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USLIX JHancock US Global Leaders Growth I

  • Fund
  • USLIX
  • Price as of: Dec 05, 2016
  • $43.37
  • + $0.46
  • + 1.07%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

USLIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.6%
  • Net Assets $1.07 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$43.37
$37.15
$46.04

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.91%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 30.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250,000

IRA

$250,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name John Hancock
  • Inception Date May 20, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager George P. Fraise

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) will be invested in common stocks of companies the subadvisor regards as U.S. Global Leaders. It typically invests in large-capitalization companies. The fund may invest in other types of equity securities, including up to 20% of its net assets in foreign companies and in U.S.-traded securities of large-capitalization, well-established foreign issuers. The fund is non-diversified.

USLIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.8% -97.0% 130.0% 58.60% 3
1 Yr -0.1% -52.0% 75.7% 56.80% 3
3 Yr 7.6% * -15.1% 30.2% 41.02% 3
5 Yr 12.6% * 3.7% 17.1% 36.94% 2
10 Yr 7.7% * -0.3% 11.5% 27.55% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 1.9% -52.0% 11.4% 16.47% 1
2014 -5.8% -40.3% 19.3% 78.63% 5
2013 22.9% -11.8% 56.4% 67.91% 4
2012 17.2% -21.6% 29.1% 18.76% 1
2011 1.0% -36.6% 14.5% 15.49% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period USLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.8% -97.0% 135.1% 60.27% 4
1 Yr -0.1% -71.3% 2606.2% 47.40% 3
3 Yr 7.6% * -21.9% 43.7% 35.96% 2
5 Yr 12.6% * 2.5% 17.1% 32.98% 2
10 Yr 7.7% * -0.6% 11.5% 25.81% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period USLIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 9.1% -38.0% 19.0% 11.10% 1
2014 10.2% -17.3% 28.8% 67.00% 4
2013 36.9% -2.9% 382.6% 77.61% 4
2012 30.7% -13.0% 615.0% 27.08% 2
2011 6.9% -100.0% 67.8% 5.67% 1

NAV & Total Return History

USLIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

USLIX Category Low Category High USLIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.07 B 373 K 143 B 11.76% 3
Number of Holdings 31 1 2209 11.57% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 466 M 0 36 B 10.54% 3
Weighting of Top 10 41.2% 0.0% 150.9% 8.48% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Visa Inc Class A 4.28%
  2. Lowe's Companies Inc 4.22%
  3. Ecolab Inc 4.17%
  4. Mondelez International Inc Class A 4.14%
  5. Colgate-Palmolive Co 4.00%
  6. Cerner Corp 4.24%
  7. Alphabet Inc C 3.97%
  8. Apple Inc 4.59%
  9. Amazon.com Inc 3.79%
  10. The Priceline Group Inc 3.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High USLIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.15% 0.00% 110.73% 13.75% 4
Cash
3.84% -10.73% 100.00% 6.88% 1
Other
0.00% -1.57% 24.55% 8.23% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.55% 0.77% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.54% 2.57% 1
Bonds
0.00% -0.14% 76.74% 3.53% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USLIX % Rank Quintile
Technology
25.06% -1.29% 53.81% 15.87% 3
Consumer Cyclical
22.03% -2.22% 49.24% 4.63% 1
Consumer Defense
9.93% -1.43% 27.63% 7.26% 2
Industrials
9.07% -0.37% 25.68% 16.71% 3
Financial Services
8.79% -2.38% 33.61% 15.94% 3
Healthcare
8.28% -1.03% 91.28% 25.51% 5
Energy
5.95% -1.24% 16.17% 6.23% 1
Basic Materials
4.17% -1.18% 12.25% 4.31% 1
Real Estate
2.89% -0.04% 11.06% 4.56% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 12.93% 20.05% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.64% 12.13% 8.16% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High USLIX % Rank Quintile
US
91.23% 0.00% 110.73% 17.35% 4
Non US
4.92% 0.00% 89.90% 12.08% 3

USLIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

USLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.91% 0.00% 24.91% 13.25% 2
Management Fee 0.74% 0.00% 1.50% 2.06% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 2.21% 1
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

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

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

USLIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High USLIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 30.00% 0.00% 601.00% 11.25% 2

USLIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

USLIX Category Low Category High USLIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 2.85% 48.97% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

USLIX Category Low Category High USLIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.41% -7.69% 3.70% 7.65% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

USLIX - Managers

George P. Fraise

Lead Manager

Start Date

Apr 10, 2000

Tenure

16.57

Tenure Rank

1.4%

George is an Analyst, a Portfolio Manager and a member of the Investment Committee at Sustainable Growth Advisers. He is also a member of the firm’s Advisory Board and its Executive Committee. Prior to founding Sustainable Growth Advisers with Gordon Marchand and Rob Rohn in 2003, George was Executive Vice President of Yeager, Wood & Marshall, Inc since 2000 where he was a member of the Investment Policy Committee, a member of the Board of Directors and co-manager of the John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund and the U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund, Ltd, an offshore fund. George began his investment career in 1987 as an International equity analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert covering closed-end country funds. In 1990, he joined Smith Barney as a senior analyst responsible for the global coverage of electrical equipment stocks. He also held a senior analyst position at Chancellor Capital Management where he was responsible for covering a number of capital goods industries. In 1997, George joined Scudder Kemper Investments where he was Senior Vice President and co-manager of the Scudder Large Company Growth Fund. George has a B.A. from Trinity College and an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He grew up overseas and is fluent in French.


Gordon M. Marchand

Manager

Start Date

Sep 29, 1995

Tenure

21.1

Tenure Rank

0.6%

Gordon is an Analyst, Portfolio Manager and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He is also a member of the firm's Advisory Board and its Executive Committee. Prior to founding Sustainable Growth Advisers with George Fraise and Rob Rohn, Gordon was an executive officer and a member of the Investment Policy Committee and Board of Directors at Yeager, Wood & Marshall, Inc. since 1984. He was also that firm’s COO & CFO. Gordon was instrumental in the launch of the US Global Leaders Growth Fund (USLIX) in 1995. He has continuously served on the portfolio management team for this nearly $1 billion mutual fund now distributed by John Hancock Funds. As a research analyst, Gordon is a generalist having covered companies across multiple industries and global geographies including financial services, health care, retail, consumer products, oil services and technology. Gordon began his career as a management consultant with Price Waterhouse. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Chartered Investment Counselor (CIC) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Gordon is past Chairman, President and a member of the governing Board of the Investment Adviser Association “IAA” (the industry association representing the interests of the investment management community). Gordon holds a B.S. from Georgetown University, an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts and completed graduate study in international business at Oxford University.


Robert L. Rohn

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2003

Tenure

13.01

Tenure Rank

2.3%

Rob is an Analyst, a Portfolio Manager and a member of the Investment Committee. He is also a member of the firm's Advisory Board and its Executive Committee. Prior to founding Sustainable Growth Advisers with George Fraise and Gordon Marchand, Rob was a Portfolio Manager and Principal with W.P Stewart & Co, Ltd., managing high quality growth stock portfolios. During Rob’s thirteen-year tenure with W.P. Stewart, he followed the global retail, consumer product, healthcare and technology industries, managed $1 billion of assets, helped launch an international portfolio, was CEO of the Firm’s core U.S. investment business and Chairman of the Firm’s Management Committee. From 1988 through 1991, he was a Vice President with Yeager, Wood & Marshall, Inc., where he was a member of the Investment Policy Committee with responsibilities in equity analysis and portfolio management. Rob began his career in 1983 at JP Morgan in credit research and corporate finance. Rob has a B.A. (Cum Laude) from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School. He has served on several non-profit boards, where he has chaired Finance and Investment committees.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

48.9

Category Average

7.16

Category Mode

4.8