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Baron Asset Fund

mutual fund
BARAX
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$105.6 -0.96 0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
BARAX (Mutual Fund)

Baron Asset Fund

Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$105.6 -0.96 0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
BARAX (Mutual Fund)
Baron Asset Fund
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$105.6 -0.96 0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
share class

BARAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.0%
  • Net Assets $5.63 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$106.56
$61.43
$108.36

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.30%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 11.83%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Equity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$47.41

-0.61%

$1.75 B

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$0.01

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15.58%

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$19.72

-0.20%

$1.63 B

0.92%

$0.18

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23.25%

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$15.77

-1.44%

$608.42 M

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25.26%

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$13.22

-0.60%

$22.16 M

0.43%

$0.06

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4.09%

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$7.33

-0.68%

$1.02 M

20.68%

$1.53

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36.75%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$202.65

-0.54%

$18.63 B

0.51%

$1.05

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28.47%

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$195.42

-0.67%

$14.59 B

0.45%

$0.88

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29.02%

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$68.33

-0.54%

$7.50 B

0.79%

$0.54

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-71.13%

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$65.65

-0.38%

$1.92 B

0.77%

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15.59%

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$52.82

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$1.62 B

0.68%

$0.36

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46.73%

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BARAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.73%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Baron Asset Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Baron Capital Group
  • Inception Date
    Jun 12, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Adv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Andrew Peck

BARAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.4% -71.1% 2377.5% 68.53%
1 Yr 27.8% -1.9% 129.8% 55.70%
3 Yr 19.7%* 1.1% 54.4% 37.48%
5 Yr 18.0%* 1.5% 41.7% 27.40%
10 Yr 15.5%* 6.5% 23.5% 22.27%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.2% -50.2% 44.9% 11.71%
2018 -6.4% -70.5% 9.2% 13.83%
2017 17.7% -21.1% 84.9% 46.59%
2016 1.3% -61.7% 39.8% 51.44%
2015 -10.4% -54.0% 12.2% 73.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.4% -71.3% 2377.5% 68.37%
1 Yr 27.8% -7.1% 129.8% 53.02%
3 Yr 19.7%* 1.1% 54.4% 35.78%
5 Yr 18.0%* 1.5% 41.7% 26.16%
10 Yr 15.5%* 6.5% 23.5% 21.09%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BARAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.2% -50.2% 44.9% 11.71%
2018 -0.1% -51.7% 12.2% 7.98%
2017 26.2% -7.0% 84.9% 29.73%
2016 6.2% -61.7% 39.8% 35.19%
2015 -0.3% -54.0% 12.2% 39.52%

NAV & Total Return History


BARAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank
Net Assets 5.63 B 1.02 M 37.6 B 20.45%
Number of Holdings 63 10 2566 71.73%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.92 B 176 K 7.69 B 12.92%
Weighting of Top 10 37.20% 3.5% 97.2% 20.16%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 6.65%
  2. Verisk Analytics Inc 4.10%
  3. Gartner Inc A 3.84%
  4. Mettler-Toledo International Inc 3.83%
  5. Ansys Inc 3.73%
  6. CoStar Group Inc 3.55%
  7. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc 3.19%
  8. Guidewire Software Inc 2.88%
  9. VeriSign Inc 2.86%
  10. SBA Communications Corp 2.81%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BARAX % Rank
Stocks
99.40% 29.91% 110.81% 28.92%
Preferred Stocks
0.45% 0.00% 1.64% 3.39%
Cash
0.15% -14.87% 39.68% 81.91%
Other
0.00% -1.62% 39.00% 64.94%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.20% 60.42%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 17.46% 61.23%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARAX % Rank
Technology
31.74% 0.00% 59.48% 40.23%
Healthcare
25.91% 0.00% 39.13% 18.58%
Industrials
11.48% 0.00% 33.96% 68.17%
Financial Services
10.58% 0.00% 40.21% 17.45%
Real Estate
9.66% 0.00% 14.36% 4.68%
Consumer Cyclical
6.48% 0.00% 65.34% 94.67%
Communication Services
4.15% 0.00% 22.10% 61.23%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.37% 70.11%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 60.50% 75.61%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 15.89% 95.32%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 20.37% 87.08%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BARAX % Rank
US
93.34% 29.81% 103.55% 58.97%
Non US
6.06% 0.00% 56.23% 30.37%

BARAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.30% 0.05% 27.43% 37.97%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 94.19%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 47.55%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BARAX 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

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.20% 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.

BARAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 11.83% 1.00% 457.00% 6.60%

BARAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 32.21% 62.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High BARAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.73% -2.48% 1.52% 77.01%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BARAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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BARAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Andrew Peck


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 23, 2003

17.37

17.4%

Andrew is a Senior Vice President for Baron. He has joined the firm in 1998 as a research analyst and was named portfolio manager in 2003. From 1992 to 1994, Andrew worked at Salomon Brothers as an analyst in the Equity Capital Markets group. Andrew graduated magna cum laude from Yale College with a B.A. in History in 1991 and from Stanford Law School and Graduate School of Business with a J.D. and M.B.A. in 1998.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 34.8 8.17 0.75

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