VALIC Company I Blue Chip Growth Fund

Class No Load (VCBCX)
Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
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Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
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TheStreet.com
A+ (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 465 Large Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 29.12 percent over the past year, 16.51 percent over the past three years, 22.87 percent over the past five years, and 8.36 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date -1.1%
1 Year 29.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 16.5%
5 Years (Annualized) 22.9%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.4%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital growth; income is a secondary objective. The fund pursues long-term capital appreciation by normally investing at least 80% of net assets in the common stocks of large- and medium-sized blue chip growth companies. Generally, large- and mid-cap stocks will include companies whose market capitalizations, at the time of purchase, are greater than or equal to the smallest company included in the Russell Midcap® Index. It may lend portfolio securities to broker-dealers and other financial institutions provided that the value of the loaned securities does not exceed 30% of the fund's total assets.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
VALIC Company I Blue Chip Growth Fund has an expense ratio of 0.85 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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