Ivy Science and Technology Fund Class R

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Trailing returns

1 day   +1.06%
1 week   +3.24%
4 week
3 month   +7.88%
1 year
3 years*   +6.40%
5 years*   +9.21%
Best 3 month return+21.55%  
Worst 3 month return-27.23%  

Morningstar statistics

Morningstar category: Technology
  Return Risk Rating
3 years Low Average
5 years Average Below Average
10 years Above Average Low
Overall Average Below Average
Morningstar style  Learn more
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets4.85B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.57%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyIvy Funds 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

May 26, 8:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM


The investment seeks to provide growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in the equity securities of science and technology companies around the globe. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of science or technology companies. The fund also may invest in companies that utilize science and/or technology as an agent of change to significantly enhance their business opportunities. It may invest in securities issued by companies of any size, and may invest without limitation in foreign securities, including securities of issuers within emerging markets.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset manager:
Zachary Shafran (Started: Feb 9, 2001)
Advisor Company:
Ivy Investment Management Co
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
Ivy Funds, 6300 Lamar Avenue, P.O. Box 29217, Overland Park, KS 66202, USA


  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* -9.09 1.48 3.75 5.57
Beta* 1.17 1.11 1.00 0.85
Mean annual return -1.22 0.65 0.77 0.85
R-squared* 85.20 70.53 74.09 75.40
Standard deviation 19.75 15.83 15.80 16.60
Sharpe ratio -0.75 0.48 0.58 0.55
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) 5.04%  
Euronet Worldwide Inc (EEFT) 4.84%  
Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS) 4.59%  
Microsemi Corp (MSCC) 4.20%  
WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR (WNS) 3.88%  
Aspen Technology Inc (AZPN) 3.75%  
Cerner Corp (CERN) 3.71%  
Micron Technology Inc (MU) 3.69%  
ACI Worldwide Inc (ACIW) 3.58%  
Facebook Inc A (FB) 3.53%