Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.30 3.08 2.95 4.56 5.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.30 3.08 2.95 4.56 5.31
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.30 3.08 2.95 4.56 5.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.30 3.08 2.95 4.56 5.31
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 10.30 2.93 3.38 3.75 4.90

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.72 1.76 1.59 2.99
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.46 1.76 1.63 2.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.72 1.76 1.59 2.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.46 1.76 1.63 2.89
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.72 1.76 1.59 2.99
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.46 1.76 1.63 2.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.72 1.76 1.59 2.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.46 1.76 1.63 2.89

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.45 3.91 3.20 -1.19 6.36 -0.66
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.45 3.91 3.20 -1.19 6.36 -0.66
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.97 9.45 9.30 9.52 15.64 56.21 199.02
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.97 9.45 9.30 9.52 15.64 56.21 199.02
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.97 9.45 9.30 9.52 15.64 56.21 199.02
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.97 9.45 9.30 9.52 15.64 56.21 199.02
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 2.27 8.52 10.30 9.03 18.06 44.47 175.25

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 3.02 2.86 3.13
Standard Deviation (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index) 3.25 3.04 2.94
Sharpe Ratio 0.55 0.63 1.25
Information Ratio -0.07 -0.29 0.37
Tracking Error 1.18 1.53 1.96

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 04/03/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.57%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.52%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.55
Standard Deviation 3.02

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index