Janus Research Fund (JAMRX)

Large-Cap Growth Utilizing Our Analysts' Best Ideas


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Inception Date5/3/1993
NAV (As of 10/19/16)$42.10
Total Net Assets (As of 9/30/16)$4.53B
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 9/30/15)
GROSS 1.00%
NET 1.00%

Performance (As of 9/30/16)
1 Year9.38%
3 Year11.22%
5 Year16.13%
10 Year9.01%
Morningstar (As of 9/30/16)
CategoryLarge Growth
Overall Rating™
(Based on risk-adjusted returns)

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Returns quoted are past performance and do not guarantee future results; current performance may be lower or higher. Investment returns and principal value will vary; there may be a gain or loss when shares are sold. For the most recent month-end performance click here.

Returns greater than one year are annualized.

Client Commitment

By investing in the best ideas from each global research sector team, this U.S. large-cap growth fund seeks long-term growth of capital with volatility similar to its peers. Our analysts identify industry-leading companies with brand power, enduring business models and strong competitive positioning. 

Why Invest in the Fund


Our teams of dedicated sector specialists conduct independent, differentiated research to construct unique sector portfolios that are combined to form a diversified fund. This design allows investors to benefit directly from the insights and expertise of Janus’ equity research team.


Each of our experienced global sector teams builds a high-conviction portfolio of their best ideas. All ideas and position sizes are debated and fully vetted before entry into the portfolio.


This Fund's disciplined investment process is designed to minimize macro risks by aligning sector allocations with the benchmark. This allows fundamental, bottom-up stock selection within each sector to be the primary driver of returns.


High-Conviction Fundamental Research Delivered Competitive Total Returns Since Inception
Janus Research Fund vs. Morningstar Large Growth Peers as of 9/30/16
Janus Research Fund vs. Morningstar Large Growth Peers chart
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Based on the Fund's "parent" share class (typically that with the longest history). Performance varies by share class.


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