Waddell & Reed

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WRA New Concepts Fund
Class A Shares

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Fund Facts
Ticker Symbol UNECX
CUSIP 930057625
Fund Code 630
Fund Type Domestic Equity
Fund Inception 6/9/1983
Class Inception 6/9/1983
Fiscal Year End June
Dividends Paid December
Fund Assets (as of 1/31/2015) $1.9 bil
Total Equity Holdings (as of 1/31/2015) 71
Total Holdings (as of 1/31/2015) 81
Lipper Category Mid-Cap Growth Funds
Morningstar Category Mid-Cap Growth
Benchmarks Russell Mid Cap Growth TR USD
Daily Prices
as of 2/26/2015
Net Asset Value (NAV) $11.33
NAV Change ($) ($0.03)
NAV Change (%) -0.26%
Weekly NAV Change ($) $0.06
Weekly NAV Change (%) 0.53%
Public Offering Price (POP) $12.02
Historical Prices & Distributions
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Fund Description
Fund Objective
To seek to provide growth of capital.

Investment Approach
We primarily employ a bottom-up approach and may look at a number of factors in consideration of a company, such as: new or innovative products or services, adaptive or creative management, strong financial and operational capabilities to sustain multi-year growth, stable and consistent revenue, earnings and cash flow, strong balance sheet, market potential and profit potential. Part of our investment process also includes a review of the macroeconomic environment, with a focus on factors such as interest rates, inflation, consumer confidence and corporate spending.
Morningstar Style Box
Source: Morningstar
Returns and Expenses

Data quoted is past performance and current performance may be lower or higher. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Performance at NAV does not include the effect of sales charges. Class A shares, including sales charges, reflects the maximum applicable front-end sales load.

Monthly Rates of Return Average Annual Total Returns
as of 1/31/2015
  YTD 1yr 3yr 5yr 10yr Life
Fund at NAV -2.02% 7.30% 13.42% 16.37% 10.42% 11.06%
Fund with 5.75% sales charge -7.63% 1.11% 11.22% 15.01% 9.77% 10.85%
Russell Mid Cap Growth TR USD -1.68% 12.46% 17.26% 17.49% 9.54% N/A
Lipper Mid-Cap Growth Funds -1.85% 7.15% 15.13% 15.77% 8.55% N/A
Quarterly Rates of Return Average Annual Total Returns
as of 12/31/2014
  YTD 1yr 3yr 5yr 10yr Life
Fund at NAV 7.72% 7.72% 16.51% 15.66% 10.28% 11.17%
Fund with 5.75% sales charge 1.53% 1.53% 14.23% 14.30% 9.62% 10.96%
Russell Mid Cap Growth TR USD 11.90% 11.90% 20.71% 16.94% 9.43% N/A
Lipper Mid-Cap Growth Funds 7.00% 7.00% 18.44% 15.14% 8.42% N/A
Expense Ratios
as of 10/31/2014
Net 1.37%
Gross 1.37%
Growth of a $10,000 Investment
through 1/31/2015
 New Concepts A
 Russell Mid Cap Growth TR USD

Assumes an investment over 10 years or life of the share class, reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, and does not include the effect of sales charges or taxes.

Ratings and Rankings
Lipper Rankings
as of 1/31/2015
Category: Mid-Cap Growth Funds
  Rank Percentile
1 Year 235 / 422 56
3 Year 279 / 367 76
5 Year 127 / 331 39
10 Year 27 / 226 12

Rankings are based on average annual total returns, but do not consider sales charges.

Morningstar Ratings
as of 1/31/2015
Category: Mid-Cap Growth
Overall (out of 647 Mid-Cap Growth)
3 Year (out of 647 Mid-Cap Growth)
5 Year (out of 585 Mid-Cap Growth)
10 Year (out of 429 Mid-Cap Growth)

Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns.

Portfolio Composition
(as a % of net assets as of 1/31/2015)
Domestic Common Stock 96.86%
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1.83%
Foreign Common Stock 1.30%
Sector Allocation
(as a % of equity holdings as of 1/31/2015)
Consumer Discretionary 21.7%
Health Care 19.8%
Information Technology 17.5%
Industrials 15.5%
Financials 10.0%
Consumer Staples 7.4%
Energy 6.1%
Materials 2.1%
Top 10 Equity Holdings
(as a % of net assets as of 1/31/2015)
Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets.Electronic Arts, Inc. 3.1%
Northern Trust Corporation (Northern Trust) is a financial holding company that is a provider of asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families and individuals worldwide. Northern Trust Corp. 2.9%
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. 2.9%
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (Mead Johnson) is a pediatric nutrition company that manufactures, distributes, sells infant formulas, children’s nutrition, other nutritional products. Their Enfa family of brands, including Enfamil infant formula, is the global brand franchise in pediatric nutrition.Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. 2.4%
Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A., engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. It owns and operates hydroelectric, thermal, and wind power generation facilities.Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. 2.3%
Microchip Technology Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, develops and manufactures semiconductor products for various embedded control applications.Microchip Technology, Inc. 2.3%
Fastenal Company operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies.Fastenal Co. 2.1%
Signature Bank (the Bank or Signature) is a New York-based, full-service commercial bank with 22 private client offices located in the New York metropolitan area serving the needs of privately owned business clients and their owners and senior managers.Signature Bank 2.1%
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. is engaged in home and security products.Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. 2.0%
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. 2.0%
Total Portfolio Holdings
(updated quarterly, upon availability)

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Risk Factors: As with any mutual fund, the value of the Fund's shares will change, and you could lose money on your investment. An investment in the Fund is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. These and other risks are more fully described in the fund's prospectus. Not all funds or fund classes may be offered at all broker/ dealers.

Pricing: All prices and year-to-date returns are based on closing quotes unless noted, as supplied to the NASDAQ by 6:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Stylebox: The Morningstar Equity style box reveals a fund's investment strategy by displaying the fund's investment style and the market capitalization of the stocks owned.

Index Description: Russell Mid-Cap Growth is an unmanaged index comprised of securities that represent the mid cap sector of the stock market. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

Performance results for some funds may include the effect of expense reduction arrangements. If those arrangements had not been in place, the performance results would have been lower.

Morningstar Ratings: For each fund with at least a 3-year history, Morningstar calculates a risk-adjusted return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of all sales charges), placing emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund and rated separately.) A fund's overall rating is derived from a weighted average of the 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) rating metrics. Morningstar Rating is for the share classes specified; other classes may have different performance characteristics.

Information is subject to change and is not intended to represent any past or future investment recommendations.

Please remember that an investment in a mutual fund involves risk. Investment return and principal value of a mutual fund investment will fluctuate, and shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

YTD Prices can be updated 3 to 4 hours after the Daily Pricing information which can result in mismatching data.

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