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Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 (LGOQX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 (LGOQX) Fund

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Graph of Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) ManagerFund Manager - Paul J. Volovich

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.1 years
Similar Funds: LGOFX  LGOPX  LGORX 
Fund Family: Lord Abbett
Fund Category: Mid-Cap Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.63)     (What does this score mean?)
Paul J. Volovich, CFA, Partner & Director of Large & Mid Cap Growth Equity Mr. Volovich is a lead Portfolio Manager of the mid cap growth and large cap growth equity strategies. Mr. Volovich joined Lord Abbett in 1997 and has served as a quantitative analyst, research analyst for the large cap value equity strategy and a portfolio manager of the large cap core equity strategy. He was named Partner in 2008. His prior experience includes working as an Analyst at RogersCasey. Mr. Volovich received a BA from Muhlenberg College and an MBA from Columbia University. He is the holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has been in the investment business since 1995.  Get more insights on Paul J. Volovich

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund seeks capital appreciation. Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund normally invests at least 65% of net assets in equity securities of mid-sized companies, which are companies having a market capitalization at the time of purchase that falls within the market capitalization range of companies in the Russell Midcap Index. It may invest in equity securities such as common stocks, preferred stocks, convertible securities, warrants and similar instruments.

 

Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 (LGOQX) Fund Strength What we like about Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 (LGOQX) Fund

Data for Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) management has been with Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund for 11.1 years
  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -4.61% vs -5.73% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 9.08% vs 8.38% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.16, lower than category average of 13.49

Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) Weakness What we are cautious about Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 (LGOQX) Fund

Data for Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 6.83% vs 7.70% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 96.81% that is higher than the Mid-Cap Growth average of 50.96%. This could mean Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.63% than its Mid-Cap Growth average of 1.28%
  • Even though Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.60% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R21.23-4.619.086.83
Akre Focus Instl (AKRIX)3.591.8011.1515.02Compare
Baron Asset Instl (BARIX)1.54-1.9810.2810.08Compare
Bright Rock Mid Cap Growth Instl (BQMGX)8.534.539.875.79Compare

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Compare Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX)Compare with Mid-Cap Growth category ETFs

Some Mid-Cap Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Pure Gr ETF (RFG)000
PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Gr ETF (PXMG)-0.83%-6.85%5.24%
RevenueShares NavellierOverall A-100 ETF (RWV)1.16%-5.74%7.25%
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth (JKH)1.51%-5.25%9.06%
Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (VOT)3.05%-4.02%9.94%

 

Graph of Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 Fund (LGOQX) Net Asset TrackingLord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 (LGOQX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 fund (LGOQX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$602.76M
03/2016$595.65M
02/2016$556.19M
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Track portfolio allocation change of Lord Abbett Growth Opportunities R2 fund (LGOQX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.21%98.06%0%1.73%
12/20150.05%99.95%0%0%
09/20151.68%98.32%0%0%
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Mar 30, 2016
Dollar General Corporation Comm [2.49%]
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. [1.9%]
AutoZone, Inc. Common Stock [1.84%]
CBRE Group Inc Common Stock Cla [1.75%]
Zoetis Inc. Class A Common Stoc [1.66%]
Red Hat, Inc. Common Stock [1.64%]
AMETEK, Inc. [1.59%]
ServiceNow, Inc. Common Stock [1.58%]
Dollar Tree, Inc. [1.57%]
Fiserv, Inc. [1.55%]

Dec 30, 2015
Dollar General Corporation Comm [2.31%]
Red Hat, Inc. Common Stock [2.06%]
AutoZone, Inc. Common Stock [2.04%]
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. [2.03%]
Alliance Data Systems Corporati [1.99%]
L Brands, Inc. [1.72%]
Activision Blizzard, Inc [1.67%]
Delphi Automotive PLC [1.66%]
ServiceNow, Inc. Common Stock [1.62%]
Equinix, Inc. [1.58%]

Sep 29, 2015
AutoZone, Inc. Common Stock [2.16%]
Dollar General Corporation Comm [1.86%]
Akamai Technologies, Inc. [1.8%]
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Co [1.77%]
Activision Blizzard, Inc [1.76%]
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragran [1.72%]
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. [1.49%]
Fiserv, Inc. [1.48%]
Delphi Automotive PLC [1.47%]
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