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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: $30.51 on 9/19/2014, Change: -0.24 (-0.78%)

 

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

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 14.4 years
Similar Funds: PSCCX 
Fund Family: Prudential Investments
Fund Category: Small Growth
Fund Performance: Jul 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.75)     (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 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 Jul 30, 2014

  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) management has been with Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund for 14.4 years
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 13.91% vs 8.32% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 13.47% vs 12.02% Small Growth category median performance)
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 17.16% vs 16.71% 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 58.34%. 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 15.74, lower than category average of 17.57
  • Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Growth average: 0.85% vs 1.37%
  • 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 Jul 30, 2014

  • Asset base in Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX) performance details as of Jul 30, 2014

 

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Compare Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX)Compare with other top Small Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Small Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Prudential Jennison Small Company Z1.3913.9113.4717.16
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

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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
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 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
07/2014$3.11B
06/2014$3.28B
03/2014$3.31B
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
06/20141.83%98.17%0%0%
05/20141.91%98.09%0%0%
02/20142.48%97.52%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

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%]

May 30, 2014
FIRST REPUBLIC BANK Common Stoc [2.08%]
Cavium, Inc. [1.98%]
Protective Life Corporation Com [1.9%]
Centene Corporation Common Stoc [1.87%]
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [1.86%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [1.81%]
East West Bancorp, Inc. [1.8%]
Vantiv, Inc. Class A Common Sto [1.8%]
MFA Financial, Inc. [1.71%]
Global Payments Inc. Common Sto [1.7%]

Feb 27, 2014
FIRST REPUBLIC BANK Common Stoc [1.88%]
Protective Life Corporation Com [1.8%]
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [1.78%]
Vantiv, Inc. Class A Common Sto [1.75%]
White Mountains Insurance Group [1.68%]
East West Bancorp, Inc. [1.62%]
Cavium, Inc. [1.6%]
Power Integrations, Inc. [1.57%]
Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. [1.54%]
Centene Corporation Common Stoc [1.52%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Prudential Jennison Small Company Z Fund (PSCZX)

  

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