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Needham Growth Fund Retail Class (NEEGX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
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.


1 month+1.98% 3 years+6.42%
3 months+2.49% 5 years+11.79%
1 year+8.72% Since inception+12.87%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+11.79%+12.62%
Expense ratio2.18%1.22%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.071.18
Net assets$121.0M$1.5B
Average market cap$5.4B$12.0B
Average P/E22.828.2
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


U.S. stock97.25%
International stock1.60%
Fixed income0.00%
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 Inc8.05%
GILD Gilead Sciences6.38%
KMX Carmax Inc5.97%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc5.41%
FORM FormFactor Inc5.09%
VSAT ViaSat Inc4.73%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co4.67%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc4.35%
ENTG Entegris Inc3.98%
CMCSA Comcast3.76%