Baron Real Estate Fund Retail Class (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. The fund's investments in non-U.S. companies will not exceed 25%. It is non-diversified.


1 month+0.58% 3 years+25.85%
3 months+8.20% 5 years+22.68%
1 year+20.27% Since inception+21.92%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Real estate

Performance 5-yr return+22.68%+16.16%
Expense ratio1.35%1.31%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.281.00
Net assets$1.7B$1.3B
Average market cap$7.9B$12.2B
Average P/E29.038.2
Portfolio turnover19%19%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureJeffrey Kolitch / 5 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,000.00


U.S. stock86.43%
International stock9.13%
Fixed income3.23%
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
BKD Brookdale Senior Living Inc9.04%
JLL Jones Lang LaSalle Inc3.64%
H Hyatt Hotels Corp3.61%
CBG CBRE Group Inc3.58%
HOT Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc3.45%
CSU Capital Senior Living Corp3.27%
HD Home Depot Inc3.07%
WYN Wyndham Worldwide Corp3.02%
EQIX Equinix Inc2.91%
MHK Mohawk Industries Inc2.82%

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