If you have been looking for Mutual Fund Equity Report funds, a place to start could be Janus Henderson Enterprise T (
JAENX Quick Quote JAENX - Free Report) . JAENX possesses a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank of 1 (Strong Buy), which is based on various forecasting factors like size, cost, and past performance. History of Fund/Manager
Janus Fund is based in Boston, MA, and is the manager of JAENX. Janus Henderson Enterprise T debuted in November of 1992. Since then, JAENX has accumulated assets of about $3.39 billion, according to the most recently available information. The fund is currently managed by Brian Demain who has been in charge of the fund since July of 2009.
Of course, investors look for strong performance in funds. This fund in particular has delivered a 5-year annualized total return of 10.32%, and it sits in the top third among its category peers. Investors who prefer analyzing shorter time frames should look at its 3-year annualized total return of 11.24%, which places it in the top third during this time-frame.
When looking at a fund's performance, it is also important to note the standard deviation of the returns. The lower the standard deviation, the less volatility the fund experiences. Compared to the category average of 18.21%, the standard deviation of JAENX over the past three years is 22.82%. The fund's standard deviation over the past 5 years is 20.18% compared to the category average of 16.05%. This makes the fund more volatile than its peers over the past half-decade.
Investors should not forget about beta, an important way to measure a mutual fund's risk compared to the market as a whole. JAENX has a 5-year beta of 1.02, which means it is likely to be as volatile as the market average. Another factor to consider is alpha, as it reflects a portfolio's performance on a risk-adjusted basis relative to a benchmark-in this case, the S&P 500. With a positive alpha of 0.6, managers in this portfolio are skilled in picking securities that generate better-than-benchmark returns.
Examining the equity holdings of a mutual fund is also a valuable exercise. This can show us how the manager is applying their stated methodology, as well as if there are any inherent biases in their approach. For this particular fund, the focus is principally on equities that are traded in the United States.
Currently, this mutual fund is holding 84.91% stock in stocks, which have an average market capitalization of $21.14 billion. The fund has the heaviest exposure to the following market sectors:
Technology Other Finance Industrial Cyclical
This fund's turnover is about 9%, so the fund managers are making fewer trades than comparable funds.
As competition heats up in the mutual fund market, costs become increasingly important. Compared to its otherwise identical counterpart, a low-cost product will be an outperformer, all other things being equal. Thus, taking a closer look at cost-related metrics is vital for investors. In terms of fees, JAENX is a no load fund. It has an expense ratio of 0.90% compared to the category average of 1.15%. JAENX is actually cheaper than its peers when you consider factors like cost.
While the minimum initial investment for the product is $2,500, investors should also note that there is no minimum for each subsequent investment.
Overall, Janus Henderson Enterprise T ( JAENX ) has a high Zacks Mutual Fund rank, and in conjunction with its comparatively strong performance, average downside risk, and lower fees, Janus Henderson Enterprise T ( JAENX ) looks like a good potential choice for investors right now.
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