Andrew R. Adams, CFA

CIO, Lead Manager


Pete J. Johnson, CFA 



Inception 1958: MPGFX

Mairs & Power
Growth Fund

  • Regional emphasis
  • Multi-cap
  • Access to a portfolio of companies that exhibit
    • - Consistent, above-average growth potential
    • - Durable competitive advantages
    • - Reasonable valuations
  • Low expense ratio
  • Low turnover, tax efficient 
  • No load1


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Average Annualized Returns (%)

As of 03/31/2022

Inception 11/7/1958

Mairs & Power Growth Fund2 11.7513.7413.289.7411.1211.54
S&P 500 TR Index3 15.6515.9914.649.259.4410.58
Morningstar Large Blend Category4 11.4313.5112.347.797.90-

Calendar Year Returns (%)

Mairs & Power Growth Fund2 29.2716.6728.39-4.3416.5215.38-3.078.1235.6421.910.7417.4022.52-28.514.9010.244.4017.9926.30-8.10
S&P 500 TR Index3 28.7118.4031.49-4.3821.8311.961.3813.6932.3916.002.1115.0626.46-37.005.4915.804.9010.8828.68-22.10
As of 07/01/2022: NAV - Daily Closing Price
Growth Fund MPGFX$127.90
As of 4/30/2021 Prospectus Expense Ratio
0.64% annualized as of 12/31/20

Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance of the Fund may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance as of the most recent month end is available by calling 800-304-7404.

2Performance shown includes the reinvestment of dividend and capital gain distributions, but does not reflect the deduction of taxes that a shareholder would pay on Fund distributions or the redemption of Fund shares.

Mairs & Power Growth Fund Has Out-Performed 4 of the Last 6 Full Economic Cycles

When Mairs & Power talks about the advantages of holding through a “full economic market cycle,” we are referring to the business cycle fluctuation between contraction and expansion, also called recession and recovery. Investors who enjoy growth opportunities during times of expansion must consider and prepare for times when the economy inevitably contracts. Mairs & Power’s portfolios are designed with the intent to help preserve capital over full cycles.

The periods in this chart are called “trough to trough.” The beginning point of each period marks the start of a recovery following a recession. During the period, a “peak” is reached and then another contraction begins. The end of the period marks the low point prior to the next recovery starting, and is also referred to as a “trough.”

A recessionary period is a period of significant decline in widespread economic activity spread lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP (Gross Domestic Product), real income, employment, industrial production and wholesale-retail sales.






  • Mairs & Power Growth Fund
  • S&P 500 TR Index3
  • Lipper Multi-Cap Core Funds Index11
Per. 1 3/31/1975 - 7/31/1980
Per. 2 7/31/1980 - 11/30/1982
Per. 3 11/30/1982 - 3/29/1991
Per. 4 3/29/1991 - 11/30/2001
Per. 5 11/30/2001 - 6/30/2009
Per. 6 6/30/2009-2/29/2020
Current 2/29/2020 - 3/31/2022
Combined 3/31/1975 - 3/31/2022

The information shown is only for the time periods indicated. Performance for other periods may differ, possibly significantly.


As of 3/31/2022 among Large Blend Funds based on risk-adjusted Returns.
OVERALL 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since Inception
Star Rating 3star - 3star 3star 3star -
Funds in Category 1232-12321108819
Percentile Rank -626064531
Funds in Category -137712761210103273

Inception 11/7/1958


As of 3/31/2022:
Inception Date 11/1/1958
Style Large Blend
Annualized Turnover5 14.85
Expense Ratio 0.64%
Active Share6 77.20%
Sharpe Ratio7 0.80
Net Asset Value8 $150.71
Wtd. Ave. Market Cap9 $466.2B
30-Day SEC Yield10 0.60%
Total Net Assets $5.4B
Sales Charge1 None
Min. Initial Investment $2,500
Min. Initial IRA Investment $1,000
Subsequent Investment $100
Income Distributions Semi-annual
Capital Gains Distributions Annual


To provide a diversified portfolio of common stocks, which have the potential for above-average, long-term appreciation.

  • Commits to long-term investing in consistently growing companies with minimal turnover
  • Emphasis on companies in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest
  • Invests in companies of all capitalization sizes, recognizing that smaller companies may provide somewhat higher returns over longer time frames, some emphasis is placed on small to medium sized companies
  • Identifies companies exhibiting the potential for strong returns on invested capital and consistent, above-average growth and durable competitive advantages
  • Considers the importance of capable management with a track record of prudent capital deployment
  • Seeks to keep assets reasonably fully invested, maintain modest portfolio turnover rates and mitigate risk by investing in a diversified portfolio of securities


As of 3/31/2022:
Information Technology 25.1
Health Care 19.8
Industrials 15.5
Consumer Discretionary 8.5
Communication Services 8.1
Consumer Staples 4.3
Real Estate 0.0
Microsoft Corp. 8.0
Alphabet Inc. 7.0
Amazon, Inc. 5.7
UnitedHealth Group Inc. 5.4
U.S. Bancorp 3.9
Ecolab, Inc. 3.4
Medtronic PLC 3.1
NVIDIA Corp. 3.0
Roche Holding AG 2.9
Bio-Techne Corp. 2.9

Holdings in the portfolio are subject to change without notice and may or may not represent current or future portfolio composition. The mention of specific securities is not intended as a recommendation or an offer of a particular security nor is it intended to be a solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security


The Mairs & Power Growth Fund declares and pays dividend income semi-annually, in June and December. If any capital gains are realized during the year, the Fund will distribute the net gains in December toward the end of the month. 

