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  All investment data reports (as shown below) on 24 Equity/Stock and 11 Bond mutual funds are gathered from reliable sources (Lipper, Market Watch, etc.). Analysis of mutual fund performances, and returns are based on December year-end data. The mutual fund ticker symbol and prospectus will validate all the reports. Here is the factual pages (except name of mutual fund, ticker, phone and address) of 1 of the 35 reports from Retirement Planning & Investing.

Investment Fund Category: Large-Cap Growth 

    Total mutual funds in this category: 714 

Large-Cap is an abbreviation of the term “large market capitalization.  The capitalization value is more than $10 billion.  Funds objective is long-term growth by investing in stocks.  The fund will usually invest 80% of its net assets in the common stocks of the diversified group of growth companies. Most assets are invested in U.S.common stocks, a lesser amount of assets are invested in foreign stocks.

As of December 30, 2016, the average investment return for this category was 2.49%.

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                    ABC Mutual Fund Growth - ABCGX                           
         800-111-0000                         

 ABC Mutual Fund Family
 123 Street Address
 Anywhere, NJ 08619

 Risk: Low  
 Minimum Investment Purchase: $1000
 Minimum IRA Purchase: $1000

 Maximum Front End Sales Load: No Load
 Maximum Deferred Sales Load: No Load
 Date of Inception: December 11, 1994
 Number of Years of Gains: 17
 Number of Years of Losses: 5
 Net Expense Ratio: 0.82%
 Category Average Net Expense Ratio: 1.15%

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      FIVE YEAR RETURNS

              Year: 2016

  • Net Asset Value: $27.01
  • Dividend Distribution: $1.66 6.30%
  • Performance: 2.39%
  • Total Return: 8.69%

             Year: 2015

  • Net Asset Value: $26.38
  • Dividend Distribution: $3.15 11.27%                                     
  • Performance: -5.62%
  • Total Return: 5.65% 

Year: 2014

  • Net Asset Value: $27.95
  • Dividend Distribution: $8.11 25.75%
  • Performance: -10.65%
  • Total Return: 15.10% 

Year: 2013

  • Net Asset Value: $31.28  
  • Dividend Distribution: $4.79 17.17%  
  • Performance: 12.24%  
  • Total Return: 29.41% 

Year: 2012

  • Net Asset Value: $27.87  
  • Dividend Distribution: $1.23 4.85%
  • Performance: 9.90%
  • Total Return: 14.75% 

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  ANNUAL AVERAGE RETURNS: 

  • 5-year average distribution: 13.07%
  • 5-year average performance: 1.65%
  • 5-year average return: 14.72% 
  • 3–year average distribution: 14.44%
  • 3-year average performance:  -4.62%
  • 3-year average return: 9.82% 

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Here are more vital and valuable facts pertaining to this mutual fund that should be considered when making a retirement investment. This data is annualized as of December 30, 2016.

  • Calculated growth of $10,000 invested for three years is $16,801
  • A+ ranking
  • Calculated growth of $10,000 invested for five years is $18,817
  • B+ ranking
  • Number of years of gains: 17 years.
  • Number of years of losses: 5 years 
  • Rank among 714 mutual funds in this category: 

             A+ = 1% to 10% B+ = 21% to 30% 

 
 
 
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