Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2020

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Month EndAs of 09/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.17 3.10 5.88 4.86 5.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.20 3.10 5.88 4.86 5.78
ICE BofA US High Yield Constrained Index (%) 2.22 3.81 6.59 6.27
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.17 3.10 5.88 4.86 5.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.20 3.10 5.88 4.86 5.78
ICE BofA US High Yield Constrained Index (%) 2.22 3.81 6.59 6.27

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2020

Month EndAs of 09/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.17 1.01 3.61 2.48
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.25 1.46 3.50 2.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.80 1.01 3.61 2.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.68 1.46 3.50 2.70
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.17 1.01 3.61 2.48
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.25 1.46 3.50 2.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.80 1.01 3.61 2.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.68 1.46 3.50 2.70

Calendar Year Returns

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2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.12 -4.17 6.66 18.47 -11.07 -0.89 7.04 14.99 3.99 12.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.12 -5.08 5.66 17.47 -11.91 -1.83 6.04 13.99 3.02 11.46
ICE BofA US High Yield Constrained Index (%) 14.41 -2.27 7.48 17.49 -4.61 2.51 7.41 15.55 4.37 15.04

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2020

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Month EndAs of 09/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.13 -0.09 2.17 9.60 33.04 60.79 315.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.13 -1.05 1.20 9.60 33.04 60.79 315.97
ICE BofA US High Yield Constrained Index (%) 4.70 -0.38 2.22 11.86 37.63 83.64
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.13 -0.09 2.17 9.60 33.04 60.79 315.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.13 -1.05 1.20 9.60 33.04 60.79 315.97
ICE BofA US High Yield Constrained Index (%) 4.70 -0.38 2.22 11.86 37.63 83.64

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 09/30/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 8.70 8.15 7.51
Standard Deviation (ICE BofA US High Yield Constrained Index) 9.12 7.98 7.05
Beta 0.94 1.00 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 0.18 0.58 0.57
Information Ratio -0.54 -0.43 -0.85
Tracking Error 1.30 1.67 1.64

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 09/30/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.00 1.04 1.05
Beta Bear 0.86 0.87 0.88
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.93 0.90 0.84
% of Positive Months 58.33 61.67 65.00
Gains/Losses 1.44 1.87 1.69
Maximum Drawdown
12.11 12.11 18.93

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 10/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.28%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.28%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 09/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.94
Sharpe Ratio 0.18
Standard Deviation 8.70

Benchmarks

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

  • ICE BofA US High Yield Constrained Index