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BSCFX Baron Small Cap Retail

  • Fund
  • BSCFX
  • Price as of: May 21, 2019
  • $29.71 + $0.31 + 1.05%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

BSCFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.5%
  • Net Assets $4.24 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.71
$22.32
$34.05

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.30%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.19%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$2,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Baron Small Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name Baron Capital Group
  • Inception Date Sep 30, 1997
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Adv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Clifford Greenberg

BSCFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.1% 4.1% 31.2% 18.69%
1 Yr -1.9% -48.7% 20.3% 19.10%
3 Yr 2.2%* -44.1% 29.3% 77.73%
5 Yr -2.5%* -29.6% 18.8% 68.53%
10 Yr 7.2%* -12.2% 19.1% 59.81%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.5% -54.2% 21.5% 34.23%
2017 11.8% -73.6% 37.0% 57.41%
2016 -10.1% -49.0% 25.7% 97.00%
2015 -15.4% -70.7% 14.9% 72.63%
2014 -4.3% -41.2% 17.3% 36.94%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.1% 4.1% 31.2% 18.69%
1 Yr -1.9% -48.7% 21.1% 39.63%
3 Yr 14.1%* -8.8% 29.3% 41.33%
5 Yr 8.0%* -12.5% 19.6% 36.83%
10 Yr 13.8%* -3.2% 30.0% 33.86%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.5% -54.2% 22.2% 51.55%
2017 27.3% -6.8% 42.0% 15.87%
2016 10.0% -15.1% 32.0% 45.18%
2015 -5.0% -35.5% 19.3% 55.39%
2014 1.7% -36.4% 17.3% 48.65%

NAV & Total Return History

BSCFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Net Assets 4.24 B 7.34 M 26.8 B 6.37%
Number of Holdings 74 6 2534 78.85%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.23 B 1.08 M 5.03 B 4.11%
Weighting of Top 10 30.31% 5.3% 100.0% 12.11%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gartner Inc A 4.30%

  2. Guidewire Software Inc 3.95%

  3. TransDigm Group Inc 3.08%

  4. Waste Connections Inc 3.00%

  5. The Trade Desk Inc A 2.81%

  6. ASGN Inc 2.74%

  7. SBA Communications Corp 2.71%

  8. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 2.68%

  9. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 2.59%

  10. PRA Health Sciences Inc 2.45%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
Stocks
98.33% 8.58% 113.20% 32.44%
Cash
1.67% -1.08% 15.80% 62.22%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.91% 28.75%
Other
0.00% -11.60% 6.71% 35.32%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.14% 22.59%
Bonds
0.00% -28.06% 80.92% 21.77%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
Technology
33.43% 0.87% 80.95% 16.63%
Industrials
18.89% 0.87% 32.50% 22.38%
Consumer Cyclical
15.89% 0.00% 35.58% 21.97%
Healthcare
13.53% 1.14% 57.67% 79.26%
Communication Services
5.75% 0.00% 8.20% 0.62%
Basic Materials
4.90% 0.00% 18.58% 29.98%
Real Estate
2.94% 0.00% 14.19% 36.96%
Financial Services
1.95% -2.38% 29.51% 94.25%
Consumer Defense
0.53% 0.00% 11.55% 96.51%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.58% 52.57%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 11.50% 90.35%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
US
91.50% 3.32% 100.00% 74.33%
Non US
6.83% 0.00% 96.31% 17.86%

BSCFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.30% 0.06% 4.84% 46.41%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.59% 88.30%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 33.12%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BSCFX 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

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

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 14.19% 3.00% 818.00% 5.34%

BSCFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 31.83%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.05% -2.81% 1.79% 81.31%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

BSCFX - Managers

Clifford Greenberg

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1997

21.59

21.6%

Greenberg is currently a senior vice president. He joined Baron in 1997 as a portfolio manager having research experience. From 1984 to 1996, Cliff worked at HPB Associates, as a securities analyst, fund manager and was named general partner in 1991. Cliff graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in 1981 and from Columbia Law School with a J.D. in 1984.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

46.53

Category Average

7.7

Category Mode

2.0