Prices and returns

Class A shares

Growth
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
March 26, 2015
Month-End as of
February 28, 2015
Quarter-End as of
December 31, 2014
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$28.49 0.01 1.75% Without sales charge 11.33% 16.12% 8.78% 12.10% 15.22% 8.21% 0.70%
  With sales charge 4.93% 14.75% 8.14% 5.64% 13.86% 7.57%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.72 -0.08 3.01% Without sales charge 4.90% 17.50% ¶¶ N/A 2.36% 16.74% ¶¶ N/A 0.83% / 0.93%
  With sales charge -1.14% 15.03% ¶¶ N/A -3.50% 14.13% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$15.40 -0.07 2.87% Without sales charge 7.70% 19.39% ¶¶ N/A 5.83% 18.82% ¶¶ N/A 0.75% / 0.85%
  With sales charge 1.52% 16.88% ¶¶ N/A -0.25% 16.17% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$49.78 -0.48 5.62% Without sales charge 1.46% 8.13% 7.03% -2.64% 5.68% 6.71% 0.84%
  With sales charge -4.37% 6.86% 6.40% -8.23% 4.44% 6.08%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$43.87 -0.13 2.79% Without sales charge 10.50% 14.80% 8.54% 9.30% 13.49% 8.05% 0.66%
  With sales charge 4.13% 13.45% 7.90% 3.03% 12.15% 7.41%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$37.75 -0.15 2.64% Without sales charge 4.38% 16.25% 9.92% 4.59% 14.75% 9.18% 0.79%
  With sales charge -1.61% 14.88% 9.27% -1.41% 13.40% 8.54%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$37.71 -0.30 3.94% Without sales charge 6.85% 12.37% 8.59% 3.23% 10.49% 8.09% 0.76%
  With sales charge 0.70% 11.05% 7.95% -2.70% 9.19% 7.45%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$54.75 -0.31 2.34% Without sales charge -0.21% 6.55% 8.27% -3.66% 5.03% 8.50% 1.03%
  With sales charge -5.94% 5.29% 7.63% -9.19% 3.79% 7.86%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$47.17 -0.25 4.10% Without sales charge 2.18% 12.48% 8.58% 1.82% 11.43% 8.39% 1.07%
  With sales charge -3.70% 11.16% 7.94% -4.04% 10.11% 7.76%  
Growth-and-Income
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
March 26, 2015
Month-End as of
February 28, 2015
Quarter-End as of
December 31, 2014
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.26 -0.05 -1.23% Without sales charge 3.19% 7.21% ¶¶ N/A 5.20% ¶¶ N/A N/A 1.39%
  With sales charge -2.77% 1.43% ¶¶ N/A -0.85% ¶¶ N/A N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.54 -0.06 1.30% Without sales charge 8.14% 15.54% ¶¶ N/A 7.03% 15.24% ¶¶ N/A 0.69% / 0.79%
  With sales charge 1.92% 13.11% ¶¶ N/A 0.91% 12.67% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$36.71 -0.13 -0.66% Without sales charge 13.79% 14.36% 7.86% 12.60% 13.73% 7.72% 0.59%
  With sales charge 7.25% 13.02% 7.23% 6.14% 12.39% 7.08%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$47.22 -0.24 2.83% Without sales charge 6.55% 11.21% 7.77% 4.01% 9.03% 7.55% 0.77%
  With sales charge 0.42% 9.90% 7.14% -1.96% 7.74% 6.92%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$51.88 -0.25 1.11% Without sales charge 12.33% 14.64% 8.88% 8.96% 13.43% 8.61% 0.61%
  With sales charge 5.88% 13.29% 8.24% 2.70% 12.10% 7.97%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$32.42 -0.33 2.40% Without sales charge -0.20% 8.32% 9.28% -3.25% 6.42% 8.81% 0.91%
  With sales charge -5.95% 7.05% 8.27% -8.83% 5.17% 7.78%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$36.75 -0.10 0.22% Without sales charge 13.32% 14.34% 7.60% 12.09% 13.32% 7.37% 0.59%
  With sales charge 6.79% 12.99% 6.96% 5.64% 11.99% 6.73%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$40.69 -0.17 -0.20% Without sales charge 12.59% 15.65% 7.48% 11.22% 14.90% 7.31% 0.60%
  With sales charge 6.13% 14.29% 6.85% 4.82% 13.55% 6.68%  
Equity-Income
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
March 26, 2015
Month-End as of
February 28, 2015
Quarter-End as of
December 31, 2014
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$11.86 -0.04 0.96% Without sales charge 7.35% 10.61% ¶¶ N/A 6.60% 10.35% ¶¶ N/A 0.66% / 0.76%
  With sales charge 1.20% 8.28% ¶¶ N/A 0.49% 7.88% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$59.56 -0.31 0.82% Without sales charge 8.64% 10.11% 6.51% 6.61% 8.89% 6.23% 0.59%
  With sales charge 2.39% 8.82% 5.88% 0.49% 7.61% 5.61%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$21.57 -0.10 0.72% Without sales charge 9.30% 11.96% 7.04% 8.39% 11.15% 6.85% 0.57%
  With sales charge 3.02% 10.64% 6.41% 2.16% 9.84% 6.22%  
Balanced
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
March 26, 2015
Month-End as of
February 28, 2015
Quarter-End as of
December 31, 2014
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$24.63 -0.11 0.29% Without sales charge 10.50% 12.52% 7.22% 8.85% 12.17% 6.97% 0.59%
  With sales charge 4.14% 11.19% 6.58% 2.59% 10.84% 6.34%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.42 -0.07 1.54% Without sales charge 7.99% 13.90% ¶¶ N/A 6.63% 13.62% ¶¶ N/A 0.72% / 0.82%
  With sales charge 1.76% 11.51% ¶¶ N/A 0.47% 11.08% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$30.45 -0.12 0.93% Without sales charge 3.43% 8.15% N/A 3.69% 7.84% N/A 0.89%
  With sales charge -2.51% 6.58% N/A -2.27% 6.22% N/A  
Bond
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
March 26, 2015
Month-End as of
February 28, 2015
Quarter-End as of
December 31, 2014
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.64 -0.06 1.54% Without sales charge 3.94% -0.89% §§ N/A 5.06% -1.85% §§ N/A 0.79%
  With sales charge 1.36% -2.04% §§ N/A 2.49% -3.07% §§ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.22 -0.03 0.68% Without sales charge 3.62% 2.52% ## N/A 5.14% 2.50% ## N/A 0.72%
  With sales charge -0.26% 1.62% ## N/A 1.23% 1.56% ## N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.99 -0.02 0.79% Without sales charge 1.53% 0.97% ¶¶ N/A 1.90% 0.79% ¶¶ N/A 0.70% / 0.80%
  With sales charge -0.97% 0.04% ¶¶ N/A -0.62% -0.19% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.86 -0.01 2.43% Without sales charge 1.37% 7.87% 6.41% 0.52% 7.52% 6.20% 0.66%
  With sales charge -2.44% 7.04% 6.01% -3.22% 6.71% 5.79%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.92 -0.05 1.26% Without sales charge 4.61% 4.41% 3.61% 5.53% 4.59% 3.48% 0.62%
  With sales charge 0.70% 3.61% 3.21% 1.60% 3.80% 3.09%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$19.76 -0.10 -0.35% Without sales charge -0.43% 3.02% 3.87% 1.59% 3.11% 3.82% 0.90%
  With sales charge -4.15% 2.23% 3.47% -2.20% 2.33% 3.42%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.60 -0.02 0.91% Without sales charge 1.62% 2.20% 2.82% 1.92% 2.36% 2.72% 0.61%
  With sales charge -0.95% 1.68% 2.56% -0.60% 1.84% 2.46%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.00 -0.01 0.31% Without sales charge 0.25% 0.66% 1.77% 0.46% 0.82% 1.78% 0.59%
  With sales charge -2.29% 0.15% 1.45% -2.09% 0.30% 1.46%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.16 -0.04 1.11% Without sales charge 3.68% 3.20% 3.95% 4.84% 3.38% 3.87% 0.64%
  With sales charge -0.23% 2.42% 3.56% 0.88% 2.60% 3.48%  
Cash-Equivalent
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
March 26, 2015 (except 7-day yield)
Month-End as of
February 28, 2015
Quarter-End as of
December 31, 2014
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price 7-Day Yields YTD Return 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$1.00 0.00% / -0.32% 0.00% No sales charge 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† 0.38%
     
