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Baron Real Estate Fund Retail Shares (BREFX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Real estate
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests 80% of its net assets for the long term in equity securities in the form of common stock of U.S. and non-U.S. real estate and real estate-related companies of any size- and in companies which- in the opinion of the Adviser- own significant real estate assets at the time of investment ("real estate companies"). It will invest more than 25% of its net assets in the real estate industry.


1 month+3.77% 3 years+6.91%
3 months+10.76% 5 years+13.64%
1 year+30.93% Since inception+15.64%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Real estate

Performance 5-yr return+13.64%+8.73%
Expense ratio1.33%1.20%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.980.72
Net assets$1.0B$1.5B
Average market cap$12.4B$13.9B
Average P/E28.927.8
Portfolio turnover56%56%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureJeffrey Kolitch / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock85.90%
International stock10.44%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 48.84%
Consumer service 20.88%
Healthcare 8.31%
Industrial materials 8.24%
Telecommunication 6.04%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
INXN InterXion Holding NV6.16%
AMT American Tower6.15%
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc5.85%
EQIX Equinix Inc4.74%
HD Home Depot4.50%
VMC Vulcan Materials Co3.53%
MGM MGM Resorts International2.90%
WYN Wyndham Worldwide Corp2.77%
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc2.74%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co2.70%