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VALIC Company I Science & Technology

VCSTX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 29.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 29.4%
  • Net Assets $3.21 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 32.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$38.57
$27.72
$46.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 98.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare VCSTX to Popular Technology Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$190.76

+0.94%

$50.39 B

0.73%

$1.39

5.29%

0.10%

$372.50

+0.96%

$50.39 B

0.73%

$2.70

5.29%

0.10%

$139.03

+0.86%

$40.09 B

0.80%

$1.10

6.93%

0.13%

$28.19

+0.61%

$12.46 B

-

$0.00

3.95%

0.70%

$26.29

+1.04%

$12.07 B

-

$0.00

-2.16%

0.69%

VCSTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 29.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 29.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.19%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    VALIC Company I Science & Technology Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    VALIC
  • Inception Date
    Apr 29, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Walter Price

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in the common stocks of companies that are expected to benefit from the development, advancement, and use of science and/or technology. It may invest up to 50% of its total assets in foreign securities. The fund may invest up to 30% of its total assets in companies organized or headquartered in emerging market countries, but no more than 20% of its total assets may be invested in any one emerging market country.


VCSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -7.8% -73.9% 44.2% 96.15%
1 Yr 66.3% 35.3% 199.1% 45.75%
3 Yr 29.3%* 6.2% 50.8% 40.38%
5 Yr 29.4%* 5.2% 52.8% 48.72%
10 Yr 19.3%* 4.9% 22.9% 37.22%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 38.3% -63.4% 154.1% 57.33%
2019 12.8% -3.0% 63.7% 90.45%
2018 -9.3% -49.7% 16.4% 46.19%
2017 30.9% -17.3% 83.6% 42.86%
2016 -14.6% -17.1% 43.0% 98.84%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -7.8% -73.9% 44.2% 96.15%
1 Yr 66.3% 32.1% 199.1% 42.51%
3 Yr 29.3%* 4.9% 50.8% 37.56%
5 Yr 29.4%* 5.2% 52.8% 46.67%
10 Yr 19.3%* 4.9% 22.9% 34.44%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 38.3% -63.4% 154.1% 57.33%
2019 12.8% -3.0% 63.7% 90.45%
2018 -9.3% -49.7% 16.4% 61.42%
2017 30.9% -17.3% 83.6% 66.67%
2016 -14.6% -17.1% 43.0% 98.84%

NAV & Total Return History


VCSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VCSTX Category Low Category High VCSTX % Rank
Net Assets 3.21 B 1.73 M 50.4 B 22.47%
Number of Holdings 173 10 454 4.89%
Net Assets in Top 10 735 M 1.05 M 26.7 B 35.34%
Weighting of Top 10 32.57% 6.5% 100.0% 79.32%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc Class C 5.40%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 4.76%
  3. Microsoft Corp 4.62%
  4. Micron Technology Inc 3.33%
  5. Facebook Inc A 2.99%
  6. T. Rowe Price Gov. Reserve 2.72%
  7. Alphabet Inc A 2.69%
  8. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.46%
  9. Advanced Micro Devices Inc 2.33%
  10. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.30%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSTX % Rank
Stocks
95.22% 76.21% 100.14% 88.72%
Cash
4.21% -0.14% 23.79% 11.65%
Preferred Stocks
0.39% 0.00% 1.26% 1.50%
Other
0.17% -2.24% 15.13% 14.66%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 65.41%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.92% 68.05%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSTX % Rank
Technology
59.22% 2.92% 100.00% 60.90%
Communication Services
18.80% 0.00% 97.01% 21.80%
Consumer Cyclical
15.34% 0.00% 40.55% 12.78%
Financial Services
4.38% 0.00% 46.44% 43.61%
Industrials
1.46% 0.00% 44.51% 50.38%
Healthcare
0.75% 0.00% 33.02% 42.48%
Real Estate
0.05% 0.00% 9.74% 27.44%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.61% 64.66%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 1.44% 64.66%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 21.31% 73.68%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 11.35% 71.43%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSTX % Rank
US
75.26% 25.07% 99.98% 73.31%
Non US
19.96% 0.00% 72.90% 29.70%

VCSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.08% 8.45% 50.41%
Management Fee 0.87% 0.00% 1.95% 81.20%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.04% 0.50% 20.41%

Sales Fees

VCSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VCSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VCSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 98.00% 0.46% 359.00% 82.17%

VCSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCSTX Category Low Category High VCSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.73% 71.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VCSTX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCSTX Category Low Category High VCSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.19% -2.42% 2.28% 31.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VCSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Walter Price


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2005

15.62

15.6%

Mr. Price is a senior portfolio manager and managing director with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 1974. He is co-lead portfolio manager of the Global Technology strategy. He previously worked for Colonial Management, an investment advisory firm in Boston, where he became a senior analyst responsible for the chemical industry and the technology area.

Huachen Chen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 19, 2005

15.62

15.6%

Mr. Chen is a senior portfolio manager and a managing director with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 1984. He is co-lead portfolio manager of the Global Technology strategy. Mr. Chen previously worked for IBM and Intel Corporation, where he had responsibilities for semiconductor process engineering. Mr. Chen has a B.S. in materials science and engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a CFA charterholder.

John Averill


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 29, 2007

14.26

14.3%

John F. Averill, CFA, Senior Managing Director and Global Industry Analyst of Wellington Management, has been involved in portfolio management and securities analysis for the Portfolio since 2003. Mr. Averill joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 1994. John is a member of Wellington Management’s Global Industry Research Group. He is responsible for following the communication equipment and components sector and networking and storage companies. In addition to his coverage assignments, he is an active participant in the firm’s Technology Sector Team, which seeks to share insights on dynamics of the tech sector and its cycle. John’s professional background blends broad-based research with hands-on experience in the computer industry. Prior to joining the firm in 1994, he was at Eaton Vance (1990 – 1994). His research analysis covered industries ranging from banks to food stocks to telecommunications. Before that, he worked in the computer industry as a hardware design engineer at Data General (1986 – 1988). John received his MS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan, 1990) and his BS in electrical engineering, with distinction, from Cornell University (1986). Additionally, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Bruce Glazer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 29, 2007

14.26

14.3%

As a global industry analyst in Global Industry Research, Bruce conducts fundamental research on the computer and business service sectors. His specific areas of analysis include data center outsourcing, transaction/information processing, information technology professional services, and temporary staffing. Education M.B.A.,University of Pennsylvania Experience Joined Wellington Management Company in 1997 Began career in 1990

Kennard Allen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2009

12.33

12.3%

Ken Allen is a portfolio manager and investment analyst in the U.S. Equity Division at T. Rowe Price. Mr. Allen is a member of the Investment Advisory Committees for many of the firm's strategies with information technology investments. He also has portfolio management responsibilities in the firm's US Structured Research Equity Strategy. Mr. Allen is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Mr. Allen joined T. Rowe Price in 2000. He earned a B.A. in economics from Colby College.

Brian Barbetta


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2017

3.41

3.4%

Brian Barbetta, Senior Managing Director, and Global Industry Analyst of Wellington Management, joined the firm as an investment professional in 2012. Mr. Barbetta has been involved in portfolio management and securities analysis for the technology portion of the Fund since December 2017.

Michael Seidenberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2018

2.58

2.6%

Mr. Seidenberg is a portfolio manager, an analyst and a director with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2009. He is a member of the Global Technology team in the US. Before joining the firm, he worked at a number of hedge funds, including Pequot Capital and Andor Capital. Before that, Mr. Seidenberg covered a range of technology sectors at Citadel Investment Group. He has also worked in the software industry and at Oracle Corporation, and was previously at Roche Laboratories in pharmaceutical and biotechnology sales. Mr. Seidenberg has a B.S. in business administration from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. with concentrations in finance and accounting from Columbia Business School.

Jeffrey Wantman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2019

1.58

1.6%

Eunhak Bae


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2019

1.58

1.6%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 31.35 6.11 1.04