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Prudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund

    Last Trade: $29.36 on 10/24/2014, Change: +0.05 (0.17%)

 

Graph of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) ManagerFund Manager - John P. Mullman

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 14.5 years
Similar Funds: PSCCX 
Fund Family: Prudential Investments
Fund Category: Small Growth
Fund Performance: Sep 29, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.78)     (What does this score mean?)
Mullman is manager director of Jennison, his employer since 2000. Prior to that, he had been in the investment business at Prudential since 1987. Mullman holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  Get more insights on John P. Mullman

 

Graph of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) ProfilePrudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund seeks capital growth. Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund normally invests at least 80% of investable assets in equity and equity-related securities of small, less well-known companies. In deciding which stocks to buy, it uses a blend of both value and growth styles. Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund currently considers small companies to be those with a market capitalization less than the largest market capitalization of the Russell 2500 Index at the time of investment.

 

Prudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund Strength What we like about Prudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund

Data for Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) as of Sep 29, 2014

  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) management has been with Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund for 14.5 years
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 10.89% vs 2.81% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 21.62% vs 20.14% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 15.66% vs 14.72% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 50.00% vs Small Growth average of 56.59%. It is good that Prudential Jennison Small Company Z management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.68, lower than category average of 16.86
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Growth average: 0.85% vs 1.38%
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) Weakness What we are cautious about Prudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund

Data for Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) as of Sep 29, 2014

See Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) performance details as of Sep 29, 2014

 

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Aadditional top Small Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Prudential Jennison Small Company Z2.9210.8921.6215.66
AQR Small Cap Momentum L (ASMOX)-5.603.0724.3715.60Compare
Invesco Small Cap Growth A (GTSAX)1.6911.4123.5816.96Compare
AllianceBern Small Cap Growth A (QUASX)-4.663.6122.8518.94Compare

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Compare Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX)Compare with Small Growth category ETFs

Some Small Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PowerShares Fundamental Pure Sm (PXSG)0.26%7.62%19.13%
Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF (VBK)-1.58%5.83%22.55%
Rydex S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Growth (RZG)-5.06%5.75%21.27%
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth E (SLYG)-4.46%5.22%21.64%
Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Gr Idx ETF (VIOG)-4.57%4.81%21.52%

 

Graph of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) Net Asset TrackingPrudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z fund (PSCZX)

DateNet Asset
09/2014$3.23B
08/2014$3.26B
07/2014$3.11B
More historic net asset information on Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX)

  

Graph of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) Portfolio TrackingPrudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z fund (PSCZX)

DateCashStockBondOther
08/20141.92%98.08%0%0%
07/20142.22%97.78%0%0%
06/20141.83%98.17%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX)

 

graph of Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Prudential Jennison Small Company Z (PSCZX) Fund

Discover what Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) manager is buying

Aug 30, 2014
Cavium, Inc. [2.02%]
East West Bancorp, Inc. [1.95%]
Spirit Airlines, Inc. [1.92%]
Centene Corporation Common Stoc [1.89%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [1.87%]
FIRST REPUBLIC BANK Common Stoc [1.78%]
MFA Financial, Inc. [1.78%]
W.R. Berkley Corporation Common [1.77%]
Mattress Firm Holding Corp. [1.75%]
Global Payments Inc. Common Sto [1.74%]

Jul 30, 2014
East West Bancorp, Inc. [1.99%]
FIRST REPUBLIC BANK Common Stoc [1.93%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [1.87%]
Spirit Airlines, Inc. [1.87%]
Centene Corporation Common Stoc [1.83%]
MFA Financial, Inc. [1.8%]
Cavium, Inc. [1.75%]
Global Payments Inc. Common Sto [1.73%]
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [1.68%]
Symetra Financial Corporation C [1.68%]

Jun 29, 2014
FIRST REPUBLIC BANK Common Stoc [2.15%]
East West Bancorp, Inc. [1.88%]
Vantiv, Inc. Class A Common Sto [1.86%]
Centene Corporation Common Stoc [1.82%]
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [1.81%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [1.78%]
Cavium, Inc. [1.77%]
Protective Life Corporation Com [1.73%]
Global Payments Inc. Common Sto [1.72%]
MFA Financial, Inc. [1.72%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX)

  

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