Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.51 14.30 9.54 14.24 7.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.63 14.30 9.54 14.24 7.18
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) 10.93 12.16 9.49 13.68 5.49
S&P 500 Index (%) 16.11 14.89 10.98 13.44 6.01
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.16 11.10 8.62 13.03 6.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.90 11.10 8.62 13.03 6.78
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) -3.29 20.07 7.53 -5.45 2.78 53.45 9.73 -1.69 33.46 44.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.04 19.07 6.53 -6.37 1.80 52.45 8.73 -2.67 32.46 43.57
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 11/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/2000
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 29.73 14.51 49.32 57.70 278.58 289.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 28.73 13.63 49.32 57.70 278.58 289.15
Russell 2000 Growth Index (%) 25.61 10.93 41.06 57.31 260.45 184.89
S&P 500 Index (%) 27.63 16.11 51.62 68.34 252.89 213.78
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) 19.07 -4.16 37.13 51.21 240.50 257.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 18.07 -4.90 37.13 51.21 240.50 257.17
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 11/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 8.02 11.90 7.62 13.06
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 11.20 10.51 6.88 11.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.14 11.90 7.62 13.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 10.68 10.51 6.88 11.61
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -9.59 8.77 6.73 11.87
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.21 8.18 6.28 10.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -10.32 8.77 6.73 11.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.23 8.18 6.28 10.62

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.83%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.82%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 11/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.01
Sharpe Ratio 0.75
Standard Deviation 17.01

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