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15 important things you should know about AMG Funds GWETX mutual fund

Updated: September 10, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

Before we start: if you’re looking for GWETX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "GWETX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on GWETX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "GWETX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

Are you looking to buy or sell GWETX? Or perhaps you’re looking for GWETX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this GWETX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: GWETX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: GWETX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in GWETX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to GWETX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe AMG Funds: AMG GW&K Small Cap Core Fund; Class N Shares (GWETX).
  2. What are GWETX holdings?
  3. What is GWETX performance? What are GWETX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did GWETX have historically?
  5. What is GWETX dividend yield?
  6. What is GWETX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is GWETX expense ratio?
  8. Does GWETX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is GWETX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is GWETX beta? How would you assess GWETX risk?
  11. What is GWETX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is GWETX Finny Score? GWETX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in GWETX? What are GWETX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in GWETX? What are GWETX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AMG Funds: AMG GW&K Small Cap Core Fund; Class N Shares (GWETX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of small-capitalization companies. Small-capitalization companies are those with a market capitalization at time of purchase of less than $2.5 billion.

2. What are GWETX top holdings?

GWETX has 78 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 19.60% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Grand Canyon Education Inc LOPE 2.33%
Syneos Health Inc A SYNH 2.31%
HubSpot Inc HUBS 2.14%
QTS Realty Trust Inc Class A QTS 2.14%
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc RBA.TO 1.93%
Globus Medical Inc Class A GMED 1.88%
Paylocity Holding Corp PCTY 1.75%
Glacier Bancorp Inc GBCI 1.73%
Texas Roadhouse Inc TXRH 1.73%
UFP Industries Inc UFPI 1.66%

3. What is GWETX performance? What are GWETX historical returns?

GWETX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.44%;
  • 3-month return is 5.77%;
  • 1-year return is 6.54%;
  • 3-year return is 6.08%;
  • 5-year return is 9.30%;
  • 10-year return is 11.93%;
  • 15-year return is 7.72%.

4. How many up and down years did GWETX have historically?

In the last 10 years, GWETX had 8 up years and 2 down years.

5. What is GWETX dividend yield?

GWETX yield is 0%.

6. What is GWETX minimum initial investment amount?

GWETX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is GWETX expense ratio?

GWETX expense ratio is 1.28%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

8. Does GWETX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

GWETX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. GWETX front-end sales load is 0. GWETX back-end sales load is 0.

9. What is GWETX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.2%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.86%.

10. What is GWETX beta? How would you assess GWETX risk?

  • 3-year beta is 1.24;
  • 5-year beta is 1.19;
  • 10-year beta is 1.15.

11. What is GWETX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.19;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.34;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.71.

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 57. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 57.

13. What are the pros of investing in GWETX? What are GWETX buy reasons?

The following are GWETX strengths from our perspective:

  • GWETX 3-year return is 6.08%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 4.23%.
  • GWETX 5-year return is 9.3%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 7.72%.
  • GWETX 10-year return is 11.93%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 10.6%.
  • GWETX 15-year return is 7.72%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 TR USD), 7.21%.

14. What are the cons of investing in GWETX? What are GWETX negatives?

The following are GWETX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • GWETX net assets are $10.30 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • GWETX expense ratio is 1.28%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund.
In the GWETX review, we covered GWETX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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