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PJFAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 48.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 21.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.2%
  • Net Assets $6.71 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$60.87
$32.11
$61.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.03%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 43.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Compare PJFAX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$66.86

+0.80%

$218.07 B

0.57%

$0.38

30.76%

-

$299.01

+0.92%

$129.99 B

0.55%

$1.63

40.64%

-

$243.41

+0.68%

$125.92 B

0.55%

$1.32

33.62%

-

$125.26

+0.67%

$125.92 B

-

$0.00

33.44%

-

$17.51

+0.63%

$124.79 B

-

$0.00

27.72%

-

PJFAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 48.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    PGIM Jennison Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    PGIM Funds (Prudential)
  • Inception Date
    Nov 02, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Spiros “Sig” Segalas

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 65% of its total assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies that exceed $1 billion in market capitalization and that the manager believes have above-average growth prospects. These companies are generally considered medium- to large-capitalization companies. Equity-related securities in which the fund primarily invests are common stocks, nonconvertible preferred stocks and convertible securities.


PJFAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 48.6% -68.2% 124.1% 9.28%
1 Yr 43.6% -9.0% 135.4% 10.16%
3 Yr 21.1%* -3.8% 41.0% 12.90%
5 Yr 18.2%* -10.6% 33.4% 13.37%
10 Yr 16.8%* 5.1% 22.1% 12.20%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.4% -28.8% 76.0% 59.74%
2018 -6.7% -64.5% 10.6% 25.12%
2017 28.8% -68.7% 64.3% 9.14%
2016 -5.4% -56.6% 15.3% 78.69%
2015 3.7% -82.5% 11.4% 12.22%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 48.6% -68.4% 124.1% 9.28%
1 Yr 35.7% -12.7% 133.0% 17.21%
3 Yr 18.8%* -5.7% 41.0% 26.94%
5 Yr 16.9%* -11.6% 33.4% 22.68%
10 Yr 16.1%* 5.1% 22.1% 19.47%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PJFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.4% -28.8% 76.0% 59.89%
2018 -6.7% -64.5% 16.5% 49.03%
2017 28.8% -24.8% 64.3% 33.36%
2016 -5.4% -56.6% 17.1% 91.35%
2015 3.7% -38.0% 17.3% 36.95%

NAV & Total Return History


PJFAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank
Net Assets 6.71 B 10.3 K 218 B 23.28%
Number of Holdings 60 1 2364 53.50%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.11 B 425 K 89.8 B 22.85%
Weighting of Top 10 46.19% 10.5% 100.0% 41.41%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 8.28%
  2. Tesla Inc 6.50%
  3. Apple Inc 6.17%
  4. Microsoft Corp 4.99%
  5. Facebook Inc A 4.48%
  6. NVIDIA Corp 4.06%
  7. Netflix Inc 3.40%
  8. Visa Inc Class A 2.94%
  9. Mastercard Inc A 2.93%
  10. Salesforce.com Inc 2.76%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PJFAX % Rank
Stocks
99.36% 48.25% 116.73% 35.81%
Cash
0.64% -12.08% 51.74% 59.12%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 89.05%
Other
0.00% -17.43% 18.94% 88.32%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.97% 86.93%
Bonds
0.00% -0.42% 9.62% 86.97%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PJFAX % Rank
Technology
36.24% 0.00% 53.57% 29.20%
Consumer Cyclical
26.66% 0.00% 48.24% 2.70%
Communication Services
18.32% 0.00% 67.67% 15.33%
Financial Services
8.48% 0.00% 41.61% 64.60%
Healthcare
6.05% 0.00% 69.42% 95.69%
Consumer Defense
2.86% 0.00% 19.68% 62.55%
Industrials
1.08% 0.00% 29.16% 92.92%
Real Estate
0.31% 0.00% 23.28% 74.45%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.79% 91.61%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 19.81% 92.19%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 13.33% 95.18%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PJFAX % Rank
US
88.45% 46.80% 116.11% 75.91%
Non US
10.91% 0.00% 36.31% 15.33%

PJFAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PJFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.03% 0.01% 23.28% 48.64%
Management Fee 0.57% 0.00% 1.50% 37.35%
12b-1 Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.00% 60.16%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

PJFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 0.50% 8.50% 60.80%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

PJFAX 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.

PJFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 43.00% 0.00% 464.00% 52.38%

PJFAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.94% 88.70%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High PJFAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.24% -8.87% 2.43% 68.67%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PJFAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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PJFAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Spiros “Sig” Segalas


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 1999

21.76

21.8%

Spiros "Sig" Segalas is one of the founders of Jennison Associates. In addition to managing institutional portfolios, he has managed the Harbor Capital Appreciation Fund since May 1990. He is also co-manager of the Prudential Jennison Blend Fund, Prudential Jennison Growth Fund, Prudential Jennison 20/20 Focus Fund, and the Prudential Jennison Select Growth Fund. Sig and his Large Cap Growth team have received numerous industry accolades over the years. Sig began his investment career as a research analyst with Bankers Trust Company in 1960 and was responsible for technology, aerospace, and conglomerate securities. In 1963, he was appointed group head of the technology group; in 1967, he was asked to manage a newly introduced commingled emerging growth fund, The Supplemental Equity Fund, for the bank's institutional clients. He was also appointed to the bank's investment policy group. Sig received a BA from Princeton University, after which he served as an officer in the US Navy. He also spent some time in the shipping and construction industries before joining Bankers Trust.

Kathleen McCarragher


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 1999

21.76

21.8%

Kathleen A. McCarragher is a managing director, the head of growth equity, and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. She joined Jennison Associates in May 1998. Prior to Jennison, Kathleen spent six years with Weiss, Peck & Greer, where she was a managing director and the director of large cap growth equities. In addition, Kathleen spent 10 years with State Street Research & Management, initially as a research analyst responsible for health care, transports, and financials and then as a portfolio manager and member of the investment committee. She received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, summa cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Ms. McCarragher began her investment career in 1982.

Michael Del Balso


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2000

20.52

20.5%

Michael Del Balso is a managing director, the director of research for growth equity, and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. He joined Jennison Associates in May 1972 as a research analyst. He has been director of research for growth equity since 1994 and became a portfolio manager in 1999. Michael came to Jennison after four years with White, Weld & Company, where he was a vice president, stockholder and followed growth companies with emphasis on the consumer area. He received a BS in industrial administration from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia University.

Natasha Kuhlkin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2019

1.5

1.5%

Natasha Kuhlkin, CFA, is a managing director and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager and research analyst. She joined Jennison Associates in May 2004. Prior to Jennison, Natasha was an equity research analyst at Palisade Capital Management, covering the consumer staples and cyclicals sectors. From 1998 to 2003, Natasha was with Evergreen Investment Management, where she was an analyst for the Evergreen Small Cap Value Fund. She received a BS, magna cum laude, in accounting from Binghamton University.

Rebecca Irwin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2019

1.5

1.5%

Rebecca Irwin, Managing Director Rebecca is a large cap growth equity portfolio manager and research analyst. She joined Jennison in 2006. Previously, she worked as a health care analyst at Viking Global Investors. In the decade before Viking, she was with UBS and Salomon Smith Barney. Before that, she was a corporate associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. Rebecca received a BA in economics from Queen’s University at Kingston, an LLB from the University of Toronto, and an LLM from Harvard Law School.

Blair Boyer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2019

1.5

1.5%

Blair A. Boyer is a managing director Co-Head of Large Cap Growth Equity and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. He joined Jennison Associates in March 1993. Prior to joining the Growth Equity team in 2003, Blair co-managed international equity portfolios for 10 years. During his tenure as an international equity portfolio manager, he managed the Jennison International Growth Fund from its inception in March 2000. Blair managed international equity portfolios at Bleichroeder from 1989 to 1993. Prior to that, he was a research analyst and then a senior portfolio manager in the Verus Capital division at Bleichroeder beginning in 1983. He received a BA in economics from Bucknell University and an MBA in finance from New York University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 52.87 7.74 0.83
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