Mutual Funds - Profile

Baron Asset Fund

US > Mid-Cap > Growth

Rank

Universe Rank

Summary

The fund seeks to invest in mid-cap companies with long-term growth potential.

The bottom-up research process is driven by investing in companies benefiting from the long-duration secular growth trends, led by proven management teams, and structural competitive advantages.  

The fund’s research team views favorably companies with subscription-based business models and platform businesses with recurring revenue and high margins, return on invested capital, sales and earnings growth.

The mid-cap fund’s portfolio consists of less than 60 stocks.

Price

  • Last Close
  • $108.68
    +3.3
  • 52 Week HL
  • $120.22 - $98.68
  • Net Assets
  • $6240 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Apr 30, 2021

Top 10 Holdings
Apr 30, 2021

Company Holding
IDEXX Laboratories, 6.7
Gartner, Inc. 5.0
Mettler-Toledo International, 4.2
ANSYS, Inc. 3.5
Vail Resorts, 3.2
Company Holding
Verisk Analytics, 3.0
CoStar Group, 3.0
Bio-Techne Corporation 2.8
Zillow Group, 2.7
Wix.com Ltd. 2.6
Total 36.7%

Manager

  • Name
  • Andrew Peck
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor

Documents

  • Prospectus
  • Annual Reports

Performance
-8.7 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 63.31%
  • 5 Year
  • 106.48%
  • Best
  • 38.97%
    2013
  • Worst
  • -40.84%
    2008

Returns +
A

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
BARAX -16%12%35%34%-6%24%6%-1%0%0%0%
S&P 500 -8%27%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%30%13%

Returns +
Q

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -8.7% -1.1% -16.7% 20.3% 4.6% 10.1% -1.6% 3.4% 0.6% 14.2% -
Q2 - 10% 28% 8.6% 8.1% 7.6% 2.7% 0.7% 3.6% 1.7% -
Q3 - 6.1% 8.4% -3.3% 7.5% 3.3% 5.1% -8.3% -1.5% 8.2% -
Q4 - -2.9% 11.5% 4.9% -15.9% 2.6% - 4.4% 6.7% 10.7% -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -8.7% - - - - - - - - - - -
2021 -3.2% 4.9% -2.6% 8% -2.6% 4.5% 3.2% 1.8% 1% 0.4% -11.3% 2.9%

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