Long-term capital appreciation.
Principal Investment Strategies
The underlying mutual fund invests, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings (measured at the time of purchase) for investment purposes in a diversified portfolio of equity investments in mid-cap issuers with public stock market capitalizations within the range of the market capitalization of companies constituting the Russell Midcap® Value Index. Although it will invest primarily in publicly traded U.S. securities, including REITs, it may invest in foreign securities, including emerging market countries and securities quoted in foreign currencies.
Principal Investment Risks
There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.
You may lose money by investing in the Fund.
The Fund’s principal investment risks include Style Risk, Large Investor Risk, Stock Market Risk, Mid-Cap Securities Risk, Small-Cap Securities Risk, REITs Risk.
Please see the Risk Glossary for additional information about the Fund’s risks.
Performance & Expenses
|Fund/Benchmark Name||Qtr||YTD||1-Yr||3-Yr||5-Yr||10-Yr||Since Inception|
|VT Gold Sachs Mid Cap Value||-0.59%||-0.59%||-11.45%||N/A||N/A||N/A||2.28%|
|Russell Midcap Value Indexa,b||3.92%||3.92%||-3.39%||9.88%||10.52%||7.23%||N/A|
|Morningstar Mid-Cap Valuea,c||2.41%||2.41%||-5.46%||7.85%||8.06%||6.10%||N/A|
Fund past performance, as shown, is no guarantee of how the fund will perform in the future. The performance shown has been annualized for periods greater than one year. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For current performance, visit www.icmarc.org.
Fund performance is shown comparing it to a "benchmark" which may be a (i) broad-based securities market index (ii) a group of mutual funds with similar investment objectives, or (iii) a short term government backed debt obligation such as a U.S. Treasury Bill. An index is not available for direct investment, is unmanaged, and does not reflect the costs of portfolio management or trading. A fund's portfolio may differ from the securities held in an index.
a. Returns and/or expenses provided by Morningstar, Inc. Copyright © 2016. 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. ICMA-RC does not independently verify Morningstar data.
b. The Russell Midcap® Value Index measures the performance of the mid-cap value segment of the U.S. equity universe. It includes those Russell Midcap® Index companies with lower price-to-book ratios and lower forecasted growth values.
c. The Fund’s Morningstar Category Average is a group of funds with similar investment objectives and strategies and is the equal-weighted return of all funds per category. Morningstar places funds in certain categories based on a fund’s historical portfolio holdings.
d. VantageTrust Funds invest in underlying registered funds. Please refer to the underlying fund's prospectus for additional information on fund fees and expenses.
|Record Date||Ex/Payable Date||Income/Capital Gains Paid Per Share|
|Dec 21, 2015||Dec 21, 2015||$0.196900000|
|Dec 10, 2015||Dec 10, 2015||$4.341600000|
|Dec 4, 2014||Dec 4, 2014||$8.805700000|
Please read Making Sound Investment Decisions: A Retirement Investment Guide and the accompanying VantageTrust Fund Fees and Expenses document ("Guide") carefully for a complete summary of all fees, expenses, investment objectives and strategies, and risks before investing. For a current Guide, contact ICMA-RC by calling 800-669-7400 or log into your account at www.icmarc.org.