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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.67 2.83 3.13 6.57 9.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.10 1.53 2.34 6.16 9.85
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 4.17 5.86 6.30 9.11
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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.69 5.72 4.84 7.11 10.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.35 4.39 4.04 6.70 9.96
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 17.28 8.99 7.73 9.72
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.69 -5.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.35 -9.30
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 17.28 -1.61
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38

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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.19 0.67 8.73 16.66 88.96 85,726.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.74 -3.10 4.66 12.29 81.87 82,508.00
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) -5.06 4.17 18.63 35.77 139.15
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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.69 15.69 18.18 26.67 98.74 90,423.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.35 11.35 13.74 21.92 91.29 87,028.79
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 17.28 17.28 29.45 45.13 152.80
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 -1.21 0.86 1.15 4.53
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.62 1.43 1.64 4.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.92 -0.42 0.38 4.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.63 0.44 1.04 4.09
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 13.55 3.71 2.84 5.06
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 9.48 3.60 2.93 4.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 9.29 2.39 2.06 4.66
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.90 2.57 2.31 4.48

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.72%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.72%
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 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 0.15
Standard Deviation 7.76

Benchmarks

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

  • Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index
  • S&P 500 Index