Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.18 5.90 3.96 7.21 9.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.16 4.56 3.16 6.80 9.93
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 10.49 9.01 7.22 9.69
S&P 500 Index (%) 16.11 14.89 10.98 13.44
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.40 6.06 3.79 7.41 10.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.49 4.72 3.00 7.00 9.95
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 7.94 8.15 7.53 9.91
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.25 13.40 10.84 13.24

Calendar Year Returns

2018
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -9.77
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) -1.61
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.73 7.18 18.75 21.41 100.68 88,108.29
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.50 3.16 14.30 16.86 93.16 84,800.53
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 15.35 10.49 29.52 41.67 152.22
S&P 500 Index (%) 27.63 16.11 51.62 68.34 252.89
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.26 4.40 19.32 20.42 104.43 87,740.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.05 0.49 14.85 15.90 96.76 84,446.09
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 13.48 7.94 26.49 43.79 157.25
S&P 500 Index (%) 20.55 4.25 45.80 67.27 246.74

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 11/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.96 3.80 1.93 5.13
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 4.22 3.67 2.21 4.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.02 2.48 1.15 4.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.85 2.64 1.60 4.56
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 2.27 3.97 1.77 5.32
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.61 3.81 2.09 5.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.56 2.66 1.00 4.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.29 2.78 1.48 4.72

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.72%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.72%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 0.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 11/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.12
Sharpe Ratio 0.59
Standard Deviation 7.29

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