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Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class (BARIX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Jan 26, 2023

The Baron Asset Fund (BARIX) primarily focuses on investing in mid-sized companies located in the United States that have already established themselves and show potential for long-term growth. The fund diversifies its portfolio by investing in these mid-sized companies' equity securities, such as common stock. BAMCO, the fund's adviser, considers mid-sized companies to be those with market capitalizations above $2.5 billion or the smallest market cap stock in the Russell Midcap Growth Index at the time of investment, whichever is larger but smaller than the largest market cap stock in the Russell Midcap Growth Index.

Fund Info

ISINUS0682786050
CUSIP068278605
IssuerBaron Capital Group
Inception DateMay 29, 2009
CategoryMid Cap Growth Equities
Expense Ratio1.03%
Minimum Investment$1,000,000
ETF Home Pagewww.baronfunds.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Mid-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Trading Data

Previous Close$97.44
Year Range$79.19 - $109.58
EMA (50)$92.96
EMA (200)$93.87

BARIXShare Price Chart


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BARIXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $42,905 for a total return of roughly 329.05%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%AugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
4.63%
-2.76%
BARIX (Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BARIXCompare to other instruments

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BARIXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD5.36%4.60%
1M5.70%4.46%
6M11.28%2.43%
1Y-8.79%-8.93%
5Y7.43%7.19%
10Y11.45%10.34%

BARIXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-13.82%-3.90%3.22%-11.20%-3.84%-7.59%10.66%-3.78%-8.03%9.30%7.23%-4.26%
2021-3.18%4.91%-2.56%6.97%-1.60%4.54%3.20%1.79%-4.94%6.56%-5.41%4.16%
20202.35%-6.72%-12.67%13.56%9.95%2.53%7.45%2.39%-1.44%-2.33%12.45%4.91%
20199.12%6.70%3.41%5.26%-2.52%7.13%0.74%-0.92%-2.17%1.40%4.44%0.82%
20187.18%-3.75%1.47%0.05%3.93%1.71%3.54%4.42%0.01%-9.32%-3.01%-10.63%
20173.54%5.37%0.98%3.17%3.28%1.09%2.07%-0.51%1.81%2.98%1.77%-1.58%
2016-8.03%-0.35%7.45%0.05%3.05%-0.30%4.07%1.85%-0.80%-3.76%3.94%0.03%
2015-2.69%5.31%1.02%-1.74%2.04%0.49%1.84%-6.37%-3.78%5.35%1.24%-2.01%
2014-2.59%6.66%-3.11%-2.13%2.45%3.38%-2.45%4.85%-3.60%4.59%1.84%0.17%
20137.38%2.39%3.94%0.19%1.27%-0.72%4.95%-1.17%5.35%4.07%2.65%3.68%
20124.67%5.35%3.72%0.09%-7.95%1.98%-1.39%4.67%2.86%-1.14%1.12%1.44%
20111.37%4.32%1.18%3.40%-2.15%-0.20%-2.15%-5.45%-11.12%12.52%-0.72%-2.02%
2010-4.75%3.67%6.06%4.74%-7.12%-6.06%5.27%-5.52%10.58%3.52%3.34%6.43%

BARIXSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class Sharpe ratio is -0.30. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.20-1.00-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.20AugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-0.30
-0.37
BARIX (Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BARIXDividend History

Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class granted a 0.01% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.01 per share.


PeriodTTM2022202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.01$0.01$8.98$3.39$1.53$0.00$4.94$2.82$6.57$4.17$5.60$3.76$7.77$0.77

Dividend yield

0.01%0.01%7.26%3.13%1.89%0.00%7.90%5.71%14.16%8.97%13.24%12.38%29.61%2.86%

BARIXMonthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.01$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$8.98$0.00
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3.39$0.00
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.03$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.50$0.00
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$4.94$0.00
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.02$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$2.80$0.00
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$6.57
2014$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$4.17
2013$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$5.60$0.00
2012$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3.76$0.00
2011$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$7.77$0.00
2010$0.77

BARIXDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-23.68%
-16.27%
BARIX (Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BARIXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class is 37.44%, recorded on Jun 16, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-37.44%Nov 17, 2021146Jun 16, 2022
-34.1%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202053Jun 8, 202076
-27.06%Sep 17, 201869Dec 24, 2018113Jun 7, 2019182
-24.03%Jul 8, 201161Oct 3, 2011120Mar 26, 2012181
-20.21%Jun 24, 2015161Feb 11, 2016126Aug 11, 2016287
-15.68%Apr 26, 201049Jul 2, 201088Nov 5, 2010137
-11.87%Mar 27, 201247Jun 1, 201272Sep 14, 2012119
-11.09%Feb 16, 202115Mar 8, 202174Jun 22, 202189
-9.55%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 201864May 11, 201873
-9.5%Sep 3, 201429Oct 13, 201414Oct 31, 201443

BARIXVolatility Chart

Current Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class volatility is 16.27%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%AugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
16.27%
16.00%
BARIX (Baron Asset Fund Institutional Class)
Benchmark (^GSPC)