Variable Annuity II Ameritas
 
Investment Option Performance
Non-standardized Average Annual Total Return as of Monday, October 14, 2019

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 Money Market
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
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Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

DWS Government Money Market VIP Class A   0%   0.05%   0.27%   0.32%   -0.43%   -0.87%   -1.19%* 08/30/1996
7-Day Yield -0.07%, effective yield -0.07%                                    

 Short-Term Bond
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
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Year
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Year
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Year
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(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

PIMCO Low Duration Adm   0.45%   0.53%   2.55%   2.59%   0.24%   -0.18%   0.53%* 02/16/1999

 Intermediate-Term Bond
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
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Year
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Year
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  Inception
Date

Calvert VP Investment Grade Bond Index Class I   1.11%   2.08%   6.9%   8.84%   1.29%   1.23%   1.93%* 03/31/2003
Fidelity VIP Investment Grade Bond SC2   0.95%   1.95%   7.44%   8.66%   1.59%   1.48%   2.36%* 01/12/2000
Morgan Stanley VIF Core Plus Fixed Income Class I   1.03%   2.14%   8.86%   9.73%   2.91%   2.67%   3.49%* 01/02/1997
PIMCO Total Return Adm   1.19%   2.06%   7.18%   8.2%   2%   1.59%   2.37%* 12/31/1997

 World Bond
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
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Year
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Year
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Year
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  Inception
Date

Templeton Global Bond VIP Class 2   0.05%   -4.41%   -0.68%   -0.6%   0.99%   -1.17%   1.85%* 01/06/1999

 Inflation-Protected Bond
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

PIMCO Real Return Adv   0.67%   0.59%   6.06%   5.51%   0.7%   -0.02%   1.69%* 02/28/2006

 High Yield Bond
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
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(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Fidelity VIP High Income SC2   -0.14%   0.74%   10.45%   5.51%   3.66%   3.01%   4.96%* 01/12/2000
MFS High Yield IC   0.22%   1.2%   10.64%   6.83%   3.69%   3.16%   5.52%* 06/12/1985

 Allocation-30% to 50% Equity
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
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(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Calvert VP Volatility Managed Moderate Class F   -0.37%   0.01%   10.33%   6.03%   4.67%   3.77%   3.26% 04/30/2013
Franklin Income VIP Class 2   -1.04%   -0.27%   10.11%   4.02%   5.08%   3.07%   5.61%* 01/06/1999
Morningstar Income and Growth ETF Asset Allocation Class II   -0.04%   -0.03%   7.84%   5.55%   3.33%   2.6%   3.16%* 04/30/2007

 Allocation-50% to 70% Equity
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
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Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
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  Inception
Date

Calvert VP SRI Balanced Class I   -0.24%   0.36%   16.99%   10.88%   8.04%   5.99%   7.07%* 09/02/1986
Calvert VP Volatility Managed Moderate Growth Class F   -0.82%   -0.78%   10.44%   5.06%   5.44%   3.99%   3.57% 04/30/2013
MFS Total Return Series IC   -0.98%   -0.37%   12.57%   7.6%   5.7%   5.11%   6.19%* 01/03/1995
Morningstar Balanced ETF Asset Allocation Class II   -0.42%   -0.5%   9.48%   5.17%   4.61%   3.74%   4.46%* 04/30/2007

 Allocation-70% to 85% Equity
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Ivy VIP Balanced Class II   -1.35%   -0.94%   12.25%   5.7%   5.69%   4.57%   6.84%* 05/02/1994
Morningstar Growth ETF Asset Allocation Class II   -0.95%   -1.13%   11.1%   4.89%   5.97%   4.81%   5.41%* 04/30/2007

 Large Value
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

American Century VP Income & Growth I   -1.42%   -1.78%   13.26%   1.97%   8.8%   6.98%   9.47%* 10/30/1997
American Century VP Value Fund, Class I   -3.41%   -2.68%   12.08%   0.44%   5.12%   5.41%   8.37%* 05/01/1996
Fidelity VIP Equity-Income SC2   -1.5%   -0.77%   15.98%   6.54%   7.67%   6.21%   8.11%* 01/12/2000

 Large Blend
Investment Option 1
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Month**
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Date**
  1
Year
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Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Calvert VP S&P 500 Index   -1.42%   -1.58%   18.51%   7.39%   11.76%   9.76%   10.7%* 12/29/1995
Invesco Oppenheimer V.I. Main Street Fund, Series I   -1.62%   -2.8%   20.15%   8.61%   9.69%   8.72%   10.07%* 07/05/1995
MFS Investors Trust Series IC   -2.46%   -2.52%   19.63%   10.3%   11.97%   9.74%   9.84%* 10/09/1995
Neuberger Berman AMT Sustainable Equity Portfolio, Class I   -2.11%   -1.31%   14.15%   4.4%   9.01%   7.63%   9.56%* 02/18/1999

