Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.07 19.57 14.23 15.04 9.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.07 19.57 14.23 15.04 9.70
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 15.11 15.67 12.41 14.78 8.52
S&P 500 Index (%) 8.19 9.87 9.23 12.65 8.46
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 35.35 24.07 15.62 14.80 9.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.35 24.07 15.62 14.80 9.79
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 20.50 14.63 15.22 8.81
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 8.93

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 35.35 2.03 38.28 0.53 7.62 6.41 38.64 14.54 -3.22 17.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.35 1.04 37.28 -0.44 6.62 5.41 37.64 13.54 -4.16 16.62
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 -1.51 30.21 7.08 5.67 13.05 33.48 15.26 2.64 16.71
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 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.55 14.07 70.94 94.47 306.04 776.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.54 13.07 70.94 94.47 306.04 776.44
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) -4.73 15.11 54.78 79.51 297.12 580.60
S&P 500 Index (%) -8.27 8.19 32.62 55.49 229.18 572.33
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 35.35 35.35 90.96 106.60 297.45 781.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 34.35 34.35 90.96 106.60 297.45 781.26
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 36.39 74.91 97.90 312.34 614.37
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 632.93

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 13.82 18.99 13.53 14.42
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 8.50 15.40 11.26 12.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 12.82 18.99 13.53 14.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 7.91 15.40 11.26 12.55
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 35.05 23.47 14.91 14.18
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 21.13 19.09 12.42 12.33
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 34.05 23.47 14.91 14.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 20.54 19.09 12.42 12.33

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.62%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.61%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.06
Sharpe Ratio
Standard Deviation

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