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SPFZX PGIM Jennison Focused Growth Z

  • Fund
  • SPFZX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $16.72
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.06%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

SPFZX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.5%
  • Net Assets $630 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 47.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.72
$12.78
$17.28

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.12%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 87.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$5,000,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.37%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name PGIM Jennison Focused Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name PGIM Funds (Prudential)
  • Inception Date Jun 02, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Kathleen A. McCarragher

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 65% of the fund's total assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies that the subadviser believes have strong capital appreciation potential. These companies are generally medium- to large-capitalization companies. The equity and equity-related securities in which the fund primarily invests are common stocks, nonconvertible preferred stocks and convertible securities. It participates in the initial public offering (IPO) market. The fund also may invest in foreign securities. The fund is non-diversified.

SPFZX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SPFZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 20.6% -97.0% 28.1% 12.52% 1
1 Yr 12.8% -52.0% 75.7% 31.15% 2
3 Yr 19.8% * -15.1% 30.2% 3.93% 1
5 Yr 14.5% * -4.3% 18.1% 7.56% 1
10 Yr 17.4% * 3.4% 21.9% 12.59% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SPFZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -6.7% -91.4% 439.4% 27.87% 2
2017 21.9% -43.6% 104.4% 22.88% 2
2016 -12.4% -56.6% 121.2% 85.15% 5
2015 0.4% -41.2% 45.5% 31.81% 2
2014 0.5% -30.1% 41.8% 54.65% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SPFZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 20.6% -100.0% 28.1% 12.56% 1
1 Yr 12.8% -71.3% 2606.2% 25.11% 2
3 Yr 19.8% * -21.9% 43.7% 3.94% 1
5 Yr 14.5% * -5.5% 18.1% 6.99% 1
10 Yr 17.4% * 3.2% 21.9% 11.85% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SPFZX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -6.7% -91.4% 439.4% 28.97% 2
2017 21.9% -43.6% 104.4% 23.03% 2
2016 -11.0% -56.6% 382.6% 86.58% 5
2015 14.4% -41.2% 615.0% 10.91% 1
2014 8.5% -100.0% 357.8% 79.53% 4

NAV & Total Return History

SPFZX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

SPFZX Category Low Category High SPFZX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 630 M 373 K 188 B 17.16% 3
Number of Holdings 30 1 2051 12.34% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 298 M 0 63 B 15.75% 3
Weighting of Top 10 47.4% 0.0% 2580.2% 6.36% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 6.67%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.43%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 4.02%
  4. Netflix Inc 4.11%
  5. Salesforce.com Inc 4.27%
  6. Mastercard Inc A 6.72%
  7. Nike Inc B 3.97%
  8. Microsoft Corp 5.75%
  9. Facebook Inc A 3.79%
  10. PayPal Holdings Inc 3.63%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High SPFZX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.38% 0.00% 105.74% 4.11% 1
Cash
0.61% -2546.61% 100.00% 18.51% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.01% 3.92% 2
Other
0.00% -14.14% 43.05% 5.91% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.16% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2544.23% 3.08% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High SPFZX % Rank Quintile
Technology
39.54% -1.29% 62.60% 1.99% 1
Consumer Cyclical
28.13% -2.22% 31.43% 0.32% 1
Healthcare
14.31% -1.03% 96.28% 17.10% 3
Financial Services
10.35% -2.38% 39.70% 19.54% 4
Industrials
7.06% -0.37% 25.62% 23.14% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 15.89% 10.03% 3
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 11.06% 15.55% 4
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.17% 21.92% 4
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 14.48% 19.79% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% -1.43% 20.13% 27.44% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% -1.18% 12.25% 20.37% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High SPFZX % Rank Quintile
US
73.98% 0.00% 101.44% 28.92% 5
Non US
25.40% 0.00% 92.29% 0.96% 1

SPFZX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SPFZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.12% 0.00% 24.91% 12.54% 3
Management Fee 0.67% 0.00% 1.44% 2.57% 3
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.02% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

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

SPFZX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High SPFZX Rank Quintile
Turnover 87.00% 0.00% 650.00% 4.57% 5

SPFZX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SPFZX Category Low Category High SPFZX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 11.75% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SPFZX Category Low Category High SPFZX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.37% -14.30% 3.70% 12.99% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

SPFZX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Daily Annually

SPFZX - Managers

Kathleen A. McCarragher

Manager

Start Date

Jun 02, 2000

Tenure

18.84

Tenure Rank

1.4%

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.


Spiros “Sig” Segalas

Manager

Start Date

Jun 02, 2000

Tenure

18.84

Tenure Rank

1.4%

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.


Natasha Kuhlkin

Manager

Start Date

Apr 26, 2017

Tenure

1.93

Tenure Rank

12.9%

Natasha Kuhlkin, CFA, is a managing director and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager and research analyst. She joined Jennison Associates in May 2004. Prior to Jennison, Natasha was an equity research analyst at Palisade Capital Management, covering the consumer staples and cyclicals sectors. From 1998 to 2003, Natasha was with Evergreen Investment Management, where she was an analyst for the Evergreen Small Cap Value Fund. She received a BS, magna cum laude, in accounting from Binghamton University.


Rebecca Irwin

Manager

Start Date

Apr 26, 2017

Tenure

1.93

Tenure Rank

12.9%

Rebecca Irwin is a managing director and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager and research analyst. She joined Jennison Associates in September 2006. Previously, she worked as a health care analyst at Viking Global Investors, where she was responsible for recommendations, analysis of emerging biotech companies, and performing due diligence on new drugs being developed for the marketplace. Prior to her experience at Viking Global, Rebecca worked at UBS for seven years. She started as a medical technology research analyst and transferred to health care global sector marketing. Rebecca also held the positions of research associate at Salomon Smith Barney in its health care services group and corporate associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. She received a BA in economics from Queen's University at Kingston, ON, an LLB from the University of Toronto, and an LLM from Harvard Law School.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.3

Category Average

7.93

Category Mode

4.3