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Needham Small Cap Growth Fund;Retail

NAS: NESGX

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$

22.46

Change

-0.03 -0.13%

Aug 5, 2020

YTD return

27.86%

5 yr avg return

21.43%

Total net assets

130.70M

52 week low

52 week high

$12.47

$22.49

Yield

0.00%

Fees & Expenses

Front load

0.00%

Deferred load

0.00%

Max. redemption fee

0.00%

Total expense ratio

1.87%

12 b-1

0.25%

Turnover

136.00%

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Distributions

Income dividend

n/a

Dividend freq.

Annually

Capital gain (2019)

1.48

Capital gain (YTD)

n/a

Risk Measures

Alpha

0.74

Beta

1.07

Standard deviation

6.38

R. squared

0.72

Min. Investment

Standard (taxable)

2000

IRA

1000

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MarketWatch News on NESGX

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Lipper Leader

Total Return: 5 Consistent Return: 4 Preservation: 3 Tax Efficiency: 1 Expense: 1

YTD Lipper Ranking: Quintile 1 (1th percentile)

Lipper Ranking & Performance

Fund return Category Index
(S&P 500)
% rank in category Quintile rank
YTD 27.86% -13.69% 3.50% 1% 1
1yr 54.29% -5.91% 15.00% 1% 1
3yr 25.32% 0.35% 12.30% 1% 1
5yr 21.43% 3.45% 11.80% 1% 1
10yr 14.01% 8.44% 13.7% 1% 1

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Estimated current value USD:

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Fund Details

Category

Small-Cap Core Funds

Fund family

n/a

Fund status

Open

Fund inception

May 22, 2002

Manager

Chris Retzler

Investment Policy

The Fund seeks long-term, tax-efficient capital appreciation with limited downside risk through investing primarily in equity securities of smaller growth companies which the Fund believes are trading at a discount.

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