5 / 5 Stars
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The fund has returned 24.50 percent over the past year, 17.07 percent over the past three years, 24.45 percent over the past five years, and 9.85 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-4.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||17.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||24.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.9%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in the securities of small-sized growth companies with market capitalizations of under $2.5 billion as measured at the time of purchase. Because of its long-term approach, the Portfolio could have a significant percentage of its assets invested in securities that have appreciated beyond their original market capitalizations. It may invest up to 20% in foreign securities, including American Depositary Receipts.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
ING Baron Growth Portfolio has an expense ratio of 1.52 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.