JANVX 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
$77.35
As of 05/29/2020

1-Day Change
$0.53 (0.69%)
As of 05/29/2020

YTD Return
-6.25%
As of 05/29/2020

Morningstar Rating

As of 04/30/2020

Morningstar Analyst Rating
Morningstar Analyst Rating				 Silver
As of 04/30/2020

Closed to new investors.

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 03/31/2020)
Venture Fund - Class D Shares Russell 2000® Growth Index Russell 2000® Index
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(04/30/1985)
Venture Fund - Class D Shares -25.80 -25.80 -19.62 1.84 2.75 10.20 11.18
Russell 2000® Growth Index -25.76 -25.76 -18.58 0.10 1.70 8.89 7.41
Russell 2000® Index -30.61 -30.61 -23.99 -4.64 -0.25 6.90 8.49
RETURNS (%) (As of 04/30/2020)
Venture Fund - Class D Shares Russell 2000® Growth Index Russell 2000® Index
 
3M YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR Since Inception
(04/30/1985)
Venture Fund - Class D Shares -13.58 -14.45 -10.08 6.10 6.38 11.58 11.60
Russell 2000® Growth Index -13.76 -14.71 -9.22 4.21 5.19 9.96 7.82
Russell 2000® Index -18.47 -21.08 -16.39 -0.82 2.88 7.69 8.87
CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS (%)
Venture Fund - Class D Shares Russell 2000® Growth Index
 
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Venture Fund - Class D Shares 27.07 2.20 17.22 41.89 10.32 -0.79 7.18 24.28 -6.60 30.79
Russell 2000® Growth Index 29.09 -2.91 14.59 43.30 5.60 -1.38 11.32 22.17 -9.31 28.48
GROWTH OF A HYPOTHETICAL INVESTMENT

RETURNS-BASED STATISTICS (As of 04/30/2020 Class I Shares)

RISK / REWARD
VS. Russell 2000® Growth Index
3YR 5YR
Information Ratio 0.57 0.35
Alpha 1.99 1.46
Tracking Error 3.36 3.56
Beta 0.95 0.93
R-squared (%) 97.86 97.08
UP/DOWN MARKET CAPTURE (%)
VS. Russell 2000® Growth Index
3YR 5YR
Up Capture Ratio 91.58 91.93
Down Capture Ratio 85.88 87.56
STANDARD DEVIATION 3YR 5YR
Venture Fund 21.40 18.99
Russell 2000® Growth Index 22.40 20.16
SHARPE RATIO 3YR 5YR
Venture Fund 0.20 0.28
Russell 2000® Growth Index 0.11 0.20
ANNUAL FEES & EXPENSES (As of Fiscal Year End, 09/30/2019)
CLASS D SHARES
Management Fees 0.64%
12b-1 Fees -
Other Expenses 0.16%
Total Gross Expenses 0.80%
Waivers 0.00%
Total Net Expenses 0.80%

Portfolio

Index represents the Russell 2000® Growth Index.

Top Holdings (As of 04/30/2020)
% of Fund
Catalent Inc 3.53
Nice Ltd (ADR) 2.91
Clarivate Analytics PLC 2.14
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc 1.91
j2 Global Inc 1.83
Descartes Systems Group Inc 1.66
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc 1.59
CSW Industrials Inc 1.57
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc 1.48
RealPage Inc 1.46
Total 20.08
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Portfolio Characteristics (As of 04/30/2020)
  FUND INDEX
Number of Holdings
Equity Issues
127 1163
Market Capitalization
Weighted Average
$4.80B $2.67B
Portfolio Turnover Rate
(1-year trailing)
21.74% -
Price/Earnings Ratio
(1-year forward)
28.53 29.03
Price/Book Ratio
(1-year forward)
4.50 4.59
Earnings Growth Rate
(1-year forward)
-13.31% -14.62%

Sector Allocation % OF FUND % of Index % OF FUND % of Index (As of 04/30/2020)
Information Technology 30.63 18.39
Health Care 28.67 34.15
Industrials 15.02 17.09
Consumer Discretionary 7.13 10.46
Financials 4.32 5.52
Materials 4.15 2.69
Real Estate 2.33 4.10
Consumer Staples 2.28 3.31
Communication Services 1.07 2.33
Energy 0.24 0.35
Cash & Equivalents 4.16 -
Regional Allocations % OF FUND % of Index % OF FUND % of Index (As of April 30, 2020)
North America 86.91 99.79
Africa/Mideast 3.87 0.05
Europe 3.23 0.14
Asia/Pacific Ex Japan 1.12 0.02
Latin America 0.71 -
Cash & Equivalents 4.16 -
MARKET CAPITALIZATION RANGE OF EQUITY HOLDINGS % OF FUND % OF INDEX % OF FUND % OF INDEX (As of April 30, 2020)
$10B to $50B 15.71 1.67
$5B to $10B 14.43 7.81
$1B to $5B 54.04 74.21
$500M to $1B 8.50 10.39
$250M to $500M 1.49 4.27
$100M to $250M 0.64 1.42
N/A 1.03 0.07
Developed VS Emerging Markets % OF FUND % of Index % OF FUND % of Index (As of April 30, 2020)
U.S. 84.18 99.57
Non-U.S. Developed 9.82 0.35
Non-U.S. Emerging 1.84 0.08
Cash & Equivalents 4.16 -

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