BARUX: Baron Asset R6

Welcome to MutualFunds.com

Please help us personalize your experience and 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

Fixed income news, reports, video and more.

Municipal bonds news, reports, video and more.

Practice management news, reports, video and more.

Portfolio management news, reports, video and more.

Retirement news, reports, video and more.

Learn from industry thought leaders and expert market participants.

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.

BARUX Baron Asset R6


Profile

BARUX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $5.13 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$104.10
$64.07
$104.65

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 11.83%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $5,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Baron Asset Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Baron Capital Group
  • Inception Date
    Jan 29, 2016
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Andrew Peck

Fund Description

The fund invests for the long term primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of U.S. mid-sized growth companies. BAMCO, Inc. ("BAMCO" or the "Adviser") defines mid-sized companies as those, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations above $2.5 billion or the smallest market cap stock in the Russell Midcap Growth Index at reconstitution, whichever is larger, and below the largest market cap stock in the Russell Midcap Growth Index at reconstitution.


Sign up for Advisor Access

Receive email updates about best performers, news, CE accredited webcasts and more.


Categories

Performance

BARUX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.8% -19.8% 1971.6% 33.81%
1 Yr 21.8% -65.3% 2148.3% 25.77%
3 Yr 13.9%* -44.6% 185.0% 15.69%
5 Yr N/A* -32.4% 92.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -16.2% 20.9% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.7% -50.2% 44.9% 9.61%
2018 -5.9% -51.7% 5.6% 10.75%
2017 18.3% -21.1% 34.8% 39.10%
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.8% -19.8% 1971.6% 33.81%
1 Yr 21.8% -65.3% 2148.3% 25.77%
3 Yr 16.5%* -40.3% 185.0% 18.04%
5 Yr N/A* -25.5% 92.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -9.3% 21.0% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.7% -50.2% 44.9% 9.61%
2018 -5.9% -51.7% 12.2% 29.37%
2017 26.5% -7.0% 39.4% 24.44%
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BARUX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Net Assets 5.13 B 867 K 34.1 B 18.86%
Number of Holdings 60 16 2539 73.84%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.77 B 185 K 7.15 B 12.81%
Weighting of Top 10 37.09% 7.2% 96.0% 16.90%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 6.39%
  2. Verisk Analytics Inc 4.22%
  3. Gartner Inc A 4.04%
  4. Ansys Inc 3.66%
  5. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 3.62%
  6. Guidewire Software Inc 3.31%
  7. CoStar Group Inc 3.22%
  8. SBA Communications Corp 2.91%
  9. VeriSign Inc 2.86%
  10. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc 2.86%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
Stocks
99.31% 85.42% 117.39% 28.47%
Cash
0.69% -22.20% 14.02% 70.46%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.55% 23.84%
Other
0.00% -13.15% 4.82% 30.25%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.11% 18.33%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.49% 20.46%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
Technology
32.93% 0.00% 58.99% 37.19%
Healthcare
24.99% 0.00% 40.78% 19.57%
Industrials
12.09% 0.00% 35.59% 73.13%
Financial Services
11.56% 0.00% 38.56% 15.66%
Real Estate
9.68% 0.00% 17.76% 6.41%
Consumer Cyclical
6.06% 0.24% 58.93% 94.31%
Communication Services
2.68% 0.00% 26.42% 71.17%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.22% 39.50%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 34.63% 51.96%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 16.47% 86.30%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 18.77% 75.09%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
US
93.18% 80.29% 107.56% 58.01%
Non US
6.13% 0.00% 17.06% 30.96%

Expenses

BARUX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.05% 0.05% 27.43% 58.43%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 93.40%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 4.70%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 11.83% 1.93% 385.00% 5.57%

Distributions

BARUX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 38.18% 20.11%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.47% -2.56% 1.52% 63.06%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

View More +

Fund Manager Analysis

BARUX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Andrew Peck


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 23, 2003

17.04

17.0%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.6 8.28 3.42