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Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $34.24 on 3/3/2015, Change: -0.15 (-0.44%)

 

Graph of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) ManagerFund Manager - Dennis P. Lynch

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 12.3 years
Similar Funds: CPOBX  CPOCX  CPODX 
Fund Family: Morgan Stanley
Fund Category: Large Growth
Fund Performance: Jan 30, 2015
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.57)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) ProfileMorgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund normally invests at least 65% of assets in a portfolio of common stocks of companies with market capitalizations within the capitalization range of the companies comprising the Russell 3000 Growth Index. It may also invest up to 25% of assets in foreign equity securities, which can include emerging market securities.

 

Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund Strength What we like about Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund

Data for Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) as of Jan 30, 2015

  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) management has been with Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund for 12.3 years
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 17.23% vs 16.62% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 17.02% vs 14.88% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 39.00% vs Large Growth average of 57.83%. It is good that Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A management does not trade extensively for its return.

Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund

Data for Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) as of Jan 30, 2015

  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 2.90% vs 11.24% Large Growth category median performance)
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) is less safe compared to its Large Growth peers
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.51 that is higher than category average of 10.72
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.26% than its Large Growth average of 1.20%
  • Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) carries a 5.25% load
  • Asset base in Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) performance details as of Jan 30, 2015

 

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Compare Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX)Compare with other top Large Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Large Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A-1.122.9017.2317.02
American Funds AMCAP R6 (RAFGX)-1.5612.1518.3916.11Compare
AllianceBern Core Opportunities Advisor (ADGYX)-1.4114.8718.0616.71Compare
Fidelity Series All-Sector Equity F (FSFFX)-2.4112.8817.8315.43Compare

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Compare Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX)Compare with Large Growth category ETFs

Some Large Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Interm-Tm Corp Bd Idx ETF (VCIT)3.02%8.70%5.42%
Vanguard Interm-Tm Govt Bd Idx ETF (VGIT)2.49%5.37%1.94%
RBS NASDAQ 100 Trendpilot ETN (TNDQ)-2.86%5.10%11.63%
Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth Index ETF (VTWG)-2.91%5.10%16.26%
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Sec Idx ETF (VMBS)0.89%5.04%2.42%

 

Graph of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) Net Asset TrackingMorgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A fund (CPOAX)

DateNet Asset
01/2015$367.39M
12/2014$374.11M
11/2014$381.96M
More historic net asset information on Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX)

  

Graph of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) Portfolio TrackingMorgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A fund (CPOAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/20143.28%93.96%0%0.87%
09/20147.65%90.59%0%0%
06/20140.53%97.65%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX)

 

graph of Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A (CPOAX) Fund

Discover what Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX) manager is buying

Dec 30, 2014
Facebook, Inc. [7.68%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [6.88%]
Illumina, Inc. [5.44%]
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. [4.65%]
Google Inc. [4.13%]
athenahealth, Inc. [3.9%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [3.38%]
LinkedIn Corporation Class A Co [3.36%]
Tesla Motors, Inc. [3.35%]
Twitter, Inc. Common Stock [3.22%]

Sep 29, 2014
Facebook, Inc. [8.34%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [7.51%]
Illumina, Inc. [5.04%]
Twitter, Inc. Common Stock [4.62%]
Google Inc. [4.39%]
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. [4.06%]
Tesla Motors, Inc. [3.64%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [3.61%]
athenahealth, Inc. [3.53%]
Salesforce.com Inc Common Stock [3.11%]

Jun 29, 2014
Facebook, Inc. [8.34%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [7.75%]
Illumina, Inc. [6.13%]
Google Inc. [4.48%]
Twitter, Inc. Common Stock [3.96%]
The Priceline Group Inc. [3.84%]
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. [3.7%]
Tesla Motors, Inc. [3.69%]
athenahealth, Inc. [3.43%]
Salesforce.com Inc Common Stock [3.21%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Morgan Stanley Multi Cap Growth A Fund (CPOAX)

  

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