Baron Opportunity Fund Retail Class

 (MUTF:BIOPX)   Watch this mutual fund  
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Performance

Trailing returns

1 day   +0.57%
   
1 week   +0.62%
   
4 week   +2.86%
   
3 month   +6.12%
   
YTD
   
-0.87%  
1 year   +12.06%
   
3 years*   +13.94%
   
5 years*   +16.09%
   
*annualized
Best 3 month return+43.28%  
Worst 3 month return-41.40%  

Morningstar statistics

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

Key statistics

Total assets461.82M 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.37%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation

Cash0.00%  
Stocks99.10%  
Bonds0.00%  
Other0.90%  

Purchase information

Initial$2,000  
Additional$0  
IRA Initial$2,000  
AIP Initial$500  
AIP Additional$50  
19.61+0.18(0.93%)
Sep 2, 4:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM

Description

The investment seeks capital appreciation through investments primarily in growth companies that benefit from technology advances. The fund invests primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of high growth businesses selected for their capital appreciation potential. It will invest at least 65% of its assets in equity securities of companies with market capitalizations between $1 billion and $15 billion at the time of purchase. The Adviser may invest in companies in any sector or industry that it believes will benefit from innovations and advances in technology.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset manager:
Michael Lippert (Started: Mar 3, 2006)
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* -5.56 -7.86 -1.60 2.11
Beta* 0.91 1.14 1.06 1.19
Mean annual return 0.77 0.90 1.33 1.02
R-squared* 20.82 61.41 68.87 74.96
Standard deviation 18.60 17.68 16.90 20.13
Sharpe ratio 0.49 0.60 0.94 0.53
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Illumina Inc (ILMN) 4.60%  
Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 4.20%  
Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE) 3.17%  
Red Hat Inc (RHT) 2.95%  
Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT) 2.94%  
Shutterstock Inc (SSTK) 2.90%  
SBA Communications Corp (SBAC) 2.89%  
Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) 2.58%  
CarMax Inc (KMX) 2.50%  
Equinix Inc (EQIX) 2.40%