Baron Small Cap Fund Retail Class

 (MUTF:BSCFX)   Watch this mutual fund  
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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.14%
1 week   +2.50%
4 week   +5.87%
3 month   +1.68%
YTD   +2.70%
1 year   +6.69%
3 years*   +21.49%
5 years*   +16.44%
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 Above Average Low
Overall Above Average Below Average
Morningstar style  Learn more
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets5.39B 
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 26, 4:00PM EST Overall Morningstar RatingTM


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 with market capitalizations of less than $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.
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Asset manager:
Clifford Greenberg (Started: Sep 30, 1997)
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* -16.12 -4.22 -1.05 0.86
Beta* 1.45 1.14 1.11 1.11
Mean annual return 0.63 1.41 1.43 0.89
R-squared* 75.17 72.73 81.50 82.91
Standard deviation 13.84 12.13 16.22 18.00
Sharpe ratio 0.54 1.39 1.06 0.51
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
SBA Communications Corp (SBAC) 4.23%  
TransDigm Group Inc (TDG) 3.34%  
Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 3.15%  
Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) 2.57%  
Waste Connections Inc (WCN) 2.31%  
Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD) 2.27%  
Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY) 2.16%  
Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) 1.95%  
Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) 1.89%  
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (BFAM) 1.88%