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Dynamic Small Cap Growth Fund - B (VSCBX)

Dynamic Small Cap Growth Fund - B (VSCBX)
 ! This share class currently has a limited offering, please see prospectus for more details on the offering.
Overview Performance and Ratings Holdings and Details Management Dividends and Capital Gains Fees and Expenses Sales Resources
Top ten holdings (as of 2/28/2015)
1. Middleby Corp. (The) 2.3%
2. Acuity Brands, Inc. 2.2%
3. Acadia Healthcare Co., Inc. 1.9%
4. Trex Co., Inc. 1.7%
5. Watsco, Inc. 1.7%
6. Fluidigm Corp. 1.5%
7. Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. 1.5%
8. Guidewire Software, Inc. 1.4%
9. Financial Engines, Inc. 1.4%
10. Lithia Motors, Inc., Class A 1.4%
Total of top ten 17.0%
Sector breakdown* (as of 2/28/2015)
Consumer Discretionary 14.1%
Consumer Staples 1.4%
Energy 2.8%
Financials 8.2%
Health Care 27.5%
Industrials 18.3%
Information Technology 24.6%
Investment Company 0.9%
Materials 0.9%
Telecommunication Services 1.2%

* Due to rounding, values may not total 100%.

Top contributors and detractors (as of 2/28/2015)
Top 5 quarterly contributors
1. Fluidigm Corp. 0.52%
2. Coherus Biosciences, Inc. 0.46%
3. Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. 0.37%
4. Lithia Motors, Inc., Class A 0.35%
5. Kite Pharma, Inc. 0.34%
Top 5 quarterly detractors
1. Insulet Corp. -0.50%
2. Five Below, Inc. -0.41%
3., Inc. -0.29%
4. Rush Enterprises, Inc., Class A -0.27%
5. Kirby Corp. -0.24%
Portfolio stats (as of 2/28/2015)
Number of Holdings 123
Fund Assets $547.69
(in millions)
Turnover Ratio 65.00%
(Trailing 12 month) (6/30/2014)
Wtd. Avg. Market Cap $2.8
(in billions)
P/E Ratio 26.6
(1 yr. forecast)
P/B Ratio 4.1
Risk measures* (as of 2/28/2015)
Beta 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 1.02

*All risk measures are based on a 3 year time period.

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The Fund may invest a portion of its securities in small-cap stocks. Small-capitalization funds typically carry more risk than stock funds investing in well-established "blue-chip" companies since smaller companies generally have a higher risk of failure. Historically, smaller companies' stock has experienced a greater degree of market volatility than the average stock.

The Fund is aggressively managed and, therefore, is subject to greater fluctuation than an investment in a growth fund investing in proven growth equities.

The top 10 holdings listed reflect only the Fund's long-term investments. Short-term investments are excluded. Holdings are subject to change. The holdings listed should not be considered recommendations to purchase or sell a particular security. Each individual security is calculated as a percentage of the aggregate market value of the securities held in the Fund and does not include the use of derivative positions, where applicable.

P/E ratio: the number by which earnings per share is multiplied to estimate a stock's value.

P/B ratio: the relationship between a stock's price and the book value of that stock.

Beta: The systematic risk of a Fund. The beta of a Fund is its sensitivity to a benchmark. A Fund with a beta of 1.0 is as risky as the benchmark and would therefore provide expected returns equal to those of the market during both up and down periods.

Sharpe ratio: A risk-adjusted measure that determines the reward per unit of risk. The numerator is the difference between the Fund's annualized return and the annualized return of the risk-free instrument and the denominator is the Fund's standard deviation. The Sharpe ratio is calculated over a 36-month period based on the Fund's returns. The greater the Fund's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance has been. A negative Sharpe ratio indicates that a risk-free instrument would perform better than the Fund. The Sharpe ratio shown is based on the Fund's Class A Shares or the oldest share class, where Class A Shares are not available.

Standard deviation: A statistical measure of the degree to which the Fund's returns have varied from its historical average. The higher the standard deviation, the wider the range of returns from its average and the greater the historical volatility. The standard deviation is calculated over a 36-month period based on Fund's monthly returns. The standard deviation shown is based on the Fund's Class A Shares or the oldest share class, where Class A Shares are not available.

EPS: Total earnings divided by the number of shares outstanding.

Risk measures are calculated based upon the Funds' broad-based index as stated in the prospectus.