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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+2.62% 3 years+5.53%
3 months+8.35% 5 years+14.86%
1 year+16.34% Since inception+15.15%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Real estate

Performance 5-yr return+14.86%+8.82%
Expense ratio1.33%1.23%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.950.68
Net assets$946.9M$1.4B
Average market cap$12.9B$13.5B
Average P/E25.426.9
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. stock89.05%
International stock8.49%
Fixed income1.12%
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
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc6.32%
INXN InterXion Holding NV6.09%
MGM MGM Resorts International5.28%
EQIX Equinix Inc4.77%
AMT American Tower4.72%
HD Home Depot4.58%
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Corp3.68%
VMC Vulcan Materials Co3.03%
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc2.98%
CSGP CoStar Group Inc2.93%