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Needham Growth Fund Retail Class (NEEGX)

42.98
Net Asset Value
+0.07%
1 Day
+4.93%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Mid-cap growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
2.07%
Expense Ratio
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.

Performance

1 month+8.00% 3 years+5.36%
3 months+3.25% 5 years+11.52%
1 year+7.25% Since inception+12.56%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Mid-cap growth

 NEEGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+11.52%+13.89%
Expense ratio2.07%1.26%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.800.83
Net assets$114.8M$1.2B
Average market cap$6.2B$9.6B
Average P/E20.824.4
Portfolio turnover13%13%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00

Holdings

U.S. stock97.98%
Cash1.20%
International stock1.04%
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
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc8.96%
ESRX Express Scripts Holding Co8.01%
GILD Gilead Sciences6.48%
VSAT ViaSat Inc5.75%
BDX Becton Dickinson and Co5.14%
KMX Carmax Inc5.05%
FORM FormFactor Inc4.37%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc4.15%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc3.96%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc3.81%