Frontier Small Cap Growth Fund  (MSSCX)

Fund Overview

Fund Overview

Share Class

I

Morningstar | Style Box

V B G L M S

NAV | as of 02/20/2019

$8.44
-$0.02 (-0.24%)

Overall Morningstar Rating



Rated against 583 Small Growth funds as of 12/31/2018

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Quarterly Performance (%) |
vs. Benchmark as of 12/31/2018

Fund Inception 09/24/1997

YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR INCEP.
MSSCX 2.00 2.00 9.19 5.17 12.57 7.35
Russell 2000® Growth Index -9.31 -9.31 7.24 5.13 13.52 5.46
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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 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.

Expense Ratios

  • Gross Expense Ratio: 1.63%
  • Net Expense Ratio: 1.05%
  • Expense Cap Expiration Date: 03/01/2019

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Objective

Seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of small cap stocks.

Why Consider

  • May be appropriate for investors looking to gain exposure to small cap stocks
  • Manager brings a long history of disciplined investing in small and mid cap stocks, emphasizing fundamental research and bottom-up stock selection
  • Targets companies with solid business models with strong earnings power while selling at reasonable valuations
James A. Colgan

James A. Colgan

Senior Vice President

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G. Michael Novak, Jr.

G. Michael Novak, Jr.

Senior Vice President

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Performance

Performance

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Returns & Distributions

As of 12/31/2018

    • Ex-Date Total Distribution Income Short-term Cap Gains Long-term Cap Gains
      Dec 27, 2018 $4.050300 $1.955200 $2.095100
      Dec 27, 2017 $2.996200 $0.709000 $2.287200
      Dec 27, 2016 $0.048300 $0.048300
      Dec 28, 2015 $3.043900 $0.056500 $2.987400
      Dec 26, 2014 $11.760100 $2.448900 $9.311200
      Dec 26, 2013 $3.013600 $1.215500 $1.798100
      Dec 15, 2000 $1.684420 $0.074080 $1.610340
      Oct 25, 2000 $1.280000 $1.280000
      Dec 15, 1999 $0.105800 $0.105800
      Oct 26, 1999 $0.600000 $0.600000
      Dec 15, 1997 $0.002760 $0.002670 $0.000090
      Oct 31, 1997 $0.024000 $0.015000 $0.009000

Growth of $10,000 (Hypothetical)

Since Inception 09/24/1997 to 01/31/2019 = $52,952.13

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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)

As of: 12/31/2018

Insulet Corp 3.54%
Myriad Genetics Inc 3.38%
Semtech Corp 3.21%
Exact Sciences Corp 3.13%
JetBlue Airways Corp 2.33%
Nutanix Inc, Class A 2.20%
Benefitfocus Inc 2.14%
Eldorado Resorts Inc 2.10%
LPL Financial Holdings Inc 2.03%
Allegheny Technologies Inc 2.01%
% in Top 10 Holdings 26.07%
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MPT Stats

As of: 01/31/2019

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Sector Allocation (Equity)

As of: 12/31/2018

Investment Approach

Investment Approach

Frontier Small Cap Growth Fund

The Fund invests primarily in common stocks of small U.S. companies whose market capitalization at the time of purchase is within the range of the Russell 2000® Index, the S&P Small Cap 600 Index, or the Dow Jones U.S. Small Cap Total Stock Market Index.

Frontier utilizes and draws support from its entire team of investment professionals to identify opportunities and conduct fundamental research. Through fundamental bottom-up research, Frontier seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing in small cap companies that it believes have above-average earnings growth potential and are available at reasonable valuations.


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About

About Frontier Capital Management

Background

Frontier Capital Management Company, LLC specializes in growth and value equity investments on behalf of institutional and individual clients.

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Founded

1980


Headquarters

Boston


Affiliate Since

2000


AUM

$12.7B

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