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Performance data quoted represents past performance which is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be higher or lower than performance data quoted. Standardized returns current to the most recent month-end can be obtained by visiting our Month-End Returns Page or by calling toll free 1-800-SATURNA. The Adviser has absorbed, currently or in the past, certain Fund expenses, without which total returns would have been lower. To obtain more detailed information including investment objectives, risks, expenses and charges in the current prospectuses, please visit each individual Fund's page by following the links at left, visit Documents & Forms or call 1-800-SATURNA. Please read the prospectuses carefully before investing.

Funds & Performance

Funds & Performance

Month ended 07/31/2014 Ticker 3 Months 6 Months YTD
Equity Funds
Amana Income Investor AMANX Down -0.95% Up 6.80% Up 2.04%
S&P 500 Index   Up 3.02% Up 9.44% Up 5.66%
Russell 1000 Value Index   Up 2.34% Up 10.35% Up 6.43%
Amana Growth Investor AMAGX Up 1.66% Up 6.10% Up 3.28%
S&P 500 Index   Up 3.02% Up 9.44% Up 5.66%
Russell 1000 Growth Index   Up 3.52% Up 7.75% Up 4.68%
Amana Developing World Investor AMDWX Up 3.06% Up 12.08% Up 5.30%
MSCI Emerging Markets Index   Up 8.29% Up 15.70% Up 8.19%
Sextant Growth SSGFX Up 3.21% Up 7.89% Up 5.46%
S&P 500 Index   Up 3.02% Up 9.44% Up 5.66%
Russell 1000 Growth Index   Up 3.52% Up 7.75% Up 4.68%
Sextant International SSIFX Up 2.65% Up 9.84% Up 3.55%
NYSE Arca International Market Index   Up 1.17% Up 8.34% Up 2.83%
MSCI EAFE Index   Up 0.75% Up 7.40% Up 3.08%
Balanced Funds
Sextant Core SCORX Up 1.39% Up 6.24% Up 4.37%
Dow Jones Moderate Portfolio Index   Up 2.10% Up 5.68% Up 4.26%
Sextant Global High Income SGHIX Down -0.09% Up 9.00% Up 6.73%
S&P Global 1200   Up 2.42% Up 9.29% Up 5.12%
Bloomberg Global High Yield
Corporate Bond Index
  Up 0.27% Up 3.87% Up 4.07%
Bond Funds
Sextant Short-Term Bond STBFX Up 0.06% Up 0.37% Up 1.07%
Citigroup Gov./Corp. 1-3 Years Index   Up 0.09% Up 0.27% Up 0.44%
Sextant Bond Income SBIFX Up 1.75% Up 3.55% Up 6.11%
Citigroup BIG Bond Index   Up 0.95% Up 2.16% Up 3.64%
Idaho Tax-Exempt NITEX Up 1.66% Up 3.34% Up 4.76%
S&P Idaho Municipal Bond Index   Up 1.82% Up 4.15% Up 6.24%
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The S&P 500 is an index comprised of 500 widely held common stocks considered to be representative of the U.S. stock market in general. The Russell 1000 Value Index is a widely recognized index of large-cap value stocks. The Russell 1000 Growth index is a widely recognized index of large-cap growth stocks. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index, produced by Morgan Stanley Capital International, measures equity market performance in over 20 emerging market countries. The NYSE Arca International Market Index is a capitalization weighted index of 50 ADRs from Europe and the Pacific Rim. The Dow Jones Moderate Portfolio Index is a broad-based index of stock and bond prices. The MSCI EAFE Index is an international index focused on Europe, Australasia, and the Far East. The S&P Global 1200 Index is a global stock market index covering nearly 70% of the world's equity markets. The Bloomberg Global High Yield Corporate Bond Index is a rules-based, market-value weighted index engineered to measure the non-investment grade, fixed-rate, taxable, global corporate bond market. The Citigroup Gov./Corp. Investment Grade Index 1-3 Years is a broad-based index of shorter-term investment grade U.S. government and corporate bond prices. The Citigroup Broad Investment Grade Bond Index is a broad-based index of medium and long-term investment grade bond prices. The Standard and Poor's Idaho Municipal Bond Index is a broad-based index of Idaho municipal bond prices.