Shifting Gears

Changes in the market create new leaders among black funds

of the economy, on one hand, and the continued volatility of the tech sector, on the other, the performance of these funds over the next two quarters will be telling.

B.E. BLACK MUTUAL FUNDS INDEX

Fund Name (Ticker)

Year-to-Date Total Return*

12-Month Total Return

3-Year Total Return

5-year Total Return

Telephone Number

Minimum
Investment

STOCK FUNDS
Ariel Appreciation (CAAPX)

2.87

-6.50

11.12

17.59

800-292-7435 $1,000
Ariel Fund (ARGFX)

11.06

2.03

9.57

16.13

800-292-7435 1,000
Brown Capital Balanced (BCBIX)

2.51

7.65

13.70

14.65

800-525-3863 10,000
Brown Capital Equity Insititutional (BCEIX)

4.22

12.27

22.07

18.48

800-525-3863 10,000
Brown Capital Small Co. (BCSIX)

8.96

42.15

23.40

22.34

800-525-3863 10,000
DEM Equity Institutional (DEMNX)

-4.01

91.61

N/A

N/A

800-752-1013 25,000
DEM Equity Investor (DEMEX)

-4.45

90.06

N/A

N/A

800-752-1013 25
Edgar Lomax Value (LOMAX)

-9.52

-14.43

N/A

N/A

800-385-7003 2,500
Kenwood Growth & Income (KNWDX)

-4.74

-12.18

0.97

N/A

312-368-1666 2,000
Lou Holland Growth (LHGFX)

0.96

8.70

14.98

N/A

800-295-9779 2,000
MDL Large-Cap Equity Growth (MLGEX)

-3.56

6.38

N/A

N/A

877-635-3863 500
Profit Value (PVALX)

5.42

23.36

20.99

N/A

888-744-2337 2,500
SRI Equity (N/A)**

-4.49

18.88

17.48

22.43

877-211-6300 25,000***
Unity Fund**

-9.00

14.55

N/A

N/A

888-229-2105 1,000
Victory Lakefront (VLAKX)

-1.09

-0.06

7.93

N/A

800-539-3863 500
BOND FUNDS
Ariel Premier Bonds Institutional (APBFX) 3.94 4.77 4.39 N/A 800-292-7435 $1,000
MDL Broad Market Fixed Income (MBMFX) 4.78 5.19 N/A N/A 877-635-3863 500
*As of 7/31/00. **No ticker; fund is ineligible for listing on an exchange.
***Only open to retail investors through retirement plans.
Source: Morningstar Inc.; Liberty Freedom
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