Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2021

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Month EndAs of 04/30/2021 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 58.83 29.44 28.44 18.69 10.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 58.83 29.44 28.44 18.69 10.52
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 51.41 25.37 22.88 17.01
S&P 500 Index (%) 45.98 18.66 17.42 14.17 10.51
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2021 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 71.53 26.76 26.86 18.34 10.39
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 71.53 26.76 26.86 18.34 10.39
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 62.74 22.79 21.05 16.63
S&P 500 Index (%) 56.35 16.77 16.30 13.91 10.42

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2021

Month EndAs of 04/30/2021 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 58.83 29.10 27.92 18.14
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 34.83 23.51 23.47 15.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 58.83 29.10 27.92 18.14
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 34.83 23.51 23.47 15.81
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2021 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 71.54 26.44 26.36 17.80
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 42.35 21.30 22.10 15.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 71.54 26.44 26.36 17.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 42.35 21.30 22.10 15.50

Calendar Year Returns

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2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 58.08 36.70 3.07 39.68 1.51 8.74 7.47 40.01 15.73 -2.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 58.08 36.70 3.07 39.68 1.51 8.74 7.47 40.01 15.73 -2.25
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 38.49 36.39 -1.51 30.21 7.08 5.67 13.05 33.48 15.26 2.64
S&P 500 Index (%) 18.40 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2021

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Month EndAs of 04/30/2021 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.23 4.73 58.83 116.86 249.48 454.74 20,601.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.23 4.73 58.83 116.86 249.48 454.74 20,601.09
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 8.61 7.81 51.41 97.07 180.13 381.39
S&P 500 Index (%) 12.98 11.84 45.98 67.11 123.20 276.37 20,509.83
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2021 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.16 -2.16 71.53 103.69 228.57 438.66 19,239.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.16 -2.16 71.53 103.69 228.57 438.66 19,239.21
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 0.94 0.94 62.74 85.16 159.89 365.81
S&P 500 Index (%) 6.17 6.17 56.35 59.25 112.71 267.88 19,465.64

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 04/30/2021 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 20.55 17.40 16.39
Standard Deviation (Russell 1000 Growth Index) 19.32 15.82 14.33
Beta 1.00 1.02 1.06
Sharpe Ratio 1.37 1.57 1.10
Information Ratio 0.58 0.85 0.27
Tracking Error 6.98 6.52 6.16

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 04/30/2021 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.15 1.13 1.12
Beta Bear 1.17 1.05 1.01
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.16 1.28 1.06
Gains/Losses 2.64 3.16 2.32

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2021 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.61%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.60%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2021 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.00
Sharpe Ratio 1.37
Standard Deviation 20.55

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