Baron Emerging Markets Fund Retail Class (BEXFX)

11.97
Net Asset Value
-1.64%
1 Day
+0.50%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Diversified emerging mkts
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.90%
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+0.50% 3 years+10.59%
3 months-0.74% 5 years--
1 year+8.31% Since inception+4.85%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Diversified emerging mkts

 BEXFXCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+1.81%
Expense ratio1.90%1.58%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.19
Net assets$1.3B$1.3B
Average market cap$5.4B$17.5B
Average P/E21.812.9
Portfolio turnover15%15%

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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$2,000.00

Holdings

International stock84.54%
Cash11.92%
Fixed income3.54%
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
-- Haitong Securities Co Ltd Class H3.22%
-- Kroton Educacional SA2.58%
-- Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd2.11%
-- Smiles SA2.04%
-- Axis Bank Ltd.1.87%
-- PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk1.84%
-- Divi's Laboratories Ltd1.81%
FMX Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV ADR1.78%
-- Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd1.78%
GOL Gol Intelligent Airlines Inc ADR1.77%

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