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Needham Small Cap Growth Fund Retail Class (NESGX)

15.77
Net Asset Value
+0.32%
1 Day
+3.41%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
2.25%
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.

Performance

1 month+3.35% 3 years+9.09%
3 months+1.95% 5 years+8.88%
1 year+24.40% Since inception+10.22%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

 NESGXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+8.88%+10.73%
Expense ratio2.25%1.31%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.580.78
Net assets$32.7M$917.8M
Average market cap$720.2M$3.3B
Average P/E--28.5
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

Holdings

U.S. stock91.65%
Cash7.14%
International stock0.98%
Fixed income0.20%
Other0.03%
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 Inc6.97%
PDFS PDF Solutions Inc6.27%
AMBR Amber Road Inc5.35%
VSAT ViaSat Inc4.92%
FEIM Frequency Electronics Inc4.38%
FEYE FireEye Inc4.18%
KVHI KVH Industries Inc4.04%
IVTY Invuity Inc3.98%
SMCI Super Micro Computer Inc3.12%
REIS Reis Inc3.12%