Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2020

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Month EndAs of 10/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 42.38 23.10 20.80 16.95 10.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 41.38 23.10 20.80 16.95 10.77
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 29.22 18.76 17.31 16.30 9.32
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.71 10.42 11.71 13.01 8.73
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 46.37 25.51 23.15 17.68 10.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 45.37 25.51 23.15 17.68 10.89
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 37.53 21.67 20.09 17.25 9.51
S&P 500 Index (%) 15.15 12.28 14.14 13.74 8.88

Calendar Year Returns

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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 09/30/2020

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which does not guarantee future results. Current performance may differ from figures shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, and you may have a gain or a loss when you sell your shares.
Month EndAs of 10/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 33.89 42.38 86.52 157.23 378.53 1,079.96
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 32.89 41.38 86.52 157.23 378.53 1,079.96
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 20.11 29.22 67.53 122.26 352.90 758.00
S&P 500 Index (%) 2.77 9.71 34.64 73.97 239.87 653.20
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 36.01 46.37 97.73 183.25 409.42 1,098.63
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 35.01 45.37 97.73 183.25 409.42 1,098.63
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 24.33 37.53 80.14 149.89 391.22 788.16
S&P 500 Index (%) 5.57 15.15 41.55 93.80 262.44 673.78

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2020

Month EndAs of 10/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 42.07 22.50 20.06 16.32
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 25.20 18.18 16.73 14.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 41.07 22.50 20.06 16.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 24.61 18.18 16.73 14.20
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 46.05 24.91 22.40 17.05
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 27.56 20.17 18.75 14.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 45.05 24.91 22.40 17.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 26.97 20.17 18.75 14.87

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 10/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.01
Sharpe Ratio 1.08
Standard Deviation 19.99

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