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Baron Small Cap Fund Retail Class (BSCFX)

28.20
Net Asset Value
-3.23%
1 Day
+0.04%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.30%
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation through investments primarily in securities of small-sized growth companies. The fund invests 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the form of common stock of small-sized growth companies. BAMCO, Inc. ("BAMCO" or the "Adviser") defines small-sized companies as those, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations up to the largest market cap stock in the Russell 2000 Growth Index at reconstitution, or companies with market capitalizations up to $2.5 billion, whichever is larger.

Performance

1 month+4.63% 3 years+6.66%
3 months+10.05% 5 years+8.03%
1 year-8.68% Since inception+9.08%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

 BSCFXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+8.03%+6.48%
Expense ratio1.30%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.500.48
Net assets$3.6B$821.4M
Average market cap$3.7B$2.8B
Average P/E30.223.6
Portfolio turnover15%15%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureClifford Greenberg / 18 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

U.S. stock95.02%
International stock3.12%
Fixed income1.25%
Cash0.61%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 19.43%
Consumer service 13.99%
Business service 12.38%
Healthcare 10.11%
Energy 8.69%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
IT Gartner Inc4.89%
TDG TransDigm Group Inc4.33%
BFAM Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc4.09%
WCN Waste Connections Inc3.90%
AYI Acuity Brands Inc3.67%
ULTI Ultimate Software Group Inc3.53%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp3.37%
IDXX IDEXX Laboratories Inc2.86%
GWRE Guidewire Software Inc2.45%
GLPI Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc2.39%

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