Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 01/31/2020

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -15.22 -10.22 -5.71 -3.24 4.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -19.88 -11.89 -6.77 -3.78 4.68
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -4.35 -4.61 -2.36 1.19
S&P 500 Index (%) 21.68 14.55 12.37 13.97 9.63
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.00 -5.59 -3.96 -2.44 5.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.95 -7.35 -5.04 -3.00 5.26
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -2.05 -1.41 1.39
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 9.66

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 01/31/2020

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -15.56 -10.59 -6.03 -3.49
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -8.72 -7.54 -4.19 -2.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -20.20 -12.26 -7.09 -4.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -11.50 -8.74 -4.94 -2.71
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 9.56 -5.98 -4.28 -2.70
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.21 -4.21 -2.96 -1.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.54 -7.73 -5.36 -3.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.61 -5.50 -3.74 -2.18

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.00 -23.75 0.32 34.56 -27.85 -20.17 9.55 -4.89 -11.71 30.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.95 -27.94 -5.44 26.81 -31.99 -24.76 3.25 -10.35 -16.78 22.65
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 01/31/2020

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.75 -12.42 -15.22 -27.63 -25.48 -28.03 226.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.23 -17.25 -19.88 -31.61 -29.58 -32.00 208.73
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -0.16 -8.26 -4.35 -13.18 -11.26 12.60
S&P 500 Index (%) 6.72 -0.04 21.68 50.26 79.17 269.82 864.35
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.39 10.00 10.00 -15.85 -18.30 -21.93 272.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.29 3.95 3.95 -20.47 -22.79 -26.23 252.51
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 7.47 17.63 17.63 -6.02 -6.86 14.84
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.07 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 864.73

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 01/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 22.97 24.15 23.92
Standard Deviation (S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index) 19.32 20.27 20.22
Beta 1.16 1.17 1.16
Sharpe Ratio -0.52 -0.28 -0.16
Information Ratio -0.99 -0.58 -0.79
Tracking Error 5.70 5.81 5.59

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 01/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.19 1.18 1.17
Beta Bear 0.96 1.03 1.12
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.95 1.02 0.95
% of Positive Months 47.22 48.33 53.33
Gains/Losses 0.77 0.91 0.99
Maximum Drawdown
30.36 37.91 55.43

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.04%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.04%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 01/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.16
Sharpe Ratio -0.52
Standard Deviation 22.97

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index