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+0.59% 3 years+14.84%
3 months+5.78% 5 years+12.08%
1 year+15.24% Since inception+14.02%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+12.08%+14.47%
Expense ratio1.89%1.33%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.750.95
Net assets$151.6M$1.4B
Average market cap$7.1B$9.4B
Average P/E24.125.6
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock91.31%
International stock0.94%
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
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Co9.71%
GILD Gilead Sciences7.67%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc6.75%
KMX Carmax Inc5.21%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.97%
FORM FormFactor Inc4.19%
VSAT ViaSat Inc4.05%
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Co4.02%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc3.17%
HES Hess2.69%

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