Janus Aspen Forty Portfolio

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Performance

Inception: May 1, 1997
As of 4/16/2014 As of 4/16/2014 As of 3/31/2014 As of 3/31/2014
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Since Portfolio Inception
Service Shares
$49.81 -4.94% -4.45% -2.52% -2.52% 21.44% 13.27% 18.22% 9.17% 10.44%
Russell 1000® Growth Index -1.11% (4/15/2014) -1.01% 1.12% 1.12% 23.22% 14.62% 21.68% 7.86% 6.26%
S&P 500® Index 0.29% (4/15/2014) 0.84% 1.81% 1.81% 21.86% 14.66% 21.16% 7.42% 7.11%
Annual Expense Ratio as of fiscal year-end 12/31/2012: Gross: 0.80% / Net: 0.80%
Service Shares
$49.81 -4.94 % -4.45% -2.52% -2.52% 21.44% 13.27% 18.22% 9.17% 10.44%
Russell 1000® Growth Index -1.11 % (4/15/2014) -1.01% 1.12% 1.12% 23.22% 14.62% 21.68% 7.86% 6.26%
S&P 500® Index 0.29 % (4/15/2014) 0.84% 1.81% 1.81% 21.86% 14.66% 21.16% 7.42% 7.11%
Annual Expense Ratio as of fiscal year-end 12/31/2012: Gross: 0.80% / Net: 0.80%
Service Shares
$49.81 -4.94 % -4.45% -2.52% -2.52% 21.44% 45.33% 130.87% 140.44% 436.25%
Russell 1000® Growth Index -1.11 % (4/15/2014) -1.01% 1.12% 1.12% 23.22% 50.60% 166.70% 113.16% 179.43%
S&P 500® Index 0.29 % (4/15/2014) 0.84% 1.81% 1.81% 21.86% 50.73% 161.07% 104.52% 219.61%
Annual Expense Ratio as of fiscal year-end 12/31/2012: Gross: 0.80% / Net: 0.80%

Returns quoted are past performance and do not guarantee future results; current performance may be lower or higher. Investment returns and principal value will vary; there may be a gain or loss when shares are sold.



Ratings and Rankings

Share Class

Ratings as of 3/31/2014 based on risk-adjusted returns. (Ratings are out of 5 stars. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating™ metrics)

Overall
3 Year
5 Year
10 Year
Service Shares
Morningstar Rating 3 of 1491 Morningstar Rating 3 of 1491 Morningstar Rating 2 of 1305 Morningstar Rating 4 of 911
Category Large Growth


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Returns include reinvestment of dividends and capital gains.


This Portfolio has a performance-based management fee that adjusts up or down based on the Portfolio’s performance relative to an approved benchmark index over a performance measurement period. See the Portfolio’s Prospectus or Statement of Additional Information for more details.


Returns shown for Service Shares for periods prior to 12/31/99 are derived from the historical performance of the Institutional Shares, adjusted to reflect the higher operating expenses of Service Shares.


A portfolio's performance may be affected by risks that include those associated with nondiversification, non-investment grade debt securities, high-yield/high-risk securities, undervalued or overlooked companies, investments in specific industries or countries. Additional risks to a portfolio(s) may also include, but are not limited to, those associated with investing in foreign securities, emerging markets, initial public offerings, real estate investment trusts (REITs), derivatives, short sales and companies with relatively small market capitalizations. Each Portfolio has different risks. Please see a Janus prospectus or janus.com/info for more information about risks, portfolio holdings and other details.


A portfolio’s performance may be affected by risks that include those associated with nondiversification, non-investment grade debt securities, high-yield/high-risk securities, undervalued or overlooked companies, investments in specific industries or countries. Additional risks to a portfolio(s) may also include, but are not limited to, those associated with investing in foreign securities, emerging markets, initial public offerings, real estate investment trusts (REITs), derivatives, short sales and companies with relatively small market capitalizations. Each Portfolio has different risks. Please see a Janus prospectus or janus.com/info for more information about risks, portfolio holdings and other details.


Returns shown do not represent actual returns since they do not include insurance charges. Returns shown would have been lower had they included insurance charges.


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For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating™ based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of the funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Morningstar Rating™ may differ among share classes of a mutual fund as a result of different sales loads and/or expense structures. It may be based, in part, on the performance of a predecessor Fund.


Ratings and Rankings are for the share class shown only; other classes may have different performance characteristics.


The Morningstar Style BoxTM reveals a fund's investment strategy. For equity funds the vertical axis shows the market capitalization of the stocks owned and the horizontal axis shows investment style (value, blend or growth).


A Fund's portfolio may differ significantly from the securities held in the index. The index is unmanaged and not available for direct investment; therefore its performance does not reflect the expenses associated with the active management of an actual portfolio.


Janus Aspen Series is sold only through life insurance companies in connection with certain variable annuity contracts, variable annuity life policies, and eligible retirement plans. The trust consists of separate mutual funds, each with its own investment goal and strategy.Consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully. For product and underlying funds prospectuses containing this and other information for any variable annuity or variable life product that invests in Janus Aspen Series, contact the offering insurance company.


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