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) 19.96 18.76 10.90 13.34 9.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 19.96 18.76 10.90 13.34 9.23
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) 1.24 14.48 10.49 12.75 8.93
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.24 14.48 10.49 12.75 8.93
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 16.53 16.64 9.49 12.38
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 13.22 14.26 8.28 10.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 16.53 16.64 9.49 12.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 13.22 14.26 8.28 10.95
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.66 12.43 9.08 11.80
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.13 10.95 8.03 10.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.66 12.43 9.08 11.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.13 10.95 8.03 10.48

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.20 28.36 -3.20 5.58 7.62 39.34 10.22 -3.63 21.40 43.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.20 28.36 -3.20 5.58 7.62 39.34 10.22 -3.63 21.40 43.26
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -2.12 29.59 7.39 5.09 12.44 34.23 15.21 2.18 17.64 37.01
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

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) 4.52 31.62 19.96 67.50 67.77 249.81 508.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.52 31.62 19.96 67.50 67.77 249.81 508.05
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) -2.68 22.55 1.24 50.02 64.67 232.13 466.14
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.68 22.55 1.24 50.02 64.67 232.13 466.14
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) 14.14 14.01 15.28
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 13.17 12.96 13.32
Beta 1.04 1.04 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.21 0.71 0.84
Information Ratio -0.13 -0.62 -0.40
Tracking Error 3.58 4.01 4.39

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 0.98 0.87 0.89
% of Positive Months 69.44 58.33 60.83
Gains/Losses 2.69 1.86 1.94
Maximum Drawdown
17.63 17.63 20.03

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 11/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 1.21
Standard Deviation 14.14

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