State Street Small-Cap Equity V.I.S. Fund - Class 1 SSSEX

Important Risk Information

Considering the risks: A principal risk of investing in the Fund is the risk that the value of equity securities may decline. Securities with different characteristics tend to shift in and out of favor depending upon market and economic conditions. Investing in securities of small-cap companies may involve greater risks than investing in larger, more established companies. While stocks have historically outperformed other asset classes over the long term, they tend to fluctuate over the short term as a result of factors affecting the individual companies, industries or the securities market as a whole. These and other risk considerations are discussed in the Fund's prospectus and summary prospectus.

Before investing in a Fund, you should carefully consider the Fund's investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses. For a free copy of a prospectus and summary prospectus, which contain this and other information call 1-800-242-0134. Please read the fund prospectus and summary prospectus carefully before investing.

NAV

NAV

The market value of a mutual fund's or ETFs total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding.

$17.03

as of Sep 24 2021

Assets Under Management

$35.09 M

as of Aug 31 2021

Gross Expense Ratio

Gross Expense Ratio

The fund's total annual operating expense ratio. It is gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. It can be found in the fund's most recent prospectus.

1.27%

1 Day Nav Change

-$0.03 (-0.18%)

as of Sep 24 2021

Overall Morningstar Rating
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as of Aug 31 2021


Fund Objective

Fund Objective

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital by investing at least 80% of its net assets under normal circumstances in common and preferred stocks and other types of equity securities of small-cap companies.


Investment Strategy

Investment Strategy

The Fund uses a multi-sub-adviser investment strategy that combines growth, value and core investment management styles. The investment adviser will allocate the Fund's assets among the sub-advisers to maintain exposure to a combination of investment styles, but may have larger allocations to certain sub-advisers based on its assessment of the potential for better performance or to address capacity constraints of a particular sub-adviser, among other reasons. As a result, this orientation will typically produce a portfolio that does not materially favor value or growth style investing, and allows the Fund the potential to benefit from both value and growth cycles in the marketplace.


Fund Information as of Sep 24 2021

Fund Information as of Sep 24 2021
Investment Style Benchmark Inception Date Gross Expense Ratio

Gross Expense Ratio

The fund's total annual operating expense ratio. It is gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. It can be found in the fund's most recent prospectus.

Base Currency Investment Manager Sub-Adviser
Small Cap Core Russell 2000 Apr 28 2000 1.27% USD SSGA Funds Management, Inc. Champlain Investment Partners

Kennedy

Palisade Capital Management

Riverbridge Partners, LLC

Southern Sun Asset Management
Investment Style Small Cap Core
Benchmark Russell 2000
Inception Date Apr 28 2000
Gross Expense Ratio

Gross Expense Ratio

The fund's total annual operating expense ratio. It is gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. It can be found in the fund's most recent prospectus.

1.27%
Base Currency USD
Investment Manager SSGA Funds Management, Inc.
Sub-Adviser Champlain Investment Partners

Kennedy

Palisade Capital Management

Riverbridge Partners, LLC

Southern Sun Asset Management
Distributor Distribution Frequency
State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC Annually
Distributor State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC
Distribution Frequency Annually

Investment Team

Investment Team

Shawn P Mckay, CFA

Senior Investment Strategist


Carrie Peluso, CFA

Head of Client Engagement


Listing Information as of Sep 24 2021

Listing Information as of Sep 24 2021

Exchange Trading Currency Listing Date Ticker CUSIP
NASDAQ REGULAR MARKET USD Apr 28 2000 SSSEX 85751Q708
Exchange NASDAQ REGULAR MARKET
Trading Currency USD
Listing Date Apr 28 2000
Ticker SSSEX
CUSIP 85751Q708

Fund Characteristics as of Aug 31 2021

Fund Characteristics as of Aug 31 2021
Number of Holdings Med Market Cap ($M) Weighted Average Market Cap ($M) Price/Book Ratio Price/Earnings Ratio FY1 Dividend Yield (%)

Fund Dividend Yield

The sum of the most recent 12 dividends within the past 365 days divided by Net Asset Value per share, expressed as a percentage.

Index Dividend Yield

The weighted average of the underlyings' indicated annual dividend divided by price, expressed as a percentage.

Annual Portfolio Turnover (%)
288 3,106.08 4,741.29 2.78 18.39 0.85 26.03
Number of Holdings 288
Med Market Cap ($M) 3,106.08
Weighted Average Market Cap ($M) 4,741.29
Price/Book Ratio 2.78
Price/Earnings Ratio FY1 18.39
Dividend Yield (%)

Fund Dividend Yield

The sum of the most recent 12 dividends within the past 365 days divided by Net Asset Value per share, expressed as a percentage.

Index Dividend Yield

The weighted average of the underlyings' indicated annual dividend divided by price, expressed as a percentage.

