BAFWX: Brown Advisory Sustainable Growth I

Welcome to MutualFunds.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you

Your personalized experience is almost ready.

Join other Individual Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Institutional Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Financial Advisors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research.

Thank you!

Check your email and confirm your subscription to complete your personalized experience.

Thank you for your submission, we hope you enjoy your experience

Channels

Find the latest content and information here about the 2019 Charles Schwab Impact Conference.

Advisors

Receive email updates about fund flows, news, upcoming CE accredited webcasts from industry thought leaders and more.

Content focused on helping financial advisors build successful client relationships and grow their business.

Content geared towards helping financial advisors build better client portfolios.

Get insights on the industry trends and investment news from leading fund managers and experts.

BAFWX Brown Advisory Sustainable Growth I

  • Fund
  • BAFWX
  • Price as of: Jan 16, 2020
  • $29.40
    + $0.28 + 0.96%

Profile

BAFWX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 20.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.6%
  • Net Assets $1.93 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.40
$22.22
$29.40

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.73%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 21.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 1.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.10%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Brown Advisory Sustainable Growth Fund Institutional Shares
  • Fund Family Name
    Brown Advisory Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jun 29, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    35406569
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Powell

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of sustainable domestic companies. It invests primarily in the securities of medium and large capitalization companies that Brown Advisory LLC (the "Adviser") believes (1) have the fundamental strengths (strong financials and business models) to outperform their peers and deliver above-average earnings growth over a market cycle, (2) effectively implement Sustainable Business Advantages, and (3) have attractive valuations.


Get Updates About BAFWX

Sign up for Advisor Access to receive email updates about BAFWX competitors, news, CE accredited webcasts and more.

Please Enter Your Email
Please Select Your Advisor Type

Categories

Performance

BAFWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BAFWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.3% 0.0% 9.6% 46.76%
1 Yr 32.9% -68.8% 49.8% 13.45%
3 Yr 20.1%* -45.2% 28.1% 9.40%
5 Yr 15.6%* -36.3% 17.5% 1.31%
10 Yr N/A* -18.1% 17.3% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BAFWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 34.0% -67.9% 49.9% 7.13%
2018 0.9% -65.5% 13.4% 3.17%
2017 26.0% -46.3% 37.5% 12.33%
2016 5.0% -43.3% 15.3% 17.82%
2015 7.9% -38.0% 11.4% 1.58%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BAFWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.3% 0.0% 9.6% 46.76%
1 Yr 32.9% -68.8% 49.8% 11.87%
3 Yr 22.2%* -45.2% 35.6% 4.41%
5 Yr 18.0%* -36.3% 18.2% 0.19%
10 Yr N/A* -18.1% 17.8% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BAFWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 34.0% -67.9% 49.9% 7.13%
2018 4.5% -65.5% 16.5% 3.33%
2017 28.1% -28.2% 51.5% 36.80%
2016 5.7% -43.3% 17.1% 25.59%
2015 13.1% -38.0% 17.3% 0.49%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BAFWX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BAFWX Category Low Category High BAFWX % Rank
Net Assets 1.93 B 1.21 M 201 B 37.98%
Number of Holdings 34 1 2071 88.17%
Net Assets in Top 10 759 M 434 K 53.6 B 37.75%
Weighting of Top 10 41.32% 11.2% 100.0% 42.28%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 5.13%
  2. American Tower Corp 4.58%
  3. Danaher Corp 4.57%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 4.45%
  5. UnitedHealth Group Inc 4.20%
  6. Amazon.com Inc 3.99%
  7. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.94%
  8. Alphabet Inc A 3.93%
  9. Intuit Inc 3.85%
  10. Verisk Analytics Inc 3.56%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BAFWX % Rank
Stocks
96.81% 83.84% 106.53% 77.92%
Cash
3.20% -6.52% 16.16% 19.14%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.51% 68.43%
Other
0.00% -0.57% 8.03% 67.75%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.67% 63.90%
Bonds
0.00% -0.51% 3.92% 66.24%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BAFWX % Rank
Technology
33.18% 7.73% 54.94% 29.24%
Healthcare
25.16% 0.00% 52.57% 2.19%
Consumer Cyclical
17.20% 0.00% 52.42% 29.92%
Industrials
6.30% 0.00% 26.44% 76.49%
Financial Services
4.60% 0.00% 38.34% 95.40%
Real Estate
4.49% 0.00% 12.72% 12.74%
Communication Services
4.03% 0.00% 31.01% 66.69%
Basic Materials
2.98% 0.00% 11.40% 22.16%
Consumer Defense
2.07% 0.00% 18.71% 79.58%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.99% 75.81%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 6.74% 84.02%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BAFWX % Rank
US
92.53% 80.62% 104.07% 58.85%
Non US
4.28% 0.00% 17.94% 48.91%

Expenses

BAFWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BAFWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.73% 0.00% 165.48% 79.82%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.40% 39.33%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% 12.98%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

BAFWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BAFWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 1.00% 0.50% 2.00% 80.95%

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.

BAFWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 21.00% 0.00% 807.00% 19.44%

Distributions

BAFWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BAFWX Category Low Category High BAFWX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 47.99% 65.86%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BAFWX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BAFWX Category Low Category High BAFWX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.10% -2.06% 2.43% 45.80%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BAFWX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

View More +

Fund Manager Analysis

BAFWX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Powell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2012

7.51

7.5%

Mr. David Powell, CFA, joined Brown Advisory’s equity research team in 1999, with a focus on companies in the energy and industrials sectors. Before joining the firm in 1999, he worked in investor relations at T. Rowe Price. Mr. Powell earned a B.A. from Bowdoin College. Mr. Powell holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Karina Funk


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2012

7.51

7.5%

Karina Funk, CFA, is portfolio manager of the Brown Advisory Large-Cap Sustainable Growth strategy, and Head of Sustainable Investing at Brown Advisory. Karina joined Brown Advisory in 2009 and has extensive investment experience spanning early-stage ventures to debt and public equities. She was previously an equity research analyst for Winslow Management Co, a principal at Charles River Ventures, and an investment manager at the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 52.03 8.18 0.67