Retirement Target Date
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
March 26, 2015
Month-End as of
February 28, 2015
Quarter-End as of
December 31, 2014
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$15.85 -0.07 1.73% Without sales charge 8.34% 12.65% 12.57% ‡‡ 6.72% 12.26% ‡‡ N/A 0.79% / 0.89%
  With sales charge 2.09% 11.33% 11.26% ‡‡ 0.58% 10.91% ‡‡ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.90 -0.06 1.82% Without sales charge 8.32% 12.61% 6.33% § 6.72% 11.44% 6.02% § 0.77% / 0.87%
  With sales charge 2.06% 11.30% 5.56% § 0.60% 10.14% 5.23% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.18 -0.06 1.78% Without sales charge 8.36% 12.63% 6.34% § 6.72% 11.43% 6.02% § 0.76% / 0.86%
  With sales charge 2.13% 11.31% 5.56% § 0.56% 10.13% 5.23% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.12 -0.06 1.78% Without sales charge 8.24% 12.61% 6.33% § 6.67% 11.42% 6.02% § 0.76% / 0.86%
  With sales charge 2.02% 11.28% 5.55% § 0.50% 10.11% 5.23% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.97 -0.06 1.73% Without sales charge 8.22% 12.50% 6.26% § 6.71% 11.35% 5.96% § 0.76% / 0.86%
  With sales charge 1.99% 11.17% 5.49% § 0.54% 10.03% 5.17% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.91 -0.06 1.65% Without sales charge 8.11% 12.42% 6.24% § 6.67% 11.32% 5.96% § 0.75% / 0.85%
  With sales charge 1.88% 11.09% 5.46% § 0.50% 10.01% 5.17% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.39 -0.05 1.23% Without sales charge 7.25% 11.76% 5.80% § 6.36% 10.86% 5.59% § 0.73% / 0.83%
  With sales charge 1.08% 10.45% 5.03% § 0.22% 9.55% 4.80% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$11.67 -0.05 1.21% Without sales charge 7.19% 10.37% 5.19% § 6.42% 9.62% 4.99% § 0.71% / 0.81%
  With sales charge 0.99% 9.07% 4.42% § 0.34% 8.32% 4.21% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$11.10 -0.05 0.82% Without sales charge 6.74% 9.40% 5.00% § 6.30% 8.82% 4.84% § 0.71% / 0.81%
  With sales charge 0.58% 8.12% 4.23% § 0.16% 7.53% 4.06% §  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.40 -0.04 0.87% Without sales charge 6.82% 8.75% 4.74% § 6.34% 8.26% 4.57% § 0.71% / 0.81%
  With sales charge 0.66% 7.45% 3.97% § 0.21% 6.98% 3.79% §  

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