Data for PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) is less safe compared to its Small Growth peers
  • PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) carries a 5.5% load
See PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX)Compare with other top Small Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Small Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
PNC Small Cap A-3.54-5.636.9011.13
Thrivent Small Cap Stock A (AASMX)5.33-2.128.136.23Compare
Invesco Small Cap Growth A (GTSAX)2.31-6.349.449.20Compare
Brown Advisory Small-Cap Growth Inv (BIASX)1.441.9610.719.36Compare

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Compare PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX)Compare with Small Growth category ETFs

Some Small Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust Small Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FYC)2.08%0.72%8.41%
iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth (IJT)3.38%0.39%10.55%
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (SLYG)3.30%0.18%10.49%
Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (VIOG)2.78%0.08%10.38%
Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK)000

 

Graph of PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) Net Asset TrackingPNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of PNC Small Cap A fund (PPCAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.14B
03/2016$888.30M
02/2016$806.22M
More historic net asset information on PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX)

  

Graph of PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) Portfolio TrackingPNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of PNC Small Cap A fund (PPCAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20161.98%98.02%0%0%
02/20162.6%97.4%0%0%
01/20162.92%97.08%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX)

 

graph of PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in PNC Small Cap A (PPCAX) Fund

Discover what PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
National General Holdings Corp [4.35%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [4.02%]
Bank of the Ozarks [3.93%]
Credit Acceptance Corporation [3.82%]
Eagle Bancorp, Inc. [3.8%]
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc [3.73%]
PRA Group, Inc. [3.53%]
Lithia Motors, Inc. Common Stoc [2.97%]
Neogen Corporation [2.95%]
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. [2.9%]

Feb 28, 2016
National General Holdings Corp [4.59%]
Credit Acceptance Corporation [4.09%]
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc [3.92%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [3.92%]
Bank of the Ozarks [3.85%]
Eagle Bancorp, Inc. [3.67%]
Lithia Motors, Inc. Common Stoc [3.54%]
Neogen Corporation [3.28%]
RLI Corp. Common Stock [3.09%]
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. [3.06%]

Jan 30, 2016
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc [4.51%]
National General Holdings Corp [4.49%]
Bank of the Ozarks [4.44%]
Manhattan Associates, Inc. [4.03%]
Eagle Bancorp, Inc. [3.73%]
Credit Acceptance Corporation [3.66%]
Neogen Corporation [3.42%]
PRA Group, Inc. [3.34%]
PAREXEL International Corporati [3.11%]
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. [2.9%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in PNC Small Cap A Fund (PPCAX)

  

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