Needham Growth Fund (NEEGX)

48.56
Net Asset Value
+0.79%
1 Day
+5.57%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
1.89%
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.

Performance

1 month+4.44% 3 years+14.83%
3 months+5.68% 5 years+14.76%
1 year+9.86% Since inception+13.85%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

 NEEGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+14.76%+14.76%
Expense ratio1.89%1.35%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.830.99
Net assets$145.5M$1.3B
Average market cap$7.1B$9.2B
Average P/E24.123.9
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

Holdings

U.S. stock91.31%
Cash7.75%
International stock0.94%
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 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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