Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 20.40 21.66 14.99 16.12 9.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.78 19.39 13.70 15.47 9.45
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 17.10 18.93 13.43 15.42
S&P 500 Index (%) 14.33 14.92 10.78 13.70 10.09
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.77 19.89 15.57 15.86 9.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.99 17.65 14.27 15.21 9.44
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 3.71 16.90 13.39 14.94
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 10.06

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 19.66 20.91 14.25 15.60
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 12.47 17.00 11.85 13.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 13.08 18.66 12.97 14.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 8.53 15.15 10.77 12.97
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.12 19.15 14.83 15.34
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.17 15.56 12.34 13.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.60 16.92 13.54 14.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.26 13.74 11.25 12.74

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.80 39.31 1.27 8.46 7.20 39.67 15.42 -2.47 18.51 47.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.86 31.31 -4.55 2.24 1.03 31.63 8.77 -8.08 11.70 38.62
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) -1.51 30.21 7.08 5.67 13.05 33.48 15.26 2.64 16.71 37.21
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 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.26 28.08 20.40 80.08 101.09 345.92 11,308.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.59 21.04 13.78 70.19 90.05 321.34 10,690.37
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 2.04 26.77 17.10 68.17 87.79 319.38
S&P 500 Index (%) 2.43 23.16 14.33 51.73 66.81 260.96 14,478.93
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.67 26.49 4.77 72.31 106.18 336.02 11,166.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.02 19.54 -0.99 62.83 94.85 312.05 10,556.58
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 1.49 23.30 3.71 59.72 87.46 302.35
S&P 500 Index (%) 1.70 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 14,169.85

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 15.48 15.11 15.46
Standard Deviation (Russell 1000 Growth Index) 12.95 12.77 13.15
Beta 1.11 1.10 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.30 0.93 1.01
Information Ratio 0.46 0.28 0.13
Tracking Error 5.94 5.58 5.45

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.40 1.18 1.15
Beta Bear 1.08 1.09 1.04
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.12 1.05 1.00
% of Positive Months 69.44 61.67 63.33
Gains/Losses 2.83 2.15 2.14
Maximum Drawdown
17.17 17.17 17.17

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.87%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.87%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.11
Sharpe Ratio 1.30
Standard Deviation 15.48

Benchmarks

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

  • Russell 1000 Growth Index
  • S&P 500 Index