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BSCFX Baron Small Cap Retail

  • Fund
  • BSCFX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $30.39
  • + $0.23
  • + 0.76%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

BSCFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.6%
  • Net Assets $3.71 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.39
$23.22
$32.77

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.30%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.66%

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 7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.61%
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 7.8% -81.5% 24.9% 17.86% 1
1 Yr -3.6% -19.6% 22.6% 44.16% 3
3 Yr 5.5% * -3.2% 14.4% 61.73% 4
5 Yr 8.6% * -2.5% 15.3% 62.91% 4
10 Yr 7.8% * 0.1% 13.6% 47.01% 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% 70.96% 4
2014 N/A -5.4% 0.0% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 0.0% 39.5% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 6.9% 6.9% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -7.3% -7.3% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.8% -81.5% 24.9% 17.53% 1
1 Yr -3.6% -22.8% 22.6% 39.53% 2
3 Yr 5.5% * -3.4% 14.4% 55.91% 3
5 Yr 8.6% * -2.5% 15.3% 58.73% 3
10 Yr 7.8% * 0.1% 13.6% 44.42% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -15.4% -71.6% 14.9% 70.74% 4
2014 N/A -5.4% -5.4% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 53.7% 53.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.0% 20.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A 9.1% 9.1% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

BSCFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.71 B 31.5 K 16 B 1.26% 1
Number of Holdings 79 2 3275 16.38% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.31 B -2.31 M 2.78 B 0.79% 1
Weighting of Top 10 36.2% 4.1% 100.1% 3.62% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. SBA Communications Corp 2.69%
  2. TransDigm Group Inc 4.94%
  3. Gartner Inc A 4.46%
  4. Waste Connections Inc 4.30%
  5. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 3.86%
  6. Acuity Brands Inc 3.44%
  7. The Ultimate Software Group Inc 3.79%
  8. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 3.35%
  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
95.31% 12.33% 100.31% 21.57% 4
Cash
3.51% -0.31% 40.84% 9.92% 2
Other
1.18% -3.52% 7.32% 4.41% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.63% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 1.57% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 74.43% 1.26% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Technology
24.12% 1.39% 71.05% 14.65% 3
Industrials
20.24% 0.92% 31.63% 6.14% 1
Healthcare
17.61% 0.31% 56.60% 17.17% 3
Consumer Cyclical
15.85% -0.42% 39.06% 13.70% 3
Real Estate
4.45% -2.08% 16.98% 8.82% 2
Consumer Defense
3.56% -6.20% 14.24% 18.27% 3
Communication Services
3.44% -0.97% 6.07% 1.42% 1
Financial Services
2.64% -2.02% 33.55% 29.76% 5
Energy
2.51% 0.00% 21.09% 10.87% 2
Basic Materials
2.08% -0.18% 16.53% 24.41% 5
Utilities
0.00% -2.47% 8.04% 9.45% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
US
92.16% 0.93% 100.00% 21.73% 4
Non US
3.15% -0.28% 93.05% 14.49% 3

BSCFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.30% 0.07% 27.39% 21.73% 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 14.66% 2.00% 887.00% 23.94% 1

BSCFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 15.65% 89.71% 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 -0.61% -6.38% 2.03% 17.32% 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

18.85

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

43.8

Category Average

6.64

Category Mode

1.6