Growth investing has been great for American shareholders over the past three years.

While the best-performing U.S. equity mutual funds between 2014 and 2017 fall into several different market capitalization categories, almost all of them are tilted towards or were designed to capture growth stocks.

The S&P 500 returned about 10 percent annually over the past three years, posting a year-to-date total return of 11.67 percent. All of the funds on our list beat that benchmark.

According to Morningstar data, these mutual funds had the best three-year performance as of Monday were:

11. Commerce Growth (CFGRX), 12.83%

CFGRX, a large-cap growth fund from Commerce Bank, returned an average of 12.83 percent annually over the past three years and 8.29 percent over the past 10 years. Year to date, the fund has returned 16.77 percent.

With $110.7 million in assets, the fund’s largest holdings are Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and the iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF. The fund allocates 21.9 percent of its assets to technology stocks and another 18.3 percent to industrials. CFGRX carries an 0.83 percent expense ratio and requires a minimum investment of $1,000.