The Portfolio seeks growth of capital primarily through investment in a diversified portfolio of common stocks of companies with smaller market capitalizations.
|Net Asset Value (NAV)||$21.01|
|Public Offering Price (POP)||$21.01|
|Inception Date||Dec 27, 1996|
|As of 04/30/2013||YTD||1 YR||3 YR||5 YR||10 YR||
Exp. 1 , 2
|Net Asset Value||+11.77||+14.96||+11.00||+7.33||+11.06||+9.63||0.86%||0.86%|
|With Sales Charge||+11.77||+14.96||+11.00||+7.33||+11.06||+9.63|
|Net Asset Value||+11.72||+13.54||+12.57||+8.24||+11.88||+9.68||0.86%||0.86%|
|With Sales Charge||+11.72||+13.54||+12.57||+8.24||+11.88||+9.68|
1The Adviser has contractually agreed to limit expenses of the Portfolio. This expense limitation agreement excludes interest, taxes, brokerage, and extraordinary expenses and may be subject to possible recoupment. Please see the Portfolio's prospectus for more information.
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Portfolio will fluctuate, so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. You may obtain performance information current to the most recent month-end by visiting www.ingfunds.com. Returns for the other share classes will vary due to different charges and expenses. Performance assumes reinvestment of distributions and does not account for taxes.
SEC fund returns assume the reinvestment of dividends and capital gain distributions and include a sales charge. Net Asset Value fund returns assume the reinvestment of dividends and capital gain distributions. Total return for less than one year is not annualized. Results would have been less favorable if the sales charge were included.
All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. Foreign Investing does pose special risks including currency fluctuation, economic and political risks not found in investments that are solely domestic. Investing in stocks of Smaller-Sized Companies may entail greater volatility and less liquidity than larger companies. The Fund may use Derivatives, such as options and futures, which can be illiquid, may disproportionately increase losses and have a potentially large impact on Fund performance. Other risks of the Fund include but are not limited to: Market Trends Risks; Other Investment Companies Risks; Price Volatility Risks; and Securities Lending Risks. Investors should consult the Fund's Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information for a more detailed discussion of the Fund's risks.