Baron Discovery Fund (BDFFX)

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Fund Description

Baron Discovery Fund invests primarily in small growth companies.
 

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Price as of Jul 23 , 2014 Collapse

NAV Daily Change ($) Daily Change (%) MTD YTD 52-Week High 52-Week Low
$12.46 $0.01 0.08% -3.56% 6.77% $13.44 $9.65 

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9/30/2013 – 7/23/2014
  • Low: $9.65 10/9/2013
  • High: $13.44 3/18/2014

Performance as of June 30, 2014

Month End   |   Quarter End Download Fund Performance
    Annualized Returns
6/30/14
Since Inception
9/30/13
 
  YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Annualized Cumulative Expense
Ratio*
BDFFX - Baron Discovery Fund 10.71% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 29.20% 3.25% / 1.35%
Russell 2000 Growth Index 2.22% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 10.57% N/A
S&P 500 Index 7.14% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 18.40% N/A
Morningstar Small Growth Category Average 0.87% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    Annualized Returns
6/30/14
Since Inception
9/30/13
 
  YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Annualized Cumulative Expense
Ratio*
BDFFX - Baron Discovery Fund 10.71% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 29.20% 3.25% / 1.35%
Russell 2000 Growth Index 2.22% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 10.57% N/A
S&P 500 Index 7.14% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 18.40% N/A
Morningstar Small Growth Category Average 0.87% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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10/1/2013 – 7/22/2014
  • Baron Discovery Fund: $12,450.00
  • Russell 2000 Growth: $10,524.90
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Historical Performance

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Year Baron Discovery Fund - R Russell 2000 Growth Index S&P 500 Index
2013^ 16.70% 8.17% 10.51%
^ For the period September 30, 2013 (Fund inception) to December 31, 2013
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Cumulative Returns

9/30/2013 – 6/30/2014
  • BDFFX - Baron Discovery Fund: 29.20%
  • Russell 2000 Growth Index: 10.57%
  • S&P 500 Index: 18.40%
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Total Returns By Quarters

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Quarters Baron Discovery Fund - R Russell 2000 Growth Index S&P 500 Index
6/30/2014 1.65% 1.72% 5.23%
3/31/2014 8.91% 0.48% 1.81%
12/31/2013 16.70% 8.17% 10.51%
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Total Returns By Months

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Month End Baron Discovery Fund - R Russell 2000 Growth Index S&P 500 Index
6/30/2014 9.49% 6.20% 2.07%
5/31/2014 0.85% 0.97% 2.35%
4/30/2014 -7.95% -5.13% 0.74%
3/31/2014 -0.39% -2.46% 0.84%
2/28/2014 7.05% 4.83% 4.57%
1/31/2014 2.14% -1.73% -3.46%
12/31/2013 5.99% 2.05% 2.53%
11/30/2013 6.27% 4.11% 3.05%
10/31/2013 3.60% 1.82% 4.60%
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Performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate; an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund's transfer agency expenses may be reduced by expense offsets from an unaffiliated transfer agent, without which performance would have been lower. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted above. For performance information current to the most recent month end, click on Total Returns By Month tab above.

*The total estimated expense ratio is 3.25% but the net annual expense ratio is 1.35% (net of the Adviser's fee waivers).

Historical Performance for the year 2013 is annualized for the period from inception on 9/30/2013 through 12/31/2013.

Definitions (provided by BAMCO, Inc.): The indexes are unmanaged. The Russell 2000® Growth Index measures the performance of small-sized U.S. companies that are classified as growth and the S&P 500 Index of 500 widely held large-cap U.S. companies. The indexes and the Fund are with dividends, which positively impact the performance results.