Expense ratio: 1.31%
Baron Small Cap is a small-company stock fund and a member of the Kiplinger 25.
This fund favors undervalued growers with a competitive edge. Its $5.8 billion in assets is a worry, but manager Cliff Greenberg’s 10.7% annualized record since the fund’s 1997 launch blows away the competition.
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