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Needham Small Cap Growth Fund Retail Class (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- plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes- in the equity securities (principally- common stock) 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.


1 month+2.27% 3 years+13.59%
3 months+6.90% 5 years+12.90%
1 year+13.72% Since inception+10.94%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+12.90%+13.02%
Expense ratio2.36%1.28%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.061.04
Net assets$30.6M$1.0B
Average market cap$729.6M$3.8B
Average P/E--29.4
Portfolio turnover99%99%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 9 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock96.92%
International stock0.51%
Fixed income0.07%
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
PSTG Pure Storage Inc9.77%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc7.49%
IVTY Invuity Inc6.30%
PLAB Photronics Inc5.41%
AMBR Amber Road Inc5.34%
FEYE FireEye Inc5.12%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc4.62%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc4.37%
FEIM Frequency Electronics Inc4.08%
NTNX Nutanix Inc3.96%