Baron Asset Fund Retail Class

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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.00%  
1 week   +1.53%
4 week   +2.72%
3 month   +6.96%
YTD   +5.93%
1 year   +23.39%
3 years*   +22.77%
5 years*   +17.10%
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 Below Average
10 years Average Average
Overall Average Average
Morningstar style  Learn more
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets2.70B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.32%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

IRA Initial$2,000  
AIP Initial$500  
AIP Additional$50  
Aug 21, 4:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM


The investment seeks capital appreciation through long-term investments primarily in securities of medium-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 medium-sized growth companies with market capitalizations of between $1.5 billion and $12 billion at the time of purchase selected for their capital appreciation potential. The Adviser seeks to invest in businesses it believes have significant opportunities for growth, sustainable competitive advantages, strong, visionary management, and an attractive valuation.
Fund filings (PDF) »
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* -0.87 -4.46 -0.82 1.42
Beta* 1.07 1.17 1.08 1.11
Mean annual return 1.37 1.22 1.41 0.92
R-squared* 68.85 86.43 86.39 87.23
Standard deviation 12.01 15.32 15.30 17.45
Sharpe ratio 1.37 0.95 1.10 0.54
* Against standard index

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Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 4.18%  
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Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) 2.96%  
Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) 2.94%  
Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) 2.81%  
Wynn Resorts Ltd (WYNN) 2.80%  
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