Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.20 15.26 11.00 12.83 9.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.20 15.26 11.00 12.83 9.73
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.76 10.41 7.62 11.39 8.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.76 10.41 7.62 11.39 8.97
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -0.44 10.53 9.73 12.68 5.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53 5.24

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.25 12.91 9.44 11.76
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.78 11.63 8.48 10.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.25 12.91 9.44 11.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.78 11.63 8.48 10.53
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.51 8.16 6.10 10.33
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.52 8.01 5.88 9.36
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.51 8.16 6.10 10.33
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.52 8.01 5.88 9.36

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 34.13 -0.76 29.02 -2.72 6.11 8.15 40.04 10.79 -3.18 22.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.13 -0.76 29.02 -2.72 6.11 8.15 40.04 10.79 -3.18 22.08
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 35.85 -2.12 29.59 7.39 5.09 12.44 34.23 15.21 2.18 17.64
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.74 1.43 9.20 53.11 68.49 234.40 593.33
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.74 1.43 9.20 53.11 68.49 234.40 593.33
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.83 -12.83 -1.76 34.60 44.35 194.06 495.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.83 -12.83 -1.76 34.60 44.35 194.06 495.83
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -14.85 -14.85 -0.44 35.06 59.15 230.04 195.52
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10 189.17

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 05/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 18.97 16.99 16.27
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 17.60 15.57 14.32
Beta 1.05 1.06 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 0.83 0.67 0.88
Information Ratio 0.22 -0.34 -0.21
Tracking Error 4.05 4.32 4.47

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 05/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.17 1.11 1.13
Beta Bear 0.99 0.96 0.99
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.03 0.93 0.93
Gains/Losses 2.09 1.82 2.03

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.70%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.70%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 05/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.05
Sharpe Ratio 0.83
Standard Deviation 18.97

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