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 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.54 11.89 9.42 13.84 7.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.86 9.79 8.18 13.21 7.23
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.54 11.89 9.42 13.84 7.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.86 9.79 8.18 13.21 7.23
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) -9.63 9.80 9.08 12.25 5.08
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 5.76

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.65 20.93 8.36 -4.74 3.53 54.48 10.51 -1.02 34.56 45.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.00 13.99 2.15 -10.23 -2.41 45.60 4.13 -6.75 26.84 36.95
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) -9.31 22.17 11.32 -1.38 5.60 43.30 14.59 -2.91 29.09 34.47
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 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 19.76 -3.54 40.08 56.83 265.62 310.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.18 -8.86 32.35 48.18 245.71 287.64
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 19.76 -3.54 40.08 56.83 265.62 310.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.18 -8.86 32.35 48.18 245.71 287.64
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) 15.34 -9.63 32.36 54.40 217.53 161.61
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 196.37

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 -8.13 9.92 7.80 12.84
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.13 8.87 6.99 11.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -13.19 7.86 6.58 12.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.13 7.21 5.99 10.81
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -8.13 9.92 7.80 12.84
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.13 8.87 6.99 11.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -13.19 7.86 6.58 12.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.13 7.21 5.99 10.81

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 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.00
Sharpe Ratio 0.84
Standard Deviation 17.27

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