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Needham Growth Fund (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 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-2.76% 3 years+5.72%
3 months+4.00% 5 years+5.95%
1 year-9.22% Since inception+12.74%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+5.95%+7.57%
Expense ratio2.07%1.26%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.390.53
Net assets$119.1M$1.2B
Average market cap$6.4B$9.5B
Average P/E20.724.8
Portfolio turnover13%13%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock96.33%
International stock1.15%
Fixed income1.12%
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 Inc9.22%
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Co7.75%
GILD Gilead Sciences7.54%
VSAT ViaSat Inc5.74%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc5.70%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co5.47%
KMX Carmax Inc4.99%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc4.29%
FORM FormFactor Inc3.79%
CMCSA Comcast3.18%

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