Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.72 3.60 2.15 4.97 6.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.79 2.30 1.37 4.57 6.42
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 10.17 3.09 3.35 3.91 5.55
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.21 4.21 2.04 5.42 6.59
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.24 2.87 1.26 5.01 6.43
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 7.87 2.32 2.95 3.90 5.47

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.88 4.50 7.98 -4.26 1.67 3.20 12.35 2.65 10.86 25.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.08 0.03 3.35 -8.30 -2.61 -1.15 7.55 -1.69 6.16 20.23
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84 6.54 5.93

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.73 5.72 11.18 11.20 62.37 400.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.69 1.79 7.06 7.07 56.31 381.92
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 9.10 10.17 9.55 17.88 46.77 291.56
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.85 6.21 13.16 10.64 69.47 396.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.85 2.24 8.87 6.45 63.06 378.01
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 6.11 7.87 7.10 15.63 46.55 280.83

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.83 2.21 0.47 3.07
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.34 2.14 0.88 3.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.03 0.93 -0.29 2.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.02 1.15 0.30 2.75
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.29 2.85 0.37 3.52
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.63 2.62 0.80 3.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.40 1.54 -0.40 3.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.29 1.61 0.21 3.11

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.94%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.89%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 0.75%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 08/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.83
Standard Deviation 2.57

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index