Why invest in this Fund?
Morningstar Rating™ as of August 31, 2023 for the Initial Shares class shares; other classes may have different performance characteristics. Overall rating for the Large Blend category. Fund ratings are out of 5 Stars: Overall 3 Stars (1277 funds rated); 3 Yrs. 1 Stars (1277 funds rated); 5 Yrs. 4 Stars (1178 funds rated); 10 Yrs. 3 Stars (874 funds rated). The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products with at least a 3-year history. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance (not including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees if applicable), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Managed products; including open-end mutual funds, closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds; are considered a single population for comparative purposes. 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 3-, 5-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. © Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete, or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The fund represents a single portfolio with multiple share classes that have different expense structures. Other share classes may have achieved different results.
This fund is only offered as an underlying investment option for variable annuity contracts and variable life insurance policies and is not sold directly to the general public. Please refer investors to the applicable variable annuity or variable life insurance prospectus as well as the underlying fund prospectus for more detailed information and other important considerations, which should be read carefully before investing.
Fees & Expenses
Variable insurance products have additional fees, charges and expenses. Please consult the applicable variable contract prospectus for more detailed information.
Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser
Nick Pope and Julianne McHugh are the fund's primary portfolio managers. Mr. Pope and Ms. McHugh have been primary portfolio managers of the fund since January 2022 and March 2023, respectively. Mr. Pope is a portfolio manager on the Sustainable Equity strategy at NIM. Ms. McHugh is Head of Sustainable Equities and a senior portfolio manager at NIMNA. NIM's Responsible Investment team provides input to the portfolio managers, including supporting fundamental research and company-level ESG analysis, which helps to identify sustainable investment themes, as well as controversy monitoring, company engagement and active proxy voting.
Top HoldingsAs of 08/31/23
Equity funds are subject generally to market, market sector, market liquidity, issuer and investment style risks, among other factors, to varying degrees, all of which are more fully described in the fund?s prospectus.
Social Investment Risk:
Socially responsible funds may forgo opportunities to invest in other securities when advantageous, or may sell securities when disadvantageous for it to do so while pursuing its socially responsible criteria.
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All risk metrics are provided by Morningstar. The index used in the calculations are determined by Morningstar which may not be the funds primary benchmark. The index Morningstar used for this analysis is S&P 500® Index.
Factsheet, Prospectus and Reports
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