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-0.32% 3 years+3.16%
3 months+0.67% 5 years+7.40%
1 year+7.58% Since inception+12.28%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+7.40%+11.94%
Expense ratio2.34%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.680.98
Net assets$101.0M$1.6B
Average market cap$5.0B$11.9B
Average P/E21.726.0
Portfolio turnover9%9%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 9 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock97.96%
International stock1.82%
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 Inc8.89%
GILD Gilead Sciences6.69%
KMX Carmax Inc5.62%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc5.56%
VSAT ViaSat Inc5.53%
ENTG Entegris Inc5.29%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co5.27%
FORM FormFactor Inc4.77%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc4.63%
AMBR Amber Road Inc4.06%