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+0.56% 3 years+2.97%
3 months-0.32% 5 years+9.17%
1 year+9.28% Since inception+12.53%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+9.17%+13.73%
Expense ratio2.18%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.801.06
Net assets$107.6M$1.6B
Average market cap$5.1B$12.0B
Average P/E22.726.3
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. stock97.18%
International stock1.64%
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 Inc8.19%
GILD Gilead Sciences6.01%
VSAT ViaSat Inc5.99%
KMX Carmax Inc5.50%
FORM FormFactor Inc5.33%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc5.27%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc5.25%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co5.13%
ENTG Entegris Inc4.52%
CMCSA Comcast4.41%