Nicholas Fund Family Report
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  • Performance
    12-31-17

    Total ReturnCategory Average
    Total Return12.72-2.483.7318.18--
    Category Average8.701.605.9024.653.31
    Assets for Each Yr*4.955.124.504.614.61
    *billions

    Trailing Returns %
    12-31-17

      YTD 3 Year 5 Year    
    Fund Family 18.18 6.13 12.97

    Key Stats
    12-31-17

    Total Assets* Min. Investment Load (% of Assets) No Load (% of Assets)
    $4,611 mil $500 0.00 100.00
    Asset Class Score % of Assets Expense Ratio % Expense Rating
    Domestic Stock 3.3 97.72 0.84 Below Avg
    International Stock -- -- -- --
    Municipal Bond -- -- -- --
    Taxable Bond 1.9 2.28 0.86 Average
    *Doesn't include money market assets.

    Top 20 US Holdings | Get Price Quotes
    01-12-18

      Sector YTD Return % % Net Assets  
    LKQ Corp* Consumer Cyclical 6.88 2.20
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc* Healthcare 10.69 2.10
    Charles Schwab Corp* Financial Services 7.83 2.06
    Snap-on Inc* Industrials 5.33 1.99
    Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc* Consumer Defensive 4.75 1.91
    Aon PLC* Financial Services 1.90 1.90
    Affiliated Managers Group Inc* Financial Services -1.19 1.80
    Microsoft Corp* Technology 4.75 1.70
    Cisco Systems Inc* Technology 7.47 1.68
    CBRE Group Inc* RealEstate 3.65 1.65
    Ball Corp* Consumer Cyclical 0.13 1.49
    Philip Morris International Inc* Consumer Defensive -1.09 1.42
    Apple Inc* Technology 4.64 1.42
    O'Reilly Automotive Inc* Consumer Cyclical 7.51 1.37
    Copart Inc* Consumer Cyclical 3.84 1.35
    Medtronic PLC* Healthcare 5.82 1.34
    Laboratory Corp of America Holdi* Healthcare 7.60 1.31
    CBS Corp Class B* Consumer Cyclical -0.29 1.29
    Nielsen Holdings PLC* Industrials 2.91 1.25
    Gilead Sciences Inc* Healthcare 10.30 1.21

    Best 5-Year Relative Performance | More
    01-12-18

    Fund Name 5-Yr Rank Analyst Report  
    Nicholas II I 38 --
    Nicholas Limited Edition I 62 --
    Nicholas Equity Income I 82 --
    Nicholas 87 --
    Nicholas High Income I 89 --

    Worst 5-Year Relative Performance | More
    01-12-18

    Fund Name 5-Yr Rank Analyst Report  
    Nicholas High Income I 89 --
    Nicholas 87 --
    Nicholas Equity Income I 82 --
    Nicholas Limited Edition I 62 --
    Nicholas II I 38 --

    Lowest Expenses | More
    01-12-18

    Fund Name Expense Ratio Analyst Report  
    Nicholas II I 0.61 --
    Nicholas High Income I 0.68 --
    Nicholas 0.72 --
    Nicholas Equity Income I 0.72 --
    Nicholas Limited Edition I 0.86 --

    Highest Expenses | More
    01-12-18

    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 0.68 --
    Nicholas II I 0.61 --

    Longest Manager Tenure | More
    01-12-18

    Fund Name   Manager Name Avg Manager Tenure  
    Nicholas II I David O. Nicholas 24.80
    Nicholas High Income Lawrence J. Pavelec 14.70
    Nicholas Limited Edi David O. Nicholas 13.00
    Nicholas David O. Nicholas 4.00
    Nicholas Equity Inco Michael L. Shelton 4.00

    Shortest Manager Tenure | More
    01-12-18

    Fund Name   Manager Name Avg Manager Tenure  
    Nicholas David O. Nicholas 4.00
    Nicholas Equity Inco Michael L. Shelton 4.00
    Nicholas Limited Edi David O. Nicholas 13.00
    Nicholas High Income Lawrence J. Pavelec 14.70
    Nicholas II I David O. Nicholas 24.80