Small Cap Growth Stock Fund

Fund Overview
Adviser: Mason Street Advisors, LLC
Subadviser: Wellington Management Company LLP
Objective/Focus: Invests primarily in stocks of small capitalization and microcap U.S. companies selected for their above-average growth potential. The objective is long-term capital growth.
Asset Class: Small-Cap Stocks
Style: Growth
Investing in small company stocks involves a greater degree of risk than investing in medium or large company stocks.
Fund Facts as of 9/30/17
Fund Inception 04-30-1999
First Available for Variable Annuity 04-30-1999
First Available for Variable Life 04-30-1999
Net Assets $612.29 Million
Top 10 Portfolio Holdings % of Net Assets
iShares Russell 2000 Growth Index Fund 2.9%
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. 1.2%
TopBuild Corp. 1.2%
Natus Medical, Inc. 1.1%
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, Inc. 1.1%
Itron, Inc. 1.1%
EPAM Systems, Inc. 1.1%
Teledyne Technologies, Inc. 1.0%
Rogers Corp. 1.0%
Tenneco, Inc. 1.0%
Total % of Net Assets 12.7%
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Sector Weightings % of Equities
Information Technology
23.7%
Health Care
23.5%
Industrials
17.4%
Consumer Discretionary
14.4%
Financials 6.2%

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