Prices & Performance: Baron Real Estate Income Fund (BRIIX)

Prices

as of 06/14/24

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NAV Daily Change ($) Daily Change (%) MTD QTD YTD
$14.26 $0.02 0.14% 0.71% -3.19% -1.29%

Performance

as of 03/31/24

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YTD1 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Since Inception Expense Ratio2
Gross Net
BRIIX - Baron Real Estate Income Fund - I 1.96% 12.46% 0.95% 9.41% 8.29% 0.96% 0.80%
MSCI US REIT Index -0.62% 8.96% 2.84% 2.93% 3.78%

1Not annualized.

2Expense ratios are estimated for the current fiscal year.

The 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 Adviser reimburses certain Fund expenses pursuant to a contract expiring on August 29, 2034, unless renewed for another 11-year term and 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.

Performance Characteristics: BRIIX

as of 03/31/24

3 Years 5 Years Since Inception
Standard Deviation (%) 19.54 18.37 18.37
Sharpe Ratio -0.09 0.40 0.34
Alpha (%) -1.65 6.71 4.87
Beta 0.90 0.82 0.84
R-Squared (%) 94.96 86.44 86.32
Tracking Error (%) 4.88 7.74 7.49
Information Ratio -0.39 0.84 0.60
Upside Capture (%) 85.98 98.48 97.07
Downside Capture (%) 91.35 75.84 80.52
NAV $14.26
Daily Change ($) $0.02
Daily Change (%) $0.02
MTD 0.71%
QTD -3.19%
YTD -1.29%
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BRIIX - Baron Real Estate Income Fund - I MSCI US REIT Index S&P 500 Index
QTD1 -3.87% -2.81% 0.67%
YTD1 -1.99% -3.41% 11.30%
1 Year 9.66% 8.47% 28.19%
3 Years -2.46% -1.01% 9.57%
5 Years 8.74% 2.37% 15.80%
Since Inception 7.40% 3.23% 13.12%
Expense Ratio2 - Gross 0.96%
Expense Ratio2 - Net 0.80%

*As of 05/31/24

*Annualized as of 05/31/24

1Not annualized.

2Expense ratios are estimated for the current fiscal year.

The 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 Adviser reimburses certain Fund expenses pursuant to a contract expiring on August 29, 2034, unless renewed for another 11-year term and 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.

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BRIIX - Baron Real Estate Income Fund - I MSCI US REIT Index
YTD1 1.96% -0.62%
1 Year 12.46% 8.96%
3 Years 0.95% 2.84%
5 Years 9.41% 2.93%
Since Inception 8.29% 3.78%
Expense Ratio2 - Gross 0.96%
Expense Ratio2 - Net 0.80%

*As of 03/31/24

*Annualized as of 05/31/24

1Not annualized.

2Expense ratios are estimated for the current fiscal year.

The 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 Adviser reimburses certain Fund expenses pursuant to a contract expiring on August 29, 2034, unless renewed for another 11-year term and 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.

as of 03/31/24

3 Years 5 Years Since Inception
Standard Deviation (%) 19.54 18.37 18.37
Sharpe Ratio -0.09 0.40 0.34
Alpha (%) -1.65 6.71 4.87
Beta 0.90 0.82 0.84
R-Squared (%) 94.96 86.44 86.32
Tracking Error (%) 4.88 7.74 7.49
Information Ratio -0.39 0.84 0.60
Upside Capture (%) 85.98 98.48 97.07
Downside Capture (%) 91.35 75.84 80.52

as of 05/31/24

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Year Baron Real Estate Income Fund MSCI US REIT Index S&P 500 Index
2023 15.51% 12.27% 26.29%
2022 -27.47% -25.37% -18.11%
2021 29.58% 41.71% 28.71%
2020 22.30% -8.70% 18.40%
2019 36.54% 24.33% 31.49%
2018 -11.03% -5.83% -4.38%

1Not annualized.

The 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 Adviser reimburses certain Fund expenses pursuant to a contract expiring on August 29, 2034, unless renewed for another 11-year term and 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.

Expense ratios are estimated for the current fiscal year.

