BGRUX: Baron Growth R6

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BGRUX Baron Growth R6


Profile

BGRUX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $6.13 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 55.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$81.09
$56.33
$95.68

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.04%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 1.93%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.00%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Baron Growth 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
    Ronald Baron

Fund Description

The fund invests for the long term primarily in equity securities in the form of common stock of U.S. small-sized growth companies. BAMCO, Inc. ("BAMCO" or the "Adviser") defines small-sized companies as those, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations up to the largest market cap stock in the Russell 2000 Growth Index at reconstitution, or companies with market capitalizations up to $2.5 billion, whichever is larger.


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Performance

BGRUX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGRUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.4% -30.2% 1652.5% 72.16%
1 Yr 2.9% -69.1% 1784.2% 46.32%
3 Yr 4.7%* -46.8% 170.8% 32.14%
5 Yr N/A* -34.6% 15.4% 8.14%
10 Yr N/A* -15.8% 16.2% 8.33%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGRUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.6% -50.2% 44.9% 9.88%
2018 -9.2% -51.7% 9.2% 23.81%
2017 14.4% -21.1% 36.0% 56.89%
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGRUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.4% -30.2% 1652.5% 72.16%
1 Yr 2.9% -69.1% 1784.2% 46.32%
3 Yr 8.6%* -42.6% 170.8% 31.39%
5 Yr N/A* -27.9% 17.3% 11.56%
10 Yr N/A* -10.6% 17.1% 10.83%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGRUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.6% -50.2% 44.9% 9.88%
2018 -9.2% -51.7% 12.2% 45.42%
2017 27.4% -7.0% 39.4% 19.22%
2016 N/A -61.7% 40.3% N/A
2015 N/A -54.0% 12.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BGRUX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BGRUX Category Low Category High BGRUX % Rank
Net Assets 6.13 B 700 K 29.5 B 12.29%
Number of Holdings 57 16 2519 77.82%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.01 B 173 K 5.98 B 4.95%
Weighting of Top 10 55.47% 6.8% 89.2% 4.27%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MSCI Inc 9.53%
  2. CoStar Group Inc 8.01%
  3. Ansys Inc 6.43%
  4. FactSet Research Systems Inc 6.01%
  5. Vail Resorts Inc 5.55%
  6. Arch Capital Group Ltd 5.03%
  7. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 4.46%
  8. Iridium Communications Inc 3.65%
  9. Gartner Inc A 3.42%
  10. Choice Hotels International Inc 3.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BGRUX % Rank
Stocks
99.67% 82.66% 100.31% 12.46%
Other
0.33% -14.45% 3.40% 8.36%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.84% 85.32%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 85.49%
Cash
0.00% -2.13% 17.34% 97.44%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.30% 84.81%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BGRUX % Rank
Financial Services
32.10% 0.00% 41.91% 0.85%
Technology
17.14% 0.00% 56.27% 94.71%
Consumer Cyclical
16.59% 0.11% 54.76% 10.58%
Real Estate
15.62% 0.00% 20.39% 2.39%
Healthcare
12.08% 0.00% 40.45% 91.98%
Communication Services
3.66% 0.00% 26.42% 50.51%
Industrials
2.35% 0.00% 31.98% 97.10%
Consumer Defense
0.46% 0.00% 16.95% 83.11%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.38% 88.91%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 39.70% 92.66%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 18.18% 95.39%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BGRUX % Rank
US
97.27% 80.47% 99.99% 13.82%
Non US
2.40% 0.00% 16.25% 69.28%

Expenses

BGRUX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BGRUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.04% 0.05% 27.43% 62.61%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 98.12%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 18.08%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BGRUX 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

BGRUX 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.

BGRUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 1.93% 1.93% 385.00% 0.52%

Distributions

BGRUX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BGRUX Category Low Category High BGRUX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 44.69% 84.81%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BGRUX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BGRUX Category Low Category High BGRUX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.00% -2.56% 1.52% 20.10%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BGRUX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Ronald Baron


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 30, 1994

25.35

25.4%

Ron Baron CEO, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager Baron USA Partners Fund, Baron Growth Fund, Baron Partners Fund, Baron Focused Growth Fund, Small, and SMID Strategies since inception Ron founded Baron Capital in 1982 and has 47 years of research experience. From 1970 to 1982, Ron worked for several brokerage firms as an institutional securities analyst. From 1966 to 1969, Ron worked at the U.S. Patent Office as a patent examiner, while attending George Washington University Law School. From 1965 to 1966, Ron worked at Georgetown University as a teaching fellow in biochemistry. Ron graduated from Bucknell University with a B.A. in Chemistry in 1965.

Neal Rosenberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 27, 2016

3.93

3.9%

Neal Rosenberg, is a Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager of BAMCO, Inc. Mr. Rosenberg joined BAMCO, Inc. in 2006 as a research analyst and has 13 years of research experience. From 2004 to 2006, Neal worked at JPMorgan Securities as an equity research analyst. From 2003 to 2004, Neal worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. as an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions group. Neal graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics in 2002 and with an M.B.A. in 2003.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.35 8.11 3.17