Fund Detail

Ivy Global Growth Fund

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$50.31 NAV as of 5/21/2018
$0.38 / 0.76% Daily NAV Change
7.87% YTD (NAV) as of 5/21/2018 i

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Fund Summary

Invest in the potential growth of global markets
Broad reach
Flexibility to invest in stocks trading in most countries across the globe in a variety of economic sectors and industries.
Fundamentally sound
Applies a strong fundamental stock selection process with an economic overlay; sector and country weightings are the result of bottom-up company selection.
Highly focused
Seeks leading companies with sustainable competitive advantages; invests when the manager believes fundamentals are under-appreciated, providing what she considers a long-term growth opportunity.
Morningstar Style Box
Value Blend Growth
Portfolio Management
  • Sarah C. Ross, CFA

    • — Ivy Investment Management Company
    • — 3 Years with Fund
    • — 23 Years in Industry
Growth of a $10,000 Investment through 4/30/2018

Assumes an investment over 10 years or life of the share class, reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, and does not include the effect of sales charges or taxes.

Fact Sheet
Summary Prospectus
Statement of Additional Information
Annual Report
Semi-Annual Report
Quarterly Commentary

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Daily Prices as of 5/21/2018
Net Asset Value (NAV) $50.31  
Daily NAV Change $0.38 0.76%
Weekly NAV Change $0.00 0.00%
Public Offering Price (POP) $50.31
Fund Facts
Ticker Symbol ITGRX
CUSIP 46600A815
Fund Code 258
Fund Type Global/International
Fund Inception 4/30/1986
Class Inception 7/31/2014
Fiscal Year End March
Dividends Paid December
Fund Assets
(as of 4/30/2018)
$995.3 mil
Total Equity Holdings
(as of 4/30/2018)
Total Holdings
(as of 4/30/2018)
Portfolio Turnover Rate
(as of 9/30/2017)
Lipper Category Global Large-Cap Growth Funds
Morningstar Category World Large Stock
BenchmarkMSCI World NR USD

Fund Performance

Data quoted is past performance and current performance may be lower or higher. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Class N shares are sold without any front-end sales load or contingent deferred sales charges.

Monthly Rates of Return Average Annual Total Returns as of 4/30/2018

(Returns for periods of less than 1-yr are not annualized)
Fund at NAV 4.25% 18.14% 7.62% 8.36% 4.60% 5.11%
MSCI World NR USD -0.15% 13.22% 7.55% 9.28% 5.48% 7.00%
Lipper Global Large-Cap Growth Funds 1.59% 16.43% 8.62% 9.73% 6.21% 8.48%

Quarterly Rates of Return Average Annual Total Returns as of 3/31/2018

(Returns for periods of less than 1-yr are not annualized)
Fund at NAV 2.90% 18.45% 6.92% 8.80% 4.86% 5.02%
MSCI World NR USD -1.28% 13.59% 7.97% 9.70% 5.90% 6.83%
Lipper Global Large-Cap Growth Funds 1.22% 19.13% 8.89% 10.15% 6.64% 8.51%

Calendar Year Return

Class N- - 3.58 -2.88 24.97 - - - - - - - - - -
MSCI World NR USD26.68 4.94 -0.87 7.51 22.40 -40.71 29.99 11.76 -5.54 15.83 33.11 14.72 9.49 20.07 9.04

Morningstar Ratings as of 4/30/2018

Category: World Large Stock

Overall out of 722 ★★★
3 Year out of 722 ★★★
5 Year out of 593 ★★★
10 Year out of 352 ★★

Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns

Lipper Ranking through 4/30/2018

Category: Global Large-Cap Growth Funds

  Rank Percentile
1 Year 40 /141 29
3 Year 93 /117 79

Rankings are based on average annual total returns, but do not consider sales charges.

Expense Ratios as of 7/5/2017

Net 0.95%
Gross 0.95%

Growth of a $10,000 Investment through 4/30/2018

Assumes an investment over 10 years or life of the share class, reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, and does not include the effect of sales charges or taxes.

Fund Distributions

Historical Prices Inception 7/31/2014

Date Price Dividend Reinvest Date Capital Gain Reinvest Date

Historical Distributions Inception 7/31/2014

Ex-date Income Capital Gains Reinvest Gains Payment Date

*Special Dividend
The table includes the daily prices at NAV (net asset value) for the history of this fund's selected share class. NAV is the amount per share you would receive if you sold shares that day.

