SGRNX: Wells Fargo Growth Inst

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SGRNX Wells Fargo Growth Inst


Profile

SGRNX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.5%
  • Net Assets $5.46 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$54.07
$32.09
$58.45

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.85%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 39.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Wells Fargo Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date
    Feb 24, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Thomas Ognar

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities and up to 25% of the fund's total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers through ADRs and similar investments. It invests principally in equity securities of companies that the advisor believes have prospects for robust and sustainable growth of revenues and earnings. The fund may invest in the equity securities of companies of any market capitalization.


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Performance

SGRNX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SGRNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.0% -91.6% 86.2% 20.25%
1 Yr 21.7% -92.0% 115.1% 42.13%
3 Yr 3.8%* -59.0% 39.7% 70.68%
5 Yr 1.5%* -41.4% 33.3% 83.43%
10 Yr 6.0%* -18.4% 17.5% 69.99%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SGRNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.0% -67.9% 49.9% 41.63%
2018 -15.0% -65.5% 10.6% 64.84%
2017 6.2% -46.3% 52.2% 92.03%
2016 -16.0% -56.6% 15.3% 95.15%
2015 -9.2% -82.5% 11.4% 81.70%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SGRNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.0% -91.6% 86.2% 20.25%
1 Yr 21.7% -92.0% 115.1% 42.13%
3 Yr 3.8%* -57.9% 39.7% 83.47%
5 Yr 1.5%* -38.8% 33.3% 92.10%
10 Yr 6.0%* -17.0% 21.6% 89.50%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SGRNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.0% -67.9% 49.9% 41.71%
2018 -15.0% -65.5% 16.5% 76.89%
2017 6.2% -28.2% 52.2% 96.87%
2016 -16.0% -56.6% 17.1% 97.39%
2015 -9.2% -38.0% 17.3% 90.90%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

SGRNX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SGRNX Category Low Category High SGRNX % Rank
Net Assets 5.46 B 818 K 235 B 26.76%
Number of Holdings 96 2 2263 27.69%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.12 B 399 K 71.6 B 27.07%
Weighting of Top 10 41.46% 13.5% 100.0% 69.37%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 9.78%
  2. Microsoft Corp 6.14%
  3. Alphabet Inc A 4.92%
  4. Apple Inc 3.62%
  5. Mastercard Inc A 3.28%
  6. Facebook Inc A 3.02%
  7. Envestnet Inc 2.80%
  8. Visa Inc Class A 2.72%
  9. MarketAxess Holdings Inc 2.59%
  10. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.59%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SGRNX % Rank
Stocks
99.92% 60.93% 103.32% 12.06%
Cash
0.08% -5.73% 39.07% 85.92%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 79.97%
Other
0.00% -1.64% 18.70% 79.51%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.70% 77.11%
Bonds
0.00% -0.48% 13.73% 78.73%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SGRNX % Rank
Technology
31.10% 4.67% 54.73% 50.12%
Healthcare
14.51% 0.00% 60.93% 52.98%
Consumer Cyclical
13.78% 0.00% 44.53% 66.43%
Financial Services
13.71% 0.00% 41.40% 23.67%
Communication Services
13.62% 0.00% 34.83% 39.37%
Industrials
9.19% 0.00% 24.88% 16.78%
Basic Materials
1.54% 0.00% 13.33% 44.55%
Consumer Defense
1.51% 0.00% 19.15% 79.89%
Real Estate
1.04% 0.00% 22.16% 66.20%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.79% 85.54%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 7.94% 86.31%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SGRNX % Rank
US
97.32% 60.93% 100.05% 24.67%
Non US
2.60% 0.00% 18.83% 65.89%

Expenses

SGRNX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SGRNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.85% 0.01% 24.73% 68.76%
Management Fee 0.70% 0.00% 1.40% 67.44%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 11.44%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% 62.08%

Sales Fees

SGRNX 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

SGRNX 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.

SGRNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 39.00% 0.00% 464.00% 45.01%

Distributions

SGRNX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SGRNX Category Low Category High SGRNX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.69% 77.54%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SGRNX Category Low Category High SGRNX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.03% -8.87% 2.43% 54.47%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

SGRNX 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

SGRNX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Thomas Ognar


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2002

18.35

18.4%

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 v 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.

Joseph Eberhardy


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 25, 2008

12.36

12.4%

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.

Robert Gruendyke


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 28, 2020

0.09

0.1%

Robert Gruendyke is an associate portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM), covering the technology, financial, and health care sectors. Before joining WFAM in 2008, Bob served as a senior research associate, and earlier, as a senior compliance adviser, for Raymond James Financial. Prior to that, he served as a financial consultant for AG Edwards and Sons, where he began his investment industry career in 1999. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and history from Duke University. Bob has earned the right to use the CFA designation.

Tenure Analysis

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