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Small Cap Value Equity

The Strategy seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation and income by investing primarily in U.S. companies with market capitalizations similar to the companies in the Russell 2000® Index that the portfolio manager believes are undervalued in the marketplace at the time of purchase.

Portfolio Highlights


Russell 2000® Value Index

Assets Under Management

$0.9B, as of 12/31/2023

Composite Inception


Portfolio Managers

Charles E. Carter, CFA
Don Wordell, CFA

Portfolio Attributes

Market Cap Range

Generally range of Russell 2000® Index on a rolling 3-year average

Typical Number of Holdings


Typical Position Sizes


Maximum Sector Weightings
Relative to the Benchmark

No formal restrictions

Typical Annual Portfolio
Turnover Range


Typical Cash Levels

< 5%

*In 2020, Ceredex reduced the number of holdings from 80-100 to 50-80 companies to allow focus on the securities in which there is higher conviction; therefore, emphasizing the firm’s active management in small cap stocks.

Data subject to change.

The Russell 2000® Value Index is a market capitalization-weighted index of value-oriented stocks of the smallest 2,000 companies in the Russell Universe, which comprises the 3,000 largest U.S. companies. The index is calculated on a total return basis with dividends reinvested. The index is unmanaged, its returns do not reflect any fees, expenses, or sales charges, and it is not available for direct investment.

It should not be assumed that any of the securities transactions or holdings discussed were or will prove to be profitable, or that the investment recommendations or decisions we make in the future will be profitable or will equal the investment performance of the securities discussed herein.

Frank Russell Company is the source and owner of the trademarks, service marks and copyrights related to the Russell® Indexes. Russell® is a trademark of Frank Russell Company.