Fund Facts  

Inception Date: Jun 6, 1995

Documents for Fund or Underlying Fund(s)  

Description

Objective  

Income and capital growth consistent with reasonable risk.

Principal Investment Strategies  

The underlying mutual fund invests approximately 60% of its assets in stocks and other equity securities and the remainder in bonds and other debt securities, including lower quality debt securities when its outlook is neutral. It invests at least 25% of its total assets in fixed income senior securities (including debt securities and preferred stock) and also invests in domestic and foreign issuers. It may invest in growth stocks or value stocks or both. The underlying mutual fund invests in Fidelity’s central funds (specialized investment vehicles used by Fidelity funds to invest in particular security types or investment disciplines).

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 Stock Market Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Foreign Securities Risk, Issuer Risk.
Please see the Risk Glossary for additional information about the Fund’s risks.

 

Performance & Expenses

Standard Performance As of Mar 31, 2016
Fund/Benchmark Name QtrYTD1-Yr3-Yr5-Yr10-YrSince Inception
VT Puritan® Funda-0.79%-0.79%-1.64%8.36%8.03%6.40%N/A
S&P 500 Indexb,c1.35%1.35%1.78%11.82%11.58%7.01%N/A
Morningstar Moderate Allocationc,d0.88%0.88%-2.85%5.22%5.88%4.95%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.

Total Expenses  (estimated)
Total expensese0.56%

 

a. Please note that the manner in which the Fund's unit value is calculated was modified effective May 2002. As a result, while the inception date for the VT Puritan Fund is June 6, 1995, historical performance information for the Fund is available beginning in May 2002.

b. The S&P 500 Index consists of 500 companies representing larger capitalization stocks traded in the U.S.

c. 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.

d. The Morningstar Category Average is the equal-weighted average return of all funds per category, as identified by Morningstar, Inc.

e. VantageTrust Funds invest in underlying registered funds. Please refer to the underlying fund's prospectus for additional information on fund fees and expenses.

Distributions

Dividends and Capital Gains  
Record Date Ex/Payable Date Income/Capital Gains Paid Per Share
Apr 8, 2016Apr 8, 2016$0.098000000
Dec 11, 2015Dec 11, 2015$0.075000000
Oct 9, 2015Oct 9, 2015$1.161000000
Jul 1, 2015Jul 1, 2015$0.207000000
Apr 1, 2015Apr 1, 2015$0.079000000
Dec 12, 2014Dec 12, 2014$0.303000000
Oct 10, 2014Oct 10, 2014$1.436000000
Jul 3, 2014Jul 3, 2014$0.085000000
Apr 4, 2014Apr 4, 2014$0.096000000
Dec 13, 2013Dec 13, 2013$0.453000000
Oct 11, 2013Oct 11, 2013$1.391000000
Jul 5, 2013Jul 5, 2013$0.087000000
Apr 5, 2013Apr 5, 2013$0.077000000
Dec 14, 2012Dec 14, 2012$0.217000000
Oct 12, 2012Oct 12, 2012$0.318000000
Jul 6, 2012Jul 6, 2012$0.098000000
Apr 4, 2012Apr 4, 2012$0.074000000
Dec 16, 2011Dec 16, 2011$0.102000000
 

Footnotes

1.

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.

2.

Effective September 1, 2015, the VT Fidelity Puritan® Fund is now known as the VT Puritan® Fund.

3.

PURITAN and CONTRAFUND are registered service marks of FMR LLC. Used with permission.