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Baron Asset R6

BARUX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 22.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 22.4%
  • Net Assets $5.95 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 38.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$114.95
$64.07
$125.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.28%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare BARUX to Popular U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$78.47

-2.51%

$38.83 B

-

$0.00

-4.63%

0.75%

$111.26

-2.34%

$38.04 B

-

$0.00

-1.61%

0.73%

ARK Innovation ETF

ARKK | ETF

$117.07

-1.15%

$23.48 B

-

$0.00

-5.96%

0.75%

$157.12

-2.17%

$21.88 B

0.29%

$0.46

-0.01%

0.80%

$208.51

+1.38%

$21.51 B

0.45%

$0.92

-1.68%

0.07%

BARUX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -4.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.57%
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.


BARUX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.0% -7.8% 32.2% 73.42%
1 Yr 41.9% 8.7% 167.1% 72.65%
3 Yr 22.0%* 5.6% 59.3% 36.86%
5 Yr 22.4%* 11.3% 52.6% 30.91%
10 Yr 15.0%* 7.1% 23.8% 23.29%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 29.3% -69.7% 2474.5% 42.47%
2019 35.7% -50.2% 44.9% 9.78%
2018 -5.9% -70.5% 9.2% 12.54%
2017 18.3% -21.1% 84.9% 43.43%
2016 N/A -61.7% 39.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.0% -7.8% 32.2% 73.42%
1 Yr 41.9% 2.5% 167.1% 69.64%
3 Yr 22.0%* 3.5% 59.3% 36.18%
5 Yr 22.4%* 11.1% 52.6% 30.02%
10 Yr 15.0%* 7.1% 23.8% 22.70%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 29.3% -69.7% 2474.5% 42.47%
2019 35.7% -50.2% 44.9% 9.78%
2018 -5.9% -51.7% 12.2% 30.82%
2017 26.5% -7.0% 84.9% 27.81%
2016 N/A -61.7% 39.8% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


BARUX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Net Assets 5.95 B 1.12 M 38.8 B 20.10%
Number of Holdings 66 14 2588 68.60%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.25 B 224 K 10.3 B 12.72%
Weighting of Top 10 38.09% 4.8% 99.4% 19.22%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 7.19%
  2. Gartner Inc A 4.29%
  3. Verisk Analytics Inc 4.01%
  4. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 3.84%
  5. Ansys Inc 3.61%
  6. CoStar Group Inc 3.37%
  7. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc 3.19%
  8. Guidewire Software Inc 3.10%
  9. Ceridian HCM Holding Inc 2.95%
  10. Vail Resorts Inc 2.90%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
Stocks
99.46% 15.26% 102.10% 25.12%
Preferred Stocks
0.45% 0.00% 2.38% 1.93%
Cash
0.09% -53.51% 32.09% 84.06%
Other
0.00% -2.23% 73.51% 51.85%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.16% 42.19%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 20.61% 44.12%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
Technology
31.58% 0.00% 63.56% 55.56%
Healthcare
25.04% 0.00% 39.30% 19.65%
Financial Services
10.70% 0.00% 69.35% 18.52%
Industrials
10.60% 0.00% 34.97% 75.85%
Consumer Cyclical
8.73% 0.00% 67.94% 87.92%
Real Estate
8.28% 0.00% 20.88% 8.37%
Communication Services
5.07% 0.00% 29.73% 53.30%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.08% 56.04%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 10.35% 60.06%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 15.26% 93.24%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 11.96% 85.19%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
US
93.08% 10.39% 100.02% 55.56%
Non US
6.38% 0.00% 33.89% 26.41%

BARUX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.05% 0.05% 25.69% 55.82%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 92.65%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 9.86%
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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 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 9.28% 1.00% 457.00% 5.21%

BARUX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.38% 43.06%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.57% -2.48% 1.59% 63.41%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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BARUX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Andrew Peck


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 23, 2003

17.62

17.6%

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 35.04 8.17 0.21