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Needham Small Cap Growth Fund (NESGX)

13.54
Net Asset Value
+3.28%
1 Day
-3.35%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
2.11%
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term, tax-efficient capital appreciation. Under normal conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of domestic issuers listed on a nationally recognized securities exchange or traded on the NASDAQ System that have market capitalizations not exceeding $5 billion at the time of investment. It invests, in general, in companies with strong growth potential that, for a variety of reasons, including the market's inefficiencies, are trading at a discount to their underlying value where a catalyst is in place to eliminate that discount.

Performance

1 month-- 3 years--
3 months-- 5 years--
1 year-- Since inception+10.31%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

 NESGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+17.65%
Expense ratio2.11%1.37%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.631.05
Net assets$30.1M$835.3M
Average market cap$706.9M$2.9B
Average P/E26.128.2
Portfolio turnover69%69%

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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. stock93.79%
Cash6.71%
International stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Hardware 47.58%
Healthcare 14.61%
Telecommunication 8.97%
Consumer service 4.88%
Financial service 2.39%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
FORM FormFactor Inc6.63%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc6.61%
TTMI TTM Technologies Inc6.48%
ENTG Entegris Inc5.25%
NEWP Newport Corp5.06%
REIS Reis Inc4.79%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.79%
AL Air Lease Corp4.58%
PLAB Photronics Inc4.57%
RKUS Ruckus Wireless Inc4.52%