6/28/20226/29/2022 $127.94 $0.49 --

How to Invest
Mutual Funds

Existing shareholders: You can add to your current investment or open a new account in any of the Mairs & Power mutual funds by logging in to My Fund Account, calling Shareholder Services at 800-304-7404, or mailing your application and investment to the addresses below.

New investors working with financial advisors:  Your financial advisor can open an account for you on most platforms.

New direct investors: You can open a new account by

  • Going Online 
  • Calling Shareholder Services at 800-304-7404, or
  • Completing the appropriate application and mailing it with your check to: 

For regular mail delivery:

U.S. Bank Global Fund Services

P.O. Box 701

Milwaukee, WI 53201-0701

For express and overnight mail delivery:

U.S. Bank Global Fund Services

3rd Floor

615 East Michigan Street

Milwaukee, WI 53202

New account $2,500
Subsequent investments $100
New IRA account $1,000
Subsequent IRA investments $100


We’re here to help you with all your account opening or servicing questions.

Please call 800-304-7404

Exchange Traded Fund | ETF

Talk with your financial planner or brokerage firm to purchase the Mairs & Power Minnesota Municipal Bond ETF. Shares can also be purchased through an online brokerage firm.


Investing questions should be directed to your financial advisor or online brokerage. Learn more about the Minnesota Municipal Bond ETF by calling 855-839-2800 or emailing us at


The Board has structured itself in a manner that it believes allows it to effectively perform its oversight function.

The Board of Trustees is composed of six Independent Trustees and one Trustee who is an “interested person” of the Trust (the “Interested Trustee”).

Dr. Michael D. Akers
Mr. Gary A. Drska
Vincent P. Lyles
Erik K. Olstein
Lisa Zúñiga Ramírez
Gregory M. Wesley
Mr. Joseph C. Neuberger, Interested Trustee

Accordingly, 85% of the members of the Board are Independent Trustees, Trustees who are not affiliated with the Adviser or its affiliates, or any other investment adviser or other service provider to the Trust or any underlying fund. The Board of Trustees has established three standing committees, an Audit Committee, a Nominating Committee and a Valuation Committee. Each of the Audit Committee and the Nominating Committee is comprised entirely of Independent Trustees. The Independent Trustees have engaged their own independent counsel to advise them on matters relating to their responsibilities in connection with the Trust. More information is available in the Statement of Additional Information (SAI).


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The Mairs & Power Funds are designed for long-term investors. Equity investments are subject to market fluctuations and the Funds' share prices can fall because of weakness in the broad market, a particular industry or specific holdings. Investments in small and midcap companies generally are more volatile. International investing risks include among others political, social or economic instability, difficulty in predicting international trade patterns, taxation, and foreign trading practices and greater fluctuations in price than U.S. corporations.

About Morningstar

Morningstar Large Blend Category: Large-blend portfolios are fairly representative of the overall US stock market in size, growth rates and price. Stocks in the top 70% of the capitalization of the US equity market are defined as large cap. The blend style is assigned to portfolios where neither growth nor value characteristics predominate. These portfolios tend to invest across the spectrum of US industries, and owing to their broad exposure, the portfolios' returns are often similar to those of the S&P 500 Index.

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1No load/Sales charge: You pay no sales charge for the purchase or sale of Fund shares and no 12b-1 marketing fees. You will, however, incur expenses for investment advisory, management and administrative services, which are included in annual fund operating expenses.

5Turnover ratio: The turnover ratio or turnover rate is the percentage of a mutual fund or other portfolio’s holdings that have been replaced in a given year (calendar year or whatever 12-month period represents the fund’s fiscal year).

6Active share: a measure of the percentage of stock holdings in a manager’s portfolio that differs from the benchmark index. Typically, managers with high Active Share outperform their benchmark indexes and Active Share tends to predict fund performance.

7Sharpe ratio: A measure that indicates the average return minus the risk-free return divided by the standard deviation of return on an investment.

8Net Asset Value (NAV) Per Share. 

9Weighted average market capitalization is determined by multiplying the current market price by the number of outstanding shares and then taking an average to determine weighting. 

1030-day SEC yield reflects the dividends and interest earned during the period after the deduction of the Fund's expenses. It may help investors estimate income, expressed as a percentage. 

11Lipper Multi-Cap Core Funds Index measures performance of the 30 largest mutual funds that invest in a variety of capitalization ranges, without concentrating 75% or more of their equity assets in any one market capitalization range over an extended period of time.

Upper Midwest includes Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Capitalization categories as defined by Mairs & Power: Large Cap - greater than $10 Billion; Mid Cap - $2B to $10B; Small Cap - less than $2B.