KENNEDY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC. Profile
Kennedy Capital Management is an investment management company based out of St. Louis. The company was founded in 1980 and has grown to 55 employees of which 31 are investment professionals. Kennedy Capital Management is owned by its employees with the majority ownership being held by Richard H. Sinise, Chief Portfolio Manager, Timothy P. Hasar, Francis Andre Latuda, each owning over a fifth of the total ownership in the company, with the remaining ownership being split amongst various key executives. The company utilizes a bottom up methodology with a fundamental analysis to make its investment decisions, investing the the growth and value stocks of companies in the public equity market of the U.S. Kennedy Capital Management invests most heavily in the finance sector, which alone makes up over a quarter of its total asset allocations, and also invests in the information technology, industrials, consumer discretionary, health care, and materials sectors, among others to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company’s assets are highly diversified across a wide variety of companies with none of its holdings being above 1% of its total holdings and its top 10 holdings only making up 6.3% of its total. Kennedy Capital Management currently holds over $5.6 billion in total assets under management across 510 accounts, all of which are discretionary except for 2 accounts, which makes up only $3.2 million of its assets. Both its total number of accounts and total assets under management have been increasing in recent years with its total assets under management growing significantly from $2.9 billion back in 2010 to close to twice that amount today. The company mainly caters to high net worth individuals, which alone makes up almost half of its client base, and also caters to pension and profit sharing plans and corporations among many other clientele. Kennedy Capital Management’s line of products currently includes its Micro, Small, SMID, MID, and All Cap products.