Nicholas Fund Family Report
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  • Performance
    12-31-18

    Total ReturnCategory Average
    Total Return-2.483.7318.18-2.34--
    Category Average1.695.6224.93-3.976.28
    Assets for Each Yr*5.124.504.614.024.02
    *billions

    Trailing Returns %
    12-31-18

      YTD 3 Year 5 Year    
    Fund Family -2.34 6.18 5.64

    Key Stats
    12-31-18

    Total Assets* Min. Investment Load (% of Assets) No Load (% of Assets)
    $4,018 mil $500 0.00 100.00
    Asset Class Score % of Assets Expense Ratio % Expense Rating
    Domestic Stock 3.2 97.58 0.84 Below Avg
    International Stock -- -- -- --
    Municipal Bond -- -- -- --
    Taxable Bond 2.0 2.42 0.86 Average
    *Doesn't include money market assets.

    Top 20 US Holdings | Get Price Quotes
    01-18-19

      Sector YTD Return % % Net Assets  
    Apple Inc* Technology -0.58 2.37
    Microsoft Corp* Technology 6.05 2.32
    Snap-on Inc* Industrials 15.47 2.18
    Cisco Systems Inc* Technology 4.68 2.17
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc* Healthcare 7.54 1.94
    Mastercard Inc A* Financial Services 7.25 1.76
    Charles Schwab Corp* Financial Services 15.53 1.64
    Cintas Corp* Industrials 10.07 1.59
    Aon PLC* Financial Services 6.23 1.56
    O'Reilly Automotive Inc* Consumer Cyclical 2.08 1.54
    Alphabet Inc Class C* Technology 6.05 1.52
    LKQ Corp* Consumer Cyclical 10.62 1.42
    Fortive Corp* Technology 7.94 1.42
    Fastenal Co* Industrials 13.50 1.41
    Amazon.com Inc* Consumer Cyclical 12.93 1.36
    CBRE Group Inc* RealEstate 11.26 1.32
    The Home Depot Inc* Consumer Cyclical 4.52 1.30
    Ulta Beauty Inc* Consumer Cyclical 19.06 1.23
    Intel Corp* Technology 4.82 1.14
    Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc* Consumer Defensive 6.00 1.12

    Best 5-Year Relative Performance | More
    01-18-19

    Fund Name 5-Yr Rank Analyst Report  
    Nicholas II I 29 --
    Nicholas Limited Edition I 35 --
    Nicholas Equity Income I 63 --
    Nicholas 90 --
    Nicholas High Income I 93 --

    Worst 5-Year Relative Performance | More
    01-18-19

    Fund Name 5-Yr Rank Analyst Report  
    Nicholas High Income I 93 --
    Nicholas 90 --
    Nicholas Equity Income I 63 --
    Nicholas Limited Edition I 35 --
    Nicholas II I 29 --

    Lowest Expenses | More
    01-18-19

    Fund Name Expense Ratio Analyst Report  
    Nicholas II I 0.60 --
    Nicholas High Income I 0.69 --
    Nicholas 0.72 --
    Nicholas Equity Income I 0.72 --
    Nicholas Limited Edition I 0.86 --

    Highest Expenses | More
    01-18-19

    Fund Name Expense Ratio Analyst Report  
    Nicholas Limited Edition I 0.86 --
    Nicholas 0.72 --
    Nicholas Equity Income I 0.72 --
    Nicholas High Income I 0.69 --
    Nicholas II I 0.60 --

    Longest Manager Tenure | More
    01-18-19

    Fund Name   Manager Name Avg Manager Tenure  
    Nicholas High Income Lawrence J. Pavelec 15.70
    Nicholas Limited Edi David O. Nicholas 14.00
    Nicholas II I David O. Nicholas 13.30
    Nicholas David O. Nicholas 5.10
    Nicholas Equity Inco Michael L. Shelton 5.10

    Shortest Manager Tenure | More
    01-18-19

    Fund Name   Manager Name Avg Manager Tenure  
    Nicholas David O. Nicholas 5.10
    Nicholas Equity Inco Michael L. Shelton 5.10
    Nicholas II I David O. Nicholas 13.30
    Nicholas Limited Edi David O. Nicholas 14.00
    Nicholas High Income Lawrence J. Pavelec 15.70