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Baron Small Cap Fund

mutual fund
BSCFX
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$34.61 -0.24 0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
BSCFX (Mutual Fund)

Baron Small Cap Fund

Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$34.61 -0.24 0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
BSCFX (Mutual Fund)
Baron Small Cap Fund
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$34.61 -0.24 0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
share class

BSCFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 18.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.5%
  • Net Assets $4.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.85
$19.37
$38.68

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

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

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$363.84

-0.47%

$1.03 B

0.56%

$2.03

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22.63%

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$21.46

-0.23%

$795.78 M

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10.85%

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$11.96

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$396.85 M

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11.57%

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$20.85

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$198.12 M

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71.60%

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$18.03

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$40.91 M

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5.87%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

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$247.41

-0.51%

$29.33 B

0.33%

$0.83

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25.29%

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$262.49

-0.33%

$10.87 B

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23.26%

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$106.16

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$4.82 B

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-44.68%

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$71.10

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10.94%

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$191.07

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$1.03 B

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23.64%

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BSCFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.5%
  • 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 17.9% -44.7% 317.7% 71.06%
1 Yr 33.3% -15.1% 106.9% 37.38%
3 Yr 18.5%* -7.8% 43.2% 34.26%
5 Yr 17.5%* -2.1% 28.1% 30.34%
10 Yr 14.2%* -3.4% 22.2% 44.51%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.6% -9.6% 42.9% 45.08%
2018 -15.5% -76.3% 13.6% 39.97%
2017 11.8% -52.6% 37.0% 64.12%
2016 -10.1% -49.0% 25.6% 96.97%
2015 -15.4% -59.6% 8.6% 74.30%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.9% -45.1% 317.7% 71.06%
1 Yr 33.3% -19.4% 106.9% 34.76%
3 Yr 18.5%* -8.9% 43.2% 33.66%
5 Yr 17.5%* -2.5% 28.1% 29.71%
10 Yr 14.2%* -3.7% 22.2% 43.66%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSCFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.6% -9.6% 42.9% 45.08%
2018 -15.5% -54.2% 14.5% 56.92%
2017 27.3% -8.4% 42.0% 16.98%
2016 10.0% -16.4% 31.4% 45.66%
2015 -5.0% -59.6% 19.3% 54.00%

NAV & Total Return History


BSCFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Net Assets 4.8 B 1.67 M 29.3 B 11.02%
Number of Holdings 76 1 2040 73.86%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.27 B 375 K 3.63 B 7.09%
Weighting of Top 10 28.57% 5.7% 100.0% 20.47%

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% 101.33% 54.96%
Cash
2.26% -3.62% 23.24% 42.05%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.21% 12.13%
Other
0.00% -6.62% 24.04% 24.88%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 3.46%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 6.30%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
Technology
26.06% 8.25% 76.43% 40.16%
Industrials
22.31% 0.00% 33.63% 7.72%
Healthcare
18.19% 0.00% 49.47% 83.46%
Consumer Cyclical
12.89% 0.00% 29.08% 38.11%
Real Estate
5.34% 0.00% 10.09% 13.23%
Financial Services
5.00% 0.00% 22.62% 58.11%
Communication Services
4.86% 0.00% 19.93% 8.03%
Consumer Defense
3.50% 0.00% 16.96% 72.13%
Basic Materials
1.84% 0.00% 24.17% 47.56%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.53% 36.69%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 48.50% 53.54%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSCFX % Rank
US
86.36% 2.12% 100.90% 88.35%
Non US
11.38% 0.00% 94.09% 9.92%

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% 42.58%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.05% 1.50% 85.49%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 29.10%
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% 1.90%

BSCFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSCFX Category Low Category High BSCFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 23.64% 8.66%

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% 1.37% 79.36%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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BSCFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Clifford Greenberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1997

23.18

23.2%

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
0.01 28.94 8.24 3.75

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