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AMODX Morgan Stanley Focus Growth I

  • Fund
  • AMODX
  • Price as of: Jan 02, 2019
  • $51.29 - $0.00 - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Uncategorized

AMODX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • Net Assets $2.03 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 52.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$51.29
$51.29
$51.29

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.69%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 30.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Mar 26, 2014

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$5,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Morgan Stanley Focus Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Morgan Stanley
  • Inception Date Jul 28, 1997
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Dennis P. Lynch

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 65% of its assets in a portfolio of common stocks (including depositary receipts). Up to 25% of the fund's net assets may be invested in foreign securities (including depositary receipts), which may include emerging market securities. It may invest in privately placed and restricted securities. The fund may utilize foreign currency forward exchange contracts, which are derivatives, in connection with its investments in foreign securities. It is non-diversified.

AMODX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMODX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -29.1% 245.9% 96.67%
1 Yr 0.0% -100.0% 245.9% 31.72%
3 Yr 0.0%* -100.0% 115.5% 69.69%
5 Yr 0.0%* -100.0% 58.5% 36.80%
10 Yr 9.4%* -11.4% 26.2% 4.85%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMODX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 0.0% -100.0% 73.0% 5.14%
2017 0.0% -76.0% 212.6% 88.72%
2016 0.0% -65.0% 900.0% 74.00%
2015 0.0% -87.3% 336.8% 18.41%
2014 -5.0% -60.1% 304.1% 80.40%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMODX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -29.1% 245.9% 96.70%
1 Yr 0.0% -100.0% 245.9% 44.58%
3 Yr 0.0%* -100.0% 115.5% 78.43%
5 Yr 0.0%* -100.0% 58.5% 41.94%
10 Yr 10.8%* -11.4% 26.2% 5.51%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMODX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 0.0% -100.0% 76.6% 7.99%
2017 0.0% -30.7% 212.6% 91.49%
2016 0.0% -65.0% 900.0% 78.33%
2015 0.0% -87.3% 341.1% 22.79%
2014 -2.7% -60.1% 304.1% 73.63%

NAV & Total Return History

AMODX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AMODX Category Low Category High AMODX % Rank
Net Assets 2.03 B 10 804 B 14.84%
Number of Holdings 37 1 17324 73.61%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.06 B -7.11 B 135 B 9.83%
Weighting of Top 10 52.38% 0.0% 20474.3% 32.24%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 10.05%

  2. Facebook Inc Class A 8.11%

  3. Google, Inc. Class A 7.56%

  4. Priceline.com, Inc. 4.56%

  5. Illumina, Inc. 4.35%

  6. MasterCard Incorporated Class A 4.12%

  7. Visa, Inc. Class A 3.74%

  8. Motorola Solutions, Inc. 3.51%

  9. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc 3.22%

  10. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. 3.19%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AMODX % Rank
Stocks
95.57% -101.19% 292.26% 32.58%
Cash
4.45% -2546.61% 7388.76% 37.51%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -21.20% 78.81% 80.67%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.37% 144.58% 82.52%
Bonds
0.00% -955.59% 2544.23% 88.37%
Other
-0.01% -7288.76% 471.60% 94.35%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMODX % Rank
Technology
35.06% -10.35% 97.88% 3.39%
Consumer Cyclical
22.15% -20.80% 87.62% 3.51%
Financial Services
13.38% -4.95% 98.99% 39.51%
Healthcare
10.75% -8.82% 100.00% 29.85%
Industrials
4.31% -19.53% 92.95% 67.81%
Consumer Defense
3.97% -5.81% 94.31% 56.08%
Basic Materials
3.01% -6.34% 97.58% 44.30%
Communication Services
2.01% -5.22% 93.37% 40.65%
Energy
0.94% -8.05% 144.83% 70.90%
Utilities
0.00% -2.91% 93.57% 89.54%
Real Estate
0.00% -8.52% 100.00% 92.01%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMODX % Rank
US
83.88% -114.04% 289.81% 20.48%
Non US
11.69% -50.64% 159.65% 39.61%

AMODX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AMODX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.69% -2.86% 950.64% 74.71%
Management Fee 0.44% 0.00% 2.87% 33.82%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.08% 0.00% 52000.00% 44.98%

Sales Fees

AMODX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

AMODX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 2.00% 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.

AMODX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 30.00% 0.00% 5067.00% 33.48%

AMODX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AMODX Category Low Category High AMODX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 27.83% 93.42%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AMODX Category Low Category High AMODX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.02% -46.00% 10.88% 86.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AMODX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

AMODX - Managers

Dennis P. Lynch

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2004

9.76

9.8%

Dennis is the Head of Growth Investing at MSIM. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 and has 18 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a sell-side analyst for J.P. Morgan Securities. Dennis received a B.A. in political science from Hamilton College and an M.B.A. with honors in finance from Columbia University.


David S. Cohen

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2004

9.76

9.8%

Dave is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1993 and has 24 years of investment experience. Dave joined the Growth team as an investor in 1999. Prior to joining the firm, Dave was a senior fund accountant at Alliance Capital. Previously, he was a fund accountant at Natwest and Wall Street Trust. Dave received a B.S. summa cum laude in management from Pace University.


Sandeep (Sam) G. Chainani

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2004

9.76

9.8%

Sam is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and star been in the field of investment experience. Sam joined the Growth team as an investor in 2000. Previously, he was a strategy specialist for our Small and Mid Cap Growth strategies. Sam received a B.S. in management with a concentration in finance from Binghamton University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Alexander T. Norton

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 29, 2005

8.68

8.7%

Alex is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2000 and has 17 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, Alex was an associate in equity derivative sales and later an associate in equity research at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Previously, he was a bond broker with Cantor Fitzgerald. Alex received a B.A. in history from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School.


Jason C. Yeung

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2007

6.5

6.5%

Jason is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has 15 years of investment experience. Jason joined the Growth team in 2004 as an investor. Previously, he was a member of the U.S. Research Group, working closely with the Growth team. Prior to joining the firm, Jason was a senior research analyst at Ramuis Capital Group. Previously, he was an equity research associate at Deutsche Bank. Jason received a B.A. Phi Beta Kappa in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and an M. Phil. in International Relations from the University of Cambridge. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Armistead B. Nash

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2008

5.5

5.5%

Armistead is an investor for the Growth team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 and has 12 years of investment experience. Armistead joined the Growth team in 2004 as an investor. Previously, he was a member of the U.S. Research Group, working closely with the Growth team. Prior to joining the firm, Armistead was an associate in investment product development at BlackRock Financial Management. Previously, he was a research analyst in high-yield research at KEA Capital. Armistead received a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business Administration.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

43.59

Category Average

4.74

Category Mode

0.0