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Baron Small Cap Fund Institutional Class (BSFIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
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.


1 month-4.26% 3 years+10.89%
3 months-10.88% 5 years+11.55%
1 year-1.44% Since inception+15.59%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+11.55%+17.65%
Expense ratio1.04%1.37%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.010.98
Net assets$4.9B$811.2M
Average market cap$3.7B$2.8B
Average P/E30.126.5
Portfolio turnover16%16%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureClifford Greenberg / 17 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000,000.00


U.S. stock93.34%
International stock4.82%
Fixed income0.84%
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
TDG TransDigm Group Inc3.69%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp3.35%
IT Gartner Inc3.22%
AYI Acuity Brands Inc2.79%
BERY Berry Plastics Group Inc2.74%
BFAM Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc2.55%
BKD Brookdale Senior Living Inc2.28%
WCN Waste Connections Inc2.21%
FLT Fleetcor Technologies Inc2.20%
ULTI Ultimate Software Group Inc2.16%

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