BARUX: Baron Asset R6

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BARUX Baron Asset R6

  • Fund
  • BARUX
  • Price as of: Nov 14, 2019
  • $87.88 + $0.18 + 0.21%

BARUX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 32.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $4.39 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$87.88
$62.27
$90.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.04%

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)

$5,000,000

IRA

N/A

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 32.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.54%
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 32.6% 2.8% 38.0% 13.91%
1 Yr 14.2% -38.5% 29.6% 31.23%
3 Yr 12.4%* -20.9% 41.4% 29.48%
5 Yr N/A* -24.4% 21.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -10.2% 19.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -5.9% -51.7% 102.3% 11.33%
2017 18.3% -21.1% 36.0% 38.34%
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A
2014 N/A -23.5% 15.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 32.6% 2.8% 38.0% 13.91%
1 Yr 14.2% -38.5% 29.6% 43.68%
3 Yr 16.7%* -17.0% 41.4% 16.57%
5 Yr N/A* -22.1% 21.3% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -8.3% 19.2% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -5.9% -51.7% 102.3% 29.43%
2017 26.5% -7.0% 39.4% 23.51%
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A
2014 N/A -23.5% 15.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

BARUX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Net Assets 4.39 B 691 K 33.1 B 18.54%
Number of Holdings 59 1 2562 74.70%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.69 B 535 K 5.97 B 9.01%
Weighting of Top 10 39.10% 5.5% 100.0% 16.64%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 6.15%

  2. Gartner Inc A 5.25%

  3. Verisk Analytics Inc 4.82%

  4. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 4.10%

  5. Guidewire Software Inc 3.45%

  6. Vail Resorts Inc 3.37%

  7. Ansys Inc 3.14%

  8. VeriSign Inc 3.05%

  9. CoStar Group Inc 3.02%

  10. TransUnion 2.76%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
Stocks
98.01% 80.57% 123.55% 44.71%
Cash
1.99% -29.87% 19.43% 53.73%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.56% 50.95%
Other
0.00% -11.86% 6.32% 53.73%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 48.18%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.08% 49.05%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
Technology
27.78% 0.00% 53.07% 60.49%
Healthcare
21.05% 0.00% 38.93% 11.09%
Industrials
16.16% 0.00% 35.42% 63.08%
Financial Services
12.16% 0.00% 40.37% 18.54%
Real Estate
10.52% 0.00% 48.92% 7.45%
Consumer Cyclical
9.32% 2.71% 50.57% 93.24%
Communication Services
1.03% 0.00% 8.38% 33.45%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.22% 61.01%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.61% 82.50%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 16.24% 93.93%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 17.78% 88.56%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARUX % Rank
US
96.55% 80.04% 118.32% 22.36%
Non US
1.46% 0.00% 17.06% 78.68%

BARUX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.04% 0.00% 29.30% 61.34%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 95.15%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 13.13%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.72% 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 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.

BARUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.87% 1.24% 385.00% 7.29%

BARUX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.49% 52.51%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BARUX Category Low Category High BARUX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.54% -2.55% 2.65% 66.78%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BARUX - Managers

Andrew Peck

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 23, 2003

16.28

16.3%

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

0.0

Category High

32.85

Category Average

7.91

Category Mode

2.67