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) 9.18 2.96 2.82 4.42 5.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.18 2.96 2.82 4.42 5.12
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) 9.18 2.96 2.82 4.42 5.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.18 2.96 2.82 4.42 5.12
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 7.66 1.70 1.51 2.88
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.39 1.69 1.56 2.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.66 1.70 1.51 2.88
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.39 1.69 1.56 2.79
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.66 1.70 1.51 2.88
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.39 1.69 1.56 2.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.66 1.70 1.51 2.88
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.39 1.69 1.56 2.79

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.57 3.70 3.13 -1.31 6.21 -0.74 8.58 5.76 10.38 15.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.57 3.70 3.13 -1.31 6.21 -0.74 8.58 5.76 10.38 15.78
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84 6.54 5.93

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) 1.94 9.37 9.18 9.16 14.93 54.09 187.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.94 9.37 9.18 9.16 14.93 54.09 187.64
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) 1.94 9.37 9.18 9.16 14.93 54.09 187.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.94 9.37 9.18 9.16 14.93 54.09 187.64
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) 2.97 2.84 3.13
Standard Deviation (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index) 3.25 3.04 2.94
Sharpe Ratio 0.52 0.59 1.21
Information Ratio -0.16 -0.36 0.30
Tracking Error 1.23 1.55 1.97

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.67%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.63%
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 0.52
Standard Deviation 2.97

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index