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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+3.03% 3 years+11.66%
3 months+8.22% 5 years+8.21%
1 year-0.95% Since inception+11.35%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+8.21%+6.48%
Expense ratio0.99%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.620.46
Net assets$267.6M$791.3M
Average market cap$2.7B$2.7B
Average P/E30.924.1
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. stock89.24%
International stock2.76%
Fixed income1.02%
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 Inc4.69%
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc3.39%
CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings Inc3.34%
BSFT BroadSoft Inc3.20%
BFAM Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc2.79%
LTRPA Liberty Tripadvisor Holdings Inc2.63%
HSIC Henry Schein Inc2.62%
CRL Charles River Laboratories International Inc2.48%
ULTI Ultimate Software Group Inc2.41%
MTSI M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc2.41%

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