 Large Growth
Investment Option 1
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  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Alger Capital Appreciation I-2   -1.2%   -3.72%   19.9%   7.96%   14.77%   11.95%   12.01%* 01/25/1995
Calvert VP Nasdaq 100 Index Class I   -0.75%   -1.53%   22.96%   8.53%   16.59%   14.45%   15.01%* 04/27/2000
DWS Capital Growth VIP Class A   -0.49%   -1.46%   25.69%   11.42%   15.72%   12.99%   12.2%* 07/16/1985
Fidelity VIP Contrafund SC2   -0.5%   -3.57%   19.01%   6.28%   10.73%   8.49%   9.51%* 01/12/2000
Invesco V.I. American Franchise Fund Series I   -1.79%   -2.53%   21.68%   5.94%   12.84%   10.71%   10.84%* 07/03/1995
MFS Growth Series IC   -1%   -2.24%   25.86%   13.75%   17.81%   14.29%   12.86%* 07/24/1995
T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth-II   -2.38%   -5.4%   17.41%   7.7%   16.52%   13.33%   13.18%* 04/30/2002

 Mid-Cap Value
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

American Century VP Mid Cap Value Class I   -2.52%   -0.18%   17.27%   5.03%   6.37%   7.45%   10.08%* 12/01/2004
DWS Small Mid Cap Value VIP Class A   -3.32%   -4.32%   9.17%   -4.36%   2.95%   3.85%   6.75%* 05/01/1996
Neuberger Berman AMT Mid Cap Intrinsic Value Class I   -4.82%   -4.23%   8.8%   -6.22%   3.93%   4.06%   7.96%* 08/22/2001

 Mid-Cap Blend
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Calvert VP S&P MidCap 400 Index Class I   -2.8%   -2.67%   14.63%   1.92%   7.64%   7.66%   9.86%* 05/03/1999
Fidelity VIP Mid Cap SC2   -3.28%   -4.74%   11.38%   -4.62%   5.78%   5.9%   7.58%* 01/12/2000

 Mid-Cap Growth
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
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Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Alger MidCap Growth I-2   -1.72%   -6.99%   21.98%   5.12%   13.24%   8.99%   9.1%* 05/03/1993

 Small Blend
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Calvert VP Russell 2000 Small Cap Index Class I   -4.62%   -4.2%   11.23%   -3.03%   6.98%   6.61%   8.39%* 04/27/2000
Columbia Variable Portfolio – Select Small Cap Value Fund, Class 2   -2.41%   -5.15%   8.09%   -5.29%   3.95%   4.31%   6.97% 05/03/2010

 Small Growth
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

MFS New Discovery Series IC   -4.63%   -5.79%   24.59%   12.56%   16.06%   11.47%   11.13%* 05/01/1998

 World Large Stock
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Invesco Oppenheimer V.I. Global Fund, Series I   -2.1%   -5.51%   16.02%   4.94%   10.79%   7.29%   7.76%* 11/30/1990
Third Avenue Value   -2.99%   -6%   0.4%   -13.99%   -2.35%   -1.78%   1.53%* 09/14/1999

 Foreign Large Value
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Templeton Foreign VIP Class 2   -1.14%   -2.23%   2.62%   -5.78%   0.37%   -1.5%   0.82%* 04/30/1997

 Foreign Large Blend
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Calvert VP EAFE International Index Class I   -1.07%   -1.26%   11.46%   3.56%   5.4%   2.34%   2.26%* 11/12/2002
DWS CROCI International VIP Class A   0.01%   1.42%   9.49%   2.53%   4.96%   0.03%   -0.17%* 05/01/1987
MFS Research International IC   -0.33%   -0.66%   15.9%   6.57%   7.01%   3.22%   3.08%* 05/06/1998

 Foreign Large Growth
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

DWS International Growth VIP Class A   -1.81%   -2.29%   19.27%   8.04%   6.56%   4.69%   4.71%* 05/01/1998
Invesco V.I. International Growth Fund Series I   -0.9%   -1.24%   18.01%   11.07%   5.68%   3.14%   4.5%* 05/05/1993

 Diversified Emerging Markets
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Morgan Stanley VIF Emerging Markets Equity Class I   -0.89%   -2.68%   7.35%   5.67%   2.47%   0.49%   1.01%* 10/01/1996

 Utilities
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

MFS Utilities Series IC   0.57%   2.74%   20.25%   18.39%   10.32%   5.48%   8.43%* 01/03/1995

 Global Real Estate
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Invesco V.I. Global Real Estate Fund Series I   1.99%   1.11%   18.57%   19.17%   6.26%   4.7%   6.21%* 03/31/1998

 Real Estate
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Morgan Stanley VIF U.S. Real Estate Class I   0%   -0.4%   14.12%   10.12%   2.47%   4.08%   8.71%* 03/03/1997

 Technology
Investment Option 1
Month**
  3
Month**
  Year to
Date**
  1
Year
  3
Year
  5
Year
  10 Year
(or life of fund)
  Inception
Date

Columbia VP Seligman Global Technology Class 2   -1.73%   2.66%   33.81%   21.25%   18.38%   19.08%   13.67%* 05/01/2000


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* 10-year figure
** Returns are cumulative, not average annual

Non-standardized Performance Data
THE PERFORMANCE DATA QUOTED REPRESENTS PAST PERFORMANCE AND IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Some portfolio advisors have agreed to limit their expenses; without these limits, performance would have been lower.

