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Baron Emerging Markets Fund Retail Class (BEXFX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Diversified emerging mkts
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the form of common stock of growth companies domiciled, headquartered or whose primary business activities or principal trading markets are in developing countries. A developing country is a country included in the MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) Index and other countries determined by the Adviser to be developing countries based on classifications. It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in developed countries and in frontier countries as defined by the MSCI Frontier Markets (FM) Index.


1 month-2.20% 3 years+2.79%
3 months+0.57% 5 years--
1 year-13.11% Since inception+2.11%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Diversified emerging mkts

Performance 5-yr return---3.43%
Expense ratio1.52%1.54%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio---0.08
Net assets$1.7B$1.1B
Average market cap$7.5B$17.8B
Average P/E18.111.2
Portfolio turnover23%23%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureMichael Kass / 4 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock83.84%
Fixed income2.03%
U.S. stock1.65%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 2.24%
-- 1.95%
-- 1.87%
-- 1.85%
-- 1.76%
-- 1.75%
-- 1.73%
-- 1.72%
-- 1.70%
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV1.69%

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