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Alger Health Sciences A (AHSAX)

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Alger Health Sciences A

Alger Funds111 Fifth AvenueNew York, NY 10003
800-992-3863
Management Information
Teresa C. McRoberts,Lead Manager since February 11, 2015
Teresa McRoberts is Senior Vice President, Senior Analyst, and Portfolio Manager. She first joined Alger in 1994. Before rejoining Alger in 2015, Teresa was the portfolio manager at Bienville Health Science Partners, a company she founded. Her previous experience includes health care portfolio manager roles at Galleon Group, Carlyle Blue Wave Partners, and Tribeca Global Management (Citigroup). Prior to that, she returned to Alger in 2001 as Senior Health Care Analyst and Portfolio Manager. Before returning to Alger, she was a portfolio manager and principal at Morgan Stanley. Her prior experience includes working as a health care analyst at Alger, and analyst and corporate finance roles at JP Morgan. Teresa earned her B.A. from Oberlin College and her M.B.A. from Columbia University.
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Fund Overview

CategoryHealth
Fund FamilyAlger
Net Assets151.07M
YTD Return34.58%
Yield0.00%
Morningstar Rating★★★
Inception DateApr 30, 2002

Fund Operations

Last Dividend0.00
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover93.49%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseAHSAXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)1.41%1.29%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio1.41%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio1.41%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load5.25%5.30%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A1.98%
3 Yr Expense Projection948N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection1,256N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection2,127N/A