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The DF Dent Premier Growth fund racked up a 42.9% return in 2019, according to Morningstar. This was 11 percentage points higher than the average of large cap growth funds surveyed by Morningstar.
The fund, which has roughly $250 million in assets under management, has averaged an annualized return of more than 15% over the past decade. It typically has between 50% and 75% of its holdings in large cap stocks, according to securities filings.
Its holdings, current as of Dec. 31, reveal a mix of large cap financial and payments stocks and overweight bets on smaller companies.