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Needham Small Cap Growth Fd: (MF: NESGX)

(MF) As of Apr 17, 2014 06:05 PM ET

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$15.04 USD

+0.12 (0.80%)

Zacks MF Rank : 1 - Strong Buy [?] 1        

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2 Buy
3 Hold
4 Sell
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General Information as of Mar 31, 2014

% Yield 0.00
% SEC Yield NA
% YTD Return (as of Mar 31, 2014) -1.79
Objective* Equity - Small Cap
Peer* SC SG

*Key

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This is our Mutual Fund rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for Mutual Fund's over the next 6 months:

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1 Strong Buy
2 Buy
3 Hold
4 Sell
5 Strong Sell

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Zacks MF Rank [?] Rank Change Trend Strong Buy 1
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Portfolio Statistics

%Unrealized Gain YTD 10.55
Net Assets (Mil $) 3/31/2014 43.95
%Turnover 3/31/2014 58.00

Allocation

% of Portfolio
Large Growth 0.00
Large Value 0.00
Small Growth 45.68
Small Value 33.03
Foreign Stock 0.00
Emerging Market 0.00
Precious Metal 0.00
Intermediate Bond 0.00
Foreign Bond 0.00
High Yield Bond 0.00

Sector / Country Weightings

As of 3/31/2014 % of Portfolio
Technology 55.54
Other 13.11
Services 11.21
Retail Trade 7.32
Energy 5.65
Industrial Cyclical 2.92
Finance 1.81
Health 1.68
Consumer Durables 0.76

Portfolio Holdings

Top Equity Holdings
(As of 12/31/2013)
% of Portfolio Value (Mil$)
FORMFACTOR INC 9.59 4.21
EMULEX 8.96 3.94
ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUST 5.71 2.51
ANAREN INC 5.02 2.20
SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES 4.84 2.13
TTM TECHNOLOGIES INC 4.78 2.10
II VI INC 4.61 2.02
C & J ENERGY SERVICES INC 3.68 1.62
EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING C 3.60 1.58

Stock Holding % of Net Assets

As Of 12/31/2013
Total Issues 42
Avg. P/E 44.65
Avg. P/Book 2.82
Avg. EPS Growth 26.94
Avg. Market Value (Mil $) 4,699

Risk

3 Year 5 Year 10 Year
Beta 1.20 1.09 0.98
Alpha -13.76 -4.87 -0.31
R Squared 0.66 0.63 0.66
Std. Dev. 18.50 19.27 17.94
Sharpe 0.14 0.96 3.00