Wells Fargo Advantage Emerging Growth Fund Investor Class (WFGTX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
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-4.28% 3 years+14.56%
3 months-1.27% 5 years+15.34%
1 year-10.24% Since inception+7.25%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+15.34%+14.84%
Expense ratio1.45%1.41%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.890.85
Net assets$979.6M$805.6M
Average market cap$1.8B$2.6B
Average P/E35.724.8
Portfolio turnover63%63%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWells Fargo Advantage
Fund manager & tenureBruce Olson / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock93.91%
International stock5.09%
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
ACHC Acadia Healthcare Co Inc3.32%
MKTX MarketAxess Holdings Inc3.13%
AKRX Akorn Inc3.05%
ENV Envestnet Inc2.83%
PFPT Proofpoint Inc2.81%
SPSC SPS Commerce Inc2.49%
THRM Gentherm Inc2.47%
MDSO Medidata Solutions Inc2.28%
PRAA Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc2.23%
FRGI Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc2.23%

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