Needham Growth Fund (NEEGX)

44.43
Net Asset Value
+0.45%
1 Day
-1.40%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.95%
Expense Ratio
High
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.

Performance

1 month-4.23% 3 years+8.79%
3 months-2.93% 5 years+19.42%
1 year+24.55% Since inception+14.14%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

 NEEGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+19.42%+22.17%
Expense ratio1.95%1.36%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.151.28
Net assets$143.7M$1.3B
Average market cap$6.0B$8.4B
Average P/E23.826.2
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 5 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00

Holdings

U.S. stock97.44%
International stock1.42%
Cash1.15%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
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 Scripts10.08%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc9.82%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc7.10%
KMX CarMax, Inc.5.19%
VSAT Viasat Inc4.89%
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co3.77%
FORM FormFactor, Inc.3.57%
ELX Emulex Corporation3.43%
HES Hess Corp3.26%
ESIO Electro Scientific Industries3.09%

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