Disciplined Growth

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Disciplined Growth Fund: Growth Investing with Evidence, not EmotionPDF
Disciplined Growth is a fundamentally driven large cap growth fund that seeks to help investors build capital over time through a systematic, fact-based investment process.

Daily Price (04/17/14) $17.78 Daily Change: $+0.05 (+0.28%)  
Investment Objective: Growth Ticker Symbol: ADSIX
Fund Type: Growth Stock Funds Fund Code: 157
Share Class: Investor Inception Date: 09/30/05
Total Assets: $199,552,564.41 Newspaper Symbol: DiscGro  

Data reflects past performance for Investor Class shares, assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than data shown. Investment return and principal value fluctuates. Redemption value may be more or less than original cost. Obtain performance data current to the most recent month end. For additional share class information, consult the prospectus.

  Total Return Average Annual Total Return as of 03/31/2014
as of
as of
1 yr
3 yr 5 yr 10 yr 20 yr Life
  +0.97% +24.64% +14.99% +22.81% --% --% +8.82% 1.03% 09/30/05
M1:(as of 03/31/2014)
-- -- 4 out of 5 Stars4 out of 5 Stars----Overall
4 out of 5 Stars Overall
Funds rated in category:----1491 1305 ----1491
Morningstar Category: Large Growth
Lipper Quartiles & Rankings:L1 --Quartile Ranking
Quartile Ranking
Quartile Ranking
Ranking for Multi-Cap Growth Funds as of 03/31/2014, based on total returns.

M1For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating™ based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) The Overall Morningstar Rating™ for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating™ metrics. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Morningstar Rating™ is for Investor share class only; other classes may have difference performance characteristics.

Morningstar InfoM1

Overall Rating
rated among 1491 Large Growth
(as of 03/31/2014 )
Equity Style BoxN1

The fund's current expense ratio is 1.03%

Investment Strategy:
  • Disciplined Growth's management team looks for companies that have growth potential and earnings sustainability.
  • The fund also seeks to provide better returns than its benchmark without taking on significant additional risk.
For Investors Who:
  • Seek long-term capital growth
  • Can tolerate short-term price volatility
Risk Factors:

High return potential with corresponding high price fluctuations, including possible gains and/or losses. At any given time your shares may be worth more or less than you paid for them; it is possible to lose money by investing in the fund.

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Fund Management

William Martin, CFA
William Martin, CFA
Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager

Lynette Pang, CFA
Lynette Pang, CFA
Portfolio Manager


Long-term capital growth


(*) The annual expense ratio is based on expenses incurred by the fund, as stated in the most recent prospectus.

G1Fund performance may be subject to substantial short-term changes due to market volatility or other factors.

N1The Morningstar Style BoxTM reveals a fund's investment strategy. For the equity holdings in the fund's portfolio, the vertical axis shows the market capitalization of the stocks owned and the horizontal axis shows investment style (value, blend or growth).

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