Mutual Funds - Profile

Baron Discovery Fund

US > Small-Cap > Growth

Rank

Universe Rank

Summary

The fund seeks to invest in fast growing companies in small-cap market segment.

 

The investment process of stock selection is driven by the growth metrics in earnings, cash flow and revenues. Investment team separates opportunities in three groups – high growth companies with 20% or more in revenue growth, growth companies with 15% to 20% revenue growth and other companies with unique market positions.

The investment process steers analysts to looks for companies in IT, industrial and real estate sectors and lesser allocation to healthcare, consumer discretionary and consumer staples than the More

Price

  • Last Close
  • $37.1
    +0.38
  • 52 Week HL
  • $40.41 - $27.12
  • Net Assets
  • $2000 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Apr 30, 2021

Top 10 Holdings
Apr 30, 2021

Company Holding
Mercury Systems, 2.6
Inogen, Inc. 2.5
Inogen, Inc. 2.2
CareDx, Inc. 2.2
Progyny, Inc. 2.1
Company Holding
Tripadvisor, Inc. 2.1
Floor & 2.1
TPI Composites, 2.0
Red Rock 2.0
Kinsale Capital 2.0
Total 21.8%

Manager

  • Name
  • Laird Bieger
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor

Documents

  • Annual Reports

Performance
9.3 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 89.84%
  • 5 Year
  • 200.96%
  • Best
  • 60.2%
    2020
  • Worst
  • -14.73%
    2015

Returns +
A

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
BDFFX 4%34%28%-10%21%10%-2%5%42%14%-4%
S&P 500 21%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%30%13%0%

Returns +
Q

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 7.4% -20% 19.6% -1.3% 11.7% -4.3% 6.7% 8.9% - - -
Q2 6% 39% 0.5% 19.8% 11.6% 10.2% -1.7% 1.7% -100% - -
Q3 1.4% 18.7% -4.6% 12.9% 5.3% 15.2% -19.9% -9.6% -100% - -
Q4 2.2% 21.3% 9.9% -22% 2.2% -0.1% 1.4% 13.4% 17.6% - -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 3.7% 5.1% -1.5% 6.6% -5.3% 5% -1.4% 0.7% 2.1% -5.3% - -
2020 0.4% -2.1% -18.6% 15.5% 14.1% 5.6% 10.1% 8.1% -0.2% -0.4% 10.8% 9.9%

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