• Alger Health Sciences Fund

Alger

  • US
  • Health/Biotechnology

Alger Health Sciences Fund

AHSCX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation in the long term by investing in companies across any size in the United States.

The investment process is designed to identify companies in the benchmark index that experience positive dynamic change.

The investment team believes companies undergoing positive dynamic change offer the best investment opportunities.

Next, the research team utilizes fundamental analysis to uncover companies experiencing high unit volume growth and positive changes in product cycle and market dynamics.

The team also focuses on traditional growth companies experiencing rapidly growing demand or market dominance.

In addition, the research team More

Price

Last Close

$12.48 ( -0.15 )

52 Week HL

$27.51 - $11.98

Net Assets

$6.09 M

Expense Ratio

0.75 %

Sector Allocation

Mar 31, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 31, 2021

Company Name

  • UnitedHealth Group
  • AbbVie, Inc
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Bio-Techne Corporation
  • Danaher Corporation

Holding

  • 4.85
  • 3.47
  • 3.39
  • 2.98
  • 2.77

Company Name

  • DexCom, Inc
  • IDEXX Laboratories,
  • Veeva Systems
  • Guardant Health,
  • Intuitive Surgical,
  • Total

Holding

  • 2.73
  • 2.68
  • 2.68
  • 2.65
  • 2.62
  • 30.82%

Manager

Name

Daniel C. Chung

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Fact Sheet

Q4 2021

Q3 2021

Q2 2021

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-25.6 %

3 Year

-41.4%

5 Year

-21.36%

Best

40.31%
2003

Worst

-29.4%
2021

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Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -10% -3.3% -11.3% 13.2% 3.1% 16.1% -16.3% 11.1% 3.9% 11.3% -
Q2 -17.4% 9.6% 24.3% 4.2% 16.8% 10.6% 3.5% 4.4% 5% 3.8% -
Q3 - 4.4% 9% -11.3% 9.9% 4.3% 8.3% -15.6% 5.3% 6.7% -
Q4 - -36.2% -7.1% 5.6% -18% 0.8% 2.2% 4.2% 6.2% 8.5% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -17.3% 5.7% 3% -11.8% -6.3% - - - - - - -
2021 2.5% -2.7% -3% 6.9% -4.4% 7.2% 2.8% 4.5% -2.9% 2.4% -8.9% -31.6%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
AHSCX -26%-29%12%11%5%36%-4%2%22%35%11%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -26%-58%-4%-18%11%17%-12%3%8%6%11%

AHSCX S&P 500

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