This contract does not have surrender charges.

Non-standardized average annual total return for a specific period is calculated by taking a hypothetical investment in a subaccount on the first day of the period ("initial investment"), and computing the ending redeemable value ("redeemable value") of that investment at the end of the period. The redeemable value is then divided by the initial investment and expressed as a percentage. Non-standardized performance returns are then annualized and reflect charges levied upon contract separate account assets only. Thus, like standardized performance returns, the non-standardized returns reflect fund company expenses, the current contract mortality and expense risk charge of 1.30% (max. 2.00%), and the current percentage administrative expense charge of 0.25% (max. 0.25%). Unlike standardized total returns, the non-standardized returns do not reflect any withdrawal charges, any contract fee or other charges not levied solely upon the separate account. For these reasons, non-standardized total returns for a subaccount are usually higher than standardized total returns for a subaccount. See the prospectus for detailed information about contract charges, including maximum charges and fund expenses.

Standardized performance information reflects past performance from the inclusion date of the underlying subaccount into the applicable separate account (the "subaccount inception date"). All non-standardized performance information reflects hypothetical past performance that may include performance that predates the offering of the fund in the Ameritas subaccount (the "inception date" of the underlying fund). The performance of a subaccount within a contract may differ from the performance of a subaccount within the applicable separate account because the contract has not been in existence for the life of the separate account.

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Risks of Certain Kinds of Portfolios
Investment options are subject to market risk, which is the possibility that the market values of securities owned by the portfolio will decline and that the value of portfolio shares may therefore be less than what you paid for them. Accordingly, you can lose money investing in any investment option. Please be aware that some portfolios are subject to additional risks, which may include those listed below. More information about the specific risks involved can be found in each such portfolio's prospectus and by clicking on the fund portfolio name, above. The prospectuses for all of the portfolios available through the contract may be downloaded from this website, or contact us to send you a free copy.

Money Market Risk. Money market investment options are not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other governmental agency. Although the portfolio seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per unit, it is possible to lose money by investing in this portfolio.

Overseas/emerging market, sector, and high income and small cap portfolios involve additional risk than may exist in portfolios investing in larger, more established or diversified companies in established countries.

High Yield Risk. Investment options that may invest up to 100% of net assets in lower rated bonds, commonly known as "junk bonds," entail greater risk than those portfolios that invest in higher rated securities.

International/Global/Emerging Markets Risk. International and global investment options involve risks associated with changes in currency values, economic, political and social uncertainty and market price swings. International and global portfolios may exhibit greater volatility of returns in the short-term. Risks that may be associated with investments in emerging markets include illiquidity and volatility.

Leveraged Risk. Investment options that borrow money to leverage involve more risk than portfolios that do not borrow money because the cost of borrowing money could exceed the returns for securities purchased or the securities purchased may go down in value.

Nondiversified Risk. Investment options that often invest in a more limited number of issuers involve more risk than portfolios that invest in a larger number of issuers because changes in the financial condition or market value of a single issuer may cause great volatility.

Sector Concentration Risk. Investment options that are at times more heavily invested in certain economic sectors may have more volatile performance than that of more broad-based portfolios.

Small Company Risk. Small company stocks, as a whole, may experience larger price fluctuations than large company stocks or other types of investments. Small companies tend to have shorter operating histories and may have less experienced management.

Volatility Managed Funds Risk. Volatility managed funds seek to stabilize the volatility of a portfolio to a predetermined target level. Unlike other investment options, these funds may not perform as well in a rising market but are designed to provide protection in a declining market. Losses are still possible. See prospectus for complete details.

Additional Information
Franklin Templeton Variable Insurance Products Trust portfolios are generally sold only to insurance company separate accounts as investment options for variable insurance products.

The Calvert VP EAFE International Index portfolio is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Morgan Stanley Capital International, Inc. (MSCI) or any affiliate of MSCI and MSCI makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the portfolio.

“Nasdaq” and related marks are trademarks or service marks of The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by Calvert Group, Ltd. and the Nasdaq–100® Index Portfolio. The Nasdaq–100® Index is composed and calculated by Nasdaq without regard to Calvert Investment Management, Inc. Nasdaq makes no warranty, express or implied, and bears no liability with respect to the Calvert VP Nasdaq 100 Index Portfolio.

The “Russell 2000 Index” is a trademark/service mark of the Frank Russell Company. Russell is a trademark of the Frank Russell Company. Calvert Investment Management, Inc. and the Calvert VP Russell 2000 Small Cap Index Portfolio are not promoted, sponsored or endorsed by, nor in any way affiliated with Frank Russell Company. Frank Russell Company is not responsible for and makes no representation of warranty, express or implied, as to its accuracy, or completeness, or otherwise.

“S&P 500®” and “S&P MidCap 400 Index” are trademarks of McGraw-Hill, Inc. The Calvert VP S&P MidCap 400 and S&P 500 Index Portfolios are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Standard & Poor’s and Standard & Poor’s makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the portfolios.

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