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WFPDX Wells Fargo Premier Large Co Gr Adm

  • Fund
  • WFPDX
  • Price as of: May 10, 2019
  • $13.91 + $0.04 + 0.29%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

WFPDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • Net Assets $2.45 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.91
$10.47
$16.35

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.07%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 45.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000,000

IRA

$1,000,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 23.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.22%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Wells Fargo Premier Large Company Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Wells Fargo Funds
  • Inception Date Jul 16, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Thomas C. Ognar

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of large-capitalization companies and up to 20% of the fund's total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers, including ADRs and similar investments. It invests principally in equity securities of large-capitalization companies, which the advisor defines as securities of companies with market capitalizations within the range of the Russell 1000® Index at the time of purchase.

WFPDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.0% -7.9% 26.7% 1.57%
1 Yr -6.4% -63.9% 13.6% 54.02%
3 Yr 0.0%* -38.0% 20.9% 84.54%
5 Yr -0.1%* -30.7% 21.4% 69.50%
10 Yr N/A* -12.3% 17.3% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.7% -65.5% 5.0% 65.18%
2017 4.7% -24.8% 41.0% 93.57%
2016 -13.0% -56.6% 18.1% 90.98%
2015 -4.5% -38.0% 11.4% 54.20%
2014 7.2% -52.4% 105.4% 20.64%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.0% 0.0% 26.7% 1.57%
1 Yr -6.4% -63.9% 26.9% 70.98%
3 Yr 0.0%* -38.0% 27.3% 94.17%
5 Yr -0.1%* -30.7% 30.0% 91.59%
10 Yr N/A* -12.3% 19.0% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WFPDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.7% -65.5% 16.5% 77.34%
2017 4.7% -24.8% 48.9% 98.15%
2016 -13.0% -56.6% 26.8% 96.29%
2015 -4.5% -38.0% 17.3% 84.08%
2014 7.2% -52.4% 120.7% 64.20%

NAV & Total Return History

WFPDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WFPDX Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank
Net Assets 2.45 B 898 K 195 B 39.13%
Number of Holdings 86 6 2046 34.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 878 M 519 K 54.6 B 41.05%
Weighting of Top 10 36.40% 12.8% 2580.2% 57.73%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 6.92%

  2. Alphabet Inc A 6.12%

  3. Microsoft Corp 4.56%

  4. Visa Inc Class A 3.92%

  5. Mastercard Inc A 3.68%

  6. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.97%

  7. Microchip Technology Inc 2.61%

  8. Texas Instruments Inc 1.95%

  9. Union Pacific Corp 1.89%

  10. Salesforce.com Inc 1.79%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WFPDX % Rank
Stocks
96.40% 17.54% 113.56% 75.11%
Other
3.34% -13.96% 43.00% 1.48%
Cash
0.26% -2546.61% 57.26% 86.29%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.01% 56.86%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.57% 51.62%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 2544.23% 52.14%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WFPDX % Rank
Technology
31.14% 0.00% 62.60% 47.25%
Consumer Cyclical
16.99% 0.00% 35.86% 39.91%
Financial Services
14.26% 0.00% 39.70% 37.21%
Industrials
12.62% 0.00% 25.15% 19.65%
Healthcare
12.31% 0.00% 96.81% 80.96%
Consumer Defense
4.15% 0.00% 16.35% 57.82%
Real Estate
2.13% 0.00% 9.48% 21.31%
Communication Services
1.28% 0.00% 14.60% 57.12%
Basic Materials
1.23% 0.00% 12.25% 64.37%
Energy
0.30% 0.00% 14.90% 64.63%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.76% 68.91%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WFPDX % Rank
US
91.99% 6.81% 113.56% 54.06%
Non US
4.41% 0.00% 91.58% 48.82%

WFPDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WFPDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.07% 0.00% 15.15% 50.31%
Management Fee 0.66% 0.00% 1.44% 57.47%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 10.54%
Administrative Fee 0.13% 0.00% 1.02% 60.96%

Sales Fees

WFPDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

WFPDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% N/A

Turnover 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.

WFPDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 45.00% 0.00% 650.00% 59.56%

WFPDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WFPDX Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 69.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WFPDX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WFPDX Category Low Category High WFPDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.22% -14.30% 2.62% 66.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WFPDX - Managers

Thomas C. Ognar

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 20, 2010

8.95

9.0%

Thomas Ognar is a managing director and senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Tom has oversight and portfolio management responsibility for the team’s Small Capitalization, All Capitalization and Large Capitalization Growth portfolios. He joined WFAM 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 M. Eberhardy

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 20, 2010

8.95

9.0%

Joseph Eberhardy is a senior portfolio manager for the Heritage Growth Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Joe joined WFAM 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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2017

1.41

1.4%

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

0.0

Category High

51.36

Category Average

8.53

Category Mode

0.0