Janus Research Fund (JNRFX)
Large-Cap Growth Utilizing Our Analysts' Best Ideas


Who Should Consider This Fund?

Investors looking for exposure to a diversified strategy that leverages our research analysts' best ideas across a multitude of industries without taking on concentrated exposures to any one area of the market.

Asset ClassDomestic Equity
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 Date5/3/1993
NAV (As of 4/27/17)$43.02
Daily NAV Change$0.15
Daily NAV % Change0.35%
Total Net Assets (As of 3/31/17)$4.56B
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 9/30/16)
GROSS 0.85%
NET 0.85%

Net expense ratios reflect the expense waiver, if any, Janus Capital has contractually agreed to through 2/1/19.

Morningstar (As of 3/31/17)
CategoryUS Fund Large Growth
Overall Rating™
(Based on risk-adjusted returns)
1306 Funds Rated
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Performance (As of 3/31/17)
YTD (As of 4/27/17) 11.39%
1 Year 13.07%
3 Year 9.42%
5 Year 12.67%
10 Year 8.47%

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.

Fund Overview

Data as of 3/31/17. Index represents the Russell 1000® Growth Index.

TOP HOLDINGS (% of Fund)

Alphabet Inc 5.13
Amazon.com Inc 3.40
Microsoft Corp 3.34
Facebook Inc 2.93
Apple Inc 2.88
Altria Group Inc 2.39
Walt Disney Co 2.29
Visa Inc 2.05
Comcast Corp 2.03
Coca-Cola Co 1.99


Information Technology 31.93 32.66
Consumer Discretionary 20.76 20.92
Health Care 16.79 15.92
Industrials 10.03 10.73
Consumer Staples 9.00 9.12
Materials 4.30 3.54
Financials 2.92 2.82
Real Estate 2.25 2.74
Telecommunication Services 0.98 1.02
Energy 0.61 0.50
Cash & Equivalents 0.43 -

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.