0.85
Annual Portfolio Turnover (%) 26.03

Index Characteristics as of Aug 31 2021

Index Characteristics as of Aug 31 2021
Number of Holdings Med Market Cap ($M) Weighted Average Market Cap ($M) Price/Book Ratio Price/Earnings Ratio FY1 Dividend Yield (%)
1,965 1,229.00 3,461.71 2.44 25.15 0.97
Number of Holdings 1,965
Med Market Cap ($M) 1,229.00
Weighted Average Market Cap ($M) 3,461.71
Price/Book Ratio 2.44
Price/Earnings Ratio FY1 25.15
Dividend Yield (%) 0.97

Fund Net Asset Value as of Sep 24 2021

Fund Net Asset Value as of Sep 24 2021
NAV

NAV

The market value of a mutual fund's or ETFs total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding.

Percent Change Price Change Offer Price NAV 52 Week High NAV 52 Week Low
$17.03 -0.18% -$0.03 $17.03 $17.45(2021-05-07) $11.34(2020-09-24)
NAV

NAV

The market value of a mutual fund's or ETFs total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding.

$17.03
Percent Change -0.18%
Price Change -$0.03
Offer Price $17.03
NAV 52 Week High $17.45(2021-05-07)
NAV 52 Week Low $11.34(2020-09-24)

Morningstar Rating as of Aug 31 2021

Morningstar Ratingas of Aug 31 2021
Category Overall 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Small Growth ★★ ★★ ★★
# of Funds in Category - 575 506 380

Fund Performance

Fund Performance

  • Fund Inception Date: Apr 28 2000

as of Aug 31 2021

as of Jun 30 2021

As Of 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month QTD YTD
Fund at NAV Aug 31 2021 1.77% 1.11% 7.87% 1.41% 17.87%
Russell 2000 Aug 31 2021 2.24% 0.45% 3.81% -1.45% 15.83%
As Of 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month QTD YTD
Fund at NAV Jun 30 2021 -0.29% 3.09% 16.23% 3.09% 16.23%
Russell 2000 Jun 30 2021 1.94% 4.29% 17.54% 4.29% 17.54%

as of Aug 31 2021

as of Jun 30 2021

As Of 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Apr 28 2000
Fund at NAV Aug 31 2021 44.56% 10.56% 13.49% 13.43% 9.54%
Russell 2000 Aug 31 2021 47.08% 10.74% 14.39% 13.62% 8.74%
As Of 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Apr 28 2000
Fund at NAV Jun 30 2021 56.42% 12.11% 14.82% 12.04% 9.55%
Russell 2000 Jun 30 2021 62.03% 13.52% 16.47% 12.34% 8.89%

as of Aug 31 2021

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Fund at NAV -4.12% 23.77% 12.71% -9.70% 26.12% 14.53%
Russell 2000 -4.41% 21.31% 14.65% -11.01% 25.52% 19.96%

Performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate. Upon redemption, shares may be worth more or less than the original cost. The current performance may be higher or lower than the quoted performance. To view SEC standardized performance select the most recent quarterly period ending March, June, September or December. All other periods shown are non-standardized performance and are not valid without SEC standardized performance.

The performance figures shown above reflect the impact of fees and expenses for the funds' share class, and include the reinvestment of all income dividends and capital gains distributions, but do not include the effect of taxation. State Street Global Advisors ("SSGA") may have reimbursed certain expenses or waived certain fees during the periods shown. Absent those reimbursements, the Fund's total return or yield would have been lower.

On July 1, 2016 State Street Corporation, the parent company of SSGA Funds Management, Inc., and State Street Global Markets, LLC acquired the asset management and advisory services business of GE Asset Management, Incorporated, the former investment adviser to the Fund. As of that date, SSGA Funds Management, Inc. became the investment adviser to the Fund and State Street Global Markets, LLC became the distributor for the Fund. Effective May 1, 2017, State Street Global Markets, LLC was renamed State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC. Any information, data or performance provided prior to that date is that of GE Asset Management, Incorporated.

None of the Funds or share classes (if applicable) assess a sales charge upon the purchase or redemption of shares.

The Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses shown for each Fund share class reflects the total annual operating expenses of the Fund share class prior to any fee waivers or expense reimbursements, as provided in the most recent Fund prospectus. Actual Fund operating expenses will change over time based on Fund asset levels and other factors and may be higher or lower than those estimated for the current fiscal year.

The returns of each index shown do not include the effect of management fees, sales charges, operating expenses of a fund or other account, or taxes. The returns of the index are unmanaged and do not reflect the actual cost of investing in the instruments that comprise it. You cannot invest directly in an index.

*Morningstar Small Blend open end funds universe. Information has been obtained from Morningstar, a third party source deemed to be reliable; however State Street Global Advisors ("SSGA") has not undertaken any independent analysis and provides no representation as to the accuracy of such information. Use of this content requires expert knowledge. This analytical data is intended for institutional investors only and is based on gross performance information before deduction of advisory fees.

