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 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.93 12.20 10.00 12.64 10.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.94 10.11 8.77 12.01 10.21
S&P 500 Index (%) 8.19 9.87 9.23 12.65
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 32.17 17.43 12.35 13.33 10.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 24.90 15.24 11.08 12.69 10.33
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56

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 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.12 8.93 41.26 61.07 228.88 115,143.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -11.28 2.94 33.49 52.22 210.76 108,651.19
S&P 500 Index (%) -8.27 8.19 32.62 55.49 229.18
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 32.17 32.17 61.94 78.97 249.60 122,657.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 24.90 24.90 53.03 69.12 230.38 115,741.64
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66

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 7.48 11.33 9.10 12.14
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.38 9.51 7.81 10.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.57 9.25 7.88 11.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.78 7.84 6.80 9.96
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 30.41 16.52 11.43 12.83
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 20.23 13.67 9.70 11.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 23.23 14.34 10.18 12.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 15.86 11.89 8.65 10.55

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 02/29/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.03
Sharpe Ratio 0.77
Standard Deviation 13.59

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index