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USAAX USAA Growth

  • Fund
  • USAAX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $24.92
  • + $0.11
  • + 0.44%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

USAAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.4%
  • Net Assets $2.14 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 32.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.92
$21.10
$25.99

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.11%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.36%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name USAA Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name USAA
  • Inception Date Apr 05, 1971
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Paul A. Radomski

USAAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 3.5% -97.0% 126.7% 46.94% 3
1 Yr 4.9% -52.0% 75.7% 20.60% 2
3 Yr 10.2% * -15.1% 30.2% 3.32% 1
5 Yr 15.4% * 3.8% 18.5% 4.18% 1
10 Yr 7.1% * -0.3% 11.9% 43.29% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.1% -52.0% 11.4% 29.23% 2
2014 7.2% -40.3% 19.3% 18.42% 1
2013 34.6% -11.8% 56.4% 13.58% 1
2012 17.5% -21.6% 29.1% 17.04% 1
2011 -2.3% -36.6% 14.5% 41.63% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 3.5% -97.0% 131.7% 48.95% 3
1 Yr 4.9% -71.3% 2606.2% 17.08% 1
3 Yr 10.2% * -21.9% 43.7% 3.47% 1
5 Yr 15.4% * 2.6% 19.7% 3.72% 1
10 Yr 7.1% * -0.9% 11.9% 39.48% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 5.7% -38.0% 19.0% 32.44% 2
2014 17.2% -17.3% 28.8% 14.01% 1
2013 44.7% -2.9% 382.6% 56.51% 3
2012 23.7% -13.0% 615.0% 48.48% 3
2011 -2.7% -100.0% 67.8% 47.39% 3

NAV & Total Return History

USAAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

USAAX Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.14 B 373 K 146 B 7.97% 2
Number of Holdings 83 1 2199 8.35% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 685 M 0 36 B 8.48% 2
Weighting of Top 10 32.5% 0.0% 150.9% 17.99% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Oracle Corp 3.32%
  2. Visa Inc Class A 3.17%
  3. Cisco Systems Inc 3.21%
  4. Facebook Inc A 4.35%
  5. Amazon.com Inc 4.54%
  6. Monster Beverage Corp 2.54%
  7. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.36%
  8. Qualcomm Inc 2.97%
  9. Alphabet Inc A 2.55%
  10. Microsoft Corp 2.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.46% 0.00% 110.73% 7.71% 2
Cash
1.53% -10.73% 100.00% 14.85% 3
Other
0.00% -1.57% 24.55% 7.33% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.55% 0.71% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.54% 2.44% 1
Bonds
0.00% -0.14% 76.74% 3.60% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
32.34% -1.29% 53.71% 5.72% 1
Consumer Cyclical
18.09% -2.22% 49.24% 10.09% 2
Healthcare
14.22% -1.03% 91.28% 16.90% 4
Industrials
11.77% -0.37% 25.68% 8.61% 2
Consumer Defense
10.68% -1.43% 27.63% 5.27% 1
Financial Services
8.50% -2.38% 33.61% 17.29% 3
Energy
1.56% -1.24% 16.88% 16.58% 3
Basic Materials
1.30% -1.18% 12.25% 16.26% 4
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 12.93% 20.44% 5
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 11.06% 14.27% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.64% 11.30% 8.10% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
US
89.77% 0.00% 110.73% 19.22% 4
Non US
8.69% 0.00% 89.90% 6.17% 1

USAAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

USAAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.11% 0.00% 24.91% 11.96% 3
Management Fee 0.79% 0.00% 1.50% 1.80% 4
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.00% 1.53% 4

Sales Fees

USAAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High USAAX 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

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

USAAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High USAAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 18.00% 0.00% 601.00% 12.80% 1

USAAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

USAAX Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.85% 22.04% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

USAAX Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.36% -7.69% 3.70% 8.30% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

USAAX - Managers

Paul A. Radomski

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2007

Tenure

9.01

Tenure Rank

4.7%

Paul A. Radomski, CFA Managing Partner, Portfolio Manager Paul joined Renaissance in 1987. His current responsibilities include portfolio management of the firm’s small cap growth portfolios, as well as contributing to the management of the firm’s other growth and balanced products. Prior to joining Renaissance, he worked with the accounting firm Arthur Andersen. He is a Miami University graduate. Paul is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Cincinnati.


Aziz V. Hamzaogullari

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jun 04, 2010

Tenure

6.5

Tenure Rank

6.5%

Aziz Hamzaogullari is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company and portfolio manager of the Loomis Sayles large cap, global and all cap growth strategies, including the Loomis Sayles Growth and Global Growth mutual funds and products outside the US. He is the head of the Loomis Sayles growth equity strategies team. Aziz joined Loomis Sayles in 2010 from Evergreen Investments where he was a senior portfolio manager. He joined Evergreen in 2001, was promoted to director of research in 2003 and portfolio manager in 2006. Aziz was head of Evergreen’s Berkeley Street Growth Equity team and was the founder of the research and investment process. Prior to Evergreen, Aziz was a senior equity analyst and portfolio manager at Manning & Napier Advisors. He began his investment industry career in 1993. Aziz earned a BS from Bilkent University, Turkey, and an MBA from George Washington University. He is also a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.


Michael E. Schroer

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2007

Tenure

9.01

Tenure Rank

4.7%

Mr.Schroer started in the industry in 1982 and has been with Renaissance since 1984. As Chief Investment Officer for Renaissance, Mr.Schroer supervises the management and direction of the firm’s investment research efforts and determines overall portfolio strategy. Prior to Renaissance, he served as a portfolio manager with First of America Bank. Mr.Schroer is a 1980 graduate of the University of Cincinnati and earned a Master’s Degree from the Indiana University Graduate School of Business in 1982. He was awarded a Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1985.


Andy Eng

Manager

Start Date

Oct 31, 2016

Tenure

0.08

Tenure Rank

12.5%

Eng joined MSA in 2000 and has been a Director of MSA since 2004. Prior thereto, he acted as an analyst with Northwestern Investment Management. Eng holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is a member of the Milwaukee Investment Analyst Society and the CFA Institute.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.0

Category Average

7.2

Category Mode

1.9