NESGX: Needham Small Cap Growth Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$30.17

-

-

1.90%

Vitals

YTD Return

16.9%

1 yr return

63.6%

3 Yr Avg Return

39.2%

5 Yr Avg Return

30.4%

Net Assets

$284 M

Holdings in Top 10

54.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.23
$20.99
$31.45

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.90%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 191.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$2,000

IRA

$1,000


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Small Growth


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$30.17

-

-

1.90%

NESGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 39.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 30.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.59%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Needham Small Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Needham
  • Inception Date
    May 22, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding
    3774902
  • Share Class
    Adv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Chris Retzler

Fund Description

Under normal conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in the equity securities (principally, common stock) of domestic issuers listed on a nationally recognized securities exchange that have market capitalizations not exceeding $5 billion at the time of investment.


NESGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.9% -83.6% 46.1% 15.94%
1 Yr 63.6% 15.1% 91.6% 3.38%
3 Yr 39.2%* -1.7% 50.1% 1.16%
5 Yr 30.4%* -4.8% 37.5% 2.23%
10 Yr 19.0%* -0.4% 22.7% 6.60%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 46.7% -63.0% 340.3% 15.72%
2019 41.9% -9.1% 48.3% 0.86%
2018 -20.9% -76.3% 13.6% 62.21%
2017 2.8% -52.6% 37.0% 89.19%
2016 22.6% -56.6% 25.6% 3.35%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.9% -83.2% 46.1% 16.10%
1 Yr 63.6% 9.3% 91.6% 3.38%
3 Yr 39.2%* -3.7% 50.1% 1.16%
5 Yr 30.4%* -5.9% 37.5% 2.24%
10 Yr 19.0%* -1.0% 22.7% 6.62%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 46.7% -63.0% 340.3% 15.72%
2019 41.9% -9.1% 48.3% 0.86%
2018 -20.9% -54.2% 14.5% 72.19%
2017 12.0% -8.4% 42.0% 87.23%
2016 31.4% -56.6% 31.4% 0.21%

NAV & Total Return History


NESGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NESGX Category Low Category High NESGX % Rank
Net Assets 284 M 235 K 38 B 72.61%
Number of Holdings 51 6 1294 88.85%
Net Assets in Top 10 144 M 71.8 K 3.85 B 47.93%
Weighting of Top 10 54.53% 3.7% 100.0% 3.83%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Dreyfus Treasury Secs Cash Mgmt Inst 10.76%
  2. Fluidigm Corp 7.45%
  3. Cambium Networks Corp 7.20%
  4. Photronics Inc 6.58%
  5. FireEye Inc 6.08%
  6. Axt Inc 5.46%
  7. Aspen Aerogels Inc 5.22%
  8. MaxLinear Inc A 4.67%
  9. ViewRay Inc 4.39%
  10. Infinera Corp 4.27%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NESGX % Rank
Stocks
89.25% 83.39% 100.44% 97.93%
Cash
10.76% -0.44% 14.85% 1.59%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.64% 64.81%
Other
0.00% -2.29% 7.91% 67.68%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 62.90%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.11% 63.54%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NESGX % Rank
Technology
68.73% 0.00% 71.26% 0.64%
Healthcare
17.23% 0.00% 69.33% 81.85%
Industrials
11.55% 0.00% 33.63% 89.17%
Energy
2.04% 0.00% 61.31% 19.43%
Financial Services
0.45% 0.00% 100.00% 97.45%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.32% 70.06%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 11.79% 89.33%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 19.51% 95.70%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 12.17% 99.20%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 28.14% 99.68%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 9.77% 94.90%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NESGX % Rank
US
87.77% 0.03% 100.00% 83.60%
Non US
1.48% 0.00% 98.36% 78.66%

NESGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NESGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.90% 0.01% 11.80% 11.50%
Management Fee 1.25% 0.05% 1.50% 97.93%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 53.20%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

NESGX 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

NESGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 55.46%

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.

NESGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 191.00% 0.00% 442.00% 97.87%

NESGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NESGX Category Low Category High NESGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 63.85%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

NESGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NESGX Category Low Category High NESGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.59% -8.87% 1.48% 93.39%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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NESGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Chris Retzler


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 17, 2008

13.63

13.6%

Mr. Retzler has been with Needham Asset Management, LLC since 2005. Mr. Retzler is a graduate of the Columbia Business School and was a Fulbright Scholar. He began his career in 1994 with Merrill Lynch Investment Banking. When he left Merrill Lynch in 2002. From 2002 until he joined Needham, he was in charge of Winterkorn, privately owned company.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 29.69 8.73 4.5