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BSCFX Baron Small Cap Retail

  • Fund
  • BSCFX
  • Price as of: Jul 24, 2017
  • $30.00
  • + $0.09
  • + 0.30%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

BSCFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • Net Assets $3.47 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.00
$24.91
$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 18.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.3%
  • 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 18.3% -81.5% 27.4% 10.16% 1
1 Yr 0.5% -22.5% 49.1% 91.47% 5
3 Yr -4.4% * -32.4% 16.8% 76.51% 4
5 Yr 4.8% * -23.4% 19.1% 63.03% 4
10 Yr 1.8% * -16.3% 13.1% 55.84% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -10.1% -71.6% 25.7% 91.64% 5
2015 -15.4% -70.7% 14.9% 67.23% 4
2014 -4.3% -57.2% 35.1% 35.73% 2
2013 32.7% -32.6% 61.3% 39.93% 2
2012 14.3% -100.0% 30.8% 19.64% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.3% -81.5% 27.4% 10.19% 1
1 Yr 0.5% -31.1% 291.3% 91.43% 5
3 Yr 1.4% * -43.2% 166.8% 86.87% 5
5 Yr 13.3% * -9.8% 37.2% 78.17% 4
10 Yr 7.0% * -6.3% 13.1% 61.24% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -10.1% -71.6% 25.7% 92.26% 5
2015 -5.3% -37.2% 38.5% 68.20% 4
2014 1.9% -23.4% 66.8% 58.07% 3
2013 50.9% -32.6% 6103.1% 61.96% 4
2012 26.9% -100.0% 400.5% 35.44% 2

NAV & Total Return History

BSCFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.47 B 35.4 K 19.9 B 2.05% 1
Number of Holdings 80 2 3470 15.75% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.15 B -2.31 M 3.34 B 0.63% 1
Weighting of Top 10 33.0% 4.3% 100.1% 4.57% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. SBA Communications Corp 2.62%
  2. TransDigm Group Inc 3.87%
  3. Gartner Inc A 4.97%
  4. Waste Connections Inc 3.75%
  5. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 3.33%
  6. Acuity Brands Inc 2.63%
  7. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 3.48%
  8. On Assignment Inc 2.73%
  9. Guidewire Software Inc 3.16%
  10. Cognex Corp 2.44%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.52% 10.71% 100.77% 13.23% 3
Cash
1.78% -0.77% 40.84% 20.63% 3
Other
0.69% -5.76% 10.96% 8.66% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 3.78% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.94% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 78.18% 1.89% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Technology
28.86% 1.09% 66.88% 11.34% 2
Industrials
20.73% 0.61% 27.93% 5.04% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.96% 0.17% 31.91% 9.61% 2
Healthcare
15.30% 1.11% 67.40% 20.79% 3
Communication Services
4.84% -2.78% 6.07% 0.79% 1
Basic Materials
3.65% 0.00% 14.27% 23.15% 4
Financial Services
2.42% -2.02% 27.57% 34.02% 5
Energy
2.34% 0.00% 14.28% 14.17% 2
Real Estate
2.13% -4.19% 15.09% 18.43% 3
Consumer Defense
1.31% -2.12% 14.32% 29.29% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.44% 6.82% 12.91% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
US
94.97% 3.92% 100.00% 14.65% 3
Non US
2.55% 0.00% 84.33% 16.54% 3

BSCFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.32% 0.06% 27.39% 22.52% 3
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 2.20% 5
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.42% 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% 4.00% 818.00% 23.62% 1

BSCFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 15.65% 89.71% 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% -2.29% 2.19% 21.26% 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

19.76

Tenure Rank

1.0%

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

0.1

Category High

44.7

Category Average

6.55

Category Mode

2.5