The fund normally invests approximately 65% of its assets in equity securities and approximately 35% in fixed-income securities and cash equivalents. The fund's fixed-income securities will generally have a weighted average maturity of five to 10 years. The adviser seeks to generally invest in mid-sized companies with market capitalizations at the time of purchase greater than $1 billion and less than $15 billion. It may invest in both investment-grade and below investment-grade securities.