JAGRX VIT Research Portfolio

Sector specialists conduct independent research to create a high-conviction portfolio of our best ideas in equities, regardless of market cap, geography or sub-sector

NAV
$39.22
As of 12/04/2019

1-Day Change
$0.14 (0.36%)
As of 12/04/2019

YTD Return
30.06%
As of 12/04/2019

Overview

ABOUT THIS PORTFOLIO

By investing in the best ideas from each global research sector team, this U.S. large-cap growth fund seeks long-term growth of capital with volatility similar to its peers. Our analysts 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. All ideas and position sizes are debated and fully vetted before entry into the portfolio.

Minimize the Macro

The 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 09/30/2019)
VIT Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares Russell 1000® Growth Index S&P 500® Index Core Growth Index
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(09/13/1993)
VIT Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares 0.05% 23.06% 3.28% 14.52% 11.58% 12.61% 8.63%
Russell 1000® Growth Index 1.49% 23.30% 3.71% 16.89% 13.39% 14.94% 9.57%
S&P 500® Index 1.70% 20.55% 4.25% 13.39% 10.84% 13.24% 9.55%
Core Growth Index 1.60% 21.93% 4.00% 15.15% 12.12% 14.10% 9.60%
RETURNS (%) (As of 11/30/2019)
VIT Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares Russell 1000® Growth Index S&P 500® Index Core Growth Index
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(09/13/1993)
VIT Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares 6.81% 31.65% 20.49% 18.19% 11.62% 13.05% 8.86%
Russell 1000® Growth Index 7.39% 32.40% 21.01% 19.79% 13.71% 15.23% 9.80%
S&P 500® Index 7.86% 27.63% 16.11% 14.88% 10.98% 13.44% 9.72%
Core Growth Index 7.63% 30.01% 18.55% 17.33% 12.35% 14.34% 9.80%
CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS (%)
VIT Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares Russell 1000® Growth Index
 
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
VIT Research Portfolio - Class IS Shares 36.35 14.52 -5.30 18.59 30.34 12.99 5.35 0.50 27.88 -2.58
Russell 1000® Growth Index 37.21 16.71 2.64 15.26 33.48 13.05 5.67 7.08 30.21 -1.51

MORNINGSTAR PERCENTILE

(As Of 09/30/2019)
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR SINCE INCEPTION
Percentile Ranking 36 53 45 65 62
Large Growth Category|Rank/Count 503/1407 710/1346 607/1287 758/1126 285/435
(As Of 10/31/2019)
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR SINCE INCEPTION
Percentile Ranking 34 54 50 64 63
Large Growth Category|Rank/Count 458/1389 726/1333 648/1273 751/1115 285/438
GROWTH OF A HYPOTHETICAL INVESTMENT

RETURNS-BASED STATISTICS (As of 10/31/2019 Inst Shares)

RISK / REWARD
VS. Russell 1000® Growth Index
3YR 5YR
Information Ratio -1.05 -0.83
Alpha -1.84 -1.69
Tracking Error 2.54 2.57
Beta 0.98 0.99
R-squared (%) 96.27 96.08
UP/DOWN MARKET CAPTURE (%)
VS. Russell 1000® Growth Index
3YR 5YR
Up Capture Ratio 89.51 92.52
Down Capture Ratio 97.14 102.36
STANDARD DEVIATION 3YR 5YR
VIT Research Portfolio 13.06 12.95
Russell 1000® Growth Index 13.13 12.88
SHARPE RATIO 3YR 5YR
VIT Research Portfolio 1.12 0.80
Russell 1000® Growth Index 1.32 0.97
ANNUAL FEES & EXPENSES (As of Fiscal Year End, 12/31/2018)
INSTITUTIONAL SHARES
Management Fees 0.48%
12b-1 Fees -
Other Expenses 0.10%
Total Gross Expenses 0.58%
Total Net Expenses 0.58%

Portfolio

Index represents the Russell 1000® Growth Index.

(As of 10/31/2019)
% of Portfolio
Microsoft Corp 6.37
Amazon.com Inc 6.23
Alphabet Inc 5.85
Apple Inc 3.94
Facebook Inc 3.50
Visa Inc 3.21
Mastercard Inc 2.98
Adobe Inc 2.70
salesforce.com Inc 2.56
Merck & Co Inc 2.20
Total 39.54
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Portfolio Characteristics (As of 10/31/2019)
  PORTFOLIO INDEX
Number of Holdings
Equity Issues
89 529
Market Capitalization
Weighted Average
$312.78B $349.37B
Portfolio Turnover Rate
(1-year trailing)
42.51% -
Price/Earnings Ratio
(1-year forward)
32.69 25.83
Price/Book Ratio
(1-year forward)
8.33 10.25
Earnings Growth Rate
(1-year forward)
8.00% 9.03%

Research Sector Allocations % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index (As of 10/31/2019)
Information Technology 35.76 37.91
Health Care 14.93 14.64
Communication Services 13.65 11.57
Consumer Discretionary 13.61 14.21
Industrials 8.95 9.59
Consumer Staples 3.50 4.82
Financials 3.04 3.12
Real Estate 2.98 2.47
Materials 2.74 1.41
Energy 0.21 0.26
Utilities 0.13 -
Cash & Equivalents 0.50 -
Regional Allocations % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index (As of 10/31/2019)
North America 99.50 99.65
Cash & Equivalents 0.50 -
MARKET CAPITALIZATION RANGE OF EQUITY HOLDINGS % OF PORTFOLIO % OF INDEX % OF PORTFOLIO % OF INDEX (As of 10/31/2019)
Over $100B 55.30 59.25
$50B to $100B 14.49 14.98
$10B to $50B 23.85 20.26
$5B to $10B 4.78 4.76
$1B to $5B 1.08 0.75
Developed VS Emerging Markets % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index % OF PORTFOLIO % of Index (As of 10/31/2019)
U.S. 99.50 99.64
Cash & Equivalents 0.50 -

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