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Gross Expense Ratio: 1.27%


Risk Analysis

Risk Analysis
Month End as of Aug 31 2021
Quarter End as of Jun 30 2021

Month End as of Aug 31 2021

Risk Factor 3 Years 5 Years
Alpha 0.21% -0.14%
Beta 0.96 0.95
Std Deviation 24.59% 20.02%
Information Ratio -0.04 -0.23
R-squared 96.73% 96.62%
Sharpe Ratio 0.38 0.62
Tracking Error 4.58% 3.86%

Quarter End as of Jun 30 2021

Risk Factor 3 Years 5 Years
Alpha -0.85% -0.77%
Beta 0.97 0.95
Std Deviation 24.63% 20.09%
Information Ratio -0.34 -0.46
R-squared 97.29% 97.11%
Sharpe Ratio 0.44 0.68
Tracking Error 4.16% 3.57%

The risk statistics are calculated against the fund's primary benchmark.

Risk Measures - Alpha, Beta and R-Squared are calculated against the noted benchmark. Annualized standard deviation and Sharpe Ratio are not calculated against a benchmark.

Alpha - Measures a manager's contribution to performance due to security selection or market timing relative to the index.

Beta - Measures the portfolio's sensitivity to market movements in the index.

R-Squared - A measure that indicates the extent to which fluctuations in portfolio returns are correlated with those of the index.

Standard Deviation - A measure of total risk. It measures the degree to which a fund's quarterly returns vary from the mean of the fund's quarterly returns over the period measured.

Sharpe Ratio -A measure that uses standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk.


Top Holdings

The top ten holdings do not include money market instruments and/or futures contracts. Depositary receipts are normally combined with the underlying security. The securities cited may not represent the Fund's current or future holdings and should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell a particular security. The figures presented do not include the Fund's entire investment portfolio and may change at any time.

Top Holdings

The top ten holdings do not include money market instruments and/or futures contracts. Depositary receipts are normally combined with the underlying security. The securities cited may not represent the Fund's current or future holdings and should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell a particular security. The figures presented do not include the Fund's entire investment portfolio and may change at any time.

Fund Top Holdingsas of Aug 31 2021

Fund Top Holdings as of Aug 31 2021

Name Weight
DARLING INGREDIENTS INC 1.41%
MGP INGREDIENTS INC 1.34%
INGEVITY CORP 1.31%
BRINKS CO 1.29%
ALTRA INDUSTRIAL MOTION CORP 1.28%
DYCOM INDUSTRIES INC 1.16%
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC 1.11%
THOR INDUSTRIES INC 1.08%
REPLIGEN CORPORATION 1.03%
CRANE CO 0.99%

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Fund Sector Allocationas of Aug 31 2021
Index Sector Allocationas of Aug 31 2021

Fund Sector Allocation as of Aug 31 2021

Sector Weight
Industrials 20.55%
Health Care 14.68%
Information Technology 14.26%
Financials 13.30%
Consumer Discretionary 12.67%
Consumer Staples 7.60%
Materials 6.51%
Cash Equivalents & Other 3.55%
Real Estate 3.30%
Energy 1.45%
Communication Services 1.11%
Utilities 0.94%
Accrued Income 0.06%

Index Sector Allocation as of Aug 31 2021

Sector Index
Industrials 14.68%
Health Care 20.54%
Information Technology 14.04%
Financials 15.41%
Consumer Discretionary 11.63%
Consumer Staples 3.21%
Materials 3.84%
Cash Equivalents & Other 0.00%
Real Estate 6.89%
Energy 3.82%
Communication Services 3.40%
Utilities 2.52%
Accrued Income 0.00%

The securities information regarding holdings, allocations and other characteristics are presented to illustrate examples of securities that have been bought and the diversity of areas in which we may invest as of a particular date. It may not be representative of the portfolio's current or future investments and should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell a particular security.

"Cash Equivalents" includes an investment in the State Street Institutional Government Money Market Fund. "Other" includes accruals. As of 07/01/2016 State Street Global Advisors is the Investment Advisor of the Fund. SSGA Funds Management, Inc. serves as the investment advisor of the State Street Institutional Government Money Market Fund.


Fund Footnotes

Russell 2000® Index is an unmanaged index that measures the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. The Russell 2000 Index is a subset of the Russell 3000 Index representing approximately 10% of the total market capitalization of that index. It includes approximately 2000 of the smallest securities based on a combination of their market cap and current index membership. Russell Investment Group owns the Russell Index data, including all applicable trademarks and copyrights.

Russell Investment Group owns the Russell Index data, including all applicable trademarks and copyrights, used by SSGA in these materials. This presentation may contain confidential information and any unauthorized use or redistribution is strictly prohibited. Russell Investment Group is not responsible for the configuration of this material or for any inaccuracy in SSGA's presentation thereof.

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