Janus Global Life Sciences Fund (JAGLX)

Sector Experts Seeking Growth and Innovation in Health Care



Inception Date12/31/1998
NAV (As of 5/23/16)$46.28
Total Net Assets (As of 4/30/16)$3.91B
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 9/30/15)
GROSS 0.95%
NET 0.95%

Performance (As of 3/31/16)
1 Year-17.28%
3 Year19.68%
5 Year19.69%
10 Year11.29%
Morningstar (As of 4/30/16)
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Straight Talk

Quarterly Commentary - Q1 2016


Global health care stocks were down during the quarter and trailed broader global equity indices.

The Fund underperformed its primary benchmark, due largely to our holdings in the biotechnology and specialty pharmaceutical subsectors.

We believe near-term headwinds that have impacted health care stocks are transitory, and continue to be encouraged by the long-term growth potential from accelerated innovation within the sector.


Andy Acker, CFA

Andy Acker, CFA

Fund Manager since 2007
Industry since 1996

Ethan Lovell

Ethan Lovell

Fund Manager since 2016
Industry since 1994