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 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.56 6.63 4.74 7.74 11.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.56 6.63 4.74 7.74 11.20
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.56 6.63 4.74 7.74 11.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.56 6.63 4.74 7.74 11.20
MSCI World Index (%) 2.42 10.83 7.79 9.62 8.11

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 -0.19 5.16 3.04 6.45
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.81 4.94 3.46 6.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.19 5.16 3.04 6.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.81 4.94 3.46 6.15
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.19 5.16 3.04 6.45
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.81 4.94 3.46 6.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.19 5.16 3.04 6.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.81 4.94 3.46 6.15

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -10.67 9.98 13.02 -3.23 5.46 25.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.67 9.98 13.02 -3.23 5.46 25.89
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37

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 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.91 16.08 1.56 21.24 26.03 110.83 1,611.14
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.91 16.08 1.56 21.24 26.03 110.83 1,611.14
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.91 16.08 1.56 21.24 26.03 110.83 1,611.14
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.91 16.08 1.56 21.24 26.03 110.83 1,611.14
MSCI World Index (%) 0.66 18.15 2.42 36.11 45.51 150.48 704.28

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 10.81 10.91 10.87
Standard Deviation (MSCI World Index) 11.05 11.56 12.95
Beta 0.92 0.89 0.80
Sharpe Ratio 0.49 0.37 0.68
Information Ratio -1.49 -0.86 -0.50
Tracking Error 3.81 3.71 4.36

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.01 0.88 0.75
Beta Bear 0.78 0.92 0.83
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.74 0.83 0.92
% of Positive Months 69.44 65.00 65.83
Gains/Losses 1.64 1.45 1.74
Maximum Drawdown
13.87 14.75 17.10

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.89%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.88%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.92
Sharpe Ratio 0.49
Standard Deviation 10.81

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index