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Needham Aggressive Growth Fund Retail Class (NEAGX)

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 long-term, tax-efficient capital appreciation. Under normal conditions, the Aggressive Growth Fund invests at least 65% of its total assets in the equity securities of domestic issuers listed on a nationally recognized securities exchange or traded on the NASDAQ System. It invests, in general, in markets and industries with strong growth potential, focusing primarily on the market leaders in these areas as these companies often garner a disproportionate share of the positive financial returns.


1 month+11.02% 3 years+8.22%
3 months+13.96% 5 years+14.75%
1 year+22.22% Since inception+9.57%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+14.75%+14.42%
Expense ratio2.44%1.33%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.960.84
Net assets$57.2M$852.9M
Average market cap$1.6B$2.9B
Average P/E23.624.6
Portfolio turnover15%15%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureJohn Barr / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock97.00%
International stock3.46%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Hardware 55.08%
Healthcare 14.35%
Telecommunication 9.82%
Financial service 2.21%
Industrial materials 2.16%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc9.95%
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc7.21%
ENTG Entegris Inc7.04%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc5.94%
GVP GSE Systems Inc5.62%
FORM FormFactor Inc5.33%
UBNT Ubiquiti Networks Inc5.26%
AAPL Apple5.23%
REIS Reis Inc4.46%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.25%