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 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.01 6.18 4.35 7.24 10.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.01 6.18 4.35 7.24 10.38
MSCI World Index (%) 13.35 12.50 8.20 10.09 8.18
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) 0.93 5.97 4.08 7.05 10.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.93 5.97 4.08 7.05 10.37
MSCI World Index (%) 2.42 10.83 7.79 9.62 8.11

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 5.69 4.64 2.65 5.98
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.98 4.64 3.17 5.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 5.69 4.64 2.65 5.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.98 4.64 3.17 5.74
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.70 4.63 2.51 5.86
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.37 4.45 2.97 5.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.70 4.63 2.51 5.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.37 4.45 2.97 5.60

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.24 9.31 12.28 -3.82 4.77 25.02 13.09 -3.17 10.84 20.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -11.24 9.31 12.28 -3.82 4.77 25.02 13.09 -3.17 10.84 20.72
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 10/31/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.07 16.87 8.01 19.70 23.70 101.11 1,314.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.07 16.87 8.01 19.70 23.70 101.11 1,314.95
MSCI World Index (%) 2.71 21.19 13.35 42.33 48.26 161.53 724.97
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) 0.74 15.56 0.93 18.99 22.13 97.70 1,299.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.74 15.56 0.93 18.99 22.13 97.70 1,299.03
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) 10.82 10.91 10.86
Standard Deviation (MSCI World Index) 11.05 11.56 12.95
Beta 0.92 0.90 0.80
Sharpe Ratio 0.43 0.31 0.62
Information Ratio -1.66 -1.04 -0.65
Tracking Error 3.80 3.70 4.36

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

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.01 0.88 0.75
Beta Bear 0.78 0.92 0.83
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.71 0.79 0.88
% of Positive Months 66.67 63.33 65.00
Gains/Losses 1.58 1.39 1.67
Maximum Drawdown
14.35 15.19 17.33

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.48%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.48%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

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

Beta 0.92
Sharpe Ratio 0.43
Standard Deviation 10.82

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index