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VSSVX VALIC Company I Small Cap Special Val

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Fund VSSVX VALIC Company I Small Cap Special Val XSLV PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatil ETF  
100% 89%
Annual Fees
(0.88% Exp. Ratio)
(0.25% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.66% annual return
$39,960.12 $48,325.36
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$8,365.24
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 20.29%
3 YR 10.22%
5 YR 17.18%
10 YR 6.25%
1 YR RETURN 22.42%
3 YR 12.95%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks to produce growth of capital by investing primarily in common stocks. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in common stocks of domestic small-cap companies. Generally, small-cap companies will include companies whose market capitalizations, at the time of purchase, are equal to or less than the market capitalization of the largest company in the Russell 2000® Index during the most recent 12-month period.
The investment seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield of the S&P SmallCap 600® Low Volatility Index. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the underlying index. Strictly in accordance with its procedures and mandated guidelines, S&P DJI selects for inclusion in the underlying index the 120 securities that it has determined have the lowest volatility over the past 12 months out of the 600 small capitalization range securities that are contained in the S&P SmallCap 600® Index. It is non-diversified.

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