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

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 18.18 15.20 11.05 14.76 8.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.70 13.05 9.80 14.11 7.70
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) 13.91 11.49 9.60 13.40 5.51
S&P 500 Index (%) 21.68 14.55 12.37 13.97 6.12
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 32.96 16.11 10.07 14.29 8.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 25.66 13.94 8.83 13.64 7.70
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) 28.48 12.50 9.34 13.01 5.59
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 6.15

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 32.96 -2.65 20.93 8.36 -4.74 3.53 54.48 10.51 -1.02 34.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 25.66 -8.00 13.99 2.15 -10.23 -2.41 45.60 4.13 -6.75 26.84
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) 28.48 -9.31 22.17 11.32 -1.38 5.60 43.30 14.59 -2.91 29.09
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 01/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.56 18.18 52.87 68.92 296.07 357.88
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.98 11.70 44.47 59.60 274.26 332.78
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) -1.10 13.91 38.54 58.17 251.64 188.21
S&P 500 Index (%) -0.04 21.68 50.26 79.17 269.82 223.12
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 32.96 32.96 56.53 61.57 280.30 355.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 25.66 25.66 47.91 52.65 259.26 330.37
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) 28.48 28.48 42.35 56.28 239.65 191.41
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 223.25

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

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 16.27 12.56 9.37 13.56
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 11.86 11.47 8.45 12.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 9.90 10.46 8.14 12.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 7.97 9.76 7.42 11.59
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 30.81 13.45 8.40 13.10
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 20.76 12.22 7.65 11.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 23.63 11.33 7.18 12.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 16.37 10.48 6.64 11.17

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.08%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.07%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 01/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.01
Sharpe Ratio 0.80
Standard Deviation 16.98

Benchmarks

A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.

  • Russell 2000 Growth Index
  • S&P 500 Index