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    Blue Chip Growth Fund (TRBCX)

    About The Blue Chip Growth Fund

    The fund's objective is to provide long-term capital growth. Income is a secondary objective.

    Larry J. Puglia has managed this fund since 06/30/1993.

    Because growth stocks have higher valuations and lower dividend yields than slower-growth or cyclical companies, the share price volatility may be higher. As such, fund prices could decline further in market downturns than non-growth-oriented funds.

    Asset Allocation as of 06/30/2014

    10 Largest Holdings

    Represents 32.18 % of Total Net Assets
    View Holdings as of:
    Amazon.com
    Baidu
    Biogen Idec
    Danaher
    Facebook
    Gilead Sciences
    Google
    MasterCard
    McKesson
    Priceline
    As of 09/30/2014 the Blue Chip Growth Fund had a total of 136 holdings.

    Good for...

    Individuals seeking capital appreciation who can accept the price declines inherent in common stock investing. Appropriate for both regular and tax-deferred accounts, such as IRAs.

    Performance as of 09/30/2014

    Average Annual Total Returns and Benchmarks

    Average Annual Total Returns2

      Month End
    9/30/14
    Quarter End
    9/30/14
    1 Year 18.19% 18.19%
    3 Years 24.63% 24.63%
    5 Years 17.46% 17.46%
    10 Years 9.35% 9.35%
    Since Inception 10.28% 10.28%
    Inception Date June 30, 1993
    Expense Ratio as of 12/31/2013 0.74%
    Current performance may be lower or higher than the quoted past performance, which cannot guarantee future results. Share price, principal value, and return will vary and you may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares.
    2 Average annual total return figures include changes in principal value, reinvested dividends, and capital gain distributions. For funds less than one year old, the Since Inception return figure is not annualized and represents an aggregate total return.

    Overall Morningstar Rating as of 08/31/20141

    Morningstar rated the Blue Chip Growth Fund among 1500, 1500, 1329 and 906 Large Growth funds for the overall rating and the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (as applicable) ending 08/31/2014, respectively. Morningstar Ratings™ are based on risk-adjusted returns. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with a fund's 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating™ metrics.

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    1 For funds with at least a 3-year history, a Morningstar Rating™ is based on a risk-adjusted return measure (including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees) with emphasis on downward variations and consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% 4 stars, the next 35% 3 stars, the next 22.5% 2 stars, and the bottom 10% 1 star. Each share class is counted as a fraction of 1 fund within this scale and rated separately. Morningstar Rating™ is for the retail share class only; other classes may have different performance characteristics.
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