Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.75 11.80 10.54 11.87 10.29
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.01 9.71 9.30 11.24 10.20
S&P 500 Index (%) 0.86 9.04 9.12 11.69
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.81 7.85 7.75 10.65 10.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -9.10 5.84 6.54 10.02 10.02
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 32.17 -3.39 26.82 8.41 1.94 14.88 29.39 13.69 0.63 14.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 24.90 -8.70 19.53 2.17 -3.93 8.27 21.94 7.17 -5.15 8.27
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.02 4.75 39.72 65.07 207.01 116,489.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.25 -1.01 32.04 55.99 190.10 109,920.66
S&P 500 Index (%) -9.29 0.86 29.66 54.74 202.21
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -16.16 -3.81 25.45 45.24 175.06 102,817.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -20.77 -9.10 18.55 37.26 159.93 97,019.55
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.35 10.92 9.64 11.37
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.84 9.17 8.24 9.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -2.34 8.85 8.41 10.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.37 7.51 7.22 9.28
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -5.10 7.02 6.87 10.15
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.08 6.13 6.04 8.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -10.31 5.01 5.67 9.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.28 4.55 5.06 8.25

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.84%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.84%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.00
Sharpe Ratio 0.60
Standard Deviation 16.75

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index