Baron Emerging Markets Fund Retail Class (BEXFX)

11.87
Net Asset Value
+0.85%
1 Day
+2.86%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Diversified emerging mkts
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
4.01%
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."

Performance

1 month+2.95% 3 years+6.24%
3 months+3.67% 5 years--
1 year+16.14% Since inception+5.46%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Diversified emerging mkts

 BEXFXCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+14.32%
Expense ratio4.01%1.60%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.74
Net assets$624.3M$1.4B
Average market cap$4.8B$19.2B
Average P/E20.511.6
Portfolio turnover15%15%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureMichael Kass / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,000.00

Holdings

International stock88.75%
Cash10.14%
Fixed income1.11%
U.S. stock0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Steinhoff International Holdings Ltd2.70%
-- Smiles SA2.31%
-- Kroton Educacional S.A.2.12%
-- Kia Motors Corp1.97%
-- CETIP SA Mercados Organizados1.95%
-- Biostime International Holdings Ltd.1.93%
-- M. Dias Branco S.A. Industria e Comercio de Alimentos1.88%
-- Tower Bersama Infrastructure1.81%
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV ADR1.80%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR1.80%

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