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 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -15.81 -10.88 -6.40 -3.93 -1.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -16.65 -10.88 -6.40 -3.93 -1.58
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -4.35 -4.61 -2.36 1.19 1.93
S&P 500 Index (%) 21.68 14.55 12.37 13.97 9.22
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.21 -6.30 -4.68 -3.15 -0.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.21 -6.30 -4.68 -3.15 -0.67
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -2.05 -1.41 1.39 2.55
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 9.28

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 -15.87 -11.04 -6.52 -4.03
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -9.31 -8.04 -4.70 -2.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -16.71 -11.04 -6.52 -4.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -9.81 -8.04 -4.70 -2.83
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 9.13 -6.46 -4.80 -3.26
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.50 -4.73 -3.48 -2.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 8.13 -6.46 -4.80 -3.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.91 -4.73 -3.48 -2.30

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.21 -24.32 -0.45 33.55 -28.36 -20.72 8.80 -5.55 -12.34 29.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.21 -25.06 -1.45 32.55 -29.08 -21.51 7.80 -6.50 -13.21 28.18
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 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.92 -12.44 -15.81 -29.22 -28.15 -33.02 -20.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.90 -13.31 -16.65 -29.22 -28.15 -33.02 -20.51
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -0.16 -8.26 -4.35 -13.18 -11.26 12.60 31.64
S&P 500 Index (%) 6.72 -0.04 21.68 50.26 79.17 269.82 256.74
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.17 9.21 9.21 -17.73 -21.29 -27.39 -9.22
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.17 8.21 8.21 -17.73 -21.29 -27.39 -9.22
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 7.47 17.63 17.63 -6.02 -6.86 14.84 43.50
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.07 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 256.88

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 22.94 24.13 23.90
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 -0.55 -0.31 -0.19
Information Ratio -1.11 -0.70 -0.92
Tracking Error 5.68 5.79 5.57

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 0.93 0.99 0.93
% of Positive Months 47.22 46.67 52.50
Gains/Losses 0.76 0.90 0.97
Maximum Drawdown
31.20 38.23 56.88

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.79%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.79%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
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 -0.55
Standard Deviation 22.94

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