Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.73 -4.25 -0.28 4.13 10.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.58 -4.25 -0.28 4.13 10.08
MSCI World Index (%) 7.82 8.12 8.12 10.22
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 4.14 4.54 5.87 6.80
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.63 -3.74 -0.43 4.58 10.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.49 -3.74 -0.43 4.58 10.09
MSCI World Index (%) 3.40 7.29 7.50 10.57
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 0.03 3.33 4.79 6.68

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -13.41 -5.91 -2.12 1.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -7.27 -3.48 -0.62 2.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -14.27 -5.91 -2.12 1.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -7.78 -3.48 -0.62 2.78
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -13.32 -5.41 -2.27 2.30
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -7.21 -3.09 -0.73 3.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -14.17 -5.41 -2.27 2.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -7.72 -3.09 -0.73 3.16

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 11.26 -8.01 6.17 15.10 -6.49 2.42 24.74 11.42 -2.82 9.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.26 -8.83 5.17 14.10 -7.39 1.53 23.74 10.42 -3.74 8.08
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 14.32 -2.08 7.50 17.13 -4.47 2.45 7.44 15.81 4.98 15.12

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 07/31/2020

Month EndAs of 07/31/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.93 -15.29 -12.73 -12.21 -1.37 49.92 4,497.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.93 -16.14 -13.58 -12.21 -1.37 49.92 4,497.79
MSCI World Index (%) 12.91 -0.93 7.82 26.39 47.79 164.71
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 10.37 0.71 4.14 14.24 33.05 93.06
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.97 -15.95 -12.63 -10.80 -2.14 56.53 4,462.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.97 -16.79 -13.49 -10.80 -2.14 56.53 4,462.21
MSCI World Index (%) 19.54 -5.48 3.40 23.51 43.57 173.09
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 10.18 -3.80 0.03 10.33 26.35 90.98

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 14.04 12.09 10.78
Standard Deviation (MSCI World Index) 16.17 14.43 13.65
Beta 0.79 0.75 0.72
Sharpe Ratio -0.42 -0.12 0.33
Information Ratio -1.86 -1.31 -1.04
Tracking Error 6.66 6.39 5.87

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 07/31/2020 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 0.58 0.55 0.57
Beta Bear 1.20 1.13 1.02
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.45 0.57 0.72
% of Positive Months 58.33 66.67 65.00
Gains/Losses 0.81 1.04 1.42
Maximum Drawdown
24.86 24.86 24.86

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2020 (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 07/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.79
Sharpe Ratio -0.42
Standard Deviation 14.04

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index