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BARAX Baron Asset Retail

  • Fund
  • BARAX
  • Price as of: May 25, 2017
  • $67.47
  • + $0.49
  • + 0.73%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

BARAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.1%
  • Net Assets $2.78 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$67.47
$54.58
$67.47

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.31%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 12.54%

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 16.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.43%
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 16.5% -98.2% 27.1% 5.87% 1
1 Yr 22.5% -20.6% 33.8% 7.17% 1
3 Yr 10.3% * -21.0% 28.7% 12.60% 1
5 Yr 13.1% * -11.7% 20.2% 13.12% 1
10 Yr 7.2% * -5.9% 12.4% 49.44% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 1.3% -70.5% 27.9% 47.36% 3
2015 -10.4% -82.5% 12.2% 61.51% 4
2014 2.7% -40.7% 31.3% 21.40% 2
2013 27.0% -27.0% 200.0% 46.64% 3
2012 7.0% -17.1% 26.4% 72.27% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.5% -59.7% 27.1% 5.91% 1
1 Yr 22.5% -35.2% 876.4% 6.31% 1
3 Yr 10.3% * -6.6% 23.6% 11.36% 1
5 Yr 13.1% * 2.0% 41.5% 11.93% 1
10 Yr 7.2% * 0.1% 29.5% 47.75% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 1.4% -98.2% 27.9% 51.48% 3
2015 -0.1% -43.1% 19.2% 39.35% 3
2014 11.4% -23.5% 141.0% 28.64% 2
2013 57.8% -22.5% 561.9% 31.63% 2
2012 27.1% -11.3% 4114.7% 27.42% 2

NAV & Total Return History

BARAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.78 B 281 K 27 B 5.05% 1
Number of Holdings 58 3 2320 13.08% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.14 B 84.9 K 4.69 B 2.82% 1
Weighting of Top 10 42.6% 5.5% 160.0% 5.05% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gartner Inc A 6.24%
  2. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 6.69%
  3. Vail Resorts Inc 5.19%
  4. Verisk Analytics Inc 3.93%
  5. Arch Capital Group Ltd 4.51%
  6. FactSet Research Systems Inc 2.67%
  7. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 4.46%
  8. Charles Schwab Corp 3.73%
  9. SBA Communications Corp 2.65%
  10. Guidewire Software Inc 2.56%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.05% 15.06% 128.48% 6.69% 2
Cash
0.95% -28.68% 43.71% 23.33% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.10% 2.53% 5
Other
0.00% -10.78% 79.22% 9.96% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.63% 1.19% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 35.47% 2.53% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
22.10% 0.00% 33.41% 2.53% 1
Industrials
18.40% 1.05% 37.22% 13.82% 3
Financial Services
17.13% 0.00% 38.77% 4.61% 1
Technology
16.46% 2.89% 45.09% 24.52% 4
Consumer Cyclical
13.79% 0.00% 49.66% 23.77% 4
Real Estate
7.89% 0.00% 29.59% 3.57% 1
Communication Services
2.65% 0.00% 15.35% 8.17% 2
Energy
0.51% 0.00% 12.53% 25.26% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.03% 10.56% 8.77% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% -0.01% 22.39% 32.24% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 14.45% 28.53% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank Quintile
US
99.05% 14.94% 121.11% 2.67% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 37.99% 28.97% 5

BARAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.31% 0.07% 111.05% 20.42% 3
Management Fee 1.00% 0.06% 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 12.54% 0.00% 687.00% 22.06% 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 -0.43% -2.43% 1.49% 17.44% 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

13.78

Tenure Rank

3.3%

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

31.2

Category Average

7.22

Category Mode

2.3