Record Date 03/25/2024 03/25/2024 12/20/2023 09/25/2023 06/26/2023 03/27/2023 12/23/2022 09/26/2022 09/26/2022 06/27/2022 03/28/2022 12/27/2021 09/22/2021 06/23/2021 03/24/2021 12/21/2020 09/23/2020 06/24/2020 03/25/2020 12/18/2019 09/26/2019 06/26/2019 03/25/2019 12/26/2018 09/24/2018 06/26/2018 04/17/2018
Ex Date 03/26/2024 03/26/2024 12/21/2023 09/26/2023 06/27/2023 03/28/2023 12/27/2022 09/27/2022 09/27/2022 06/28/2022 03/29/2022 12/28/2021 09/23/2021 06/24/2021 03/25/2021 12/22/2020 09/24/2020 06/25/2020 03/26/2020 12/19/2019 09/27/2019 06/27/2019 03/26/2019 12/27/2018 09/25/2018 06/27/2018 04/18/2018
Payable Date 03/27/2024 03/27/2024 12/22/2023 09/27/2023 06/28/2023 03/29/2023 12/28/2022 09/28/2022 09/28/2022 06/29/2022 03/30/2022 12/29/2021 09/24/2021 06/25/2021 03/26/2021 12/23/2020 09/25/2020 06/26/2020 03/27/2020 12/20/2019 09/30/2019 06/28/2019 03/27/2019 12/28/2018 09/26/2018 06/28/2018 04/19/2018
Income $0.0588 $0.0232 $0.0449 $0.0638 $0.0906 $0.0827 $0.0248 $0.0692 $0.0000 $0.0428 $0.0286 $0.0574 $0.0476 $0.0378 $0.0428 $0.0303 $0.0194 $0.0292 $0.0304 $0.0343 $0.0299 $0.0364 $0.0311 $0.0114 $0.0841 $0.0323 $0.0293
Return of Capital $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0075 $0.0556 $0.0213 $0.0193
Short-Term Capital Gain $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
Long-Term Capital Gain $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0916 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0710 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000 $0.0000
Total $0.0588 $0.0232 $0.0449 $0.0638 $0.0906 $0.0827 $0.0248 $0.0692 $0.0916 $0.0428 $0.0286 $0.1284 $0.0476 $0.0378 $0.0428 $0.0303 $0.0194 $0.0292 $0.0304 $0.0343 $0.0299 $0.0364 $0.0311 $0.0189 $0.1397 $0.0536 $0.0486
Re-Invest NAV $14.28 $14.28 $14.42 $12.71 $13.53 $12.65 $12.90 $12.63 $12.63 $14.37 $17.88 $17.81 $16.73 $16.49 $15.14 $13.90 $11.90 $11.45 $9.64 $10.97 $10.30 $10.14 $8.56 $9.73 $9.77 $9.49
Calendar-Yr Return -27.47% -27.47% -27.47% -27.47% -27.47% 29.58% 29.58% 29.58% 29.58% 22.30% 22.30% 22.30% 22.30% -11.03% -11.03% -11.03% -11.03%

as of 05/31/24

Yields — SCT Shares | BRIIX  
Unsubsidized SEC 30-Day Yield 1.99%
Subsidized SEC 30-Day Yield 2.13%
Distribution Yield 1.99%

SEC 30-Day Subsidized Yield (%)is a standard yield calculation required by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The yield is calculated by dividing the net investment income per share earned during the 30-day period by the maximum offering price per share on the last day of the period. The yield figure reflects the dividends and interest earned during the 30-day period, after the deduction of the fund's expenses net of any applicable waiver or reimbursement. Absent such waivers or reimbursements, the yield would have been lower. It is sometimes referred to as "SEC 30-Day Yield" or "Standardized Yield”.

SEC 30- Day Unsubsidized Yield is a standard yield calculation required by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The yield is calculated by dividing the net investment income per share earned during the 30-day period by the maximum offering price per share on the last day of the period. The yield reflects the dividends and interest earned during the 30-day period, after the deduction of the fund's gross expenses.

Distribution Yield is the sum of the fund’s trailing 12 months of income distributions divided by its current net asset value, increased for any capital gains distributed over the same time period. Distribution Yields fluctuate and are not guaranteed.

