Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.01 10.14 7.34 11.08 8.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.40 8.09 6.14 10.46 8.36
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -0.44 10.53 9.73 12.68 5.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53 5.24
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.01 10.14 7.34 11.08 8.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.40 8.09 6.14 10.46 8.36
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -0.44 10.53 9.73 12.68 5.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53 5.24

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.91 7.73 5.72 9.96
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.50 7.84 5.66 9.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -9.19 5.72 4.54 9.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.78 6.22 4.72 8.53
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.91 7.73 5.72 9.96
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.50 7.84 5.66 9.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -9.19 5.72 4.54 9.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.78 6.22 4.72 8.53

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 33.73 -0.95 28.67 -2.94 5.80 7.81 39.65 10.44 -3.43 21.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 26.38 -6.40 21.27 -8.53 -0.30 1.60 31.62 4.07 -8.97 14.66
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 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.88 -12.88 -2.01 33.62 42.53 186.01 460.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -17.66 -17.66 -7.40 26.27 34.71 170.34 430.08
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -14.85 -14.85 -0.44 35.06 59.15 230.04 195.52
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10 189.17
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.88 -12.88 -2.01 33.62 42.53 186.01 460.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -17.66 -17.66 -7.40 26.27 34.71 170.34 430.08
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) -14.85 -14.85 -0.44 35.06 59.15 230.04 195.52
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10 189.17

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 03/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 16.24 15.09 15.63
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 15.42 14.07 13.82
Beta 1.02 1.03 1.09
Sharpe Ratio 0.52 0.41 0.67
Information Ratio -0.11 -0.58 -0.36
Tracking Error 3.77 4.14 4.40

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 03/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.16 1.05 1.11
Beta Bear 0.99 0.96 1.00
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.98 0.89 0.92
Gains/Losses 1.67 1.51 1.75

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.95%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.95%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 03/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.02
Sharpe Ratio 0.52
Standard Deviation 16.24

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