Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class (BARIX)

65.51
Net Asset Value
+0.61%
1 Day
+3.92%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.05%
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation through long-term investments primarily in securities of medium-sized companies with undervalued assets or favorable growth prospects. The fund invests for the long term primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of medium-sized growth companies with market capitalizations of between $1.5 billion and $12 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.

Performance

1 month+0.24% 3 years+14.01%
3 months+4.23% 5 years+18.82%
1 year+19.18% Since inception+19.37%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

 BARIXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+18.82%+18.98%
Expense ratio1.05%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.231.16
Net assets$2.8B$1.3B
Average market cap$9.3B$8.6B
Average P/E28.626.0
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureAndrew Peck / 10 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000,000.00

Holdings

U.S. stock97.89%
International stock1.58%
Cash0.53%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service 22.69%
Consumer service 17.82%
Financial service 14.68%
Healthcare 11.24%
Energy 9.14%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
IT Gartner Inc Class A4.18%
IDXX Idexx Laboratories3.96%
ILMN Illumina Inc3.60%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp3.00%
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd2.99%
FLT Fleetcor Technologies, Inc.2.96%
VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc2.94%
PCLN Priceline Group Inc2.81%
WYNN Wynn Resorts Ltd2.80%
MTN Vail Resorts Inc2.78%

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