Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.92 -3.30 0.72 5.18 11.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -11.92 -3.30 0.72 5.18 11.47
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.77 -2.77 0.56 5.63 11.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -11.77 -2.77 0.56 5.63 11.48
MSCI World Index (%) 3.40 7.29 7.50 10.57
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 0.03 3.33 4.79 6.68

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -12.91 -5.35 -1.49 2.62
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -6.68 -2.87 0.01 3.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -12.91 -5.35 -1.49 2.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -6.68 -2.87 0.01 3.52
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -12.77 -4.83 -1.64 3.06
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -6.59 -2.47 -0.10 3.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -12.77 -4.83 -1.64 3.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -6.59 -2.47 -0.10 3.90

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.40 -7.14 7.25 16.26 -5.55 3.44 25.97 12.57 -1.83 10.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 12.40 -7.14 7.25 16.26 -5.55 3.44 25.97 12.57 -1.83 10.16
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 14.32 -2.08 7.50 17.13 -4.47 2.45 7.44 15.81 4.98 15.12

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.17 -14.79 -11.92 -9.57 3.65 65.66 7,479.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.17 -14.79 -11.92 -9.57 3.65 65.66 7,479.01
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.19 -15.50 -11.77 -8.08 2.85 72.98 7,415.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.19 -15.50 -11.77 -8.08 2.85 72.98 7,415.74
MSCI World Index (%) 19.54 -5.48 3.40 23.51 43.57 173.09
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 10.18 -3.80 0.03 10.33 26.35 90.98

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 14.04 12.10 10.77
Standard Deviation (MSCI World Index) 16.17 14.43 13.65
Beta 0.79 0.75 0.72
Sharpe Ratio -0.35 -0.03 0.43
Information Ratio -1.72 -1.16 -0.86
Tracking Error 6.65 6.39 5.87

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 0.58 0.55 0.57
Beta Bear 1.20 1.13 1.02
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.48 0.62 0.78
Gains/Losses 0.87 1.11 1.53

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.79%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.79%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 07/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.79
Sharpe Ratio -0.35
Standard Deviation 14.04

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index