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These results represent the percent change in net asset value.
*YTD Updated Daily as of 10/2/15, subject to revision and not annualized.
Out of 394 funds
Morningstar Overall Rating As of 8/31/15, Class R4 Shares. Morningstar ratings are based on risk adjusted performance.
Gross Expense Ratio is the fund's total operating expense ratio from the fund's most recent prospectus.
Net Expense Ratio reflects the reduction of expenses from fee waivers and reimbursements. Elimination of these reductions will result in higher expenses and lower performance. These reductions will continue until at least September 30, 2016.
Performance results reflect any applicable expense subsidies and waivers in effect during the periods shown. Without such subsidies and waivers the fund's performance results would be less favorable. All results are historical and assume the reinvestment of dividends and capital gains.
Performance for Class R shares includes the performance of the fund’s Class I shares, adjusted to take into account differences in sales loads and class-specific operating expenses (such as Rule 12b-1 fees), if any, for periods prior to their offering. Please see the prospectus for additional information about performance and expenses.
For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Within each asset class, the top 10%, the next 22.5%, 35%, 22.5%, and the bottom 10% receive 5, 4, 3, 2, or 1 star, respectively. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) Each fund is rated exclusively against U.S. domiciled funds. The Overall Morningstar Rating™ is based on the weighted average of the number of stars assigned to the fund's applicable time periods. In cases where the fund has changed investment categories, its historical information is given less weight. If the fund has been in existence at least 10 years, the 10-year rating accounts for 50%, the 5-year for 30%, and the 3-year for 20%. If the fund has been in existence at least 5 years, but less than 10 years, the 5-year rating accounts for 60% and the 3-year for 40%. If the fund has been in existence for 3 years, but less than 5 years, the 3-year rating accounts for 100%.