Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 11/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 20.63 19.51 11.63 14.10 9.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.63 19.51 11.63 14.10 9.98
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 20.28 19.23 13.39 15.11 6.13
S&P 500 Index (%) 16.11 14.89 10.98 13.44 6.31
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.80 15.20 11.22 13.51 9.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.80 15.20 11.22 13.51 9.67
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 2.70 16.38 13.07 14.74 5.80
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 6.06

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 11/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 17.59 17.62 10.36 13.23
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 13.44 14.92 8.91 11.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 17.59 17.62 10.36 13.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 13.44 14.92 8.91 11.64
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.77 13.38 9.95 12.64
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.29 11.56 8.65 11.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.77 13.38 9.95 12.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.29 11.56 8.65 11.17

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.65 29.26 -2.50 6.30 8.33 40.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.65 29.26 -2.50 6.30 8.33 40.28
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -2.12 29.59 7.39 5.09 12.44 34.23
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 11/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.68 32.35 20.63 70.70 73.32 273.91 598.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.68 32.35 20.63 70.70 73.32 273.91 598.56
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 7.43 31.93 20.28 69.43 87.46 308.50 237.05
S&P 500 Index (%) 7.86 27.63 16.11 51.62 68.34 252.89 249.12
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.52 23.11 1.80 52.89 70.15 255.18 549.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.52 23.11 1.80 52.89 70.15 255.18 549.77
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 1.10 22.75 2.70 57.57 84.81 295.39 213.60
S&P 500 Index (%) 1.70 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 229.75

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 11/30/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 14.16 14.03 15.30
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 13.17 12.96 13.32
Beta 1.04 1.04 1.11
Sharpe Ratio 1.27 0.76 0.89
Information Ratio 0.08 -0.44 -0.23
Tracking Error 3.58 4.02 4.40

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 11/30/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.19 1.06 1.12
Beta Bear 0.95 0.98 1.01
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.01 0.90 0.92
Gains/Losses 2.77 1.92 2.00

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.59%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.59%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 11/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 1.27
Standard Deviation 14.16

Benchmarks

A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.

  • Russell 3000 Growth Index
  • S&P 500 Index