Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 05/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 24.93 16.88 11.88 14.27 9.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 24.93 16.88 11.88 14.27 9.60
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 24.99 16.55 13.90 15.76 6.34
S&P 500 Index (%) 12.84 10.23 9.86 13.15 6.05
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.27 9.89 7.09 10.83 8.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.27 9.89 7.09 10.83 8.43
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 05/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 22.38 14.20 10.12 13.07
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 16.23 12.72 9.07 11.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 22.38 14.20 10.12 13.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 16.23 12.72 9.07 11.73
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -4.26 7.37 5.40 9.67
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.44 7.65 5.49 8.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.26 7.37 5.40 9.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.44 7.65 5.49 8.87

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 33.46 -1.20 28.36 -3.20 5.58 7.62 39.34 10.22 -3.63 21.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 33.46 -1.20 28.36 -3.20 5.58 7.62 39.34 10.22 -3.63 21.40
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 05/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/23/1999
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.42 10.50 24.93 59.66 75.32 279.69 581.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 12.42 10.50 24.93 59.66 75.32 279.69 581.27
Russell 3000 Growth Index (%) 9.91 4.47 24.99 58.34 91.78 332.15 262.56
S&P 500 Index (%) 3.59 -4.97 12.84 33.95 60.05 244.08 241.78
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) -12.94 -12.94 -2.27 32.69 40.82 179.74 436.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.94 -12.94 -2.27 32.69 40.82 179.74 436.72
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 05/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 18.96 16.99 16.26
Standard Deviation (Russell 3000 Growth Index) 17.60 15.57 14.32
Beta 1.05 1.06 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 0.80 0.63 0.84
Information Ratio 0.08 -0.47 -0.33
Tracking Error 4.05 4.32 4.47

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 05/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.17 1.10 1.13
Beta Bear 0.99 0.96 0.99
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.01 0.91 0.91
% of Positive Months 63.89 61.67 60.83
Gains/Losses 2.05 1.78 1.99
Maximum Drawdown
17.63 17.63 20.03

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.20%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.20%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 05/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.05
Sharpe Ratio 0.80
Standard Deviation 18.96

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