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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 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.


1 month+9.35% 3 years+8.12%
3 months+12.25% 5 years+10.64%
1 year+30.69% Since inception+10.41%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+10.64%+14.42%
Expense ratio2.25%1.33%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.760.84
Net assets$32.0M$852.9M
Average market cap$447.2M$2.9B
Average P/E--24.6
Portfolio turnover64%64%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyNeedham
Fund manager & tenureChris Retzler / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock67.44%
International stock0.27%
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
UCTT Ultra Clean Holdings Inc10.45%
AMBR Amber Road Inc8.44%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc7.31%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc5.01%
-- 4.79%
FEIM Frequency Electronics Inc4.40%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc3.88%
REIS Reis Inc3.18%
AL Air Lease Corp3.12%
FORM FormFactor Inc2.85%