PSGIX

Advantage Small Cap Growth Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
22.77 5.00 13.21 6.87 9.43
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 2000 Growth Index.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 24.40 7.64 13.98 7.82 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Growth 23.12 6.67 12.81 7.05 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 335/678 450/599 219/533 235/398 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 2 3 2 3 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Small-Cap Growth Funds 22.82 6.50 12.54 6.98 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 265/545 351/487 166/436 195/324 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 2 3 2 3 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
6.09 2.23 1.61 22.77 15.78 85.97 94.30 753.91
Benchmark (%) Index: -.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 9.97 3.44 4.39 24.40 24.73 92.39 112.33 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Growth 10.15 2.60 4.33 23.12 21.37 82.69 97.70 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Small-Cap Growth Funds 10.78 2.58 4.58 22.82 21.15 81.43 99.03 -


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Aug 18, 2017 $488.3 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Aug 18, 2017 $699.3 M
Share Class launch date Sep 14, 1993
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Small Growth
Lipper Classification Small-Cap Growth Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 2000 Growth Index
CUSIP 091928101
Contractual End Date Jan 31, 2018
Number of Holdings as of Jul 31, 2017 339
Max Offer Price as of Aug 18, 2017 $19.51
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Jun 30, 2017 103%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Jul 31, 2017 $2,930.7 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Jul 31, 2017 95.48
Beta (3y) as of Jul 31, 2017 0.92
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2017 14.28%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Feb 29, 2016 -15.57%
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Jun 30, 2017 out of 486, 11,921, 487, 246 and 487 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Small-Cap Growth Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Jul 31, 2017
Name Weight (%)
ENTEGRIS INC 1.83
PS BUSINESS PARKS INC 1.76
TENNECO INC 1.68
CSG SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL INC. 1.66
INSPERITY INC 1.65
Name Weight (%)
MASIMO CORPORATION 1.61
MEDIDATA SOLUTIONS INC 1.56
PROOFPOINT INC 1.52
CANTEL MEDICAL CORPORATION 1.46
PRESTIGE BRANDS HOLDINGS INC 1.41

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jul 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jul 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jul 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jul 31, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Raffaele Savi
BlackRock Scientific Active Equity Investment Team

    

Travis Cooke
Travis Cooke
Richard Mathieson
Richard Mathieson
Portfolio Manager

Literature

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