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BARAX Baron Asset Retail

  • Fund
  • BARAX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $57.26
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.02%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

BARAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.8%
  • Net Assets $2.43 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$57.26
$48.60
$62.08

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.31%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.53%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.62%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Baron Asset Fund
  • Fund Family Name Baron Capital Group
  • Inception Date Jun 12, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Adv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Andrew Peck

BARAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.2% -59.7% 26.3% 74.25% 4
1 Yr 1.5% -63.0% 32.0% 26.91% 2
3 Yr 5.9% * -47.9% 28.7% 25.16% 2
5 Yr 11.8% * -27.8% 20.5% 22.03% 2
10 Yr 6.6% * -15.1% 11.7% 58.24% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -10.4% -82.5% 12.2% 59.97% 4
2014 2.7% -40.7% 17.9% 20.73% 2
2013 27.0% -27.0% 200.0% 47.01% 3
2012 7.0% -11.3% 26.4% 72.76% 4
2011 -17.3% -41.3% 11.1% 87.45% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.2% -59.7% 26.3% 79.09% 5
1 Yr 1.5% -51.4% 876.4% 22.07% 2
3 Yr 5.9% * -23.6% 45.5% 21.70% 2
5 Yr 11.8% * -9.2% 114.4% 20.14% 2
10 Yr 6.6% * -4.1% 53.5% 55.81% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.1% -48.4% 19.2% 37.25% 2
2014 11.4% -23.5% 141.0% 28.24% 2
2013 57.8% -22.5% 561.9% 31.81% 2
2012 27.1% -11.3% 4114.7% 27.36% 2
2011 -6.6% -100.0% 19.2% 52.19% 3

NAV & Total Return History

BARAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.43 B 281 K 24.1 B 5.79% 2
Number of Holdings 57 3 2320 12.63% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.09 B 84.9 K 4.23 B 2.97% 1
Weighting of Top 10 43.1% 6.0% 125.8% 4.75% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gartner Inc A 5.42%
  2. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 7.44%
  3. Vail Resorts Inc 4.87%
  4. Fleetcor Technologies Inc 3.44%
  5. Verisk Analytics Inc 4.18%
  6. Arch Capital Group Ltd 4.00%
  7. FactSet Research Systems Inc 3.14%
  8. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 4.15%
  9. Illumina Inc 3.28%
  10. Charles Schwab Corp 3.18%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.52% 15.06% 136.15% 4.16% 1
Cash
0.48% -36.35% 42.87% 24.22% 4
Other
0.00% -10.78% 79.22% 10.10% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.74% 1.49% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.77% 2.23% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 56.94% 2.97% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
25.22% 0.00% 37.20% 1.34% 1
Industrials
22.51% 0.00% 37.54% 6.84% 1
Technology
14.95% 1.83% 48.63% 25.41% 4
Financial Services
13.42% 0.00% 29.03% 7.28% 2
Consumer Cyclical
12.11% 0.00% 48.63% 27.64% 5
Real Estate
7.66% 0.00% 31.71% 3.86% 1
Communication Services
2.88% 0.00% 16.37% 7.13% 2
Energy
0.64% 0.00% 12.96% 24.22% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.02% 12.31% 8.62% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% -0.02% 69.40% 30.31% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% -0.02% 13.50% 27.34% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
US
98.96% 14.94% 127.92% 2.23% 1
Non US
0.56% 0.00% 26.42% 23.92% 4

BARAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.31% 0.08% 111.05% 19.52% 3
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 0.89% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.61% 3
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 25000.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BARAX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BARAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BARAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 13.53% 0.00% 687.00% 21.16% 1

BARAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 5.39% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.62% -2.29% 1.79% 19.67% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

BARAX - Managers

Andrew Peck

Manager

Start Date

Jul 23, 2003

Tenure

13.28

Tenure Rank

3.5%

Andrew is a Senior Vice President.He joined Baron in 1998 as a research analyst and was named portfolio manager in 2003. From 1992 to 1994, Andrew worked at Salomon Brothers as an analyst in the Equity Capital Markets group. Andrew graduated magna cum laude from Yale College with a B.A. in History in 1991 and from Stanford Law School and Graduate School of Business with a J.D. and M.B.A. in 1998.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

30.7

Category Average

7.16

Category Mode

4.8