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Baron Small Cap Fund

mutual fund
BSFIX
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$42.33 +0.31 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
BSFIX (Mutual Fund)

Baron Small Cap Fund

Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$42.33 +0.31 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity
BSFIX (Mutual Fund)
Baron Small Cap Fund
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$42.33 +0.31 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity

BSFIX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 20.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 21.2%
  • Net Assets $5.13 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.02
$24.91
$42.57

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.05%

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) $1,000,000
  • 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

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$423.88

+0.63%

$1.49 B

0.49%

$2.05

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6.73%

0.08%

$26.69

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$918.74 M

0.42%

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16.40%

0.38%

$16.43

+0.49%

$686.03 M

0.12%

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19.23%

1.23%

$21.21

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$231.99 M

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5.42%

1.24%

$14.91

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$123.91 M

5.75%

$0.85

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11.27%

1.67%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$285.12

+0.97%

$35.95 B

0.29%

$0.82

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6.64%

0.07%

$305.73

+0.52%

$12.05 B

0.39%

$1.18

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6.70%

0.24%

$131.23

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$6.20 B

0.58%

$0.75

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14.93%

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$87.82

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$2.22 B

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14.99%

0.15%

$222.50

+0.65%

$1.49 B

0.44%

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6.64%

0.15%

BSFIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.74%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Baron Small Cap Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Baron Capital Group, Inc.
  • Inception Date
    May 29, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Cliff Greenberg

Fund Description

The fund invests 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the form of common stock of U.S. small-sized growth companies. BAMCO, Inc. ("BAMCO" or the "Adviser") defines small-sized companies as those, at the time of purchase, with market capitalizations up to the largest market cap stock in the Russell 2000 Growth Index at reconstitution, or companies with market capitalizations up to $2.5 billion, whichever is larger.


BSFIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.6% -42.5% 62.5% 58.00%
1 Yr 88.4% 13.3% 273.2% 50.08%
3 Yr 20.7%* -6.7% 60.7% 42.55%
5 Yr 21.2%* 1.8% 41.0% 42.42%
10 Yr 13.7%* -3.4% 21.3% 46.40%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 26.5% -63.0% 340.3% 52.95%
2019 23.5% -22.8% 42.9% 41.41%
2018 -15.0% -76.3% 13.6% 36.89%
2017 12.5% -52.6% 37.0% 60.38%
2016 -9.4% -49.0% 25.6% 95.93%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BSFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.6% -42.5% 62.5% 58.00%
1 Yr 88.4% 10.5% 273.2% 47.30%
3 Yr 20.7%* -7.9% 60.7% 41.64%
5 Yr 21.2%* 1.3% 41.0% 41.47%
10 Yr 13.7%* -3.7% 21.3% 44.81%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BSFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 26.5% -63.0% 340.3% 52.95%
2019 23.5% -22.8% 42.9% 41.41%
2018 -15.0% -54.2% 14.5% 54.72%
2017 27.6% -8.4% 42.0% 16.15%
2016 10.3% -16.4% 31.4% 42.97%

NAV & Total Return History


BSFIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BSFIX Category Low Category High BSFIX % Rank
Net Assets 5.13 B 1.67 M 35.9 B 13.09%
Number of Holdings 80 6 1235 74.29%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.39 B 638 K 4.01 B 7.89%
Weighting of Top 10 27.19% 4.6% 100.0% 23.06%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Installed Building Products Inc 3.62%
  2. Gartner Inc 3.56%
  3. Teladoc Health Inc 3.13%
  4. ASGN Inc 2.98%
  5. SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc 2.80%
  6. SBA Communications Corp 2.79%
  7. The Trade Desk Inc A 2.76%
  8. Floor & Decor Holdings Inc 2.61%
  9. Penn National Gaming Inc 2.46%
  10. Guidewire Software Inc 2.43%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BSFIX % Rank
Stocks
98.84% 49.24% 100.52% 32.02%
Cash
1.16% -3.44% 23.24% 66.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.45% 72.56%
Other
0.00% -4.63% 49.68% 73.97%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.07% 71.45%
Bonds
0.00% -0.03% 1.95% 69.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSFIX % Rank
Technology
28.97% 0.00% 74.93% 21.77%
Industrials
23.20% 0.00% 34.13% 6.94%
Healthcare
16.57% 0.00% 58.75% 85.33%
Consumer Cyclical
14.16% 0.00% 29.41% 35.02%
Real Estate
4.31% 0.00% 24.53% 20.50%
Financial Services
4.14% 0.00% 100.00% 75.39%
Communication Services
3.98% 0.00% 19.61% 16.88%
Consumer Defense
2.97% 0.00% 14.47% 63.41%
Basic Materials
1.71% 0.00% 10.61% 50.00%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 3.88% 80.13%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.16% 87.07%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BSFIX % Rank
US
88.55% 32.21% 99.99% 86.59%
Non US
10.29% 0.00% 27.85% 9.15%

BSFIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BSFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.05% 0.01% 23.73% 67.68%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.50% 90.05%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 18.72%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BSFIX 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

BSFIX 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.

BSFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.93% 0.00% 442.00% 4.03%

BSFIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BSFIX Category Low Category High BSFIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.35% 72.87%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BSFIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BSFIX Category Low Category High BSFIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.74% -3.17% 1.48% 61.05%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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BSFIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Cliff Greenberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1997

23.52

23.5%

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
0.03 29.27 8.48 4.08