The Russell 2000 Growth measures the performance of those Russell 2000 companies with higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth values. Please note an investor cannot invest directly into an index.

Source: Lipper, Inc. Lipper rankings are based on cumulative total returns and do not take into account sales charges. If they had, the return would be lower.

Gross operating expenses: Class A: 1.49%; Class B: 2.22%; Class C: 2.17%.

Performance data quoted represents past performance and is not a guarantee of future results. The data assumes reinvestment of all distributions at net asset value. Maximum sales charge (Class A): 5.75%. The Fund’s daily net asset value is not guaranteed and shares are not insured by the FDIC, the Federal Reserve Board or any other agency. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be higher or lower than the original cost. Current performance may be higher or lower than that shown.