COMMENTARY


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9/17/2014   Upside/Downside Capture Ratio   PDF
 
8/28/2014   Chase Growth Fund 2Q14 Review       Video
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8/28/2014   Chase Mid-Cap Growth Fund 2Q14 Review       Video
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4/24/2014   Chase Growth Fund 1Q14 Review       Video
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4/24/2014   Chase Mid-Cap Growth Fund 1Q14 Review       Video
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2/13/2014   Chase Growth Fund 2013 Review       Video
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2/13/2014   Chase Mid-Cap Growth Fund 2013 Review       Video
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10/28/2013   Chase Growth Fund 3Q13 Review       Video
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10/22/2013   Chase Mid-Cap Growth Fund 3Q13 Review       Video
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01/02/2013   Predictions for 2013   PDF
 
09/04/2012   September is Coming   PDF
 
02/2011   Year-End Earnings Report   PDF
 
08/2010   Mid-Year Earnings Report   PDF
 

 

 

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Please refer to the prospectus for important information about the investment company including objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Read and consider it carefully before investing. You may also obtain a hard copy of the statutory and summary prospectuses (CHASX/CHAIX or CHAMX/CHIMX) by calling 1-888-861-7556.

Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. The Mid-Cap Growth Fund invests in mid-cap companies, which involve additional risks such as limited liquidity and greater volatility. The Funds may invest in foreign securities traded on U.S. exchanges, which involve greater volatility and political, economic, & currency risks & differences in accounting methods.

Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance of the fund may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. The funds impose a 2.00% redemption fee on shares held 60 days or less. Performance data does not reflect the redemption fee. If reflected, total returns would be reduced.

To obtain standardized performance for the Chase Mid-Cap Growth Fund, please call (888) 861-7556 or visit http://www.chaseinv.com/mid_cap_growth_fund.html.

To obtain standardized performance for the Chase Growth Fund, please call (888) 861-7556 or visit http://www.chaseinv.com/growth_fund.html.

While the Fund is no-load, management fees and other expenses will apply. Please refer to the prospectus for further details.

Earnings growth is not a measure of the Fund's future performance.

The Russell Midcap Growth Index measures the performance of those Russell Midcap companies with higher price-to book ratios and higher forecasted growth rates.

The Russell 1000 Growth Index measures the performance of the Russell 1000 companies with higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth rates.

One cannot invest directly in an index.

The Lipper Mid-Cap Growth Funds Index measures the performance of funds in the mid-cap growth category as tracked by Lipper, Inc.

The Lipper Large-Cap Growth Funds Index measures the performance of 30 of the largest funds in the large-cap growth category as tracked by Lipper, Inc.

The S&P 500 Index tracks the stocks of 500 U.S. Companies.

The MLQS Quality Indices (Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) U.S. Universe of approximately 1600 stocks) represent the performance of BofAML-covered US stocks that fall into specific quality buckets each month. BofAML uses the S&P Quality Ranks as their measure of quality; the S&P gives stocks ratings based on their earnings and dividend growth and stability.

Beta measures the volatility of the fund, as compared to that of the overall market. The Market's beta is set at 1.00; a beta higher than 1.00 is considered to be more volatile than the market, while a beta lower than 1.00 is considered to be less volatile.

Earnings per share (EPS) is calculated by taking the total earnings divided by the number of shares outstanding.

The Price-Earnings Ratio ("P/E") is the most common measure of how expensive a stock is.

The Return on Equity ("ROE") is the amount earned on a company's common stock investment for a given period.

A basis point is equal to 1/100th of 1%.

Upside market capture is a statistical measure of an investment manager's overall performance in up-markets. The upside market capture ratio is used to evaluate how well an investment manager performed relative to an index during periods when that index has risen. The ratio is calculated by dividing the manager's returns by the returns of the index during the up-market, and multiplying that factor by 100.

Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change at any time and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security.

The opinions expressed are those of the author and should not be considered a forecast of future events, a guarantee of future events nor investment advice.

Chase Investment Counsel Corporation is the adviser to the Chase Growth Funds which are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.

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