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SGRAX Wells Fargo Growth A

  • Fund
  • SGRAX
  • Price as of: Oct 17, 2017
  • $42.75
  • - $0.04
  • - 0.09%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

SGRAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 28.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.5%
  • Net Assets $4.49 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.75
$33.22
$42.81

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.17%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 42.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 28.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.49%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wells Fargo Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date Feb 24, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joseph M. Eberhardy

SGRAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 28.7% -97.0% 36.5% 7.82% 1
1 Yr 20.9% -52.0% 75.7% 28.26% 2
3 Yr 10.3% * -15.1% 30.2% 46.14% 3
5 Yr 11.5% * -3.3% 20.4% 80.83% 5
10 Yr 9.5% * 0.6% 12.6% 6.28% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -18.4% -56.6% 121.2% 90.73% 5
2015 -10.9% -40.3% 11.4% 79.85% 5
2014 -10.8% -30.1% 42.9% 88.46% 5
2013 28.5% -11.8% 56.4% 43.49% 3
2012 16.6% -21.6% 29.1% 21.78% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 28.7% -97.0% 36.5% 7.85% 1
1 Yr 13.9% -71.3% 2606.2% 69.68% 4
3 Yr 8.1% * -21.9% 43.7% 72.86% 4
5 Yr 10.2% * -4.4% 20.4% 88.66% 5
10 Yr 8.9% * 0.0% 12.6% 12.30% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -18.4% -56.6% 126.1% 92.33% 5
2015 2.6% -17.8% 28.8% 55.53% 3
2014 4.5% -10.0% 382.6% 89.73% 5
2013 53.0% -2.9% 615.0% 35.15% 2
2012 29.7% -100.0% 357.8% 29.30% 2

NAV & Total Return History

SGRAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

SGRAX Category Low Category High SGRAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.49 B 373 K 169 B 5.27% 2
Number of Holdings 96 1 2176 7.97% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 1.68 B 0 42.4 B 4.56% 1
Weighting of Top 10 36.4% 0.0% 150.9% 14.97% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc A 5.81%
  2. Microchip Technology Inc 3.69%
  3. Facebook Inc A 6.45%
  4. Amazon.com Inc 5.23%
  5. Visa Inc Class A 3.09%
  6. MarketAxess Holdings Inc 2.30%
  7. Apple Inc 2.80%
  8. Mastercard Inc A 2.56%
  9. Microsoft Corp 2.35%
  10. Veeva Systems Inc Class A 2.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High SGRAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.74% 0.00% 105.74% 16.58% 4
Other
4.25% -4.38% 24.55% 1.16% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.84% 2.83% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.68% 0.84% 2
Cash
0.00% -5.74% 100.00% 20.89% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.09% 3.41% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High SGRAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
38.03% -1.29% 54.16% 2.12% 1
Financial Services
15.59% -2.38% 37.27% 9.83% 2
Industrials
10.72% -0.37% 26.97% 11.31% 2
Consumer Cyclical
10.50% -2.22% 35.09% 24.94% 5
Healthcare
9.34% -1.03% 95.08% 26.41% 5
Consumer Defense
6.70% -1.43% 23.04% 12.98% 3
Basic Materials
3.25% -1.18% 21.47% 9.00% 2
Energy
1.13% -1.24% 16.17% 16.58% 3
Real Estate
0.35% -0.02% 11.06% 14.14% 3
Communication Services
0.14% 0.00% 14.37% 19.92% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 10.82% 8.80% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High SGRAX % Rank Quintile
US
93.74% 0.00% 101.47% 12.47% 3
Non US
2.00% 0.00% 90.05% 21.59% 4

SGRAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.17% 0.00% 24.91% 11.90% 3
Management Fee 0.67% 0.00% 1.50% 2.70% 3
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 2.31% 1
Administrative Fee 0.21% 0.00% 1.00% 1.17% 5

Sales Fees

SGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High SGRAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 1.50% 8.50% 1.18% 3
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

SGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High SGRAX 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.

SGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High SGRAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 42.00% 0.00% 601.00% 9.27% 3

SGRAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SGRAX Category Low Category High SGRAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.83% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SGRAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SGRAX Category Low Category High SGRAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.49% -13.37% 3.70% 14.09% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

SGRAX - Managers

Joseph M. Eberhardy

Manager

Start Date

Apr 25, 2008

Tenure

9.44

Tenure Rank

5.0%

Joseph Eberhardy is a senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Capital Management. Joe joined Wells Capital Management from Strong Capital Management, having joined Strong in 1994. Prior to his current role, he was a senior research analyst with the Heritage Growth Equity team. Before joining the Heritage Growth Equity team in 2000, his previous roles at Strong Capital Management included small to mid cap equity analyst, high yield bond trader and fixed income accounting manager. Joe earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has earned the right to use the CFA designation.


Thomas C. Ognar

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2002

Tenure

15.43

Tenure Rank

1.9%

Thomas Ognar is a managing director and senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Capital Management. Tom has oversight and portfolio management responsibility for the team’s Small Capitalization, All Capitalization and Large Capitalization Growth portfolios. He joined Wells Capital Management with the acquisition of assets from Strong Capital Management. Tom entered the investment industry in 1993 and joined Strong in 1998 as a research analyst. Prior to Strong, he was a research analyst with M&I Investment Management, Inc. and a trader with Republic Securities, Inc. Tom earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University. He earned a master’s degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and is an alumnus of the Applied Security Analysis Program. Tom has earned the right to use the CFA designation.


Bruce C. Olson

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2005

Tenure

12.75

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Bruce Olson is a managing director and senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Capital Management. He joined Wells Capital Management from Strong Capital Management where he held a similar position. Bruce entered the investment industry in 1982 and prior to joining Strong in 1994, he served as a managing partner of a private holding company. Previously, he was employed with Minton Investment Corporation, American National Bank and Trust of Chicago, and the Travelers Corporation. Bruce earned a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College. He has earned the right to use the CFA designation.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.8

Category Average

7.53

Category Mode

2.8