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

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.66 3.86 2.79 5.04 6.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.66 3.86 2.79 5.04 6.99
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.66 3.86 2.79 5.04 6.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.66 3.86 2.79 5.04 6.99
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 10.30 2.93 3.38 3.75 5.51

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.40 4.93 8.40 -3.90 2.05 3.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.40 4.93 8.40 -3.90 2.05 3.54
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84

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

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.84 5.66 12.05 14.74 63.54 454.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.84 5.66 12.05 14.74 63.54 454.62
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.84 5.66 12.05 14.74 63.54 454.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.84 5.66 12.05 14.74 63.54 454.62
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.52 10.30 9.03 18.06 44.47 289.48

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

Month EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.62 2.27 0.95 3.01
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.31 2.25 1.30 3.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.62 2.27 0.95 3.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.31 2.25 1.30 3.06
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.62 2.27 0.95 3.01
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.31 2.25 1.30 3.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.62 2.27 0.95 3.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.31 2.25 1.30 3.06

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.56%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.51%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.78
Standard Deviation 2.62

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index