MID CAP GROWTH STOCK FUND

Fund Overview

Adviser:

Mason Street Advisors, LLC

Subadviser:

Wellington Management Company LLP

Objective/Focus:

Invests in stocks of mid-sized companies selected for their above-average growth potential. The objective is long-term capital growth.

Asset Class:

Mid-Cap Stocks

Style:

Growth

Investing in small company stocks involves a greater degree of risk than investing in medium or large company stocks.

Investing in medium company stocks involves a greater degree of risk than investing in large company stocks.

Fund Facts as of 03/31/18

Fund Inception

12-12-1990

First Available for Variable Annuity

12-03-1990

First Available for Variable Life

05-03-1994

Net Assets

$1.1 Billion

Top 10 Portfolio Holdings % of Net Assets

Genpact, Ltd.

2.2%

TransUnion

2.1%

Global Payments, Inc.

2.0%

VeriSign, Inc.

2.0%

WEX, Inc.

1.9%

Markel Corp.

1.9%

IDEX Corp.

1.8%

Lennox International, Inc.

1.8%

CDW Corp.

1.8%

National Instruments Corp.

1.7%

Total % of Net Assets

19.2%

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Disclosed Holdings

Sector Weightings % of Equities

Information Technology

32.0%

Industrials

18.9%

Health Care

17.0%

Financials

16.0%

Consumer Discretionary

6.1%

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