Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 35.35 24.07 15.62 14.80 9.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.35 24.07 15.62 14.80 9.79
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 20.50 14.63 15.22 8.81
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 8.93
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 35.35 24.07 15.62 14.80 9.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.35 24.07 15.62 14.80 9.79
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 20.50 14.63 15.22 8.81
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 8.93

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

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Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
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Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 35.35 2.03 38.28 0.53 7.62 6.41 38.64 14.54 -3.22 17.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.35 1.04 37.28 -0.44 6.62 5.41 37.64 13.54 -4.16 16.62
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 -1.51 30.21 7.08 5.67 13.05 33.48 15.26 2.64 16.71
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 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.61 35.35 35.35 90.96 106.60 297.45 781.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.61 34.35 34.35 90.96 106.60 297.45 781.26
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 10.62 36.39 36.39 74.91 97.90 312.34 614.37
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.07 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 632.93
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.61 35.35 35.35 90.96 106.60 297.45 781.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.61 34.35 34.35 90.96 106.60 297.45 781.26
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 10.62 36.39 36.39 74.91 97.90 312.34 614.37
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.07 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 632.93

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 12/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 15.38 15.10 15.39
Standard Deviation (Russell 1000 Growth Index) 13.07 12.82 13.10
Beta 1.11 1.10 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.46 0.97 0.93
Information Ratio 0.66 0.18 -0.08
Tracking Error 5.46 5.55 5.45

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 12/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.36 1.18 1.16
Beta Bear 1.08 1.10 1.04
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.14 1.02 0.95
% of Positive Months 75.00 63.33 62.50
Gains/Losses 3.08 2.20 2.04
Maximum Drawdown
17.33 17.33 17.33

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.62%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.62%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 12/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.11
Sharpe Ratio 1.46
Standard Deviation 15.38

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