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BPTRX Baron Partners Retail

  • Fund
  • BPTRX
  • Price as of: Jul 18, 2019
  • $62.38 + $0.18 + 0.29%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

BPTRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 30.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 18.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.7%
  • Net Assets $2.39 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 95.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$62.38
$43.53
$62.57

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.03%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 8.09%

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 30.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.13%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Baron Partners Fund
  • Fund Family Name Baron Capital Group
  • Inception Date Apr 30, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Adv
  • 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. growth companies of any market capitalization. The Adviser seeks to invest in businesses the advisor believes have significant opportunities for growth, sustainable competitive advantages, exceptional management, and an attractive valuation. To take advantage of opportunities to invest, the fund may borrow money from banks (leverage) in an amount up to one-third of its total assets, which include assets purchased with borrowed money. It is non-diversified.

BPTRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BPTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.6% -47.7% 49.8% 30.15%
1 Yr 6.1% -47.7% 20.6% 15.08%
3 Yr 18.7%* -23.8% 24.5% 4.26%
5 Yr 11.7%* -30.2% 15.3% 4.33%
10 Yr 17.0%* -11.8% 17.4% 0.57%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BPTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.0% -52.1% 9.2% 4.78%
2017 31.5% -38.9% 36.0% 3.44%
2016 4.0% -61.7% 27.9% 34.89%
2015 -3.0% -82.5% 12.2% 23.78%
2014 10.3% -23.5% 17.9% 3.44%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BPTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.6% -47.7% 49.8% 30.15%
1 Yr 6.1% -47.7% 29.8% 31.49%
3 Yr 18.7%* -22.2% 28.3% 7.74%
5 Yr 11.8%* -25.3% 17.4% 16.34%
10 Yr 17.0%* -6.4% 18.9% 2.55%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BPTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.0% -51.7% 12.2% 10.71%
2017 31.5% -7.0% 56.2% 8.22%
2016 4.0% -61.7% 27.9% 55.17%
2015 -2.7% -54.0% 12.2% 54.58%
2014 10.3% -23.5% 18.1% 18.62%

NAV & Total Return History

BPTRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BPTRX Category Low Category High BPTRX % Rank
Net Assets 2.39 B 1.44 M 33.8 B 30.53%
Number of Holdings 30 13 2232 96.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.27 B 616 K 7.12 B 7.25%
Weighting of Top 10 94.98% 6.7% 148.7% 0.57%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CoStar Group Inc 20.05%

  2. Arch Capital Group Ltd 10.70%

  3. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 10.37%

  4. Tesla Inc 10.28%

  5. FactSet Research Systems Inc 9.23%

  6. Vail Resorts Inc 8.64%

  7. Hyatt Hotels Corp 8.28%

  8. Space Exploration Technologies Corp. - C 6.57%

  9. Gartner Inc A 5.72%

  10. Guidewire Software Inc 5.13%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BPTRX % Rank
Stocks
127.86% 20.28% 127.86% 0.38%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.25% 19.27%
Other
0.00% -7.94% 70.89% 27.10%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.82% 16.79%
Bonds
0.00% -0.48% 43.05% 18.51%
Cash
-27.86% -48.52% 36.01% 99.81%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BPTRX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
36.49% 0.00% 48.02% 1.34%
Real Estate
29.75% 0.00% 48.22% 0.95%
Financial Services
25.36% 0.00% 40.09% 2.29%
Technology
14.84% 0.00% 69.27% 90.08%
Healthcare
11.80% 0.00% 62.34% 76.53%
Industrials
2.66% 0.00% 38.67% 94.85%
Communication Services
0.39% 0.00% 11.66% 38.17%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.12% 39.69%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.07% 79.39%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 17.24% 89.69%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 13.78% 83.78%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BPTRX % Rank
US
123.93% 7.34% 123.93% 0.38%
Non US
3.93% 0.00% 70.47% 39.50%

BPTRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BPTRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.03% 0.07% 6.14% 10.90%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.06% 1.50% 91.22%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 31.23%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.72% N/A

Sales Fees

BPTRX 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

BPTRX 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.

BPTRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 8.09% 1.85% 495.00% 4.21%

BPTRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BPTRX Category Low Category High BPTRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 28.05%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BPTRX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BPTRX Category Low Category High BPTRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.13% -2.55% 4.79% 87.76%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BPTRX - Managers

Ronald Baron

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 30, 2003

16.18

16.2%

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.


Michael Baron

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2018

0.84

0.8%

Mr. Michael Baron has worked at BAMCO as an analyst since September of 2004. From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Michael Baron worked at Glenhill Capital as a research analyst.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

33.38

Category Average

8.62

Category Mode

8.84