Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.46 14.75 10.75 13.00 9.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.12 12.61 9.51 12.36 8.86
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.46 14.75 10.75 13.00 9.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.12 12.61 9.51 12.36 8.86
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 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.31 12.78 9.39 12.08
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.20 11.17 8.25 10.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -6.75 10.68 8.16 11.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.18 9.47 7.23 10.13
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.31 12.78 9.39 12.08
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.20 11.17 8.25 10.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -6.75 10.68 8.16 11.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.18 9.47 7.23 10.13

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.95 28.67 -2.94 5.80 7.81 39.65 10.44 -3.43 21.64 43.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.40 21.27 -8.53 -0.30 1.60 31.62 4.07 -8.97 14.66 35.32
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 09/30/2019

Month 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) -2.62 22.74 1.46 51.09 66.62 239.42 490.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.97 15.99 -4.12 42.79 57.46 220.74 458.43
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) -2.62 22.74 1.46 51.09 66.62 239.42 490.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.97 15.99 -4.12 42.79 57.46 220.74 458.43
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 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 14.04 13.90 15.28
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 13.07 12.89 13.36
Beta 1.03 1.03 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.08 0.69 0.86
Information Ratio -0.44 -0.61 -0.38
Tracking Error 4.10 4.00 4.39

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (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 0.93 0.87 0.90
% of Positive Months 66.67 58.33 60.83
Gains/Losses 2.49 1.84 1.96
Maximum Drawdown
17.55 17.55 19.98

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 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.03
Sharpe Ratio 1.08
Standard Deviation 14.04

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