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) 2.74 7.13 5.06 6.52 6.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.92 5.13 3.88 5.92 5.96
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) 2.74 7.13 5.06 6.52 6.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.92 5.13 3.88 5.92 5.96
Blended Benchmark (%) 4.49 6.99 5.81 7.33 6.32
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 0.48 5.57 3.58 5.33
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.47 5.22 3.64 4.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.05 3.60 2.41 4.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.92 3.69 2.71 4.43
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.48 5.57 3.58 5.33
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.47 5.22 3.64 4.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.05 3.60 2.41 4.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.92 3.69 2.71 4.43

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.82 14.98 4.94 -1.89 4.07 14.35 9.34 -1.49 11.97 24.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.06 8.35 -1.07 -7.54 -1.89 7.78 3.09 -7.17 5.52 17.52
Blended Benchmark (%) -5.82 17.62 6.42 -2.22 7.13 14.48 10.66 1.80 9.97 17.74
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86 13.21 35.41
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55 5.84 8.04

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) 0.27 12.29 2.74 22.95 28.01 88.11 295.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.26 6.10 -2.92 16.20 20.95 77.79 273.38
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) 0.27 12.29 2.74 22.95 28.01 88.11 295.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.26 6.10 -2.92 16.20 20.95 77.79 273.38
Blended Benchmark (%) 0.35 12.69 4.49 22.46 32.59 102.81 302.86
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) 7.04 7.36 7.74
Standard Deviation (Blended Benchmark) 7.11 7.53 7.47
Alpha -0.17 -0.61 -0.80
Beta 0.96 0.94 1.00
Sharpe Ratio 0.91 0.54 0.80
Information Ratio -0.27 -0.45 -0.43
Tracking Error 1.85 2.20 2.01
R-Squared 0.93 0.92 0.93

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Correlation Coefficient 0.97 0.96 0.97
Beta Bull 0.90 0.92 0.99
Beta Bear 1.18 1.22 1.20
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 1.01 0.95 0.94
% of Positive Months 80.56 68.33 65.83
Gains/Losses 2.37 1.72 1.93
Maximum Drawdown
8.51 9.95 10.86

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.14%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.14%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC

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

Beta 0.96
Alpha -0.17
Sharpe Ratio 0.91
R-Squared 0.93
Standard Deviation 7.04

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