1 – https://www.cbo.gov/publication/56368#:~:text=During%20the%20second%20quarter%20of,the%20fourth%20quarter
2 – https://www.marketwatch.com/story/fed-unanimously-adopts-new-strategy-widely-seen-as-leading-to-easier-policy-2020-08-27
3 – https://research.ftserussell.com/products/downloads-research/FTSE_Russell_Monthly_Performance_Report_LCY.pdf?
4 – https://www.morningstar.com/funds/xnas/neaix/portfolio
The Needham Aggressive Growth Fund inception date is 9/4/01.
**Performance for any periods prior to the inception date of Institutional Class Shares are based on the historical performance of the Retail Class Shares adjusted to assume the expenses associated with Institutional Class Shares.
The Needham Aggressive Growth Fund’s Gross Expense Ratio is 2.17% for the Retail Class and 1.90% for the Institutional Class. The Needham Aggressive Growth Fund’s Net Expense Ratio is 1.92% for the Retail Class and 1.24% for the Institutional Class. The Net Expense Ratio reflects a contractual agreement by the Fund’s investment adviser to waive its fee and/or reimburse the Fund through May 1, 2021 to the extent the Gross Expense Ratio exceeds 1.85% and 1.18% of the average daily net assets of Retail Class Shares and Institutional Class Shares (Expense Cap). The Expense Cap excludes taxes, interest, brokerage, dividends on short positions, fees and expenses of “acquired funds,” extraordinary items and shareholder redemption fees but includes the management fee.
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recommendation to buy or sell a particular security or other investments.
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Fund. Shares are sold only through the currently effective prospectus. Please read the prospectus or summary prospectus and
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Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, and when redeemed, shares may be worth more or less than their original cost.
Performance data quoted represents past performance, and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be higher or
lower than these results. Performance current to the most recent month-end may be obtained by calling our transfer agent at 1-800-
625-7071. Total return figures include reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains.
All three of the Needham Funds have substantial exposure to small and micro capitalized companies. Funds holding smaller capitalized
companies are subject to greater price fluctuation than those of larger companies.
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Portfolio holdings are subject to change. Needham Aggressive Growth Fund’s ownership as a percentage of net assets in the stated
securities as of 9/30/20: AAPL: 10.66%; ENTG: 11.37%; ASPN: 2.49%; CYRX: 2.38%.
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