Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.00 -5.59 -3.96 -2.44 5.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.95 -7.35 -5.04 -3.00 5.26
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -2.05 -1.41 1.39
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 9.66
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.00 -5.59 -3.96 -2.44 5.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.95 -7.35 -5.04 -3.00 5.26
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -2.05 -1.41 1.39
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 9.66

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

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Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
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Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold
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Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
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Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.00 -23.75 0.32 34.56 -27.85 -20.17 9.55 -4.89 -11.71 30.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.95 -27.94 -5.44 26.81 -31.99 -24.76 3.25 -10.35 -16.78 22.65
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.39 10.00 10.00 -15.85 -18.30 -21.93 272.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.29 3.95 3.95 -20.47 -22.79 -26.23 252.51
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 7.47 17.63 17.63 -6.02 -6.86 14.84
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.07 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 864.73
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.39 10.00 10.00 -15.85 -18.30 -21.93 272.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.29 3.95 3.95 -20.47 -22.79 -26.23 252.51
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 7.47 17.63 17.63 -6.02 -6.86 14.84
S&P 500 Index (%) 9.07 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 864.73

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 12/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 21.95 23.58 23.64
Standard Deviation (S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index) 18.74 20.00 20.15
Beta 1.14 1.16 1.15
Sharpe Ratio -0.33 -0.21 -0.13
Information Ratio -0.64 -0.46 -0.70
Tracking Error 5.51 5.53 5.48

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 12/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.19 1.18 1.17
Beta Bear 0.98 1.00 1.10
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.98 1.03 0.96
% of Positive Months 50.00 48.33 53.33
Gains/Losses 0.89 0.96 1.01
Maximum Drawdown
29.98 37.91 55.43

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.04%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.04%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 12/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.14
Sharpe Ratio -0.33
Standard Deviation 21.95

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index