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 05/01/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.17 3.14 1.71 4.54 5.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.17 3.14 1.71 4.54 5.04
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 10.17 3.09 3.35 3.91 4.99
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/01/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.77 3.79 1.63 4.99 5.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.77 3.79 1.63 4.99 5.05
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 7.87 2.32 2.95 3.90 4.89

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.28 4.19 7.44 -4.65 1.36 2.69 11.91 2.25 10.53 24.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.22 3.19 6.44 -5.56 0.41 1.71 10.91 1.28 9.53 23.90
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 05/01/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.32 5.17 9.72 8.86 55.96 185.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.32 4.17 9.72 8.86 55.96 185.72
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 9.10 10.17 9.55 17.88 46.77 182.68
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.64 5.77 11.79 8.43 62.80 183.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.64 4.77 11.79 8.43 62.80 183.90
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 6.11 7.87 7.10 15.63 46.55 174.93

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 3.47 1.93 0.22 2.83
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.03 1.87 0.64 2.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.47 1.93 0.22 2.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.43 1.87 0.64 2.82
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.04 2.61 0.14 3.27
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.38 2.38 0.58 3.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.04 2.61 0.14 3.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.79 2.38 0.58 3.19

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.34%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.29%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Sharpe Ratio 0.65
Standard Deviation 2.58

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index