Small Cap Fund: As of 9/30/19, there were 0 gold rated, 9 silver rated, 9 bronze rated, 3 neutral rated, 1 negative rated, and 126 not rated funds in the U.S. Small-Cap Value category. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 384 small value funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 3 stars among 384, 3 stars among 341, and 3 stars among 235 small value funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively.

Small-Mid Cap Fund: As of 9/30/19, there were 4 gold rated, 9 silver rated, 7 bronze rated, 15 neutral rated, and 104 not rated funds in the U.S. Mid-Cap Value category. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 366 mid-cap value funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 3 stars among 366, 4 stars among 324, and 4 stars among 226 mid-cap value funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively.

Mid Cap Fund: As of 9/30/19, there were 4 gold rated, 9 silver rated, 7 bronze rated, 15 neutral rated, and 104 not rated funds in the U.S. Mid-Cap Value category. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 366 mid-cap value funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 4 stars among 366, and 4 stars among 324 mid-cap value funds for the 3- and 5- year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively.

Large Cap Fund: As of 9/30/19 there were 5 gold rated, 27 silver rated, 28 bronze rated, 29 neutral rated, 2 negative rated, and 339 not rated funds in the U.S. Large Value category. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 1,090 large value funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 4 stars among 1,090, 4 stars among 944, and 4 stars among 693 large value funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively. Portfolio Manager Chuck Bath has been on Morningstar's Ultimate Stock-Pickers roster since June 2012. The Ultimate Stock-Picker roster includes top Domestic Stock Fund managers with tenure greater than the category average (Large Cap Value/Blend/Growth) and 1-, 3-, 5-, and 10-year returns that are greater than the broad equity market returns.

All Cap Select Fund: The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 1,222 large blend funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 2 stars among 1,222, 2 stars among 1,086, and 2 stars among 825 large blend funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively.

Long-Short Fund: As of 9/30/19 there were 0 gold rated, 1 silver rated, 4 bronze rated, 4 neutral rated, and 107 not rated funds in the U.S. Long-Short Equity category. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 198 long-short equity funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 4 stars among 198, 4 stars among 137, and 5 stars among 38 long-short equity funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively.

Research Opportunities Fund: The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 1,222 large blend funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 1 star among 1,222, and 1 star among 1,086 large blend funds for the 3- and 5-year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively.

Short Duration Total Return Fund: The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 488 short-term bond funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 5 stars among 488 funds for the 3-year period ended 9/30/19.

Core Bond Fund: The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 356 intermediate core bond funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 5 stars among 356 funds for the 3-year period ended 9/30/19.

Corporate Credit Fund: As of 9/30/19 there were 2 gold rated, 9 silver rated, 14 bronze rated, 26 neutral rated, 1 negative rated and 191 not rated funds in the U.S. High Yield Bond category. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 613 high yield bond funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 5 stars among 613, 5 stars among 532, and 4 stars among 344 high yield bond funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods ended 9/30/19, respectively.

High Yield Fund: The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 613 high yield bond funds as of 9/30/19. The Fund’s Class I rating was 5 stars among 613 funds for the 3-year period ended 9/30/19.

Large Cap Composite: The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on 412 large value composites as of 6/30/19. The strategy’s rating was 5 stars among 412, 4 stars among 390, and 4 stars among 323 large value funds for the 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods ended 6/30/19, respectively.

The Morningstar Analyst Rating™ is not a credit or risk rating. It is a subjective evaluation performed by Morningstar’s manager research group, which consists of various Morningstar, Inc. subsidiaries (“Manager Research Group”). In the United States, that subsidiary is Morningstar Research Services LLC, which is registered with and governed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Manager Research Group evaluates funds based on five key pillars, which are process, performance, people, parent, and price. The Manager Research Group uses this five pillar evaluation to determine how they believe funds are likely to perform relative to a benchmark, or in the case of exchange-traded funds and index mutual funds, a relevant peer group, over the long term on a risk-adjusted basis. They consider quantitative and qualitative factors in their research, and the weight of each pillar may vary. 

The Analyst Rating scale is Gold, Silver, Bronze, Neutral, and Negative. A Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, Silver, or Bronze reflects the Manager Research Group’s conviction in a fund’s prospects for outperformance. Analyst Ratings ultimately reflect the Manager Research Group’s overall assessment, are overseen by an Analyst Rating Committee, and are continuously monitored and reevaluated at least every 14 months. For more detailed information about Morningstar’s Analyst Rating, including its methodology, please go to global.morningstar.com/managerdisclosures/.

The Morningstar Analyst Rating (i) should not be used as the sole basis in evaluating a fund, (ii) involves unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause Analyst expectations not to occur or to differ significantly from what they expected, and (iii) should not be considered an offer or solicitation to buy or sell the fund.

The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.

The Morningstar Broad Fee Level data point compares the fund's net expense ratio to the net expense ratio of all the other funds within its Morningstar Category.

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