Baron Asset Fund Retail Class

 (MUTF:BARAX)   Watch this mutual fund  
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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.57%
1 week   +1.30%
4 week   +1.34%
3 month   +6.52%
YTD   +1.69%
1 year   +1.39%
3 years*   +16.45%
5 years*   +12.66%
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 Above Average Average
10 years Average Average
Overall Above Average Average
Morningstar style  Learn more
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets2.65B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.31%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

IRA Initial$2,000  
AIP Initial$500  
AIP Additional$50  
Nov 27, 1:00PM EST 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.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset manager:
Andrew Peck (Started: Jul 23, 2003)
Advisor Company:
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no, 767 Fifth Avenue 49th Floor, New York, NY 10153, USA


  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* -1.49 0.75 -1.34 -0.16
Beta* 0.79 0.96 1.06 1.08
Mean annual return 0.27 1.31 1.14 0.76
R-squared* 81.32 75.52 82.67 87.44
Standard deviation 12.07 11.55 13.88 17.42
Sharpe ratio 0.26 1.36 0.98 0.46
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 5.17%  
IDEXX Laboratories Inc (IDXX) 4.81%  
Vail Resorts Inc (MTN) 4.16%  
Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) 3.82%  
Arch Capital Group Ltd (ACGL) 3.80%  
Illumina Inc (ILMN) 3.67%  
Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) 3.15%  
FactSet Research Systems, Inc. (FDS) 3.15%  
SBA Communications Corp (SBAC) 2.92%  
Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW) 2.90%