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USAWX USAA World Growth

  • Fund
  • USAWX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $27.95
  • - $0.06
  • - 0.21%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

USAWX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.3%
  • Net Assets $1.21 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.95
$23.74
$28.15

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.17%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 10.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.81%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name USAA World Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name USAA
  • Inception Date Oct 01, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager David R. Mannheim

Fund Description

The USAA World Growth Fund (USAWX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that aims to grow investor capital. The fund invests in a mix of foreign and domestic stocks, holding primarily large-cap equities. USAWX uses various fundamental metrics to identify stocks that have the potential for growth while still adhering to various value fundamentals.

Given its low costs and broad mandate of holding both foreign and domestic stocks, USAWX makes for a great core holding. The fund is managed by MFS Investment Management and Massachusetts Financial Services Co.

USAWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USAWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.9% -62.4% 213.1% 20.68% 2
1 Yr 0.1% -18.8% 17.6% 39.68% 3
3 Yr 6.5% * -9.2% 24.1% 35.80% 2
5 Yr 9.3% * -8.0% 19.6% 13.04% 1
10 Yr 7.0% * -2.7% 15.9% 9.03% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USAWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -4.4% -27.7% 17.2% 48.91% 3
2014 N/A -4.6% 1.7% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 20.2% 28.5% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 15.8% 19.5% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -18.1% -8.4% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USAWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.9% -62.4% 213.1% 21.25% 2
1 Yr 0.1% -22.8% 17.6% 32.95% 2
3 Yr 6.5% * -10.3% 24.1% 31.47% 2
5 Yr 9.3% * -8.5% 19.6% 11.93% 1
10 Yr 7.0% * -2.8% 15.9% 8.40% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USAWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -4.4% -27.7% 17.2% 48.86% 3
2014 N/A -4.6% 3.4% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 25.8% 30.6% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.7% 22.8% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -17.1% -6.8% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

USAWX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 29, 2016

Concentration Analysis

USAWX Category Low Category High USAWX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.21 B 855 K 83.8 B 4.73% 2
Number of Holdings 103 1 7464 8.70% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 260 M 0 16.6 B 6.43% 2
Weighting of Top 10 24.1% 0.0% 122.5% 19.00% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Walt Disney Co 2.36%
  2. Nestle SA 2.67%
  3. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 2.47%
  4. Honeywell International Inc 2.51%
  5. Time Warner Inc 2.50%
  6. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.72%
  7. Bayer AG 2.22%
  8. Visa Inc Class A 2.14%
  9. Accenture PLC A 2.48%
  10. Medtronic PLC 2.02%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High USAWX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.55% 0.00% 132.91% 4.73% 1
Other
1.43% -2.42% 40.46% 7.84% 2
Cash
0.02% -35.60% 102.01% 24.76% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.88% 1.70% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 11.82% 4.44% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 89.93% 5.10% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USAWX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
18.07% 0.00% 58.04% 3.03% 1
Healthcare
17.64% -0.02% 48.64% 2.74% 1
Consumer Cyclical
16.28% 0.00% 45.84% 7.00% 2
Financial Services
14.43% 0.00% 42.47% 12.39% 2
Industrials
13.66% 0.00% 88.01% 8.89% 2
Technology
8.90% 0.00% 64.20% 21.48% 4
Basic Materials
5.90% 0.00% 30.32% 6.53% 1
Communication Services
2.17% -1.23% 84.85% 20.15% 4
Energy
1.49% 0.00% 53.25% 22.52% 4
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 97.86% 20.06% 4
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 83.58% 17.31% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USAWX % Rank Quintile
US
55.19% 0.00% 126.77% 9.07% 2
Non US
43.36% 0.00% 97.75% 16.54% 3

USAWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

USAWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.17% 0.00% 323.68% 23.25% 2
Management Fee 0.78% 0.00% 1.95% 3.41% 3
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.45% 1.85% 4

Sales Fees

USAWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High USAWX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

USAWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High USAWX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 2.00% 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.

USAWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High USAWX Rank Quintile
Turnover 10.00% 2.00% 1876.00% 16.41% 1

USAWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

USAWX Category Low Category High USAWX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.38% 37.95% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

USAWX Category Low Category High USAWX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.81% -1.92% 6.32% 20.13% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

USAWX - Managers

David R. Mannheim

Lead Manager

Start Date

Jun 28, 2002

Tenure

14.1

Tenure Rank

0.8%

David R. Mannheim is an investment officer and equity portfolio manager of MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He is portfolio manager of the global equity portfolios of our mutual funds, variable annuities, institutional accounts, and offshore investment products. David joined MFS in 1988 and was named portfolio manager in 1992 and director of International Equity Portfolio Management in 1999. He is a graduate of Amherst College and the MIT Sloan School of Management.


Roger M. Morley

Manager

Start Date

Oct 01, 2009

Tenure

6.84

Tenure Rank

3.5%

Roger M. Morley is an investment officer and portfolio manager who works out of the London office of MFS Investment Management®.He is a member of the European Growth Equity portfolio management team and comanager of the firm's Global Concentrated Equity strategy. Roger joined MFS as a research analyst in 2002. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in London for Deutsche Bank AG (formerly Bankers Trust Company and Alex. Brown & Sons), first as a financial analyst in the technology and media group and then as an associate in the health care group of the Global Investment Banking Department. He is a graduate of St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge, where he earned a Master of Arts degree in history. Roger also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

33.9

Category Average

5.53

Category Mode

1.6