Baron Asset Fund Retail Class

 (MUTF:BARAX)   Watch this mutual fund  
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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.21%
1 week   +2.27%
4 week   +2.17%
3 month   +10.03%
YTD   +1.14%
1 year
3 years*   +9.52%
5 years*   +10.18%
Best 3 month return+29.07%  
Worst 3 month return-35.86%  

Morningstar statistics

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

Key statistics

Total assets2.47B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.31%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

AIP Initial$500  
AIP Additional$50  
May 24, 8:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM


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.
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Asset manager:
Andrew Peck (Started: Jul 23, 2003)
Advisor Company:
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
no, 767 Fifth Avenue 49th Floor, New York, NY 10153, USA


  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* -4.28 -1.60 -2.90 -0.85
Beta* 0.98 1.00 1.09 1.09
Mean annual return -0.18 0.81 0.78 0.64
R-squared* 87.38 79.58 84.87 88.42
Standard deviation 15.36 12.75 14.46 17.66
Sharpe ratio -0.15 0.76 0.64 0.37
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Gartner Inc A (IT) 5.56%  
IDEXX Laboratories Inc (IDXX) 5.25%  
Vail Resorts Inc (MTN) 4.21%  
Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) 4.17%  
Arch Capital Group Ltd (ACGL) 3.64%  
Mettler-Toledo International Inc (MTD) 3.46%  
Illumina Inc (ILMN) 3.25%  
FactSet Research Systems Inc (FDS) 3.01%  
Fleetcor Technologies Inc (FLT) 2.98%  
Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW) 2.87%