Needham Growth Fund (NEEGX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above 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 equity securities 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 stocks from issuers 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-7.52% 3 years+16.35%
3 months-4.11% 5 years+12.00%
1 year+1.98% Since inception+13.71%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+12.00%+14.82%
Expense ratio1.89%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.780.94
Net assets$136.9M$1.3B
Average market cap$6.6B$8.6B
Average P/E23.323.7
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 5 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock94.77%
International stock1.17%
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
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc9.43%
ESRX Express Scripts8.95%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc7.14%
KMX CarMax Inc4.92%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.68%
FORM FormFactor Inc3.93%
HES Hess Corp3.93%
VSAT Viasat Inc3.86%
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co3.58%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc3.00%

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