JAWGX VIT Global Research Portfolio

Our research team scours the globe to construct a portfolio of our best ideas in equities, regardless of market cap, geography or subsector

NAV
$58.24
As of 01/23/2020

1-Day Change
-$0.07 (-0.12%)
As of 01/23/2020

YTD Return
2.92%
As of 01/23/2020

Overview

ABOUT THIS PORTFOLIO

By investing in the best ideas from each global research sector team, this global large-cap growth portfolio seeks long-term growth of capital with volatility similar to its peers. Our analysts scour the globe to identify industry-leading companies with brand power, enduring business models and strong competitive positioning.

WHY INVEST IN THIS PORTFOLIO

Managed by Sector Experts
Our teams of dedicated sector specialists conduct independent, differentiated research to construct unique sector portfolios that are combined to form a diversified fund. This design allows investors to benefit directly from the insights and expertise of Janus Henderson’s equity research team.

Pure Stock Picking Approach
Each of our experienced global sector teams builds a high-conviction portfolio of their best ideas, regardless of market cap, geography or sub-sector. All ideas and position sizes are debated and fully vetted before entry into the portfolio.

Minimize the Macro
This Portfolio's disciplined investment process is designed to minimize macro risks by aligning sector allocations with the benchmark. This allows fundamental, bottom-up stock selection within each sector to be the primary driver of returns.

Knowledge. Shared

At Janus Henderson, we believe in the sharing of expert insight for better investment and business decisions. We call this ethos Knowledge. Shared.

Performance

RETURNS (%) (As of 12/31/2019)
VIT Global Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares MSCI World Index℠ MSCI All Country World Index℠
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(09/13/1993)
VIT Global Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares 9.36 29.04 29.04 15.15 8.77 9.69 8.52
MSCI World Index℠ 8.56 27.67 27.67 12.57 8.74 9.47 7.24
MSCI All Country World Index℠ 8.95 26.60 26.60 12.44 8.41 8.79 -
RETURNS (%) (As of 12/31/2019)
VIT Global Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares MSCI World Index℠ MSCI All Country World Index℠
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(09/13/1993)
VIT Global Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares 9.36 29.04 29.04 15.15 8.77 9.69 8.52
MSCI World Index℠ 8.56 27.67 27.67 12.57 8.74 9.47 7.24
MSCI All Country World Index℠ 8.95 26.60 26.60 12.44 8.41 8.79 -
CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS (%)
VIT Global Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares MSCI World Index℠
 
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
VIT Global Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares 37.70 15.83 -13.74 20.08 28.43 7.44 -2.29 2.07 27.03 -6.87
MSCI World Index℠ 29.99 11.76 -5.54 15.83 26.68 4.94 -0.87 7.51 22.40 -8.71

MORNINGSTAR PERCENTILE

(As Of 12/31/2019)
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR SINCE INCEPTION
Percentile Ranking 28 21 33 34 30
World Large Stock Category|Rank/Count 287/897 208/799 262/723 187/507 66/143
(As Of 12/31/2019)
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR SINCE INCEPTION
Percentile Ranking 28 21 33 34 30
World Large Stock Category|Rank/Count 287/897 208/799 262/723 187/507 66/143
GROWTH OF A HYPOTHETICAL INVESTMENT

RETURNS-BASED STATISTICS (As of 12/31/2019 Inst Shares)

RISK / REWARD
VS. MSCI World Index℠
3YR 5YR
Information Ratio 0.94 0.01
Alpha 1.95 -0.24
Tracking Error 2.73 3.00
Beta 1.03 1.04
R-squared (%) 94.93 94.41
UP/DOWN MARKET CAPTURE (%)
VS. MSCI World Index℠
3YR 5YR
Up Capture Ratio 110.72 104.14
Down Capture Ratio 98.27 105.73
STANDARD DEVIATION 3YR 5YR
VIT Global Research Portfolio 12.00 12.53
MSCI World Index℠ 11.29 11.68
SHARPE RATIO 3YR 5YR
VIT Global Research Portfolio 1.13 0.62
MSCI World Index℠ 0.97 0.66
ANNUAL FEES & EXPENSES (As of Fiscal Year End, 12/31/2018)
INSTITUTIONAL SHARES
Management Fees 0.51%
12b-1 Fees -
Other Expenses 0.09%
Total Gross Expenses 0.60%
Total Net Expenses 0.60%

Portfolio

Index represents the MSCI World Index℠.

Top Holdings (As of 12/31/2019)
% of Portfolio
Amazon.com Inc 2.67
JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.49
Alphabet Inc 2.34
Mastercard Inc 2.11
Visa Inc 1.95
Adobe Inc 1.77
British American Tobacco PLC 1.68
ASML Holding NV 1.68
Unilever NV 1.64
Constellation Brands Inc 1.63
Total 19.96
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Portfolio Characteristics (As of 12/31/2019)
  PORTFOLIO INDEX
Number of Holdings
Equity Issues
104 1646
Market Capitalization
Weighted Average
$173.98B $199.96B
Portfolio Turnover Rate
(1-year trailing)
35.77% -
Price/Earnings Ratio
(1-year forward)
24.41 21.41
Price/Book Ratio
(1-year forward)
6.03 4.30
Earnings Growth Rate
(1-year forward)
7.58% 4.77%

Research Sector Allocations % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index (As of 12/31/2019)
Financials 21.17 21.05
Industrials & Materials 16.88 16.97
Consumer 16.63 16.59
Technology 13.89 14.04
Health Care 13.02 13.13
Communications 9.98 9.87
Energy & Utilities 8.29 8.35
Cash & Equivalents 0.14 -
Regional Allocations % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index (As of 12/31/2019)
North America 66.99 66.48
Europe 19.69 21.23
Asia/Pacific Ex Japan 9.41 3.93
Japan 3.77 8.17
Cash & Equivalents 0.14 -
MARKET CAPITALIZATION RANGE OF EQUITY HOLDINGS % OF PORTFOLIO % OF INDEX % OF PORTFOLIO % OF INDEX (As of 12/31/2019)
Over $100B 40.99 41.66
$50B to $100B 21.68 16.87
$10B to $50B 31.80 34.59
$5B to $10B 5.26 5.83
$1B to $5B 0.13 0.83
Developed VS Emerging Markets % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index (As of 12/31/2019)
U.S. 62.87 63.11
Non-U.S. Developed 30.36 36.89
Non-U.S. Emerging 6.63 -
Cash & Equivalents 0.14 -

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