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 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.77 19.89 15.57 15.86 9.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.99 17.65 14.27 15.21 9.44
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.77 19.89 15.57 15.86 9.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.99 17.65 14.27 15.21 9.44
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 3.71 16.90 13.39 14.94
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 10.06

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.80 39.31 1.27 8.46 7.20 39.67 15.42 -2.47 18.51 47.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.86 31.31 -4.55 2.24 1.03 31.63 8.77 -8.08 11.70 38.62
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 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 26.49 4.77 72.31 106.18 336.02 11,166.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 19.54 -0.99 62.83 94.85 312.05 10,556.58
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 26.49 4.77 72.31 106.18 336.02 11,166.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 19.54 -0.99 62.83 94.85 312.05 10,556.58
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 23.30 3.71 59.72 87.46 302.35
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 14,169.85

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 4.12 19.15 14.83 15.34
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.17 15.56 12.34 13.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.60 16.92 13.54 14.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.26 13.74 11.25 12.74
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.12 19.15 14.83 15.34
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.17 15.56 12.34 13.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.60 16.92 13.54 14.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.26 13.74 11.25 12.74

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.87%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.87%
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 1.11
Sharpe Ratio 1.30
Standard Deviation 15.48

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