Brown Advisory Small-Cap Fundamental Value (BIAUX) Fund Profile

Small Cap Fundamental Value Fund Fact Sheet

The Case for Active U.S. Small-Value


The Brown Advisory Small-Cap Fundamental Value Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation.


The Fund invests primarily in equity securities of small companies that are mispriced relative to a fundamental assessment of their underlying value.

The fund managers believe market price does not necessarily equate to company value, and thus seek to capitalize on market inefficiencies that arise in the small-cap universe. Fundamental analysis and valuation discipline are used to select undervalued investments for the portfolio.

Companies with lower valuations are expected to more likely provide capital appreciation opportunities while potentially mitigating risk.

To learn more, read about the Small-Cap Fundamental Value Strategy by clicking here.



(As of September 30, 2018 ) 3-month 1-year 3-year 5-year Since Inception
Small-Cap Fundamental Value (Inv.) 3.54% 10.64% 14.48% 9.87% 15.40%
Russell 2000 Value Total Return 1.60% 9.33% 16.12% 9.91% 13.05%


Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Click here for the monthly and quarterly performance information.

Performance data does not reflect the 1.00% fee on shares redeemed or exchanged within 14 days of purchase, and if it had, returns would be lower.


Top 10 Holdings

(As of September 30, 2018)
1. Albany International Corp 4.70%
2. EchoStar Corp 3.40%
3. First American Government Obligations Fund 3.33%
4. Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc 3.20%
5. Extended Stay America Inc 3.08%
6. Nexstar Media Group Inc 2.88%
7. MRC Global Inc 2.60%
8. McGrath RentCorp 2.58%
9. Assurant Inc 2.40%
10. Virtus Investment Partners Inc 2.40%



(As of September 30, 2018)
Est 3-5 Yr EPS Growth   10.3%
Forward P/E Ratio   11.9x
P/E Ratio using FY2 Est   15.7x
Weighted Average Market Cap   $2.6 B


Sector Exposure

(As of September 30, 2018)
Communication Services   6.8%
Consumer Discretionary   13.5%
Consumer Staples   2.1%
Energy   5.4%
Financials   28.6%
Health Care   2.9%
Industrials   21.6%
Information Technology   6.7%
Materials   1.1%
Real Estate   7.3%
Utilities   0.7%
Total   100.0%


*The minimum investment requirements are waived for qualified retirement plans under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC"), and plans operating consistent with 403(a), 403(b), 408, 408(A), 457, 501(c) and 223(d) of the IRC.

Estimated EPS Growth Rate is not a measure of the fund's future performance.

Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security.

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