Fact sheet: Wells Fargo WW US Lg Cap Gth

Fund information
Fund name
Wells Fargo Worldwide US Large Cap Growth A USD
Fund manager company
Wells Fargo
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Christopher J. Warnersince 01/01/2016
  • Michael Harrissince 01/04/2008
  • Michael T Smithsince 01/04/2008
  • Thomas Pencesince 01/04/2008
Fund objective
The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by surrounding the company and principally investing in approximately 30 to 40 U.S. large-capitalisation growth companies that consist of core holdings, developing situations, and valuation opportunities.
Benchmark
  • Russell 1000 Growth
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
5%
1 Year rank in sector
160/207
Sector
FO Equity - USA
Yield
-
Fund size
£101m (£90m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
114
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA94.2%
    Hong Kong2.3%
    Money Market1.9%
    Denmark1.5%
  • Information Technology40.3%
    Consumer Discretionary26.6%
    Health Care12.1%
    Consumer Staples8.1%
    Financials4.9%
  • US Equities94.2%
    Hong Kong Equities2.3%
    Money Market1.9%
    Danish Equities1.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.5%4.6%6.8%5%21.5%91.7%
Sector-0.5%4.3%5.9%6.5%22.5%84.4%
Rank within sector107 / 22095 / 21778 / 212160 / 207100 / 17172 / 146
Quartile2nd2nd2nd4th3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund0.4%4%5.2%39%17.5%
Sector4.9%-1.6%10.7%31.8%10.2%
Rank within sector170 / 21048 / 193156 / 18017 / 16414 / 151
Quartile4th1st4th1st1st
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
-0.12
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.04
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.41
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
12.88
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
5.66
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.8
Price movement
52 week high158.1
52 week low131.52
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price156.65
Region
1USA94.24%
2Hong Kong2.34%
3Money Market1.91%
4Denmark1.51%
Industry sector
1Information Technology40.26%
2Consumer Discretionary26.62%
3Health Care12.1%
4Consumer Staples8.12%
5Financials4.94%
6Industrials3.6%
7Materials2.45%
8Money Market1.91%
Asset type
1US Equities94.24%
2Hong Kong Equities2.34%
3Money Market1.91%
4Danish Equities1.51%
Individual holdings
1AMAZON.COM INC6.23%
2ALPHABET INC5.31%
3FACEBOOK INC4.81%
4VISA INC4.36%
5HOME DEPOT INC4.09%
6APPLE INC4.07%
7UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC3.44%
8FIDELITY NATIONAL INFO SERVICES INC2.88%
9CONSTELLATION BRANDS INC2.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Wells Fargo
Fund manager company
Wells Fargo
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by surrounding the company and principally investing in approximately 30 to 40 U.S. large-capitalisation growth companies that consist of core holdings, developing situations, and valuation opportunities.
Benchmark
  • Russell 1000 Growth
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Christopher J. Warner01/01/2016
Michael Harris01/04/2008Mike Harris serves as a portfolio manager for the Fundamental Large and Large Select Growth portfolios at Wells Capital Management. He also serves as a research analyst with primary responsibilities covering the financial and energy sectors. He joined Wells Capital Management from Strong Capital Management where he held a similar role. Before joining Strong in 2000, Mike was responsible for assisting in the research and portfolio management effort for Conseco Capital Management equity portfolios. Prior to working for Conseco, Mike worked as an equity research assistant for the IU Foundation, assisting the portfolio managers of the $800 Million IU Foundation Endowment Fund while attending Indiana University. Mike holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Southeast Missouri State University and earned his master's degree in business administration – finance from Indiana University where he was selected by faculty to participate in the Investment Management Academy. Mike has earned the right to use the CFA designation.
Michael T Smith01/04/2008Mike Smith serves as a portfolio manager for the Fundamental All Cap Growth portfolio and a co-portfolio manager for the Fundamental Large Cap Select Growth Equity portfolio at Wells Capital Management. He also serves as a research analyst with primary responsibilities covering the health care sector. He joined Wells Capital Management from Strong Capital Management, having joined Strong in 2000. Prior to that, Mike was responsible for assisting in the research and portfolio management effort for Conseco Capital Management equity portfolios. Prior to joining Conseco, Mike attended DePauw University, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics. Mike has earned the right to use the CFA designation.
Thomas Pence01/04/2008Tom Pence is managing director and senior portfolio manager for the Fundamental Growth Equity team at Wells Capital Management. Tom has oversight and portfolio management responsibility for the team's Fundamental Small to Mid, Mid Capitalization, Large Capitalization and Large Capitalization Select growth portfolios. He joined Wells Capital Management from Strong Capital Management where he served as lead portfolio manager. Prior to joining Strong in 2000, Tom served as senior vice president and chief equity investment officer of Conseco Capital Management. While at Conseco, he was responsible for managing all tax exempt and taxable growth equity portfolios as well as various mutual funds within the Conseco Fund Group. Prior to joining Conseco in 1991, Tom worked for the Forum Group, where he oversaw several transactions as part of the firm’s development and acquisition team. Before joining the Forum Group he was a financial consultant with Peterson & Company in Chicago. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana University and a master’s degree in business administration with honors from the University of Notre Dame. He is a former board member of the Reese Investment Fund for Indiana University and has served as a director of the Indianapolis Society of Financial Analysts. Tom has earned the right to use the CFA designation.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Republic Of Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden
Wells Fargo Worldwide US Large Cap Growth A USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price156.65
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEJR6
Wells Fargo Worldwide US Large Cap Growth I EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price150.42
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEJR8
Wells Fargo Worldwide US Large Cap Growth I GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price213.78
CurrencyGBP
Price updated25/08/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF1I5
Wells Fargo Worldwide US Large Cap Growth I USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.97%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price168.55
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEJR7
Wells Fargo Worldwide US Large Cap Growth Z GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price212.27
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3BS
Wells Fargo Worldwide US Large Cap Growth Z USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price160.11
CurrencyUSD
Price updated25/08/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3BR
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