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 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.03 3.43 3.22 5.52 5.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.03 3.43 3.22 5.52 5.84
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 5.40 4.43 5.02 6.99 7.19
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.12 5.26 4.21 5.77 5.96
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.12 5.26 4.21 5.77 5.96
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 14.00 6.01 6.05 7.36 7.32

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.12 -4.17 6.66 18.47 -11.07 -0.89 7.04 14.99 3.99 12.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.12 -5.08 5.66 17.47 -11.91 -1.83 6.04 13.99 3.02 11.46
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 14.00 -2.37 7.03 18.39 -4.90 1.86 7.53 14.71 5.47 14.42

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 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.85 5.03 10.64 17.17 71.07 308.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.82 4.03 10.64 17.17 71.07 308.64
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) -1.83 5.40 13.88 27.77 96.52 459.65
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/16/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.12 14.12 16.64 22.88 75.32 316.33
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.12 13.12 16.64 22.88 75.32 316.33
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 14.00 14.00 19.12 34.12 103.36 470.10

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 2.95 1.32 0.96 3.10
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.96 1.69 1.41 3.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.95 1.32 0.96 3.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.37 1.69 1.41 3.21
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 11.85 3.12 1.91 3.35
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 8.31 3.07 2.14 3.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 10.85 3.12 1.91 3.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 7.71 3.07 2.14 3.40

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.27%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.26%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.08
Sharpe Ratio 0.37
Standard Deviation 4.71

Benchmarks

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

  • Credit Suisse High Yield Index