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BARAX Baron Asset Retail

  • Fund
  • BARAX
  • Price as of: Jul 15, 2019
  • $86.40 - $0.03 - 0.04%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

BARAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 35.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.1%
  • Net Assets $4.43 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$86.40
$59.94
$86.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.30%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.87%

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 35.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.79%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 (%)
YTD 35.4% -45.8% 40.0% 3.82%
1 Yr 10.3% -46.5% 22.0% 3.06%
3 Yr 13.4%* -23.8% 24.9% 8.54%
5 Yr 6.1%* -30.7% 15.1% 15.98%
10 Yr 8.5%* -12.0% 18.0% 31.98%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -6.4% -52.1% 9.2% 11.69%
2017 17.7% -38.9% 36.0% 35.63%
2016 1.3% -61.7% 27.9% 51.56%
2015 -10.4% -82.5% 12.2% 66.41%
2014 2.7% -23.5% 17.9% 22.11%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 35.4% -45.8% 40.0% 3.63%
1 Yr 17.7% -46.5% 23.5% 1.34%
3 Yr 20.4%* -21.1% 26.3% 4.08%
5 Yr 13.8%* -24.8% 16.7% 3.94%
10 Yr 16.3%* -5.8% 20.6% 6.98%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.1% -51.7% 12.2% 7.66%
2017 26.2% -7.0% 56.2% 24.71%
2016 6.2% -61.7% 27.9% 40.04%
2015 -0.3% -54.0% 12.2% 35.16%
2014 9.5% -23.5% 18.1% 23.73%

NAV & Total Return History

BARAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank
Net Assets 4.43 B 1.44 M 32.8 B 18.16%
Number of Holdings 62 7 2229 74.19%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.72 B 616 K 7.12 B 9.37%
Weighting of Top 10 38.96% 6.7% 95.0% 17.02%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 6.08%

  2. Gartner Inc A 5.59%

  3. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 4.77%

  4. Verisk Analytics Inc 4.36%

  5. VeriSign Inc 3.30%

  6. Vail Resorts Inc 3.22%

  7. Guidewire Software Inc 3.22%

  8. FactSet Research Systems Inc 2.84%

  9. Ansys Inc 2.83%

  10. CoStar Group Inc 2.75%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BARAX % Rank
Stocks
97.77% 9.24% 127.86% 52.39%
Cash
2.22% -27.86% 90.76% 44.17%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.95% 64.63%
Other
0.00% -9.13% 30.34% 66.73%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.59% 63.86%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.62% 64.44%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARAX % Rank
Technology
25.95% 0.00% 69.27% 56.98%
Healthcare
22.52% 0.00% 62.34% 6.12%
Industrials
17.89% 0.00% 40.82% 32.70%
Financial Services
12.52% 0.00% 39.48% 23.90%
Real Estate
9.58% 0.00% 48.22% 10.90%
Consumer Cyclical
8.14% 0.00% 47.93% 91.40%
Communication Services
1.18% 0.00% 11.66% 9.37%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 10.95% 73.42%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.07% 91.78%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 17.24% 95.60%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 13.78% 92.73%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARAX % Rank
US
96.27% 7.34% 123.93% 30.98%
Non US
1.50% 0.00% 70.47% 79.16%

BARAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.30% 0.07% 6.14% 42.53%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.06% 1.50% 95.03%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 49.73%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.72% N/A

Sales Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% 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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.87% 1.85% 495.00% 5.36%

BARAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 67.30%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.79% -2.55% 4.79% 76.63%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BARAX - Managers

Andrew Peck

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 23, 2003

15.95

16.0%

Andrew is a Senior Vice President for Baron. He has joined the firm 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

0.16

Category High

17.76

Category Average

3.84

Category Mode

2.33