Janus International Equity Fund (JNISX)
Seeks International Quality Growth Equities


Who Should Consider This Fund?

Investors looking to diversify their portfolio with exposure to large international companies focused on growth.

Asset ClassGlobal/International
Share Class D
target risk 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 Date11/28/2006
NAV (As of 2/24/17)$11.42
Daily NAV Change$-0.10
Daily NAV % Change-0.87%
Total Net Assets (As of 1/31/17)$166.55M
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 9/30/16)
GROSS 0.88%
NET 0.88%
Morningstar Fee Level
(As of 1/31/17)
Fee Level Group
(out of 298 funds)
Foreign Large Cap No Load

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

Morningstar (As of 1/31/17)
CategoryUS Fund Foreign Large Growth
Overall Rating™
(Based on risk-adjusted returns)
325 Funds Rated
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Performance (As of 12/31/16)
YTD (As of 2/24/17) 5.35%
1 Year -4.59%
3 Year -4.41%
5 Year 4.79%
10 Year 2.26%

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 international approach seeks quality growth companies not fully appreciated by the market. The portfolio managers seek to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns with consistency for clients by focusing on stock selection and prudent management of portfolio-level risks.

Fund Overview

Data as of 1/31/17. Index represents the MSCI EAFE® Index.

TOP HOLDINGS (% of Fund)

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 3.97
ABB Ltd 3.59
AIA Group Ltd 3.56
Rio Tinto Ltd 3.50
Brenntag AG 3.46
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 3.19
Sanofi 3.08
Sony Corp 3.01
Royal Dutch Shell PLC 2.92
ING Groep NV 2.86


Industrials 20.33 14.16
Financials 15.01 21.34
Consumer Discretionary 14.01 12.40
Information Technology 12.65 5.57
Consumer Staples 8.93 11.09
Energy 7.17 5.19
Health Care 7.00 10.53
Telecommunication Services 6.62 4.51
Materials 3.50 8.24
Real Estate 2.69 3.72
Utilities 1.79 3.25
Cash & Equivalents 0.30 -

Why Invest in the Fund


Our fundamental, research-driven approach to international equities emphasizes companies with sustainable competitive advantages, high or improving returns on capital, long-term growth, and management focused on shareholder value creation.


Our Co-Portfolio Managers are supported by a global research team and traders based in Singapore, Denver and London. Janus has been investing in non-U.S. markets for more than 20 years across a variety of market environments.


This fund seeks risk-adjusted returns with consistency over full market cycles by focusing on stock selection and prudent management of portfolio-level risks.


Julian McManus

Julian McManus

Fund Manager since 2010
Industry since 1994

Carmel Wellso

Carmel Wellso

Fund Manager since 2010
Industry since 1994