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BSCFX Baron Small Cap Retail

  • Fund
  • BSCFX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $25.83
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.12%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

BSCFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.3%
  • Net Assets $3.36 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.83
$23.22
$31.55

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.32%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 10.25%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.64%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Baron Small Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name Baron Capital Group
  • Inception Date Sep 30, 1997
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Adv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Clifford Greenberg

BSCFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -8.4% -81.5% 30.4% 91.43% 5
1 Yr 6.9% -22.5% 49.1% 33.49% 2
3 Yr 3.2% * -21.1% 12.1% 66.14% 4
5 Yr 11.3% * -13.5% 17.8% 59.96% 4
10 Yr 6.7% * -6.7% 12.7% 58.48% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -15.4% -71.6% 14.9% 67.60% 4
2014 -4.3% -57.2% 17.3% 35.25% 2
2013 32.7% -32.6% 61.3% 40.26% 3
2012 14.3% -100.0% 30.8% 19.84% 1
2011 -3.6% -29.9% 181.9% 39.83% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -8.4% -81.5% 30.4% 92.36% 5
1 Yr 6.9% -31.1% 291.3% 29.37% 2
3 Yr 3.2% * -43.2% 166.8% 61.90% 4
5 Yr 11.3% * -9.5% 17.8% 55.39% 3
10 Yr 6.7% * -4.8% 12.7% 54.69% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -5.3% -71.6% 38.5% 66.28% 4
2014 1.9% -23.4% 22.2% 57.69% 3
2013 50.9% -32.6% 6103.1% 61.22% 4
2012 26.9% -100.0% 400.5% 35.23% 2
2011 -2.5% -100.0% 101.1% 39.62% 3

NAV & Total Return History

BSCFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.36 B 31.4 K 16.5 B 1.57% 1
Number of Holdings 78 2 3396 15.75% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.28 B -2.31 M 3.02 B 0.79% 1
Weighting of Top 10 36.7% 4.2% 100.1% 3.15% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. SBA Communications Corp 2.89%
  2. TransDigm Group Inc 5.58%
  3. Gartner Inc A 4.17%
  4. Waste Connections Inc 3.42%
  5. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 4.02%
  6. Acuity Brands Inc 3.41%
  7. The Ultimate Software Group Inc 3.80%
  8. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 4.03%
  9. Guidewire Software Inc 2.74%
  10. Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc 2.63%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.30% 11.88% 101.33% 7.72% 2
Other
1.20% -2.46% 55.68% 4.72% 1
Cash
0.50% -1.33% 40.84% 26.93% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.94% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 3.15% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 77.46% 2.36% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Technology
23.61% 1.34% 72.04% 17.95% 3
Industrials
21.23% 1.14% 31.40% 5.51% 1
Healthcare
19.32% 1.10% 63.64% 14.02% 3
Consumer Cyclical
15.96% -0.10% 41.48% 9.45% 2
Real Estate
3.89% -5.58% 15.70% 10.39% 2
Communication Services
3.80% -0.97% 6.07% 1.26% 1
Basic Materials
2.87% 0.00% 28.16% 23.15% 4
Consumer Defense
2.65% -2.82% 12.39% 23.78% 4
Financial Services
2.50% -2.02% 29.41% 31.34% 5
Energy
2.45% 0.00% 20.20% 14.49% 3
Utilities
0.00% -1.64% 9.47% 11.18% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
US
94.92% 2.64% 100.00% 12.60% 3
Non US
3.38% 0.00% 88.22% 13.39% 3

BSCFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.32% 0.07% 27.39% 22.68% 3
Management Fee 1.00% 0.03% 1.50% 2.52% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.17% 3
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BSCFX 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

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BSCFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 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.

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BSCFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 10.25% 2.00% 710.00% 23.94% 1

BSCFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 15.65% 89.63% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.64% -6.38% 2.19% 19.37% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BSCFX - Managers

Clifford Greenberg

Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 1997

Tenure

19.18

Tenure Rank

1.1%

Greenberg is currently a senior vice president. He joined Baron in 1997 as a portfolio manager having research experience. From 1984 to 1996, Cliff worked at HPB Associates, as a securities analyst, fund manager and was named general partner in 1991. Cliff graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in 1981 and from Columbia Law School with a J.D. in 1984.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

44.1

Category Average

6.59

Category Mode

1.9