Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.65 1.08 2.00 4.73 7.29
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.23 -0.20 1.22 4.33 7.21
ICE BofAML US High Yield Constrained Index (%) -5.27 1.42 3.19 5.65
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.55 0.03 1.57 4.58 7.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.06 -1.23 0.80 4.18 7.15
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) -8.43 0.07 2.40 5.30

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -6.78 -1.22 -0.47 2.10
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.69 -0.12 0.43 2.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -10.27 -2.47 -1.23 1.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.81 -1.08 -0.15 2.21
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -8.62 -2.24 -0.88 1.95
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -3.77 -0.87 0.14 2.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -12.05 -3.48 -1.64 1.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -5.85 -1.82 -0.44 2.12

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.26 -3.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.98 -7.36
ICE BofAML US High Yield Constrained Index (%) 14.41 -2.27

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 04/30/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -8.44 -8.52 -4.65 3.29 10.39 58.78 3,352.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -11.87 -11.95 -8.23 -0.59 6.25 52.83 3,223.41
ICE BofAML US High Yield Constrained Index (%) -9.83 -9.83 -5.27 4.34 17.03 73.22
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.73 -11.73 -6.55 0.10 8.13 56.50 3,231.63
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -15.04 -15.04 -10.06 -3.66 4.07 50.63 3,106.69
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) -13.88 -13.88 -8.43 0.22 12.58 67.63

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 05/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 8.12 8.41 7.58
Standard Deviation (ICE BofAML US High Yield Constrained Index) 8.72 7.95 7.01
Alpha -0.49 -1.35 -1.21
Beta 0.92 1.02 1.05
Sharpe Ratio 0.05 0.19 0.65
Information Ratio -0.39 -0.66 -0.58
Tracking Error 1.40 2.05 1.70
R-Squared 0.98 0.94 0.95

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 05/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.00 1.07 1.11
Beta Bear 0.83 0.84 0.87
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.94 0.86 0.87
Gains/Losses 1.32 1.34 1.79

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 10/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.87%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.86%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 05/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.92
Sharpe Ratio 0.05
Standard Deviation 8.12

Benchmarks

A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.

  • ICE BofAML US High Yield Constrained Index