Baron Emerging Markets Fund (BEXUX)

Portfolio Management

MichaelKass
Michael Kass

Fund Manager since 2010

Objective & Strategy

The Fund invests mainly in non-U.S. companies of all sizes with significant growth potential. The majority of investments are in companies domiciled in developing countries, and the Fund may invest up to 20% in companies in developed market and frontier countries. Diversified.

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Fund Description

Baron Emerging Markets Fund invests primarily in growth companies in developing countries.

   

Performance Summary as of March 31, 2016

  Annualized Returns Since Inception
12/31/10
YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Annualized Cumulative
0.94% -9.82% 1.59% 2.13% N/A 1.78% 9.69%
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Top Ten Holdings as of March 31, 2016

Holding Sector Percentage
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Information Technology 2.5%
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Information Technology 2.5%
Tencent Holdings, Ltd. Information Technology 2.2%
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. Consumer Discretionary 2.0%
TAL Education Group Consumer Discretionary 1.9%
Alibaba Group Holding Limited Information Technology 1.9%
Sinopharm Group Co. Ltd. Health Care 1.7%
Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. Consumer Discretionary 1.7%
Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. Consumer Staples 1.6%
Grupo Financiero Banorte SAB de CV Class O Financials 1.6%
Total 19.6%
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Performance Based Characteristics as of March 31, 2016

Characteristics 3 Years 5 Years Since Inception
Standard Deviation (%) 13.50 15.56 15.20
Sharpe Ratio 0.12 0.13 0.11
Alpha (%) 3.77 4.08 3.46
Beta 0.81 0.80 0.79
R-Squared (%) 85.75 87.37 85.62
Tracking Error (%) 5.79 6.51 6.87
Information Ratio 0.73 0.71 0.58
Upside Capture (%) 87.53 90.82 86.75
Downside Capture (%) 70.36 73.40 72.03

Daily Price (NAV)

Prices for Apr 29 , 2016
(BEXUX)
NAV $10.79
Daily Change ($) -$0.02
Daily Change (%) -0.19%
MTD 0.94%
YTD 1.89%
52-Week High $12.57
52-Week Low $9.30

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio* 1.27% / 1.25%
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