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 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 19.51 20.76 14.14 15.26 9.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 18.51 20.76 14.14 15.26 9.58
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 17.10 18.93 13.43 15.42 8.53
S&P 500 Index (%) 14.33 14.92 10.78 13.70 8.69
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.97 18.99 14.71 15.00 9.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.97 18.99 14.71 15.00 9.56
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 3.71 16.90 13.39 14.94 8.43
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 8.62

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 18.63 19.88 13.28 14.66
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 12.02 16.23 11.11 12.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 17.63 19.88 13.28 14.66
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 11.43 16.23 11.11 12.76
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.22 18.13 13.85 14.41
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.78 14.80 11.59 12.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.22 18.13 13.85 14.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.19 14.80 11.59 12.53

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.03 38.28 0.53 7.62 6.41 38.64 14.54 -3.22 17.62 46.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.04 37.28 -0.44 6.62 5.41 37.64 13.54 -4.16 16.62 45.03
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 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.44 27.28 19.51 76.10 93.71 313.74 728.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.40 26.28 18.51 76.10 93.71 313.74 728.71
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 2.04 26.77 17.10 68.17 87.79 319.38 563.99
S&P 500 Index (%) 2.43 23.16 14.33 51.73 66.81 260.96 586.53
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.85 25.78 3.97 68.49 98.60 304.64 718.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.82 24.78 2.97 68.49 98.60 304.64 718.92
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 1.49 23.30 3.71 59.72 87.46 302.35 545.78
S&P 500 Index (%) 1.70 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 571.98

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 15.47 15.10 15.46
Standard Deviation (Russell 1000 Growth Index) 12.95 12.77 13.15
Beta 1.11 1.10 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.24 0.87 0.95
Information Ratio 0.31 0.13 -0.03
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 1.08 1.01 0.96
% of Positive Months 69.44 61.67 62.50
Gains/Losses 2.73 2.07 2.07
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 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.11
Sharpe Ratio 1.24
Standard Deviation 15.47

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