Baron Asset Fund Retail Class

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Performance

Trailing returns

1 day   +0.52%
   
1 week   +0.82%
   
4 week   +1.66%
   
3 month   +4.20%
   
YTD   +5.88%
   
1 year   +11.71%
   
3 years*   +20.17%
   
5 years*   +16.44%
   
*annualized
Best 3 month return+29.07%  
Worst 3 month return-35.86%  

Morningstar statistics

Morningstar category: Mid-Cap Growth
  Return Risk Rating
3 years Above Average Average
5 years Average Average
10 years Average Average
Overall Average Average
Morningstar style  Learn more
      Large
      Mid
      Small
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets2.78B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.31%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation

Cash0.35%  
Stocks99.42%  
Bonds0.00%  
Other0.22%  

Purchase information

Initial$2,000  
Additional$0  
IRA Initial$2,000  
AIP Initial$500  
AIP Additional$50  
67.61+0.11(0.16%)
Jul 31, 4:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM

Description

The investment seeks capital appreciation through long-term investments primarily in securities of mid-sized companies with undervalued assets or favorable growth prospects. The fund invests for the long term primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of mid-sized growth companies. BAMCO, Inc. ("BAMCO" or the "Adviser") defines mid-sized companies as those, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations above $2.5 billion or the smallest market cap stock in the Russell Midcap Growth Index at reconstitution, whichever is larger, and below the largest market cap stock in the Russell Midcap Growth Index at reconstitution.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset manager:
Andrew Peck (Started: Jul 23, 2003)
Advisor Company:
BAMCO Inc
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
no, 767 Fifth Avenue 49th Floor, New York, NY 10153, USA

Risk

  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* 2.41 1.88 -1.30 0.61
Beta* 0.94 1.00 1.09 1.09
Mean annual return 0.80 1.53 1.42 0.84
R-squared* 68.60 68.78 84.37 87.49
Standard deviation 10.60 10.35 14.25 17.25
Sharpe ratio 0.90 1.77 1.19 0.50
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 4.86%  
Illumina Inc (ILMN) 4.24%  
Vail Resorts Inc (MTN) 3.93%  
IDEXX Laboratories Inc (IDXX) 3.76%  
Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) 3.43%  
Mettler-Toledo International Inc (MTD) 3.38%  
Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) 3.37%  
Arch Capital Group Ltd (ACGL) 3.13%  
Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW) 2.99%  
SBA Communications Corp (SBAC) 2.90%