Performance data quoted represents past performance which does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance shown which includes sales charges reflect a front-end sales charge of 4.75% for class A shares for all funds except the Eagle Investment Grade Bond Fund which reflects a front-end sales charge of 3.75%. A 1% contingent deferred sales charge for class C shares is charged on redemptions made within 12 months of purchase, but not at one year. The investment adviser, Eagle Asset Management, Inc., has contractually agreed to waive or reimburse certain fees and expenses for some of the funds listed through February 28, 2017 with the exception of the Investment Grade Bond Fund; where Eagle Asset Management, Inc., has contractually agreed to waive or reimburse certain fees and expenses through February 28, 2018. Performance data quoted reflects reinvested dividends and capital gains. Returns less than one year are not annualized. Refer to the individual fund pages for the funds' standardized average annual total returns as of the most recent calendar quarter end. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted.
As with all investing, there is the risk that an unexpected change in the market or within the company itself may have an adverse effect on the price of the securities held. The biggest risk of investing is that returns can fluctuate and investors can lose money. Investing in small- and mid-cap stocks, aggressive growth companies, international securities, certain debt instruments or a focused portfolio of holdings may involve additional risks which are further described in the prospectus for each fund which should be read carefully.
(1) Class I shares are available for qualified institutions and individual investors purchasing shares for their own account with a minimum initial investment of $1,000,000. Qualified institutions include corporations, banks, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and trusts.
(2) Class R-3, R-5 and R-6 shares are available for purchase through eligible employer sponsored retirement plans (including 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, 457 plans and profit-sharing plans) in which the employer, plan sponsor or other administrator ("Plan Administrator") has entered into an agreement with the Distributor.
* Year-to-date returns are not annualized.
Minimal initial investment in the funds is $1,000. The minimum for Retirement Accounts is $500. When establishing an automatic investment plan, the initial investment and minimum subsequent investment is $50 per month please see the prospectus for details.
Please contact Eagle Fund Services at 1.800.421.4184 Ext. 73550 for more information.