Baron Small Cap Fund Institutional Class

 (MUTF:BSFIX)   Watch this mutual fund  
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Performance

Trailing returns

1 day   +0.31%
   
1 week   +0.95%
   
4 week
   
-11.09%  
3 month
   
-13.66%  
YTD
   
-11.09%  
1 year
   
-16.17%  
3 years*   +3.40%
   
5 years*   +5.94%
   
*annualized
Best 3 month return+19.06%  
Worst 3 month return-21.50%  

Morningstar statistics

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

Key statistics

Total assets3.54B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio1.04%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyBaron Capital Group 

Asset allocation

Cash1.72%  
Stocks97.03%  
Bonds0.00%  
Other1.25%  

Purchase information

Initial$1,000,000  
Additional$0  
IRA Initial$1,000,000  
24.83-0.82(-3.20%)
Feb 5, 4:00PM EST 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* -11.87 -6.80 -5.29 -1.30
Beta* 1.01 1.06 1.17 1.09
Mean annual return -0.97 0.44 0.64 0.56
R-squared* 74.32 72.90 80.97 83.30
Standard deviation 16.68 13.65 15.60 18.13
Sharpe ratio -0.70 0.38 0.49 0.31
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Gartner Inc Class A (IT) 4.35%  
TransDigm Group Inc (TDG) 4.21%  
Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) 4.17%  
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (BFAM) 3.78%  
SBA Communications Corp (SBAC) 3.23%  
Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) 3.12%  
Waste Connections Inc (WCN) 2.98%  
On Assignment Inc (ASGN) 2.49%  
IDEXX Laboratories Inc (IDXX) 2.33%  
Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE) 2.22%