Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 11/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 13.06 9.28 6.66 9.67 8.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.82 7.24 5.46 9.05 7.92
MSCI World Index (%) 15.19 12.99 8.36 9.95
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.10 7.91 6.34 9.14 7.96
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.57 5.89 5.15 8.52 7.85
MSCI World Index (%) 2.42 10.83 7.79 9.62

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 11/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 9.77 7.09 4.47 8.33
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 9.10 6.75 4.78 7.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.71 5.09 3.29 7.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.33 5.23 3.83 7.13
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.74 6.03 4.31 7.90
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.07 5.82 4.63 7.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.80 4.04 3.14 7.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.35 4.31 3.68 6.74

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -8.49 14.09 15.80 -4.33 6.48 28.70 16.10 -2.50 10.82 29.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.53 7.51 9.11 -9.80 0.38 21.30 9.41 -8.13 4.41 21.85
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34 30.79

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 11/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.99 21.46 13.06 30.50 38.07 151.67 8,344.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.06 14.80 6.82 23.32 30.47 137.82 7,877.68
MSCI World Index (%) 7.77 24.62 15.19 44.21 49.40 158.25
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.16 15.19 3.10 25.67 36.00 139.77 7,908.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.38 8.88 -2.57 18.73 28.52 126.52 7,465.91
MSCI World Index (%) 0.66 18.15 2.42 36.11 45.51 150.48

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 11/30/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 10.59 11.19 11.45
Standard Deviation (MSCI World Index) 11.10 11.58 12.93
Beta 0.90 0.92 0.84
Sharpe Ratio 0.73 0.51 0.80
Information Ratio -0.98 -0.46 -0.07
Tracking Error 3.77 3.67 4.17

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 11/30/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 0.99 0.93 0.78
Beta Bear 0.79 0.87 0.84
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.84 0.91 1.02
Gains/Losses 1.89 1.59 1.86

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.06%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.06%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 11/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.90
Sharpe Ratio 0.73
Standard Deviation 10.59

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index