The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks of U.S. micro-capitalization companies which are publicly traded in the United States. The index is designed to measure the performance of micro-cap stocks issued by U.S. companies that are comparatively liquid and have strong fundamentals relative to the micro-cap segment as a whole.
|KOD||Kodiak Sciences Inc||2.84 %|
|PLMR||Palomar Holdings, Inc||2.28 %|
|REGI||Renewable Energy Group, Inc||2.01 %|
|ACLS||Axcelis Technologies, Inc||1.78 %|
|PLAB||Photronics, Inc||1.69 %|
|MBUU||Malibu Boats, Inc||1.64 %|
|VIVO||Meridian Bioscience, Inc||1.49 %|
|COHU||Cohu, Inc||1.30 %|
|FDEF||First Defiance Financial Corp||1.23 %|
|UIS||Unisys Corporation||1.22 %|
|VBR||Vanguard Small-Cap Value Index..||0.07 %||
|IWN||iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF||0.24 %||
|IJS||iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Valu..||0.25 %||
|SLYV||SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value E..||0.15 %||
|DES||WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Divid..||0.38 %||
|VIOV||Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Val..||0.15 %||
|JKL||iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ..||0.30 %||
|RWJ||Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Reven..||0.39 %||
|RZV||Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Pure ..||0.35 %||
|PXSV||Invesco S&P SmallCap Value wit..||0.39 %||
|Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Small Value)
|Market Performance vs. Exchange|
|Value||Sector Median||Percentile Rank||Grade||Market Median||Percentile Rank||Grade|
|Trailing 12 Months|
|Trailing 5 Years|
|Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)|
|Risk Return Profile|
|Volatility (Standard Deviation)||17.78%||17%||F||49%||F|
|Risk Adjusted Return||54.34%||58%||F||69%||D+|
|Letter Grade||Percentage||Letter Grade||Percentage||Letter Grade||Percentage|
|Target Price Action||Rating Action||Analyst||Rating||Price||Date|
This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.
The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.
The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.
This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.
The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.
The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.