PERFORMANCE

as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.  
6.62 18.65 14.63 7.29 11.74
1.03 16.53 13.40 6.71 11.59
Benchmark (%)   6.40 17.11 15.08 6.79 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%)   6.40 16.40 13.73 6.08 -
as of
  1m 3m YTD 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.  
0.22 -0.25 3.21 6.62 67.02 97.95 102.13 6,764.08
-5.04 -5.49 -2.21 1.03 58.25 87.56 91.52 6,404.97
Benchmark (%)   0.44 -0.38 -0.18 6.40 60.62 101.87 92.85 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%)   0.65 -0.14 1.00 6.40 57.86 90.59 81.74 -
as of
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Return (%)   12.61 -2.98 13.78 37.96 9.74
Annual w/ Sales Charge (%)   6.70 -8.07 7.81 30.71 3.98
Benchmark (%)   15.51 0.39 17.51 32.53 13.45


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2015

Name Weight (%)
PFIZER INC 5.28
CITIGROUP INC 5.01
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.92
CISCO SYSTEMS INC 4.53
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 3.57
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED 3.40
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION 3.07
MARATHON OIL CORP 2.70
DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES 2.63
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY 2.52

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jul-2015

% of Market Value

Financials

30.8%

30.4%

Health Care

16.3%

12.2%

Energy

12.3%

13.1%

Information Technology

10.9%

11.0%

Consumer Discretionary

10.6%

5.4%

Telecommunications

5.3%

2.4%

Industrials

4.4%

10.0%

Utilities

3.2%

5.9%

Cash and Derivatives

2.3%

-

Consumer Staples

2.0%

6.8%

  • Fund

  • Benchmark

as of 31-Jul-2015

% of Market Value

United States

93.6%

99.7%

Cash and Derivatives

2.3%

-

Sweden

1.3%

-

Canada

1.2%

0.1%

Netherlands

0.9%

-

Israel

0.8%

-

Peru

-

0.0%

Norway

-

0.1%

Germany

-

0.1%

  • Fund

  • Benchmark

as of 31-Jul-2015

% of Market Value

North America

94.8%

99.8%

Cash and Derivatives

2.3%

-

Europe

2.2%

0.1%

Asia Pacific Basin

0.8%

-

Emerging Markets

-

0.0%

  • Fund

  • Benchmark

Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 31-Jul-2015

% of Market Value

Cash and Derivatives

2.3%

-

Large Cap ->$10bn

80.2%

85.0%

Mid Cap - $2-$10bn

17.5%

14.9%

Small Cap -<$2bn

-

0.1%

  • Fund

  • Benchmark

Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Ratings

  • Lipper Leader Ratings
  • Consistent Return   :
     
  • Expense   :
     
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  • Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of 31-Jul-2015 out of 446, 11,364, 446, 132 and 446 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Large-Cap Value Funds classification.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

KEY FACTS

Size of Class (Millions)

as of 28-Aug-2015

$1,627.2 M
Size of Fund (Millions)

as of 28-Aug-2015

$3,903.3 M
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Value
Lipper Classification Large-Cap Value Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)
CUSIP 09251G101
Inception Date Oct 21, 1994

Net, Including Investment Related Expenses   0.81%
Net, Excluding Investment Related Expenses 0.81%
Expense Ratio 0.81%

Max Offer Price

as of 28-Aug-2015

$27.18
Number of Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2015

99
Distribution Frequency   Annual
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent

as of 31-Jul-2015

47%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Jul-2015

15.31
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Jul-2015

1.70
Average Market Cap (Millions)  

as of 31-Jul-2015

$76,246.3 M

Alpha (3y)  

as of 31-Jul-2015

0.07
R-Squared (3y)

as of 31-Jul-2015

90.66
Beta (3y)

as of 31-Jul-2015

1.09

Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years

3 months ending 31-Mar-2013

11.63%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years

3 months ending 31-Jan-2015

-3.54%

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