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 market capitalization- 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-2.55% 3 years+5.24%
3 months+1.64% 5 years+9.96%
1 year+22.91% Since inception+16.36%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Real estate

Performance 5-yr return+9.96%+8.68%
Expense ratio1.33%1.20%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.920.59
Net assets$1.1B$1.3B
Average market cap$13.3B$15.0B
Average P/E30.330.2
Portfolio turnover56%56%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureJeffrey Kolitch / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock85.15%
International stock13.14%
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 NV6.63%
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc6.06%
AMT American Tower5.66%
HD Home Depot4.84%
EQIX Equinix Inc4.47%
VMC Vulcan Materials Co4.45%
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Corp3.61%
MGM MGM Resorts International2.96%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co2.66%
HLT Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc2.57%