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) 30.85 20.67 14.01 15.37 10.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 30.85 20.67 14.01 15.37 10.16
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.86 19.15 13.18 15.45 9.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.86 19.15 13.18 15.45 9.81
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 28.18 17.90 12.21 14.16
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 19.45 15.54 10.68 12.63
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 28.18 17.90 12.21 14.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 19.45 15.54 10.68 12.63
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 20.36 16.42 11.40 14.23
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 14.85 14.46 10.08 12.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 20.36 16.42 11.40 14.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 14.85 14.46 10.08 12.75

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 33.46 -1.20 28.36 -3.20 5.58 7.62 39.34 10.22 -3.63 21.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 33.46 -1.20 28.36 -3.20 5.58 7.62 39.34 10.22 -3.63 21.40
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) 23.42 24.99 30.85 75.72 92.62 317.85 670.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 23.42 24.99 30.85 75.72 92.62 317.85 670.61
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) 33.17 15.93 22.86 69.17 85.74 320.56 614.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 33.17 15.93 22.86 69.17 85.74 320.56 614.73
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 16.14
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 17.97 15.80 14.20
Beta 1.05 1.06 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 0.99 0.75 0.92
Information Ratio 0.15 -0.50 -0.36
Tracking Error 3.96 4.31 4.45

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 1.02 0.91 0.90
Gains/Losses 2.28 1.91 2.09

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.20%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.20%
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 0.99
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