Wells Fargo Advantage Emerging Growth Fund Class A (WEMAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities of small-capitalization companies, which the managers define as securities of companies with market capitalization within the range of the Russell 2000 ® Index; and up to 25% of its total assets in equity securities of foreign issuers through ADRs and similar investments. It is a gateway fund that invests substantially all of its assets in the Emerging Growth Portfolio.


1 month+8.52% 3 years+14.67%
3 months+8.80% 5 years+19.50%
1 year+2.83% Since inception+10.22%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+19.50%+15.53%
Expense ratio1.39%1.39%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.980.93
Net assets$998.2M$774.1M
Average market cap$1.8B$2.7B
Average P/E35.926.0
Portfolio turnover63%63%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWells Fargo Advantage
Fund manager & tenureBruce Olson / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


U.S. stock94.47%
International stock4.83%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer service 15.81%
Healthcare 14.73%
Hardware 13.75%
Business service 12.40%
Energy 7.52%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PFPT Proofpoint Inc3.22%
ACHC Acadia Healthcare Company Inc3.21%
MKTX Marketaxess Holdings Inc3.11%
ENV Envestnet Inc3.02%
AKRX Akorn Inc2.66%
EXAM ExamWorks Group Inc2.58%
FRGI Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc2.52%
SPSC SPS Commerce Inc2.51%
SPNC Spectranetics Corp2.39%
PRAA PRA Group Inc2.27%

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