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STAFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 19.3%
  • Net Assets $1.12 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 50.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$48.79
$31.43
$55.54

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.18%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 34.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$70.35

+2.54%

$253.44 B

0.25%

$0.17

4.16%

0.64%

$323.59

+3.01%

$148.88 B

0.55%

$1.74

1.49%

0.20%

$259.73

+2.71%

$143.37 B

0.51%

$1.28

1.13%

0.04%

$133.74

+2.66%

$143.37 B

-

$0.00

2.48%

0.17%

$16.85

+2.37%

$131.88 B

-

$0.00

0.54%

0.86%

STAFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Wells Fargo Large Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jul 30, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Thomas Ognar

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of large-capitalization companies and up to 25% of its total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers, through ADRs and similar investments. It invests in equity securities of large-capitalization companies that the advisor believes have prospects for robust and sustainable growth of revenues and earnings. The advisor defines large-capitalization companies as those with market capitalizations within the range of the Russell 1000® Index at the time of purchase.


STAFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period STAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.6% -3.1% 49.1% 66.91%
1 Yr 24.3% -9.0% 131.7% 74.46%
3 Yr 16.2%* -1.2% 45.9% 59.21%
5 Yr 19.3%* -2.1% 45.4% 55.47%
10 Yr 14.6%* 6.9% 23.9% 58.80%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period STAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 15.2% -67.0% 145.0% 80.85%
2019 20.5% -28.8% 76.0% 68.95%
2018 -22.9% -64.5% 19.1% 93.13%
2017 7.8% -68.7% 64.3% 91.13%
2016 -7.4% -56.6% 15.3% 83.76%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period STAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.6% -2.3% 49.1% 68.16%
1 Yr 17.2% -9.0% 131.7% 89.53%
3 Yr 13.9%* -3.1% 45.9% 72.59%
5 Yr 17.9%* -3.3% 45.4% 69.12%
10 Yr 13.9%* 6.9% 23.9% 68.96%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period STAFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 15.2% -67.0% 145.0% 80.85%
2019 20.5% -28.8% 76.0% 69.11%
2018 -22.9% -64.5% 29.5% 95.12%
2017 7.8% -24.8% 64.3% 96.27%
2016 -7.4% -56.6% 17.1% 94.18%

NAV & Total Return History


STAFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

STAFX Category Low Category High STAFX % Rank
Net Assets 1.12 B 10.3 K 253 B 53.11%
Number of Holdings 62 1 2486 52.17%
Net Assets in Top 10 588 M 213 K 96.2 B 50.77%
Weighting of Top 10 50.66% 10.4% 100.0% 17.83%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 9.70%
  2. Microsoft Corp 8.93%
  3. PayPal Holdings Inc 5.10%
  4. Facebook Inc A 5.01%
  5. Apple Inc 4.82%
  6. Mastercard Inc A 4.40%
  7. Alphabet Inc A 3.73%
  8. MarketAxess Holdings Inc 3.55%
  9. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.36%
  10. Visa Inc Class A 2.90%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High STAFX % Rank
Stocks
99.97% 51.91% 142.50% 11.51%
Cash
0.03% -42.50% 48.09% 86.98%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.09% 90.14%
Other
0.00% -5.20% 21.26% 89.55%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 15.24% 88.45%
Bonds
0.00% -0.67% 31.29% 88.49%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High STAFX % Rank
Technology
30.75% 0.00% 88.27% 58.50%
Financial Services
16.48% 0.00% 41.22% 8.31%
Consumer Cyclical
15.39% 0.00% 38.89% 57.03%
Communication Services
12.33% 0.00% 68.14% 60.93%
Healthcare
9.84% 0.00% 61.09% 85.80%
Industrials
9.14% 0.00% 30.46% 18.98%
Basic Materials
4.56% 0.00% 19.40% 5.74%
Real Estate
0.79% 0.00% 22.68% 63.94%
Consumer Defense
0.72% 0.00% 19.50% 87.34%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 10.98% 92.27%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.46% 92.49%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High STAFX % Rank
US
97.20% 11.18% 140.12% 27.67%
Non US
2.77% 0.00% 82.96% 62.03%

STAFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

STAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.18% 0.01% 23.28% 36.82%
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.50% 66.03%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 18.05%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% 87.36%

Sales Fees

STAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.25% 8.50% 43.01%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

STAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 5.00% 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.

STAFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 34.00% 0.00% 358.00% 40.57%

STAFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

STAFX Category Low Category High STAFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.86% 89.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

STAFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

STAFX Category Low Category High STAFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.24% -56.00% 1.99% 64.20%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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STAFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Thomas Ognar


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2005

16.09

16.1%

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

12.78

12.8%

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

Dec 01, 2017

3.17

3.2%

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
0.07 53.12 7.71 1.08