Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 08/31/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.97 3.85 2.40 5.24 6.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.97 3.85 2.40 5.24 6.79
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 10.17 3.09 3.35 3.91 5.55
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.46 4.46 2.30 5.68 6.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.46 4.46 2.30 5.68 6.80
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 7.87 2.32 2.95 3.90 5.47

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 08/31/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.98 2.35 0.62 3.24
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.49 2.28 1.02 3.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.98 2.35 0.62 3.24
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.49 2.28 1.02 3.23
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.44 3.00 0.51 3.67
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.78 2.77 0.95 3.59
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 4.44 3.00 0.51 3.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.78 2.77 0.95 3.59

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.63 4.76 8.24 -4.02 1.92 3.45 12.62 2.91 11.24 25.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.63 4.76 8.24 -4.02 1.92 3.45 12.62 2.91 11.24 25.72
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84 6.54 5.93

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 08/31/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.30 7.89 5.97 12.00 12.58 66.59 426.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.30 7.89 5.97 12.00 12.58 66.59 426.46
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 4.11 9.10 10.17 9.55 17.88 46.77 291.56
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.00 6.97 6.46 13.99 12.02 73.68 421.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.00 6.97 6.46 13.99 12.02 73.68 421.98
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 3.08 6.11 7.87 7.10 15.63 46.55 280.83

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 08/31/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 2.57 3.48 4.33
Standard Deviation (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index) 3.27 3.06 2.93
Sharpe Ratio 0.93 0.42 1.09
Information Ratio 0.24 -0.24 0.29
Tracking Error 3.12 3.90 4.61

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.69%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.64%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 08/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.93
Standard Deviation 2.57

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index