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-2.89% 3 years+17.05%
3 months-1.86% 5 years+15.14%
1 year+5.30% Since inception+13.83%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

Performance 5-yr return+15.14%+16.81%
Expense ratio1.84%1.32%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.881.12
Net assets$147.7M$1.4B
Average market cap$7.0B$9.7B
Average P/E24.625.7
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. stock87.03%
International stock0.91%
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 Co8.22%
GILD Gilead Sciences7.06%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc6.82%
KMX Carmax Inc5.25%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc4.25%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.16%
BDX Becton, Dickinson and Co4.03%
FORM FormFactor Inc3.99%
VSAT ViaSat Inc3.73%
IIVI II-VI Inc2.44%

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