Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -18.25 -7.28 -9.62 -3.64 -1.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -19.05 -7.28 -9.62 -3.64 -1.54
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -6.01 -2.11 -4.85 1.20 1.97
S&P 500 Index (%) 14.33 14.92 10.78 13.70 8.89
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -25.94 -7.43 -10.95 -3.42 -1.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -26.67 -7.43 -10.95 -3.42 -1.37
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -16.23 -2.80 -5.68 1.31 2.07
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24 8.78

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -18.62 -7.46 -9.73 -3.75
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -10.50 -5.42 -6.94 -2.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -19.42 -7.46 -9.73 -3.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -10.97 -5.42 -6.94 -2.62
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -26.28 -7.61 -11.06 -3.54
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -15.09 -5.54 -7.84 -2.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -27.00 -7.61 -11.06 -3.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -15.52 -5.54 -7.84 -2.48

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -24.32 -0.45 33.55 -28.36 -20.72 8.80 -5.55 -12.34 29.18 61.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -25.06 -1.45 32.55 -29.08 -21.51 7.80 -6.50 -13.21 28.18 60.23
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88 37.54
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -9.56 -3.49 -18.25 -20.28 -39.70 -30.97 -19.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.47 -4.45 -19.05 -20.28 -39.70 -30.97 -19.77
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -3.47 8.08 -6.01 -6.19 -22.02 12.63 31.85
S&P 500 Index (%) 2.43 23.16 14.33 51.73 66.81 260.96 234.29
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.13 -0.87 -25.94 -20.68 -44.02 -29.42 -17.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.02 -1.86 -26.67 -20.68 -44.02 -29.42 -17.60
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -4.48 9.45 -16.23 -8.16 -25.35 13.91 33.52
S&P 500 Index (%) 1.70 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74 227.20

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 21.60 23.43 23.43
Standard Deviation (S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index) 18.82 20.05 20.09
Beta 1.12 1.15 1.15
Sharpe Ratio -0.41 -0.45 -0.18
Information Ratio -1.04 -0.89 -0.91
Tracking Error 5.00 5.35 5.31

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.16 1.17 1.16
Beta Bear 0.98 0.99 1.10
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.91 0.97 0.92
% of Positive Months 50.00 43.33 52.50
Gains/Losses 0.84 0.80 0.97
Maximum Drawdown
30.63 38.23 56.88

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.79%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.79%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.12
Sharpe Ratio -0.41
Standard Deviation 21.60

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