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BMGAX

Mid-Cap Growth Equity Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y
28.88 -4.91 -3.47 7.12 71.94 98.63 297.31
22.11 -9.91 -8.54 1.50 62.91 88.21 276.45
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell MidCap Growth Index.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 25.23 -1.14 -0.67 5.20 50.11 69.40 273.37
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Mid-Cap Growth 24.31 1.32 -2.34 14.13 52.42 57.35 244.85
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Mid-Cap Growth Funds 24.19 -1.68 -1.91 2.68 49.56 66.55 239.16
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Dec 05, 2019 $1,413.7 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Dec 05, 2019 $5,555.1 M
Share Class launch date Dec 27, 1996
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Mid-Cap Growth
Lipper Classification Mid-Cap Growth Funds
Benchmark Index Russell MidCap Growth Index
CUSIP 091928846
Number of Holdings as of Oct 31, 2019 66
Max Offer Price as of Dec 05, 2019 $26.97
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Nov 30, 2019 38%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Oct 31, 2019 $ 15,026.8 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Nov 30, 2019 88.03
Beta (3y) as of Nov 30, 2019 0.98
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2019 20.71%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -16.88%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Nov 30, 2019 14.64

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

5
Overall Morningstar Rating for Mid-Cap Growth Equity Fund, Class A, as of Nov 30, 2019 rated against 558 Mid-Cap Growth Funds based on risk adjusted total return.

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Nov 30, 2019 out of 368, 12,203, 368, 100 and 368 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Mid-Cap Growth Funds classification.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jul 05, 2019) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
FAIR ISAAC CORP 2.95
COPART INC. 2.76
MSCI INC 2.67
TELEFLEX INCORPORATED 2.57
SYNOPSYS INC 2.55
Name Weight (%)
COSTAR GROUP INC 2.41
WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC 2.39
IAC/INTERACTIVECORP 2.35
SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP 2.31
HEICO CORP 2.28

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Philip H. Ruvinsky
Managing Director

    

Lawrence Kemp
Managing Director

     

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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