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Baron Small Cap Fund

mutual fund
BSCFX
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$40.02 -0.05 0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
BSCFX (Mutual Fund)

Baron Small Cap Fund

Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$40.02 -0.05 0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
BSCFX (Mutual Fund)
Baron Small Cap Fund
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$40.02 -0.05 0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity

BSCFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 20.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 21.2%
  • Net Assets $5.41 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$40.07
$31.84
$40.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.31%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.93%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

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

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Overview

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Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$413.80

-1.20%

$1.52 B

0.46%

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$952.03 M

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$21.47

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$247.90 M

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$283.18

-0.57%

$37.89 B

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6.42%

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$298.42

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$12.40 B

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13.49%

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$217.16

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4.56%

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BSCFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.98%
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
    Cliff Greenberg

BSCFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.7% -83.6% 55.3% 39.33%
1 Yr 47.2% 13.3% 139.6% 68.86%
3 Yr 20.3%* 3.4% 59.7% 42.64%
5 Yr 21.2%* -1.2% 42.4% 46.23%
10 Yr 13.9%* -3.4% 23.1% 53.57%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 25.4% -63.0% 340.3% 59.17%
2019 22.6% -22.8% 48.3% 45.55%
2018 -15.5% -76.3% 13.6% 40.50%
2017 11.8% -52.6% 37.0% 64.19%
2016 -10.1% -56.6% 25.6% 96.45%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.7% -83.6% 55.3% 39.33%
1 Yr 47.2% 10.5% 139.6% 62.70%
3 Yr 20.3%* 2.5% 59.7% 40.40%
5 Yr 21.2%* -2.4% 42.4% 45.11%
10 Yr 13.9%* -3.7% 23.1% 51.79%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 25.4% -63.0% 340.3% 59.17%
2019 22.6% -22.8% 48.3% 45.55%
2018 -15.5% -54.2% 14.5% 57.37%
2017 27.3% -8.4% 42.0% 17.42%
2016 10.0% -56.6% 31.4% 42.80%

NAV & Total Return History


BSCFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Net Assets 5.41 B 230 K 37.9 B 10.95%
Number of Holdings 86 6 1293 67.14%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.45 B 67 K 3.82 B 7.14%
Weighting of Top 10 26.37% 3.9% 100.0% 25.80%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gartner Inc 4.41%
  2. Installed Building Products Inc 3.51%
  3. Teladoc Health Inc 3.13%
  4. SBA Communications Corp 2.79%
  5. The Trade Desk Inc A 2.76%
  6. ASGN Inc 2.74%
  7. Guidewire Software Inc 2.52%
  8. SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc 2.47%
  9. Floor & Decor Holdings Inc 2.46%
  10. Penn National Gaming Inc 2.46%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
Stocks
98.46% 52.72% 100.36% 40.00%
Cash
1.54% -1.88% 23.24% 53.97%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.29% 37.46%
Other
0.00% -3.83% 24.04% 45.40%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 34.76%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 2.18% 35.08%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
Technology
29.00% 0.00% 71.26% 20.48%
Industrials
24.69% 0.00% 33.55% 4.60%
Healthcare
16.17% 0.00% 73.57% 84.92%
Consumer Cyclical
12.76% 0.00% 33.08% 58.25%
Financial Services
5.65% 0.00% 100.00% 57.62%
Real Estate
3.90% 0.00% 11.60% 20.63%
Communication Services
3.85% 0.00% 18.46% 15.56%
Consumer Defense
2.17% 0.00% 15.12% 79.84%
Basic Materials
1.82% 0.00% 11.08% 57.14%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.32% 52.70%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 64.00% 72.06%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
US
88.37% 0.03% 100.00% 82.54%
Non US
10.09% 0.00% 99.36% 10.32%

BSCFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BSCFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.31% 0.01% 11.80% 31.53%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 88.08%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 43.33%
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 16.93% 0.00% 442.00% 5.06%

BSCFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.93% 36.98%

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 -0.98% -8.87% 1.48% 76.05%

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

Cliff Greenberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1997

23.76

23.8%

Cliff Greenberg joined Baron in 1997 as a portfolio manager and was named co-chief investment officer in 2020. He has 37 years of research experience. From 1984 to 1996, Cliff worked at HPB Associates, as a securities analyst and fund manager he 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
0.02 29.52 8.57 4.33