Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 31.50 21.26 14.57 15.95 10.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 31.50 21.26 14.57 15.95 10.72
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 23.49 19.74 13.74 16.02 10.36
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 23.49 19.74 13.74 16.02 10.36
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 21.94 18.20 15.22 16.92 6.53
S&P 500 Index (%) 7.51 10.73 10.72 13.99 6.12

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 29.16 18.79 12.96 14.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 19.68 16.10 11.20 13.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 29.16 18.79 12.96 14.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 19.68 16.10 11.20 13.19
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 21.29 17.30 12.14 14.92
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 15.05 15.00 10.59 13.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 21.29 17.30 12.14 14.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 15.05 15.00 10.59 13.30

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 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 23.60 25.36 31.50 78.31 97.41 339.35 756.93
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 23.60 25.36 31.50 78.31 97.41 339.35 756.93
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 33.34 16.23 23.49 71.69 90.36 341.93 694.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 33.34 16.23 23.49 71.69 90.36 341.93 694.50
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 27.99 8.98 21.94 65.18 103.16 377.61 278.24
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.54 -3.08 7.51 35.77 66.45 270.31 248.58

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 19.30 17.26 16.15
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 17.97 15.80 14.20
Beta 1.05 1.06 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.02 0.78 0.95
Information Ratio 0.30 -0.37 -0.23
Tracking Error 3.96 4.31 4.46

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.17 1.11 1.12
Beta Bear 0.99 0.95 1.00
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.04 0.93 0.92
Gains/Losses 2.32 1.95 2.14

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 07/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.05
Sharpe Ratio 1.02
Standard Deviation 19.30

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