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Baron Small Cap Retail

BSCFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 16.7%
  • Net Assets $4.46 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.74
$19.37
$37.22

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.31%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.44%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare BSCFX to Popular U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$61.94

+0.81%

$27.33 B

0.25%

$0.16

10.82%

0.19%

$220.17

+0.70%

$27.33 B

0.51%

$1.14

9.10%

0.07%

$111.98

+0.96%

$16.52 B

0.26%

$0.29

7.15%

0.45%

$32.16

+0.85%

$10.49 B

0.00%

$0.00

3.08%

0.80%

$62.74

+1.01%

$10.09 B

0.04%

$0.03

7.01%

1.01%

BSCFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.95%
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 18.6% -53.6% 269.7% 32.90%
1 Yr 30.6% -19.8% 88.8% 25.96%
3 Yr 16.1%* -10.9% 36.3% 32.03%
5 Yr 16.7%* -2.8% 28.8% 23.82%
10 Yr 13.8%* -3.4% 21.5% 35.62%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.6% -9.6% 42.9% 44.70%
2018 -15.5% -76.3% 13.6% 39.62%
2017 11.8% -52.6% 37.0% 63.71%
2016 -10.1% -49.0% 26.1% 96.99%
2015 -15.4% -59.6% 8.6% 74.52%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.6% -53.0% 269.7% 32.90%
1 Yr 30.6% -24.0% 88.8% 24.40%
3 Yr 16.1%* -12.0% 36.3% 30.44%
5 Yr 16.7%* -3.2% 28.8% 22.50%
10 Yr 13.8%* -3.7% 21.5% 34.94%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.6% -9.6% 42.9% 44.70%
2018 -15.5% -54.2% 14.5% 56.60%
2017 27.3% -8.4% 42.0% 16.82%
2016 10.0% -16.4% 31.4% 46.09%
2015 -5.0% -59.6% 19.3% 53.53%

NAV & Total Return History


BSCFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Net Assets 4.46 B 25 27.3 B 9.87%
Number of Holdings 76 1 2014 74.73%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.27 B 298 K 3.26 B 7.06%
Weighting of Top 10 28.57% 6.1% 100.0% 21.98%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Installed Building Products Inc 3.82%
  2. Teladoc Health Inc 3.13%
  3. Floor & Decor Holdings Inc 2.94%
  4. Guidewire Software Inc 2.87%
  5. ASGN Inc 2.86%
  6. Gartner Inc A 2.80%
  7. The Trade Desk Inc A 2.79%
  8. SBA Communications Corp 2.79%
  9. Clarivate PLC Ordinary Shares 2.78%
  10. SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc 2.74%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
Stocks
97.74% 52.72% 100.90% 56.36%
Cash
2.26% -4.85% 23.40% 39.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.28% 26.69%
Other
0.00% -10.10% 24.04% 35.16%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 18.37%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.66% 21.66%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
Technology
26.06% 8.25% 76.43% 41.44%
Industrials
22.31% 0.00% 33.63% 6.75%
Healthcare
18.19% 0.00% 52.56% 82.42%
Consumer Cyclical
12.89% 0.00% 33.53% 32.03%
Real Estate
5.34% 0.00% 15.27% 16.48%
Financial Services
5.00% 0.00% 20.60% 57.77%
Communication Services
4.86% 0.00% 18.20% 8.79%
Consumer Defense
3.50% 0.00% 16.96% 72.68%
Basic Materials
1.84% 0.00% 11.71% 45.68%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.53% 47.57%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 48.50% 62.48%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
US
86.36% 52.72% 99.99% 88.85%
Non US
11.38% 0.00% 26.06% 9.26%

BSCFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.31% 0.05% 36.03% 42.30%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 85.71%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 33.99%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BSCFX 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

BSCFX 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.

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 13.44% 4.00% 442.00% 1.12%

BSCFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 26.30% 23.35%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.95% -3.17% 1.23% 79.58%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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BSCFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Clifford Greenberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1997

23.02

23.0%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 29.18 8.19 3.59