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 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.41 5.44 3.55 6.52 9.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.54 5.44 3.55 6.52 9.83
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.41 5.44 3.55 6.52 9.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.54 5.44 3.55 6.52 9.83
MSCI World Index (%) 2.42 10.83 7.79 9.62 8.11

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 -0.90 4.30 2.15 5.45
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.90 4.07 2.59 5.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.85 4.30 2.15 5.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.34 4.07 2.59 5.17
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.90 4.30 2.15 5.45
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.90 4.07 2.59 5.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.85 4.30 2.15 5.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.34 4.07 2.59 5.17

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.70 8.78 11.70 -4.33 4.28 24.39 12.53 -3.64 10.26 20.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.53 7.78 10.70 -5.20 3.30 23.39 11.53 -4.57 9.26 19.07
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34 30.79

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 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.63 15.12 0.41 17.22 19.06 88.01 1,129.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.37 14.12 -0.54 17.22 19.06 88.01 1,129.43
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.63 15.12 0.41 17.22 19.06 88.01 1,129.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.37 14.12 -0.54 17.22 19.06 88.01 1,129.43
MSCI World Index (%) 0.66 18.15 2.42 36.11 45.51 150.48 704.28

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 10.83 10.92 10.86
Standard Deviation (MSCI World Index) 11.05 11.56 12.95
Beta 0.92 0.90 0.80
Sharpe Ratio 0.38 0.26 0.57
Information Ratio -1.80 -1.18 -0.78
Tracking Error 3.81 3.71 4.37

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.01 0.87 0.75
Beta Bear 0.78 0.92 0.83
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.68 0.77 0.85
% of Positive Months 66.67 63.33 63.33
Gains/Losses 1.52 1.34 1.62
Maximum Drawdown
14.76 15.51 17.50

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.98%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.98%
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 0.92
Sharpe Ratio 0.38
Standard Deviation 10.83

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index