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WFPDX Wells Fargo Premier Large Co Gr Adm

  • Fund
  • WFPDX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $14.89
  • - $0.06
  • - 0.40%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

WFPDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.8%
  • Net Assets $3.58 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.89
$12.37
$16.22

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.00%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 44.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000,000

IRA

$1,000,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.01%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wells Fargo Premier Large Company Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date Jul 16, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joseph M. Eberhardy

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of large-capitalization companies and up to 20% of the fund's total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers, including ADRs and similar investments. It invests principally in equity securities of large-capitalization companies, which the advisor defines as securities of companies with market capitalizations within the range of the Russell 1000® Index at the time of purchase.

WFPDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.1% -97.0% 17.4% 69.55% 4
1 Yr -3.1% -28.3% 24.3% 81.67% 5
3 Yr 8.5% * 0.2% 17.7% 77.49% 4
5 Yr 10.8% * 1.6% 16.2% 63.04% 4
10 Yr 9.6% * 0.4% 13.1% 10.94% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -4.5% -38.0% 13.6% 52.02% 3
2014 N/A -0.7% 12.3% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 23.9% 43.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 10.8% 19.6% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -12.1% 12.5% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.1% -97.0% 13.2% 69.40% 4
1 Yr -3.1% -28.3% 22.0% 69.52% 4
3 Yr 8.5% * -1.0% 17.7% 72.19% 4
5 Yr 10.8% * 0.4% 16.2% 57.45% 3
10 Yr 9.6% * -0.1% 13.1% 10.00% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -4.5% -38.0% 17.4% 52.19% 3
2014 N/A -0.7% 13.1% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 32.4% 62.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 15.7% 23.1% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -14.3% 13.3% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

WFPDX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

WFPDX Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.58 B 373 K 146 B 4.76% 2
Number of Holdings 79 1 2190 8.16% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 1.05 B 0 33.1 B 5.33% 2
Weighting of Top 10 31.4% 0.0% 150.9% 18.19% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc A 4.45%
  2. Dollar Tree Inc 2.69%
  3. Facebook Inc A 5.39%
  4. Microchip Technology Inc 2.70%
  5. MasterCard Inc A 2.25%
  6. Amazon.com Inc 4.59%
  7. Visa Inc Class A 2.77%
  8. Union Pacific Corp 2.21%
  9. Starbucks Corp 2.19%
  10. Ecolab Inc 2.11%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.16% 0.00% 109.00% 4.43% 2
Other
0.84% -1.32% 24.55% 3.53% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.61% 2.31% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.81% 0.84% 1
Cash
0.00% -9.00% 100.00% 20.76% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 76.29% 2.89% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank Quintile
Technology
32.17% -1.29% 52.19% 2.89% 1
Consumer Cyclical
19.21% -2.22% 41.71% 8.23% 2
Healthcare
14.95% -1.03% 98.63% 17.35% 4
Consumer Defense
10.16% -1.43% 30.67% 9.06% 2
Industrials
8.80% -0.37% 29.48% 17.80% 4
Financial Services
7.31% -2.38% 40.17% 18.83% 4
Basic Materials
3.28% -1.18% 12.09% 8.23% 2
Communication Services
1.88% 0.00% 12.93% 16.52% 4
Energy
1.39% -2.01% 16.80% 16.65% 3
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 11.43% 13.95% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 16.29% 8.35% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank Quintile
US
98.77% 0.00% 109.00% 2.57% 1
Non US
0.39% -0.01% 91.03% 22.30% 5

WFPDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WFPDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.00% 0.00% 24.91% 12.35% 2
Management Fee 0.63% 0.00% 1.50% 2.76% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 2.22% 1
Administrative Fee 0.13% 0.00% 1.00% 1.76% 3

Sales Fees

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

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

WFPDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High WFPDX Rank Quintile
Turnover 44.00% 0.00% 437.00% 8.94% 3

WFPDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WFPDX Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.85% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WFPDX Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.01% -5.94% 3.70% 10.29% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WFPDX - Managers

Joseph M. Eberhardy

Manager

Start Date

May 20, 2010

Tenure

6.2

Tenure Rank

6.6%

Joseph Eberhardy is a senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Capital Management. Joe joined Wells Capital Management from Strong Capital Management, having joined Strong in 1994. Prior to his current role, he was a senior research analyst with the Heritage Growth Equity team. Before joining the Heritage Growth Equity team in 2000, his previous roles at Strong Capital Management included small to mid cap equity analyst, high yield bond trader and fixed income accounting manager. Joe earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has earned the right to use the CFA designation.


Thomas C. Ognar

Manager

Start Date

May 20, 2010

Tenure

6.2

Tenure Rank

6.6%

Thomas Ognar is a managing director and senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Capital Management. Tom has oversight and portfolio management responsibility for the team’s Small Capitalization, All Capitalization and Large Capitalization Growth portfolios. He joined Wells Capital Management with the acquisition of assets from Strong Capital Management. Tom entered the investment industry in 1993 and joined Strong in 1998 as a research analyst. Prior to Strong, he was a research analyst with M&I Investment Management, Inc. and a trader with Republic Securities, Inc. Tom earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University. He earned a master’s degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and is an alumnus of the Applied Security Analysis Program. Tom has earned the right to use the CFA designation.


Bruce C. Olson

Manager

Start Date

May 20, 2010

Tenure

6.2

Tenure Rank

6.6%

Bruce Olson is a managing director and senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Capital Management. He joined Wells Capital Management from Strong Capital Management where he held a similar position. Bruce entered the investment industry in 1982 and prior to joining Strong in 1994, he served as a managing partner of a private holding company. Previously, he was employed with Minton Investment Corporation, American National Bank and Trust of Chicago, and the Travelers Corporation. Bruce earned a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College. He has earned the right to use the CFA designation.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

48.6

Category Average

7.08

Category Mode

1.6