Janus Venture Fund (JAVTX)

Moderate Small-Cap Growth Equities



Inception Date4/30/1985
NAV (As of 3/24/17)$68.00
Total Net Assets (As of 2/28/17)$2.83B
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 9/30/16)
GROSS 0.93%
NET 0.93%

Morningstar Fee Level
(As of 2/28/17)
Fee Level Group
(out of 448 funds)
Small Cap No Load

Performance (As of 12/31/16)
1 Year7.08%
3 Year5.36%
5 Year14.19%
10 Year8.19%
Morningstar (As of 2/28/17)
CategoryUS Fund Small Growth
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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.

Net expense ratios reflect the expense waiver, if any, Janus Capital has contractually agreed to through 2/1/18.

Quarterly Commentary - Q4 2016


Small-cap stocks reached record highs during the period.

The Fund underperformed its primary benchmark.

We have a more cautious outlook on stocks and the economy, but believe the market environment will favor our investment style.


Jonathan Coleman

Jonathan Coleman, CFA

Fund Manager since 2013
Industry since 1994

Scott Stutzman

Scott Stutzman, CFA

Fund Manager since 2016
Industry since 2001