Baron Opportunity Fund Retail Class (BIOPX)

18.36
Net Asset Value
+0.60%
1 Day
-6.33%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.37%
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation through investments primarily in growth companies that benefit from technology advances. The fund invests primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of high growth businesses selected for their capital appreciation potential. It will invest at least 65% of its assets in equity securities of companies with market capitalizations between $1 billion and $15 billion at the time of purchase. The Adviser may invest in companies in any sector or industry that it believes will benefit from innovations and advances in technology.

Performance

1 month-11.73% 3 years+9.16%
3 months-5.94% 5 years+19.24%
1 year+21.86% Since inception+5.44%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

 BIOPXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+19.24%+22.17%
Expense ratio1.37%1.36%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.331.28
Net assets$511.1M$1.3B
Average market cap$4.8B$8.4B
Average P/E23.126.2
Portfolio turnover70%70%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureMichael Lippert / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,000.00

Holdings

U.S. stock89.57%
International stock8.59%
Fixed income1.84%
Cash0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Telecommunication 23.07%
Business service 13.16%
Consumer service 9.47%
Media 8.02%
Healthcare 7.07%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
ILMN Illumina, Inc.4.50%
IT Gartner, Inc. Class A3.95%
GWRE Guidewire Software Inc3.57%
ACXM Acxiom Corporation3.09%
-- Coupons.com Incorporated2.94%
DWA Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc.2.57%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp2.56%
SCOR comScore, Inc.2.33%
RHT Red Hat, Inc.2.31%
VRSK Verisk Analytics, Inc.2.28%

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