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) -12.32 -3.77 0.23 4.65 10.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.32 -3.77 0.23 4.65 10.43
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.22 -3.25 0.07 5.11 10.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.22 -3.25 0.07 5.11 10.43
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 -13.18 -5.74 -1.88 2.18
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -6.96 -3.20 -0.32 3.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -13.18 -5.74 -1.88 2.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -6.96 -3.20 -0.32 3.13
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -13.09 -5.22 -2.03 2.62
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -6.90 -2.80 -0.42 3.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -13.09 -5.22 -2.03 2.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -6.90 -2.80 -0.42 3.52

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 11.88 -7.61 6.73 15.69 -6.03 2.94 25.34 11.99 -2.31 9.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.88 -7.61 6.73 15.69 -6.03 2.94 25.34 11.99 -2.31 9.65
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) 4.05 -15.06 -12.32 -10.89 1.16 57.58 5,105.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.05 -15.06 -12.32 -10.89 1.16 57.58 5,105.52
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) 9.13 -15.72 -12.22 -9.42 0.37 64.54 5,064.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.13 -15.72 -12.22 -9.42 0.37 64.54 5,064.99
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) 14.06 12.11 10.79
Standard Deviation (MSCI World Index) 16.17 14.43 13.65
Beta 0.79 0.76 0.72
Sharpe Ratio -0.38 -0.07 0.38
Information Ratio -1.79 -1.24 -0.95
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 0.58
Beta Bear 1.20 1.13 1.02
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.46 0.60 0.75
Gains/Losses 0.84 1.07 1.47

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.29%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.29%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 07/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.79
Sharpe Ratio -0.38
Standard Deviation 14.06

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