Baron Growth Fund Retail Shares

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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.51%
1 week
4 week   +0.68%
3 month   +0.44%
YTD   +0.25%
1 year   +7.57%
3 years*   +18.34%
5 years*   +16.43%
Best 3 month return+29.21%  
Worst 3 month return-35.34%  

Morningstar statistics

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

Key statistics

Total assets8.10B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.30%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

IRA Initial$2,000  
AIP Initial$500  
AIP Additional$50  
Sep 19, 4:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM


The investment seeks capital appreciation through long-term investments primarily in securities of small-sized growth companies. The fund invests for the long term primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of small-sized growth companies with market capitalizations of under $2.5 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:
Ronald Baron (Started: Dec 30, 1994)
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* -16.47 -4.36 0.57 1.63
Beta* 1.38 1.11 1.01 1.06
Mean annual return 1.28 1.44 1.44 0.94
R-squared* 72.69 82.44 80.80 83.42
Standard deviation 13.56 14.13 14.85 17.07
Sharpe ratio 1.13 1.22 1.16 0.57
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Under Armour Inc Class A (UA) 2.97%  
ITC Holdings Corp (ITC) 2.95%  
Arch Capital Group Ltd (ACGL) 2.78%  
The Middleby Corp (MIDD) 2.54%  
Genesee & Wyoming Inc Class A (GWR) 2.52%  
Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 2.40%  
FactSet Research Systems, Inc. (FDS) 2.31%  
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) 2.29%  
Colfax Corp (CFX) 2.07%  
Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) 2.01%