Needham Growth Fund (NEEGX)

44.66
Net Asset Value
-1.39%
1 Day
-0.89%
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-4.84% 3 years+20.27%
3 months-5.52% 5 years+13.98%
1 year+6.07% Since inception+13.99%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

 NEEGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+13.98%+18.98%
Expense ratio1.89%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.891.06
Net assets$143.3M$1.3B
Average market cap$6.6B$9.3B
Average P/E24.824.7
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. stock95.62%
Cash2.77%
International stock1.61%
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 Scripts9.13%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc8.29%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc8.15%
KMX CarMax Inc5.66%
FORM FormFactor Inc4.24%
VSAT Viasat Inc4.03%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc3.99%
HES Hess Corp3.82%
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co3.74%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc2.79%

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