LMGFX: ClearBridge International Growth FI

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LMGFX ClearBridge International Growth FI


Profile

LMGFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.9%
  • Net Assets $3.32 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 32.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$53.65
$38.18
$53.76

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.17%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 20.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.37%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    ClearBridge International Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Legg Mason
  • Inception Date
    Jan 29, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Elisa Mazen

Fund Description

The fund normally invests primarily in common stocks of foreign companies that, in the portfolio managers' opinion, appear to offer above average growth potential and trade at a significant discount to the portfolio managers' assessment of their intrinsic value. It may invest in common stocks of foreign companies of any size located throughout the world. The fund is non-diversified.


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Performance

LMGFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LMGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.0% -44.2% 33.6% 21.28%
1 Yr 9.3% -42.5% 50.8% 18.52%
3 Yr 10.9%* -14.3% 29.3% 8.52%
5 Yr 8.9%* -9.3% 18.5% 5.93%
10 Yr 11.9%* 0.4% 12.8% 2.11%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LMGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 30.8% -4.0% 45.1% 14.35%
2018 -9.6% -32.2% 68.4% 7.08%
2017 36.0% 0.0% 50.9% 11.14%
2016 -2.3% -12.2% 5.7% 44.60%
2015 -2.5% -16.3% 8.1% 76.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period LMGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.0% -44.2% 33.6% 21.28%
1 Yr 9.3% -42.5% 50.8% 18.30%
3 Yr 10.9%* -13.4% 29.3% 8.76%
5 Yr 9.0%* -8.5% 18.5% 7.42%
10 Yr 11.9%* 1.3% 14.6% 2.53%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period LMGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 30.8% -4.0% 45.1% 14.35%
2018 -9.6% -32.2% 68.4% 12.03%
2017 36.1% 0.0% 53.4% 16.32%
2016 -2.0% -12.2% 8.0% 48.30%
2015 -2.5% -15.1% 11.4% 85.58%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

LMGFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

LMGFX Category Low Category High LMGFX % Rank
Net Assets 3.32 B 10 149 B 26.99%
Number of Holdings 67 6 1011 57.41%
Net Assets in Top 10 844 M 698 K 24.5 B 26.95%
Weighting of Top 10 32.14% 12.2% 99.1% 42.18%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 4.31%
  2. Nestle SA ADR 4.11%
  3. Novartis AG 3.55%
  4. SAP SE 3.36%
  5. London Stock Exchange Group PLC 3.15%
  6. Nintendo Co Ltd 3.09%
  7. Icon PLC 3.09%
  8. Shiseido Co Ltd 2.59%
  9. Diageo PLC ADR 2.52%
  10. Novo Nordisk A/S ADR 2.38%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High LMGFX % Rank
Stocks
95.61% 55.12% 104.23% 66.60%
Cash
4.40% -5.87% 19.94% 32.10%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.24% 54.94%
Other
0.00% -4.40% 7.25% 60.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.80% 52.88%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 39.79% 58.20%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LMGFX % Rank
Technology
20.91% 0.07% 38.59% 29.63%
Healthcare
17.03% 3.55% 42.36% 40.33%
Industrials
15.13% 0.00% 25.14% 29.01%
Consumer Defense
15.01% 1.43% 40.16% 26.34%
Financial Services
10.78% 0.00% 30.66% 65.02%
Consumer Cyclical
10.36% 2.07% 49.84% 53.09%
Communication Services
6.26% 0.00% 28.30% 65.23%
Basic Materials
4.51% 0.00% 16.11% 53.91%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.08% 76.54%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 12.59% 75.72%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 8.56% 85.19%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High LMGFX % Rank
Non US
92.72% 51.52% 103.95% 39.51%
US
2.89% 0.00% 20.60% 64.40%

Expenses

LMGFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

LMGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.17% 0.01% 55.61% 51.42%
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.50% 36.20%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 38.55%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

LMGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.21% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

LMGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

LMGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 20.00% 4.00% 151.99% 22.68%

Distributions

LMGFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

LMGFX Category Low Category High LMGFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.18% 57.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

LMGFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

LMGFX Category Low Category High LMGFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.37% -1.17% 3.11% 74.52%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

LMGFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Elisa Mazen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2013

6.67

6.7%

Elisa is the head of ClearBridge's Global Growth Equity investment team and co-manages numerous global and international growth strategies. Elisa is responsible for covering the consumer sector for our international and global growth portfolios. She has 35 years of investment industry experience. Elisa joined ClearBridge from predecessor firm Global Currents Investment Management, which was founded in 2008 by a group of portfolio managers from Brandywine Global Investment Management. Prior to joining Global Currents, Elisa was a Managing Director and Head of the International and Global Equity Investments Group at Oppenheimer Capital, a division of Allianz Global Investors. In addition, Elisa was Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager for the Central European Value Fund and had responsibility for a number of other funds at the firm. Prior to Oppenheimer, she was a portfolio manager at Clemente Capital where she managed assets for public pension funds. Elisa began her career at Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management, now a subsidiary of UBS, in the High Yield investment area. Elisa received her BA in Economics and Finance from Douglass College, Rutgers University and serves as a member of the Douglass College Investment Committee.

Michael Testorf


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 16, 2015

4.63

4.6%

Michael is a Portfolio Manager on the Global Growth Equity investment team and co-manages numerous global and international growth strategies. He joined ClearBridge investments in 2015 and has 33 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining ClearBridge, Michael served as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Partner at R Squared Capital Management LLP, a wholly employee owned firm. For 13 years he worked at Artio Global Management (formerly Julius Baer) where he was most recently a Senior Portfolio Manager, International Equities. Michael also held positions at the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund. He began his career at the Investment Management Training Program at Commerzbank AG in Hamburg. Michael earned a BA in Business and Economics from the Wirtschaftsakademie Hamburg (Academy of Business and Administration) in Hamburg, Germany. He received the CFA designation in 2000.

Pawel Wroblewski


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2015

4.42

4.4%

Pawel is a member of ClearBridge's Global Growth investment team and co-manages numerous international and global growth strategies. He has 24 years of investment industry experience. Pawel joined ClearBridge as a Research Analyst from predecessor firm Global Currents Investment Management, which was founded in 2008 by a group of portfolio managers from Brandywine Global Investment Management. He was named a Portfolio Manager in 2013. Prior to joining Global Currents, Pawel was an Equity Research Analyst at Allianz Global Investors' Oppenheimer Capital division. Previously, he was a Senior Research Analyst with CA-IB Securities, a Research Associate with Credit Suisse First Boston, and an Auditor with Deloitte & Touche. He is a member of the CFA Institute and received an MA in Finance from the Warsaw School of Economics and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Thor Olsson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2015

4.42

4.4%

Thor is a member of ClearBridge's Global Growth investment team and co-manages numerous international and global growth strategies. He joined predecessor firm Citigroup Asset Management in 2000 and has 23 years of investment industry experience. During his career, Thor has worked as an equity analyst specializing in international stocks and as a Fund Analyst at Pilgrim Baxter. He obtained his BA in Economics from La Salle University. Thor is also an FAA-licensed pilot.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 25.68 7.27 17.59