The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation.
The fund invests primarily in common stocks of U.S. companies and the fund generally will have a weighted average market capitalization between $1 billion and $7.5 billion. It seeks to hold investments for a relatively long period of time-generally five years. The fund does not invest in corporations whose primary source of revenue is derived from the production or sale of tobacco products or the manufacture of handguns.
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