Brandywine Advisors Mid Cap Growth Fund  (BWAFX)

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Share Class

N

Morningstar | Style Box

V B G L M S

NAV | as of 09/21/2017

$11.04
-$0.06 (-0.54%)

Quarterly Performance (%) |
vs. Benchmark as of 06/30/2017

Fund Inception 10/31/2000

YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR INCEP.
BWAFX 10.50 15.52 1.72 7.37 -0.41 1.94
Russell Midcap® Growth Index 11.40 17.05 7.83 14.19 7.87 5.16
Russell Midcap® Index 7.99 16.48 7.69 14.72 7.67 8.50
S&P 500 Index 9.34 17.90 9.61 14.63 7.18 5.28

Expense Ratios

  • Gross Expense Ratio: 1.15%
  • Net Expense Ratio: 1.15%
  • Expense Cap Expiration Date: N/A

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Objective

Seeks to provide capital appreciation by primarily investing in a portfolio of mid cap securities.

Why Consider

  • May be appropriate for investors looking to gain exposure to primarily mid-sized U.S. companies
  • Fund's portfolio management team relies on intensive, bottom-up fundamental research to isolate companies with the strong earnings fundamentals
  • The Fund primarily targets mid-sized U.S. companies experiencing rapid earnings growth that sell at reasonable multiples of earnings estimates and show promise to positively surprise Wall Street

Fund Managers

Scott W. Gates

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer

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Performance

Performance

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Returns & Distributions

as of 06/30/2017

    • Ex-Date Total Distribution Income Short-term Cap Gains Long-term Cap Gains
      Dec 28, 2012 $0.006183 $0.006183
      Dec 28, 2007 $0.269850 $0.118310 $0.151540
      Oct 30, 2007 $1.221240 $0.315270 $0.905970
      Dec 28, 2006 $0.135800 $0.103500 $0.032300
      Oct 26, 2006 $0.647330 $0.044850 $0.602480
      Dec 29, 2005 $0.073350 $0.073350
      Oct 27, 2005 $1.327680 $0.836510 $0.491170

Growth of $10,000 (Hypothetical)

Since Inception 10/31/2000 to 08/31/2017 = $14,351.05

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The performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. The investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For performance information through the most recent month end please call 800.835.3879 or visit our website at amgfunds.com. From time to time, the advisor has waived fees or reimbursed expenses, which may have resulted in higher returns. The listed returns and yields of the Fund are net of expenses, and the returns and yields of the indices exclude expenses. For time periods where the fund inception date preceded the benchmark, the benchmark data will not be shown.

Top Holdings (Equity)

Quarter Ending: 06/30/2017

Broadcom Ltd 2.54%
NVIDIA Corp 2.52%
Black Knight Financial Services Inc, Class A 2.51%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc 2.40%
Vantiv Inc, Class A 2.40%
Zoetis Inc 2.26%
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.25%
Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc 2.24%
PRA Health Sciences Inc 2.24%
John Bean Technologies Corp 2.20%
% in Top 10 Holdings 23.56%
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MPT Stats

Month Ending: 08/31/2017

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Sector Allocation (Equity)

Quarter Ending: 06/30/2017

Investment Approach

Investment Approach

Brandywine Advisors Mid Cap Growth Fund

The Fund employs Friess Associates' research-driven investment process. This process seeks to capitalize on the relationship between earnings performance and stock prices by isolating companies experiencing rapid earnings growth that sell at reasonable multiples of earnings estimates and show promise to positively surprise Wall Street.


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About

About Friess Associates

Background

Friess Associates is a growth-oriented manager driven by individual company research that seeks to isolate companies with fundamental profiles that position them for share price appreciation.

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Founded

1974


Headquarters

Greenville, DE


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$1.1B

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