How much can you expect your mutual fund to grow?
Below is a look at some long-term average annual returns on various types of funds. Keep in mind that these figures are based on the past, and that past performance offers no indication of what the future will bring:
|Type of fund||Average annual total returns||Average annual total returns|
|Period||1-year (6/3/99 to 6/1/00)||5-year (6/1/95 to 6/1/00)|
|Diversified stock funds||22.27%||19.67%|
|Science & technology funds||92.48%||36.43%|
|S&P 500 funds||12.12%||23.58%|