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 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.34 20.92 15.54 16.38 9.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.34 20.92 15.54 16.38 9.98
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 15.11 15.67 12.41 14.78
S&P 500 Index (%) 8.19 9.87 9.23 12.65 9.98
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 36.85 25.47 16.95 16.13 10.02
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 36.85 25.47 16.95 16.13 10.02
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 20.50 14.63 15.22
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 10.19

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 36.85 3.17 39.88 1.70 8.91 7.62 40.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 36.85 3.17 39.88 1.70 8.91 7.62 40.27
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 -1.51 30.21 7.08 5.67 13.05 33.48
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39

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 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.37 15.34 76.80 105.90 355.90 14,214.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.37 15.34 76.80 105.90 355.90 14,214.89
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) -4.73 15.11 54.78 79.51 297.12
S&P 500 Index (%) -8.27 8.19 32.62 55.49 229.18 14,177.29
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 01/01/1968
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 36.85 36.85 97.51 118.76 346.24 14,267.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 36.85 36.85 97.51 118.76 346.24 14,267.64
Russell 1000 Growth Index (%) 36.39 36.39 74.91 97.90 312.34
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 15,464.12

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 15.13 20.45 14.96 15.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 9.21 16.52 12.39 13.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 15.13 20.45 14.96 15.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 9.21 16.52 12.39 13.80
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 36.61 24.98 16.36 15.60
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 21.97 20.26 13.58 13.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 36.61 24.98 16.36 15.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 21.97 20.26 13.58 13.57

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.52%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.51%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 02/29/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.07
Sharpe Ratio 1.23
Standard Deviation 15.66

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