Brown Advisory Growth Equity Fund (BIAGX) Profile

Growth Equity Fund Fact Sheet


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


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.


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.



(As of March 31, 2017) 3-month 1-year 3-year 5-year 10-year Since Inception
Growth Equity Fund (Inv.) 9.40% 7.59% 6.44% 8.78% 8.46% 4.87%
Russell 1000 Growth TR 8.91% 15.76% 11.27% 13.32% 9.13% 4.38%


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 December 31, 2016)
1. Alphabet Inc* 4.5%
2. Visa Inc 4.5%
3. Inc 4.4%
4. Starbucks Corp 4.2%
5. Facebook Inc 4.2%
6. Costco Wholesale Corp 3.9%
7. Amphenol Corp 3.8%
8. Danaher Corp 3.8%
9. Ecolab Inc 3.8%
10. Intuitive Surgical Inc 3.5%



(As of December 31, 2016)
Est 3-5 Yr EPS Growth   16.9%
Forward P/E Ratio   32.5x
P/E using FY2 Est    x
Weighted Average Market Cap   $89.1 B


Sector Exposure

(As of December 31, 2016)
Energy   0.0%
Materials   3.9%
Industrials   10.4%
Consumer Discretionary   13.8%
Consumer Staples   10.3%
Healthcare   15.6%
Financials   0.0%
Information Technology   43.2%
Real Estate   0.0%
Telecom Services   3.0%
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 1.9% holding in Class A and 3.0% 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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