For Institutional Investors in the US

JVTIX Venture Fund

Our in-depth fundamental research seeks resilient small-cap companies using their competitive advantages to grow over a multi-year time frame

NAV
$107.65
As of 02/26/2021

1-Day Change
-$0.20 (-0.19%)
As of 02/26/2021

YTD Return
3.93%
As of 02/26/2021

Morningstar Analyst Rating
Morningstar Analyst Rating				Silver
As of 01/31/2021

Overview

ABOUT THIS FUND

A moderately positioned U.S. small-cap growth fund seeking to provide consistent relative returns with lower volatility than the index. Invests in small-cap companies with differentiated business models and sustainable competitive advantages that we believe are positioned to grow market share regardless of economic conditions.

WHY INVEST IN THIS FUND

Unique Business Models
Seeks small-cap companies that are differentiated from competitors – differentiated business model, innovative approach or unique products or services – that are using their competitive advantages to grow over a multi-year time frame.

Deep, Specialized Team
In-depth fundamental research supported by a broad team of analysts and a team of small-mid cap specialists, and a portfolio management team with experience identifying small-cap companies early in their life cycle.

Moderate Approach to Growth
Offers potential for capital appreciation through exposure to small and fast growing companies with a focus on resilient business models positioned to weather a variety of market environments.

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.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Jonathan Coleman, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Industry since 1994. Joined Firm in 1994.

Scott Stutzman, CFA

Portfolio Manager | Research Analyst

Industry since 2001. Joined Firm in 2007.

Performance

RETURNS (%) (As of 12/31/2020)
Venture Fund - Class I Shares Russell 2000® Growth Index Russell 2000® Index
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(04/30/1985)
Venture Fund - Class I Shares 27.84 31.70 31.70 17.22 16.52 14.89 12.74
Russell 2000® Growth Index 29.61 34.63 34.63 16.20 16.36 13.48 9.05
Russell 2000® Index 31.37 19.96 19.96 10.25 13.26 11.20 9.98
RETURNS (%) (As of 01/31/2021)
Venture Fund - Class I Shares Russell 2000® Growth Index Russell 2000® Index
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(04/30/1985)
Venture Fund - Class I Shares 26.06 0.60 33.84 15.65 18.93 14.85 12.73
Russell 2000® Growth Index 34.83 4.82 42.69 16.54 20.19 14.08 9.17
Russell 2000® Index 35.15 5.03 30.17 11.11 16.50 11.78 10.10
CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS (%)
Venture Fund - Class I Shares Russell 2000® Growth Index
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Venture Fund - Class I Shares 2.18 17.33 42.00 10.40 -0.72 7.23 24.35 -6.55 30.87 31.70
Russell 2000® Growth Index -2.91 14.59 43.30 5.60 -1.38 11.32 22.17 -9.31 28.48 34.63

MORNINGSTAR PERCENTILE

(As Of 12/31/2020)
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR SINCE INCEPTION
Percentile Ranking 61 53 58 30 8
Small Growth Category|Rank/Count 399/623 340/605 366/581 179/528 5/50
(As Of 01/31/2021)
1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR SINCE INCEPTION
Percentile Ranking 66 62 63 34 8
Small Growth Category|Rank/Count 417/621 376/601 368/577 196/525 5/50

RETURNS-BASED STATISTICS (As of 02/28/2021 Class I Shares)

RISK / REWARD
VS. Russell 2000® Growth Index
3YR 5YR
Information Ratio -0.22 -0.31
Alpha 0.07 0.31
Tracking Error 4.13 4.12
Beta 0.94 0.92
R-squared (%) 97.53 96.24
UP/DOWN MARKET CAPTURE (%)
VS. Russell 2000® Growth Index
3YR 5YR
Up Capture Ratio 89.51 88.85
Down Capture Ratio 90.25 87.38
STANDARD DEVIATION 3YR 5YR
Venture Fund 24.19 19.50
Russell 2000® Growth Index 25.49 20.77
SHARPE RATIO 3YR 5YR
Venture Fund 0.58 0.91
Russell 2000® Growth Index 0.59 0.92
ANNUAL FEES & EXPENSES (As of Fiscal Year End, 09/30/2020)
CLASS I SHARES
Management Fees 0.64%
Other Expenses 0.11%
Total Gross Expenses 0.75%
Waivers 0.00%
Total Net Expenses 0.75%

Portfolio

Index represents the Russell 2000® Growth Index.

Top Holdings (As of 01/31/2021)
% of Fund
Catalent Inc 3.17
Nice Ltd (ADR) 2.77
j2 Global Inc 1.63
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc 1.52
LPL Financial Holdings Inc 1.50
Redfin Corp 1.49
Paylocity Holding Corp 1.48
Terminix Global Holdings Inc 1.44
Descartes Systems Group Inc 1.44
Sensient Technologies Corp 1.38
Total 17.82
View Full Holdings
Portfolio Characteristics (As of 02/28/2021)
  FUND INDEX
Number of Holdings
Equity Issues
132 1123
Market Capitalization
Weighted Average
$6.62B $4.38B
Portfolio Turnover Rate
(1-year trailing)
21.79% -
Price/Earnings Ratio
(1-year forward)
39.60 37.23
Price/Book Ratio
(1-year forward)
6.75 8.56
Earnings Growth Rate
(1-year forward)
4.03% 6.37%
Sector Allocation % OF FUND % of Index % OF FUND % of Index (As of 01/31/2021)
Health Care 31.45 34.60
Information Technology 29.21 20.96
Industrials 12.51 14.32
Consumer Discretionary 7.72 13.74
Financials 5.01 3.65
Materials 3.98 2.27
Real Estate 2.93 3.45
Consumer Staples 1.64 3.03
Communication Services 1.13 2.24
Cash & Equivalents 4.42 -
Regional Allocations % OF FUND % of Index % OF FUND % of Index (As of January 31, 2021)
North America 87.38 99.78
Africa/Mideast 3.70 0.09
Europe 2.91 0.12
Asia/Pacific Ex Japan 1.12 0.01
Latin America 0.47 -
Cash & Equivalents 4.42 -
MARKET CAPITALIZATION RANGE OF EQUITY HOLDINGS % OF FUND % OF INDEX % OF FUND % OF INDEX (As of January 31, 2021)
$10B to $50B 20.15 5.82
$5B to $10B 24.56 28.75
$1B to $5B 43.58 57.27
$500M to $1B 5.40 5.43
$250M to $500M 0.91 1.87
N/A 0.98 0.11
Developed VS Emerging Markets % OF FUND % of Index % OF FUND % of Index (As of January 31, 2021)
U.S. 85.29 99.54
Non-U.S. Developed 8.70 0.44
Non-U.S. Emerging 1.59 0.02
Cash & Equivalents 4.42 -

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