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Brown Advisory Small-Cap Growth Fund Institutional Shares (BAFSX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to achieve capital appreciation by primarily investing in equity securities. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of small domestic companies. Small companies, according to the Adviser, are companies whose market capitalizations are generally less than $6 billion at the time of purchase. It invests primarily in companies the Adviser believes have above average growth prospects.


1 month+4.68% 3 years+17.21%
3 months+9.65% 5 years+12.81%
1 year+10.93% Since inception+11.91%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+12.81%+12.11%
Expense ratio0.99%1.37%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.910.78
Net assets$275.7M$770.2M
Average market cap$2.5B$2.8B
Average P/E27.526.9
Portfolio turnover28%28%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBrown Advisory Funds
Fund manager & tenureChristopher Berrier / 9 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock88.35%
International stock4.87%
Fixed income1.06%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 22.48%
Consumer service 15.70%
Industrial materials 11.57%
Business service 10.14%
Energy 8.78%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
WCN Waste Connections Inc3.86%
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc3.34%
BFAM Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc2.89%
-- 2.87%
BSFT BroadSoft Inc2.47%
CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings Inc2.38%
ULTI Ultimate Software Group Inc2.32%
MMS Maximus Inc2.30%
ININ Interactive Intelligence Group Inc2.26%
PB Prosperity Bancshares Inc2.19%