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 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.62 5.46 3.57 6.70 7.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.62 5.46 3.57 6.70 7.05
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 9.72
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.35 5.78 3.40 6.95 7.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.35 5.78 3.40 6.95 7.08
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 9.54

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.73 8.22 15.52 -8.61 3.55 14.00 12.97 2.28 12.23 34.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.63 7.22 14.52 -9.48 2.56 13.00 11.97 1.31 11.23 33.77
Blended 50% MSCI USA High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) -1.61 12.18 12.88 -0.68 9.42 14.90 10.21 10.74 13.53 26.06
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

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 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.07 6.62 17.30 19.18 91.32 433.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.07 5.62 17.30 19.18 91.32 433.58
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 68.34 252.89 878.77
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 11.69 4.35 18.36 18.19 95.83 431.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.69 3.35 18.36 18.19 95.83 431.75
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 67.27 246.74 824.47

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 4.62 3.64 1.79 4.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.90 3.48 2.03 4.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.62 3.64 1.79 4.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.30 3.48 2.03 4.60
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 2.42 3.96 1.63 5.08
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.57 3.73 1.91 4.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.42 3.96 1.63 5.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.99 3.73 1.91 4.80

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.12%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.12%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 0.54
Standard Deviation 7.13

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