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QUARTER-END AVERAGE ANNUAL RETURNS

As of September 30, 2014

Fund

1 Year 5 Years 10 Years/Life*

Nicholas Fund (NICSX)

17.49%

18.50%

10.04%

Nicholas II - Class I (NCTWX)

12.40%

15.07%

8.69%

Nicholas II - Class N (NNTWX)

11.98%

14.67%

7.90%*

Nicholas Limited Edition - Class I (NCLEX)

2.95%

14.95%

9.11%

Nicholas Limited Edition - Class N (NNLEX)

2.62%

14.58%

8.25%*

Nicholas Equity Income Fund (NSEIX)

11.24%

15.77%

10.51%

Nicholas High Income Fund - Class I (NCINX)

4.77%

8.60%

6.00%

Nicholas High Income Fund - Class N (NNHIX)

4.55%

8.24%

5.31%*

1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 7-Day Yield 7-Day
Effective Yield

Nicholas Money Market (NICXX)

0.00%

0.01%

1.48%

0.00% 0.00%

The 7-Day Yield quotation, rather than the Total Return quotation, more closely reflects the current earnings of the Fund.

*Class N of Nicholas II, Inc., Nicholas Limited Edition, Inc., and Nicholas High Income Fund, Inc. commenced operations on February 28, 2005. The return shown is from the inception of the N share class.

Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.  The 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.  Performance current to the most recent month end may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

MONTH-END AVERAGE ANNUAL RETURNS

As of September 30, 2014

Fund

1 Year 5 Years 10 Years/Life*

Nicholas Fund (NICSX)

17.49%

18.50%

10.04%

Nicholas II - Class I (NCTWX)

12.40%

15.07%

8.69%

Nicholas II - Class N (NNTWX)

11.98%

14.67%

7.90%*

Nicholas Limited Edition - Class I (NCLEX)

2.95%

14.95%

9.11%

Nicholas Limited Edition - Class N (NNLEX)

2.62%

14.58%

8.25%*

Nicholas Equity Income Fund (NSEIX)

11.24%

15.77%

10.51%

Nicholas High Income Fund - Class I (NCINX)

4.77%

8.60%

6.00%

Nicholas High Income Fund - Class N (NNHIX)

4.55%

8.24%

5.31%*

1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 7-Day Yield 7-Day
Effective Yield

Nicholas Money Market (NICXX)

0.00%

0.01%

1.48%

0.00% 0.00%

The 7-Day Yield quotation, rather than the Total Return quotation, more closely reflects the current earnings of the Fund.

*Class N of Nicholas II, Inc., Nicholas Limited Edition, Inc., and Nicholas High Income Fund, Inc. commenced operations on February 28, 2005. The return shown is from the inception of the share class.

Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results.  The 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.  Performance current to the most recent month end may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Nicholas Fund's Expense Ratio:
0.73%
Nicholas II – Class I's Expense Ratio:
0.63%
Nicholas II – Class N's Expense Ratio:
0.98%
Nicholas Limited Edition – Class I's Expense Ratio:
0.86%
Nicholas Limited Edition – Class N's Expense Ratio:
1.21%
Nicholas Equity Income Fund's Expense Ratio:
0.72%
Nicholas High Income Fund – Class I's Expense Ratio:
0.66%
Nicholas High Income Fund – Class N's Expense Ratio:
1.01%
Nicholas Money Market Fund's Expense Ratio:
0.54%

The Adviser has agreed to voluntarily absorb management fees of 0.30% of Nicholas Money Market Fund's average net assets on an annual basis during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. In addition, the Adviser has absorbed the accounting and administration fee for Nicholas Money Market Fund. These absorptions continue today; however, the Adviser may decrease or discontinue them at any time.  The most recent expense ratios can be found in each funds current annual or semiannual report.

Nicholas Money Market Fund has fee waivers in effect. Investment performance reflects these fee waivers. In the absence of such waivers, total returns would be reduced.


An investment in the Money Market Fund is neither insured nor guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency.  Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund.

Total returns are historical and include change in share price, reinvestment of dividend and capital gain distributions.

Diversification does not assure a profit nor protect against loss in a declining market.

Glossary of terms

Nicholas Funds are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC


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