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 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.97 18.99 14.71 15.00 9.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.97 18.99 14.71 15.00 9.56
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.97 18.99 14.71 15.00 9.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.97 18.99 14.71 15.00 9.56
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 3.71 16.90 13.39 14.94 8.43
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 8.62

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.03 38.28 0.53 7.62 6.41 38.64 14.54 -3.22 17.62 46.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.04 37.28 -0.44 6.62 5.41 37.64 13.54 -4.16 16.62 45.03
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 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 25.78 3.97 68.49 98.60 304.64 718.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 24.78 2.97 68.49 98.60 304.64 718.92
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/16/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 25.78 3.97 68.49 98.60 304.64 718.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 24.78 2.97 68.49 98.60 304.64 718.92
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 23.30 3.71 59.72 87.46 302.35 545.78
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 571.98

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 3.22 18.13 13.85 14.41
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.78 14.80 11.59 12.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.22 18.13 13.85 14.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.19 14.80 11.59 12.53
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.22 18.13 13.85 14.41
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.78 14.80 11.59 12.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.22 18.13 13.85 14.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.19 14.80 11.59 12.53

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.62%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.62%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
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 1.24
Standard Deviation 15.47

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