Baron Small Cap Fund Retail Class (BSCFX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Small growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks capital appreciation through investments primarily in securities of small-sized growth companies. The fund invests 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the form of common stock of U.S. small-sized growth companies. BAMCO, Inc. ("BAMCO" or the "Adviser") defines small-sized companies as those, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations up to the largest market cap stock in the Russell 2000 Growth Index at reconstitution, or companies with market capitalizations up to $2.5 billion, whichever is larger.


1 month+3.75% 3 years+17.40%
3 months+12.47% 5 years+11.39%
1 year+28.42% Since inception+10.19%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Small growth

Performance 5-yr return+11.39%+9.92%
Expense ratio1.30%1.24%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.650.59
Net assets$4.1B$1.2B
Average market cap$6.0B$4.2B
Average P/E38.330.4
Portfolio turnover13%13%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBaron Capital Group
Fund manager & tenureClifford Greenberg / 22 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock91.43%
International stock6.13%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 19.43%
Consumer service 13.99%
Business service 12.38%
Healthcare 10.11%
Energy 8.69%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
GWRE Guidewire Software Inc4.04%
IT Gartner Inc3.78%
ASGN ASGN Inc3.05%
BFAM Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc3.04%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp2.96%
SITE SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc2.89%
-- 2.67%
IBP Installed Building Products Inc2.53%
FND Floor & Decor Holdings Inc2.49%