Baron Growth Fund Institutional Shares (BGRIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation through long-term investments primarily in securities of small-sized growth companies. The fund invests for the long term primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of small-sized growth companies with market capitalizations of under $2.5 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.


1 month-4.35% 3 years+18.12%
3 months-1.36% 5 years+14.87%
1 year+1.20% Since inception+18.24%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+14.87%+14.82%
Expense ratio1.05%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.080.94
Net assets$7.8B$1.3B
Average market cap$4.0B$8.6B
Average P/E24.923.7
Portfolio turnover10%10%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureRonald Baron / 19 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000,000.00


U.S. stock92.87%
International stock4.42%
Fixed income1.05%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service 19.49%
Consumer service 17.04%
Healthcare 13.60%
Energy 12.16%
Financial service 9.61%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
UA Under Armour Inc Class A3.52%
ITC ITC Holdings Corp3.06%
MIDD The Middleby Corp2.89%
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd2.78%
IT Gartner Inc Class A2.67%
FDS FactSet Research Systems, Inc.2.50%
GWR Genesee & Wyoming Inc Class A2.46%
DKS Dick's Sporting Goods Inc2.32%
MTN Vail Resorts Inc2.31%
CYH Community Health Systems Inc2.29%

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