Janus Global Technology Fund (JNGTX)
Investing in Companies that Benefit from Technology Innovation


Who Should Consider This Fund?

Investors looking to gain dedicated exposure to companies that create and benefit from advancements in technology.

Asset ClassGlobal/International
Share Class D
target risk very aggressive

Funds are placed on the risk tolerance spectrum to demonstrate the wide spectrum of risk levels among asset classes in which they are expected to typically invest. The spectrum is for informational purposes only, is not intended to be forward looking and is subject to change. 

Fund Facts
Inception Date12/31/1998
NAV (As of 1/19/17)$24.04
Daily NAV Change$-0.06
Daily NAV % Change-0.25%
Total Net Assets (As of 12/31/16)$1.26B
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 9/30/15)
GROSS 0.90%
NET 0.90%
Morningstar (As of 12/31/16)
CategoryUS Fund Technology
Overall Rating™
(Based on risk-adjusted returns)
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Performance (As of 12/31/16)
YTD (As of 1/19/17) 4.48%
1 Year 13.76%
3 Year 9.15%
5 Year 15.98%
10 Year 10.05%

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

This global growth fund invests in companies that create and benefit from advances in technology. We invest in companies we believe to be resilient and smaller positions in companies that have optionality—meaning large potential upside under a specific scenario. This fund seeks to provide strong long-term returns with volatility characteristics on par with its peers.

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Fund Overview

Data as of 12/31/16. Index represents the MSCI All Country World Information Technology Index.

TOP HOLDINGS (% of Fund)

Microsoft Corp 7.87
Alphabet Inc 7.24
Amphenol Corp 3.60
salesforce.com Inc 3.33
Tencent Holdings Ltd 3.09
Microchip Technology Inc 3.00
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.85
Adobe Systems Inc 2.57
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.57
Facebook Inc 2.56


Information Technology 84.31 100.00
Consumer Discretionary 8.83 -
Real Estate 3.49 -
Industrials 1.62 -
Telecommunication Services 0.72 -
Equity Other 0.11 -
Cash & Equivalents 0.48 -
Restricted Cash 0.44 -

Why Invest in the Fund


Technology is dramatically impacting every sector of the global economy. The Fund seeks to invest in growth companies driving this innovation or benefiting from advances in technology. Common characteristics of an investment include a culture of innovation, long-term focus and attractive relative valuation.


Our dedicated team of technology analysts is embedded deeply within the sector, approaching research as an industry participant. In this complex and rapidly growing sector, it is critical to have experienced investors working to evaluate the impact of disruptive technologies and actively aim to identify both winners and losers.


The Fund takes a thoughtful approach to portfolio construction as the managers invest in companies believed to be resilient, as well as smaller positions in companies that have optionality—meaning large potential upside under a specific scenario. Through deep research and disciplined portfolio construction, the Fund seeks to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns over time.


Brad Slingerlend, CFA

Brad Slingerlend, CFA

Fund Manager since 2011
Industry since 1998

Brinton Johns

Brinton Johns

Fund Manager since 2014
Industry since 2000

Denny Fish

Denny Fish

Fund Manager since 2016
Industry since 2004