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Needham Growth Fund Retail Class (NEEGX)

45.64
Net Asset Value
+0.44%
1 Day
+5.16%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
2.18%
Expense Ratio
Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term, tax-efficient capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 65% of its total assets in the equity securities (principally, common stock) of domestic issuers listed on a nationally recognized securities exchange or traded on the NASDAQ System. It may, but is not required to, invest in the securities of companies of any market capitalization and from a variety of industries included in the technology, healthcare, energy and industrials, specialty retailing, media/leisure/cable/entertainment and business and consumer services sectors.

Performance

1 month+1.83% 3 years+5.20%
3 months+4.70% 5 years+12.06%
1 year+12.97% Since inception+12.80%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

 NEEGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+12.06%+10.30%
Expense ratio2.18%1.24%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.061.10
Net assets$116.6M$1.3B
Average market cap$5.8B$11.0B
Average P/E21.427.4
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00

Holdings

U.S. stock98.49%
International stock1.15%
Cash0.35%
Fixed income0.01%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Hardware 39.52%
Healthcare 25.26%
Telecommunication 9.60%
Consumer service 7.32%
Industrial materials 3.87%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc7.95%
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Co7.03%
GILD Gilead Sciences5.61%
KMX Carmax Inc5.42%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co5.32%
VSAT ViaSat Inc4.98%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc4.80%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc4.35%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.21%
CMCSA Comcast3.94%