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 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.00 3.61 3.55 5.98 7.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.06 2.30 2.76 5.58 7.39
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 5.40 4.43 5.02 6.99
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.26 5.48 4.56 6.25 7.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.98 4.15 3.77 5.84 7.45
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 14.00 6.01 6.05 7.36

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.26 -3.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.98 -7.36
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 14.00 -2.37

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 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.82 5.00 11.23 19.07 78.81 3,605.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.50 1.06 7.06 14.60 72.11 3,466.73
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) -1.83 5.40 13.88 27.77 96.52
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.26 14.26 17.37 24.99 83.35 3,674.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.98 9.98 12.97 20.30 76.47 3,532.80
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 14.00 14.00 19.12 34.12 103.36

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 2.70 1.26 1.04 3.32
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.95 1.73 1.55 3.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.15 -0.02 0.27 2.93
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.61 0.73 0.95 3.14
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 11.75 3.09 2.01 3.57
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 8.39 3.13 2.29 3.66
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.56 1.78 1.24 3.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.85 2.11 1.68 3.33

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 10/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.87%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.86%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.07
Sharpe Ratio 0.41
Standard Deviation 4.69

Benchmarks

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

  • Credit Suisse High Yield Index