Brown Advisory Growth Equity Fund (BIAGX) Profile

Growth Equity Fund Fact Sheet

Objective

The Brown Advisory Growth Equity Fund seeks capital appreciation by primarily investing in equity securities.

Strategy

The Fund invests primarily in the common stock of domestic, large-cap growth stocks. Stock selection is driven by bottom-up primary research. Typically, stocks are purchased with the intent of owning them for a multi-year period.

To learn more, read about the Large-Cap Growth Strategy by clicking here.

Profile

This is a concentrated portfolio of fundamentally sound companies that have prospects for above average, sustainable earnings growth. Companies included in the portfolio are added based on the merits of their business models and position within their respective industries as well as the macro environment.

 

Performance

  Annualized
(As of June 30, 2017) 3-month 1-year 3-year 5-year 10-year Since Inception
Growth Equity Fund (Inv.) 5.52% 13.77% 7.73% 11.73% 8.31% 5.12%
Russell 1000 Growth TR 4.67% 20.42% 11.11% 15.30% 8.91% 4.58%

 

Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original cost. Click here for the monthly and quarterly performance information.

Performance data does not reflect the 1.00% fee on shares redeemed or exchanged within 14 days of purchase, and if it had, returns would be lower.

 

Top 10 Holdings

(As of June 30, 2017)
1. Visa Inc 4.48%
2. Facebook Inc 4.46%
3. Alphabet Inc** 4.44%
4. Amazon.com Inc 4.41%
5. Adobe Systems Inc 3.94%
6. Danaher Corp 3.84%
7. Zoetis Inc 3.77%
8. Cash & Equivalents 3.76%
9. PayPal Holdings Inc 3.73%
10. Intuitive Surgical Inc 3.62%

 

Characteristics

(As of June 30, 2017)
Est 3-5 Yr EPS Growth   17.1%
Forward P/E Ratio   36.4x
P/E using FY2 Est   24.9x
Weighted Average Market Cap   $116.2 B

 

Sector Exposure

(As of June 30, 2017)
Consumer Discretionary   14.2%
Consumer Staples   6.2%
Energy   0.0%
Financials   0.0%
Healthcare   18.6%
Industrials   11.7%
Information Technology   42.2%
Materials   3.8%
Real Estate   3.3%
Telecom Services   0.0%
Utilities   0.0%
Total   100.0%

 

*The minimum investment requirements are waived for qualified retirement plans under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC"), and plans operating consistent with 403(a), 403(b), 408, 408(A), 457, 501(c) and 223(d) of the IRC.

Estimated EPS Growth Rate is not a measure of the fund's future performance.

**Alphabet Inc. represents a 1.0% holding in Class A and 3.4% holding in Class C shares of the stock.

Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security.

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