Janus Aspen Forty Portfolio (JACAX)

High-Conviction Large-Cap Growth Equities

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PORTFOLIO FACTS (JACAX)

Inception Date5/1/1997
NAV (As of 2/24/17)$35.21
Total Net Assets (As of 1/31/17)$716.88M
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 12/31/15)
GROSS 0.74%
NET 0.74%

Morningstar Fee Level
(As of 1/31/17)
Fee Level Group
(out of 1039 funds)
Large Cap Institutional

Performance (As of 12/31/16)
1 Year2.20%
3 Year7.63%
5 Year15.23%
10 Year8.52%
Morningstar (As of 1/31/17)
CategoryUS Fund Large Growth
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(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.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

U.S stocks slumped early in the quarter, but rebounded after the U.S. election.

The Fund underperformed its primary benchmark.

We believe the U.S. economic outlook has improved. We’ve made a few changes at the margins to reflect the improved economic landscape, but the bulk of our portfolio remains invested in companies tied to enduring secular growth themes that we believe will push forward regardless of the economic backdrop.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Doug Rao

Doug Rao

Portfolio Manager since 2013
Industry since 1998

Nick Schommer

Nick Schommer, CFA

Portfolio Manager since 2016
Industry since 2007