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PJFAX PGIM Jennison Growth A

  • Fund
  • PJFAX
  • Price as of: Aug 17, 2018
  • $40.82
  • - $0.07
  • - 0.17%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

PJFAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.1%
  • Net Assets $5.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$40.82
$34.41
$42.36

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.02%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 54.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name PGIM Jennison Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name PGIM Funds (Prudential)
  • Inception Date Nov 02, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Kathleen A. McCarragher

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 65% of its total assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies that exceed $1 billion in market capitalization and that the Manager believes have above-average growth prospects. These companies are generally considered medium- to large-capitalization companies. Equity-related securities in which the fund primarily invests are common stocks, nonconvertible preferred stocks and convertible securities.

PJFAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.7% -100.0% 587.8% 27.51% 2
1 Yr 18.8% -52.0% 75.7% 23.32% 2
3 Yr 8.2% * -15.1% 30.2% 45.12% 3
5 Yr 11.1% * -4.4% 19.9% 39.39% 2
10 Yr 9.4% * 2.9% 15.6% 10.66% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 28.8% -52.0% 104.4% 5.04% 1
2016 -5.4% -56.6% 121.2% 70.11% 4
2015 3.7% -41.2% 42.9% 12.03% 1
2014 3.7% -30.1% 45.5% 38.95% 2
2013 32.2% -13.0% 56.4% 24.47% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.7% -100.0% 587.8% 27.34% 2
1 Yr 18.8% -71.3% 2606.2% 28.10% 2
3 Yr 10.6% * -21.9% 43.7% 33.03% 2
5 Yr 15.9% * -5.5% 19.9% 13.08% 1
10 Yr 13.1% * 2.3% 15.6% 16.14% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 28.8% -43.6% 104.4% 5.04% 1
2016 -5.4% -56.6% 126.1% 77.89% 5
2015 11.7% -41.2% 382.6% 11.37% 1
2014 10.8% -10.0% 615.0% 64.78% 4
2013 47.5% -100.0% 357.8% 45.36% 3

NAV & Total Return History

PJFAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jul 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.2 B 373 K 194 B 4.95% 1
Number of Holdings 55 1 2024 10.41% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.97 B 0 57.1 B 4.82% 1
Weighting of Top 10 37.8% 0.0% 150.9% 16.13% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 3.91%
  2. Facebook Inc A 3.39%
  3. Mastercard Inc A 3.68%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 3.18%
  5. Amazon.com Inc 5.99%
  6. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.73%
  7. Microsoft Corp 4.45%
  8. Netflix Inc 3.32%
  9. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.95%
  10. Boeing Co 3.18%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.30% 0.00% 105.74% 9.00% 3
Cash
1.70% -5.74% 100.00% 13.62% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.84% 4.18% 2
Other
0.00% -1.57% 24.55% 6.04% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.29% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 75.51% 3.79% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
36.50% -1.29% 54.80% 5.14% 1
Consumer Cyclical
24.98% -2.22% 33.11% 1.93% 1
Financial Services
12.66% -2.38% 39.25% 15.87% 3
Healthcare
10.25% -1.03% 98.34% 24.94% 5
Industrials
7.66% -0.37% 25.62% 20.69% 4
Consumer Defense
4.11% -1.43% 20.13% 17.99% 4
Energy
1.15% -1.24% 16.18% 18.38% 4
Basic Materials
0.99% -1.18% 17.02% 18.77% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 11.43% 9.64% 3
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 11.06% 15.23% 4
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.03% 18.38% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank Quintile
US
88.75% 0.00% 100.95% 22.43% 4
Non US
9.55% -0.18% 92.05% 6.62% 1

PJFAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PJFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.02% 0.00% 37.77% 12.68% 2
Management Fee 0.57% 0.00% 1.44% 3.28% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.00% 1.13% 3
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.01% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

PJFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PJFAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.50% 1.50% 8.50% 1.58% 2
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

PJFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PJFAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

PJFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PJFAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 54.00% 0.00% 610.00% 7.79% 3

PJFAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.83% 68.73% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.16% -13.37% 3.70% 11.84% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

PJFAX - Managers

Kathleen A. McCarragher

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 1999

Tenure

19.51

Tenure Rank

1.1%

Kathleen A. McCarragher is a managing director, the head of growth equity, and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. She joined Jennison Associates in May 1998. Prior to Jennison, Kathleen spent six years with Weiss, Peck & Greer, where she was a managing director and the director of large cap growth equities. In addition, Kathleen spent 10 years with State Street Research & Management, initially as a research analyst responsible for health care, transports, and financials and then as a portfolio manager and member of the investment committee. She received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, summa cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Michael A. Del Balso

Lead Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2000

Tenure

18.26

Tenure Rank

1.4%

Michael Del Balso is a managing director, the director of research for growth equity, and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. He joined Jennison Associates in May 1972 as a research analyst. He has been director of research for growth equity since 1994 and became a portfolio manager in 1999. Michael came to Jennison after four years with White, Weld & Company, where he was a vice president, stockholder and followed growth companies with emphasis on the consumer area. He received a BS in industrial administration from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia University.


Spiros “Sig” Segalas

Lead Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 1999

Tenure

19.51

Tenure Rank

1.1%

Spiros "Sig" Segalas is one of the founders of Jennison Associates. In addition to managing institutional portfolios, he has managed the Harbor Capital Appreciation Fund since May 1990. He is also co-manager of the Prudential Jennison Blend Fund, Prudential Jennison Growth Fund, Prudential Jennison 20/20 Focus Fund, and the Prudential Jennison Select Growth Fund. Sig and his Large Cap Growth team have received numerous industry accolades over the years. Sig began his investment career as a research analyst with Bankers Trust Company in 1960 and was responsible for technology, aerospace, and conglomerate securities. In 1963, he was appointed group head of the technology group; in 1967, he was asked to manage a newly introduced commingled emerging growth fund, The Supplemental Equity Fund, for the bank's institutional clients. He was also appointed to the bank's investment policy group. Sig received a BA from Princeton University, after which he served as an officer in the US Navy. He also spent some time in the shipping and construction industries before joining Bankers Trust.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

50.6

Category Average

7.66

Category Mode

3.6