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-7.88% 3 years+9.13%
3 months-4.72% 5 years+8.62%
1 year-7.70% Since inception+10.13%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+8.62%+14.84%
Expense ratio2.10%1.41%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.610.85
Net assets$33.4M$805.6M
Average market cap$806.1M$2.6B
Average P/E--24.8
Portfolio turnover58%58%

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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


U.S. stock92.34%
International stock0.26%
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 Inc9.86%
ELX Emulex Corp7.34%
RKUS Ruckus Wireless Inc5.22%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc5.13%
RTEC Rudolph Technologies Inc4.81%
IIVI II-VI Inc4.71%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.42%
TTMI TTM Technologies Inc4.08%
AL Air Lease Corp Class A4.07%
ESIO Electro Scientific Industries3.93%

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