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USAAX USAA Growth

  • Fund
  • USAAX
  • Price as of: Mar 22, 2019
  • $29.40
  • - $0.59
  • - 1.97%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

USAAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.0%
  • Net Assets $2.72 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 34.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.40
$24.23
$33.47

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 19.00%

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 13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.33%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • 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 Aziz V. Hamzaogullari

USAAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.9% -97.0% 26.8% 42.31% 3
1 Yr 5.3% -52.0% 75.7% 54.27% 3
3 Yr 16.8% * -15.1% 31.4% 35.96% 2
5 Yr 12.0% * -4.7% 17.8% 24.87% 2
10 Yr 16.7% * 3.4% 22.8% 38.36% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -15.4% -91.4% 439.4% 65.68% 4
2017 25.3% -43.6% 104.4% 10.32% 1
2016 1.2% -56.6% 121.2% 37.09% 2
2015 -1.1% -41.2% 45.5% 39.31% 3
2014 7.2% -30.1% 41.8% 26.95% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.9% -100.0% 26.8% 42.18% 3
1 Yr 5.3% -71.3% 2606.2% 46.79% 3
3 Yr 16.8% * -21.9% 43.7% 32.63% 2
5 Yr 12.0% * -5.8% 17.8% 23.14% 2
10 Yr 16.7% * 3.2% 22.8% 35.54% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USAAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -15.4% -91.4% 439.4% 66.47% 4
2017 25.3% -43.6% 104.4% 10.42% 1
2016 1.2% -56.6% 382.6% 46.82% 3
2015 5.7% -41.2% 615.0% 43.58% 3
2014 17.2% -100.0% 357.8% 20.92% 2

NAV & Total Return History

USAAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jan 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

USAAX Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.72 B 373 K 185 B 8.74% 2
Number of Holdings 83 1 2060 8.80% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 924 M 0 48.6 B 8.93% 2
Weighting of Top 10 34.8% 0.0% 1323.8% 20.18% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Oracle Corp 4.07%
  2. Visa Inc Class A 4.54%
  3. Cisco Systems Inc 2.55%
  4. Facebook Inc A 4.47%
  5. Amazon.com Inc 4.50%
  6. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.76%
  7. Alphabet Inc A 2.63%
  8. Microsoft Corp 2.75%
  9. Autodesk Inc 2.77%
  10. Starbucks Corp 2.76%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.44% 0.00% 114.53% 3.79% 1
Cash
0.56% -1291.33% 100.00% 18.12% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.01% 3.98% 2
Other
0.00% -15.02% 42.89% 5.78% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.22% 1
Bonds
0.00% -0.09% 1276.80% 3.34% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
32.65% -1.29% 62.60% 9.25% 2
Consumer Cyclical
17.86% -2.22% 31.43% 9.19% 2
Healthcare
14.08% -1.03% 94.29% 18.64% 4
Financial Services
12.93% -2.38% 39.70% 14.72% 3
Consumer Defense
10.14% -1.43% 20.13% 3.08% 1
Industrials
9.97% -0.37% 25.62% 14.07% 3
Energy
1.20% -1.24% 17.81% 16.77% 3
Communication Services
0.60% 0.00% 15.12% 18.51% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.21% 16.45% 10.15% 3
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 11.06% 16.00% 4
Basic Materials
0.00% -1.18% 12.25% 20.82% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
US
90.14% 0.00% 113.51% 20.05% 4
Non US
9.30% 0.00% 92.29% 6.68% 1

USAAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

USAAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.00% 24.91% 13.50% 2
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 0.15% 0.00% 1.02% 1.64% 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 19.00% 0.00% 650.00% 12.35% 1

USAAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

USAAX Category Low Category High USAAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 11.75% 43.02% 3

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 0.33% -14.30% 3.70% 8.49% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

USAAX - Managers

Aziz V. Hamzaogullari

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jun 04, 2010

Tenure

8.74

Tenure Rank

6.4%

Aziz Hamzaogullari is the chief investment officer and founder of the Growth Equity Strategies Team at Loomis, Sayles & Company ("Loomis Sayles "). He is the 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 founder and 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. Aziz earned a BS from Bilkent University, Turkey, and an MBA from George Washington University. He is also a member of CFA Society Boston.


Michael E. Schroer

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2007

Tenure

11.25

Tenure Rank

4.6%

Michael E. Schroer, CFA, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer and has been with Renaissance since 1984. As Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner for Renaissance, Mr. Schroer supervises the management and direction of the firm’s investment research efforts as well as determining overall portfolio strategy. He is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the large-cap growth strategy at Renaissance. Prior to Renaissance, he served as a portfolio manager with First of America Bank. He was awarded a Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1985. Education: B.A., University of Cincinnati; and M.B.A., Indiana University Graduate School of Business.


Andy Eng

Manager

Start Date

Oct 31, 2016

Tenure

2.33

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.His has over 20 years of investment experience, the past 17 years as a portfolio manager with Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company. Eng holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is a member of the Milwaukee Investment Analyst Society and the CFA Institute. Education: B.S., University of Illinois; and M.B.A., Washington University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.2

Category Average

7.89

Category Mode

4.2