12-Month Trailing Dist. Yield as of 4/30/2018

NAV 0.42%
With Sales Charge 0.42%

Fund Documents

Top 10 Equity Holdings as a % of net assets as of 4/30/2018

Airbus SE Airbus SE manufactures airplanes and military equipment. The Company produces military fighter aircraft, military and commercial helicopters, missiles, satellites, and telecommunications and defense systems, as well as offers military and commercial aircraft conversion and maintenance services. 4.96%
Microsoft Corp. Microsoft Corporation is a multinational computer technology corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of software products for computing devices. 4.41%
MasterCard, Inc., Class A MasterCard Incorporated (MasterCard) is a global payments company that provides a economic link among financial institutions, businesses, merchants, cardholders and governments worldwide, enabling them to use electronic forms of payment instead of cash and checks. 4.15%, Inc., Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. 3.94%
Visa, Inc., Class A Visa Inc. operates retail electronic payments network worldwide. It facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. 3.72%
Adobe Systems, Inc. Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing. 3.15%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online and mobile commerce company in the People's Republic of China and internationally. 2.92%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd., H Shares Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Limited provides property, casualty and life insurance products to customers in Hong Kong. 2.82%
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., Class A Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is a provider of custom information technology (IT) consulting and technology services, and outsourcing services. 2.79%
Prudential plc Prudential plc (Prudential) is United Kingdom-based international financial services company with its principal operations in the United Kingdom, the United States and Asia. 2.79%
Total Portfolio Holdings DOWNLOAD (as of 3/31/2018)
updated quarterly, upon availability
Market Capitalization as a % of equity assets as of 4/30/2018
Large ( > $10 bil) 96.4%
Medium ($2 - $10 bil) 3.6%
Small ( < $2 bil) 0.0%
Median Market Cap (as of 4/30/2018) $67.4 bil
Top 10 Industry Allocation (as a % of Equity Holdings as of 4/30/2018)
Data Processing & Outsourced Services 10.2%
Internet Software & Services 7.6%
Internet & Direct Marketing Retail 6.4%
Life & Health Insurance 5.8%
Automobile Manufacturers 5.7%
Aerospace & Defense 5.1%
Systems Software 4.6%
Diversified Banks 3.9%
Home Improvement Retail 3.6%
Human Resource & Employment Services 3.5%
Sector Allocation as a % of equity assets as of 4/30/2018
Information Technology 31.64%
Consumer Discretionary 20.84%
Financials 15.14%
Industrials 11.65%
Health Care 10.63%
Energy 5.79%
Consumer Staples 4.31%
Portfolio Composition as a % of net assets as of 4/30/2018
Domestic Common Stock 51.93%
Foreign Common Stock 45.16%
Cash and Cash Equivalents 2.91%
Equity Country Allocation as a % of equity assets as of 4/30/2018
United States 53.5%
China 9.3%
Japan 9.0%
France 8.5%
United Kingdom 4.0%
Netherlands 3.6%
India 3.5%
Italy 2.1%
Switzerland 1.9%
Germany 1.6%
Hong Kong 1.4%
Canada 1.3%
Sweden 0.5%
Total Portfolio Holdings
DOWNLOAD (as of 3/31/2018)

Fund Documents


Fact Sheet
Summary Prospectus
Statement of Additional Information
Annual Report
Semi-Annual Report
Quarterly Commentary

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Data quoted is past performance and current performance may be lower or higher. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Risk Factors: The value of the Fund's shares will change, and you could lose money on your investment. Because the Fund is generally invested in a small number of stocks, the performance of any one security held by the Fund will have a greater impact that if the Fund were invested in a larger number of securities. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. International investing involves additional risks including currency fluctuations, political or economic conditions affecting the foreign country, and differences in accounting standards and foreign regulations. These and other risks are more fully described in the fund's prospectus. Not all funds or fund classes may be offered at all broker/ dealers.

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Performance results for some funds may include the effect of expense reduction arrangements. If those arrangements had not been in place, the performance results would have been lower.

In November 2014, the Fund filed a prospectus supplement reflecting the Fund’s increased emphasis on investments in the stocks of U.S. companies. Effective January 1, 2015, the Fund changed its name and investment strategy to reflect a global focus. Performance prior to January 2015 reflects the Fund’s former international strategy and may have differed if the Fund’s current strategy that includes investing globally had been in place.

Class R6 shares were renamed Class N on March 3, 2017.

Waddell & Reed Advisors Global Growth Fund merged into Ivy Global Growth Fund on Feb. 26, 2018.

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