Needham Small Cap Growth Fund (NESGX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
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 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.


1 month+1.02% 3 years+7.85%
3 months+6.74% 5 years+9.15%
1 year+7.20% Since inception+10.86%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+9.15%+15.53%
Expense ratio2.10%1.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.670.95
Net assets$33.2M$805.4M
Average market cap$821.2M$2.9B
Average P/E23.727.5
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


U.S. stock94.94%
International stock0.08%
Fixed income0.00%
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 Inc10.47%
ELX Emulex Corp6.00%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc5.32%
AL Air Lease Corp5.09%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc5.01%
TTMI TTM Technologies Inc4.94%
RTEC Rudolph Technologies Inc4.15%
IIVI II-VI Inc4.03%
REIS Reis Inc3.95%
ESIO Electro Scientific Industries Inc3.63%

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