Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.06 1.28 0.29 4.81 9.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.06 1.28 0.29 4.81 9.20
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 2.34 3.40 2.93 6.48 6.31
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -0.64 4.23 1.27 4.73 5.73
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.28 6.28 4.39 5.89 9.88
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.28 6.28 4.39 5.89 9.88
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 7.76 7.07 7.20 6.81
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 9.77 5.06 5.17 6.33

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.28 -11.12 10.45 2.40 0.82 -4.00 26.68 17.73 -8.01 8.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.28 -11.12 10.45 2.40 0.82 -4.00 26.68 17.73 -8.01 8.61
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 -10.59 13.06 7.23 4.91 4.67 21.55 15.61 -9.34 6.83
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 -14.86 25.51 -0.40 -2.84 -6.18 25.23 19.12 -11.06 3.88

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.25 -2.06 3.88 1.46 60.02 702.33
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.25 -2.06 3.88 1.46 60.02 702.33
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -9.50 2.34 10.55 15.55 87.34 325.27
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -11.56 -0.64 13.23 6.50 58.72 273.90
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.28 22.28 20.05 23.94 77.27 814.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.28 22.28 20.05 23.94 77.27 814.37
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 23.75 25.10 40.73 100.48 369.91
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 23.77 32.25 27.98 65.49 322.76

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -2.44 0.91 -0.39 3.84
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.42 1.27 0.43 4.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -2.44 0.91 -0.39 3.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.42 1.27 0.43 4.03
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 21.81 5.89 3.67 4.91
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 14.03 5.07 3.53 4.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 21.81 5.89 3.67 4.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 14.03 5.07 3.53 4.81

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.04%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.04%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 02/29/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.07
Sharpe Ratio -0.03
Standard Deviation 12.28

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Europe Local Index-NR
  • MSCI Europe Index-NR