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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.37 9.63 5.60 7.39 5.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.37 9.63 5.60 7.39 5.89
Blended Benchmark (%) 13.33 10.92 6.95 9.13 6.96
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 14.31 12.56 7.83 9.22 6.88
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 8.41 4.06 2.20 2.23
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.35 7.86 5.47 7.22 5.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.41 7.86 5.47 7.22 5.78
Blended Benchmark (%) 3.27 8.67 6.74 8.97 6.81
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 1.95 10.31 7.23 8.93 6.69
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.54 1.81 2.14 2.55

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 8.50 8.28 4.31 6.56
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 7.10 7.30 4.16 5.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.50 8.28 4.31 6.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.50 7.30 4.16 5.86
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.37 6.54 4.18 6.39
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.74 5.94 4.09 5.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.31 6.54 4.18 6.39
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.18 5.94 4.09 5.74

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -7.13 18.56 4.59 -2.41 4.21 20.04 9.71 -3.91 13.44 30.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.98 17.56 3.59 -3.33 3.21 19.04 8.71 -4.87 12.44 29.19
Blended Benchmark (%) -7.36 21.09 7.49 -2.00 7.61 22.74 13.98 -0.41 11.76 23.62
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86 13.21 35.41
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55 5.84 8.04

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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.42 18.07 10.37 31.76 31.30 104.06 271.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.42 17.07 9.37 31.76 31.30 104.06 271.07
Blended Benchmark (%) 5.83 19.58 13.33 36.44 39.94 139.54 366.79
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 7.58 22.92 14.31 42.58 45.75 141.44 359.57
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.00 6.39 8.41 12.66 11.48 24.73
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.11 14.26 1.35 25.48 30.49 100.87 259.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.89 13.26 0.41 25.48 30.49 100.87 259.09
Blended Benchmark (%) 0.23 14.72 3.27 28.29 38.56 136.06 347.80
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 0.10 16.71 1.95 34.19 41.79 135.15 336.37
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 0.63 6.45 7.54 5.52 11.15 28.58

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 9.09 9.27 10.00
Standard Deviation (Blended Benchmark) 9.05 9.52 10.18
Alpha -1.05 -1.00 -1.28
Beta 0.99 0.95 0.96
Sharpe Ratio 0.88 0.49 0.69
Information Ratio -0.78 -0.69 -0.82
Tracking Error 1.64 1.95 2.10
R-Squared 0.97 0.96 0.96

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Correlation Coefficient 0.98 0.98 0.98
Beta Bull 0.94 0.90 0.96
Beta Bear 1.15 1.14 1.09
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.93 0.92 0.91
Gains/Losses 2.25 1.63 1.77

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.96%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.93%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 0.99
Alpha -1.05
Sharpe Ratio 0.88
R-Squared 0.97
Standard Deviation 9.09

Benchmarks

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

  • Blended Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index