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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.45 9.07 6.66 8.47 6.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.45 9.07 6.66 8.47 6.94
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.45 9.07 6.66 8.47 6.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.45 9.07 6.66 8.47 6.94
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 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 0.38 7.45 5.09 7.40
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.51 6.83 4.96 6.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.38 7.45 5.09 7.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.51 6.83 4.96 6.72
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.38 7.45 5.09 7.40
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.51 6.83 4.96 6.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.38 7.45 5.09 7.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.51 6.83 4.96 6.72

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.07 19.90 5.77 -1.27 5.38 21.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.07 19.90 5.77 -1.27 5.38 21.46
Blended Benchmark (%) -7.36 21.09 7.49 -2.00 7.61 22.74 13.98 -0.41
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55

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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.37 15.17 2.45 29.76 38.02 125.41 359.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.37 15.17 2.45 29.76 38.02 125.41 359.91
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) 0.37 15.17 2.45 29.76 38.02 125.41 359.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.37 15.17 2.45 29.76 38.02 125.41 359.91
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 10/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 9.07 9.27 10.04
Standard Deviation (Blended Benchmark) 9.05 9.52 10.22
Alpha 0.15 -0.07 -0.19
Beta 0.99 0.95 0.96
Sharpe Ratio 0.95 0.61 0.82
Information Ratio 0.01 -0.19 -0.27
Tracking Error 1.66 1.98 2.11
R-Squared 0.97 0.96 0.96

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Correlation Coefficient 0.98 0.98 0.98
Beta Bull 0.94 0.91 0.96
Beta Bear 1.15 1.14 1.09
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.03 1.00 0.99
% of Positive Months 80.56 68.33 65.83
Gains/Losses 2.35 1.76 1.94
Maximum Drawdown
11.05 11.21 14.94

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.89%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.80%
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 0.99
Alpha 0.15
Sharpe Ratio 0.95
R-Squared 0.97
Standard Deviation 9.07

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