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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
2.08% 205.84M 0.00% 89.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-95.18M 85.57% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund primarily invests in common stocks and other equity securities of U.S. companies with small market capitalizations. The adviser seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in companies that the Adviser believes are undervalued relative to the market or their historic valuations. Small-cap companies are considered to be companies with market capitalizations at the time of purchase similar to those in the range of the Russell 2000 Index. It will invest its assets so that at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) are invested in small-cap companies.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol VSFAX
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Value
Category Index Russell 2000 Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Small Company
Fund Owner Firm Name Federated
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2000 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Stephen Gutch 15.26 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Year
% Rank: 75
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3.595B Category High
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As of April 30, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of May 11, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
6.22%
-7.21%
20.75%
11.26%
-18.96%
18.77%
8.24%
24.99%
13.69%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
11.10%
6.23%
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23.03%
11.26%
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21.79%
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4.70%
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25.31%
7.95%
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20.13%
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24.70%
4.98%
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30.07%
6.28%
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22.14%
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25.22%
-2.42%
-8.17%
25.35%
2.68%
-13.50%
21.44%
-1.38%
24.16%
As of May 11, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-11-21) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.07
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of March 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of March 31, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of March 31, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 3.72% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 96.28% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Federated Hermes Inst Prime Val Obl IS 3.71% 1.000 0.00%
iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF 1.92% 157.94 -3.10%
Nexstar Media Group Inc Class A 1.83% 146.93 -1.12%
Stifel Financial Corp 1.80% 65.20 -3.42%
Boyd Gaming Corp 1.79% 58.39 -7.68%
Retail Opportunity Investments Corp 1.73% 17.04 -2.82%
Synovus Financial Corp 1.67% 46.55 -3.20%
Hillenbrand Inc 1.60% 44.04 -4.70%
Rexnord Corp 1.50% 48.63 -4.93%
MoneyGram International Inc 1.49% 7.64 -8.39%

Fees & Availability

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Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
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Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund primarily invests in common stocks and other equity securities of U.S. companies with small market capitalizations. The adviser seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in companies that the Adviser believes are undervalued relative to the market or their historic valuations. Small-cap companies are considered to be companies with market capitalizations at the time of purchase similar to those in the range of the Russell 2000 Index. It will invest its assets so that at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) are invested in small-cap companies.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol VSFAX
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Value
Category Index Russell 2000 Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Small Company
Fund Owner Firm Name Federated
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2000 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Stephen Gutch 15.26 yrs

Fundamentals

General
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Dividend Yield TTM (5-11-21) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.07
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of March 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of March 31, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 2/28/1996
Last Annual Report Date 9/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date 11/30/2020
Share Classes
VSFAX A
VSFIX Inst
VSFRX Retirement
VSFSX Retirement
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No