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 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-6.62% 3 years+14.63%
3 months-5.43% 5 years+12.70%
1 year+5.50% Since inception+13.83%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+12.70%+16.81%
Expense ratio1.84%1.32%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.881.12
Net assets$147.7M$1.4B
Average market cap$6.7B$9.6B
Average P/E23.925.9
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. stock89.66%
International stock1.00%
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 Co8.44%
GILD Gilead Sciences7.82%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc6.84%
KMX Carmax Inc5.23%
FORM FormFactor Inc4.30%
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Co4.13%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc4.11%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.00%
VSAT ViaSat Inc3.92%
ENTG Entegris Inc2.56%

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