LCGJX: William Blair Large Cap Growth Fund

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LCGJX William Blair Large Cap Growth Fund


Profile

LCGJX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $643 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 51.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.31
$12.35
$21.07

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.71%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.33%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 4.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    William Blair Large Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    William Blair
  • Inception Date
    May 02, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    James Golan

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in stocks of large capitalized ("large cap") companies. It invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments (e.g., securities convertible into common stocks), of large cap domestic growth companies that are expected to exhibit quality growth characteristics. The fund is non-diversified.


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Performance

LCGJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.4% -91.6% 86.2% 38.24%
1 Yr 21.4% -92.0% 115.1% 43.54%
3 Yr N/A* -59.0% 39.7% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -41.4% 33.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -18.4% 17.5% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -67.9% 49.9% N/A
2018 N/A -65.5% 10.6% N/A
2017 N/A -46.3% 52.2% N/A
2016 N/A -56.6% 15.3% N/A
2015 N/A -82.5% 11.4% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.4% -91.6% 86.2% 38.24%
1 Yr 21.4% -92.0% 115.1% 43.54%
3 Yr N/A* -57.9% 39.7% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -38.8% 33.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -17.0% 21.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LCGJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -67.9% 49.9% N/A
2018 N/A -65.5% 16.5% N/A
2017 N/A -28.2% 52.2% N/A
2016 N/A -56.6% 17.1% N/A
2015 N/A -38.0% 17.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

LCGJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

LCGJX Category Low Category High LCGJX % Rank
Net Assets 643 M 818 K 235 B 63.11%
Number of Holdings 33 2 2263 88.40%
Net Assets in Top 10 301 M 399 K 71.6 B 59.78%
Weighting of Top 10 51.48% 13.5% 100.0% 17.25%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 10.06%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 8.95%
  3. Alphabet Inc A 5.33%
  4. PayPal Holdings Inc 4.93%
  5. Mastercard Inc A 4.58%
  6. UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.80%
  7. Adobe Inc 3.66%
  8. Advanced Micro Devices Inc 3.64%
  9. Accenture PLC Class A 3.41%
  10. Texas Instruments Inc 3.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High LCGJX % Rank
Stocks
99.51% 60.93% 103.32% 28.92%
Cash
0.49% -5.73% 39.07% 66.59%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 32.71%
Other
0.00% -1.64% 18.70% 36.66%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.70% 26.91%
Bonds
0.00% -0.48% 13.73% 30.55%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LCGJX % Rank
Technology
35.36% 4.67% 54.73% 24.36%
Consumer Cyclical
15.38% 0.00% 44.53% 52.20%
Healthcare
14.90% 0.00% 60.93% 48.49%
Financial Services
11.73% 0.00% 41.40% 39.29%
Communication Services
10.08% 0.00% 34.83% 75.56%
Consumer Defense
5.65% 0.00% 19.15% 25.14%
Industrials
5.10% 0.00% 24.88% 59.24%
Basic Materials
1.80% 0.00% 13.33% 36.43%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.79% 49.96%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 22.16% 84.30%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 7.94% 56.54%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LCGJX % Rank
US
97.72% 60.93% 100.05% 20.88%
Non US
1.79% 0.00% 18.83% 71.23%

Expenses

LCGJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LCGJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.71% 0.01% 24.73% 82.07%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.40% 36.97%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

LCGJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

LCGJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

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.

LCGJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 0.00% 464.00% 42.34%

Distributions

LCGJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LCGJX Category Low Category High LCGJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 4.82% 0.00% 19.69% 0.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

LCGJX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

LCGJX Category Low Category High LCGJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.33% -8.87% 2.43% 30.53%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

LCGJX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

James Golan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2005

15.35

15.4%

Jim joined William Blair & Company’s Investment Management department in 2000. Jim’s initial responsibilities incorporated his significant experience covering telecommunications services and related areas. Currently, Jim is a portfolio manager on the US Equities Large Cap Growth and All Cap Growth teams and a member of the financial, technology, and industrial research teams.Previously, he was a research analyst with Citigroup Global Asset Management and Scudder Kemper Investments. He has the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Education: B.A., DePauw University; M.B.A., Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

David Ricci


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 30, 2011

8.68

8.7%

David P. Ricci, a Partner of William Blair Investment Management, LLC, has been with William Blair since February 1994 when he started as a research analyst for the Consumer/Retail sell-side research effort at William Blair. He was made group head in June 2001. Previously, he was with Procter & Gamble, Melville, and spent 2 1/2 years as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company. He has the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Education: Sc.B., Brown University, magna cum laude; M.B.A., Harvard Business School.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 37.28 8.34 1.34