Baron Small Cap Fund Retail Class

 (MUTF:BSCFX)   Watch this mutual fund  
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Performance

Trailing returns

1 day
   
-0.09%  
1 week   +0.37%
   
4 week
   
-1.24%  
3 month   +1.16%
   
YTD   +4.98%
   
1 year   +11.33%
   
3 years*   +17.95%
   
5 years*   +15.71%
   
*annualized
Best 3 month return+27.54%  
Worst 3 month return-35.41%  

Morningstar statistics

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

Key statistics

Total assets5.33B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.30%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation

Cash1.37%  
Stocks97.81%  
Bonds0.00%  
Other0.83%  

Purchase information

Initial$2,000  
Additional$0  
IRA Initial$2,000  
AIP Initial$500  
AIP Additional$50  
34.64-0.33(-0.94%)
May 26, 4:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM

Description

The investment seeks capital appreciation through investments primarily in securities of small-sized growth companies. The fund invests 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the form of common stock of small-sized growth companies. BAMCO, Inc. ("BAMCO" or the "Adviser") defines small-sized companies as those, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations up to the largest market cap stock in the Russell 2000 Growth Index at reconstitution, or companies with market capitalizations up to $2.5 billion, whichever is larger.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset manager:
Clifford Greenberg (Started: Sep 30, 1997)
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* -4.05 -3.15 -2.17 0.36
Beta* 1.15 1.08 1.12 1.10
Mean annual return 0.87 1.18 1.15 0.86
R-squared* 65.26 69.65 83.03 82.62
Standard deviation 12.89 12.32 15.90 17.87
Sharpe ratio 0.81 1.14 0.86 0.49
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
SBA Communications Corp (SBAC) 3.51%  
TransDigm Group Inc (TDG) 3.48%  
Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 3.05%  
Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY) 2.96%  
Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) 2.52%  
Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD) 2.40%  
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (BFAM) 2.19%  
Waste Connections Inc (WCN) 2.19%  
Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) 2.16%  
Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) 2.06%