Portfolio Characteristics

as of 03/31/24

Baron Real Estate Income Fund MSCI US REIT Index
Net Assets$150.14 million
# of Issuers / % of Net Assets35 / 97.4%
Turnover (3 Year Average)129.53%
Active Share53.1%
Median Market Cap$17.36 billion$3.18 billion
Weighted Average Market Cap$46.29 billion$38.49 billion
EPS Growth (3-5 year forecast)5.7%4.2%
Price/Earnings Ratio (trailing 12-month)28.629.5
Price/Book Ratio1.81.7
Price/Sales Ratio3.86.7

The Net Assets include all share classes combined.

Price/Book Ratio and Price/Sales Ratio are calculated using the Weighted Harmonic Average. Source: FactSet PA. Internal valuation metrics may differ.

Contributors/Detractors

Quarterly as of 03/31/24

Top Contributors Average Weight Contribution
Toll Brothers, Inc. 4.00% 1.00%
Wynn Resorts, Limited 4.38% 0.54%
Simon Property Group, Inc. 4.13% 0.45%
Equinix, Inc. 9.00% 0.32%
Welltower Inc. 7.40% 0.32%

Source: FactSet PA.

Insights & News: Baron Real Estate Income Fund (BRIIX)

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses of the investment carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectuses contain this and other information about the Funds. You may obtain them from the Funds’ distributor, Baron Capital, Inc., by calling 1-800-99BARON or visiting www.BaronFunds.com. Please read them carefully before investing.

Risks: In addition to general market conditions, the value of the Fund will be affected by the strength of the real estate markets as well as by interest rate fluctuations, credit risk, environmental issues and economic conditions. The Fund invests in debt securities which are affected by changes in prevailing interest rates and the perceived credit quality of the issuer. The Fund invests in companies of all sizes, including small and medium sized companies whose securities may be thinly traded and more difficult to sell during market downturns.

The Fund may not achieve its objectives.

Definitions (provided by BAMCO, Inc.): The MSCI US REIT Index Net (USD) is an unmanaged free float-adjusted market capitalization index that measures the performance of all equity REITs in the US equity market, except for specialty equity REITs that do not generate a majority of their revenue and income from real estate rental and leasing operations. Index performance is not fund performance. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Definitions (provided by Baron Capital, Inc.): EPS Growth Rate (3-5 Year): indicates the long-term forecasted EPS growth of the companies in the portfolio, calculated using the weighted average of the available 3-to-5 year forecasted growth rates for each of the stocks in the portfolio provided by Factset Estimates. The EPS Growth rate does not forecast the Fund’s performance. Price/ Earnings Ratio (trailing 12-months): is a valuation ratio of a company’s current share price compared to its actual earnings per share over the last twelve months. Price/Book Ratio: is a ratio used to compare a company’s stock price to its tangible assets, and it is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter’s book value per share. Price/Sales Ratio: is a valuation ratio of a stock’s price relative to its past performance. It represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s operations. Price/Sales is calculated by dividing a stock’s current price by its revenue per share for the last 12 months. Weighted Harmonic Average: is a calculation that reduces the impact of extreme observation on the aggregate calculation by weighting them based on their size in the fund.

One year turnover information to the most recent quarter and average market cap (unweighted) is available upon request.

The Global Industry Classification Standard (“GICS”) was developed by and is the exclusive property and a service mark of MSCI Inc. (“MSCI”) and S&P Global Market Intelligence (“S&P”) and is licensed for use by BAMCO, Inc. and Baron Capital Management, Inc. (each an “Adviser” and collectively “Baron Capital” or the “Firm”). Neither MSCI, S&P, nor any other party involved in making or compiling the GICS or any GICS classification makes any express or implied warranties or representations with respect to such standard or classification (or the results to be obtained by the use thereof), and all such parties hereby expressly disclaim all warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any of such standard classification. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall MSCI, S&P, any of their affiliates or any third party involved in making or compiling the GICS or any GICS classifications have any liability for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, consequential or any other damages (including lost profits) even if notified of the possibility of such damages. All GICS structure changes that have occurred since 2016 have been applied retroactively in historical holdings-based analyses, including performance attribution. The Adviser may have reclassified/classified certain securities in or out of a sub-industry within a sector. Such reclassifications are not supported by S&P or MSCI.