Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.56 3.95 3.19 4.81 6.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.56 3.95 3.19 4.81 6.95
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 4.03 3.05 3.75 5.46
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.56 3.95 3.19 4.81 6.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.56 3.95 3.19 4.81 6.95
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 4.03 3.05 3.75 5.46

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.56 -1.40 4.93 8.40 -3.90 2.05 3.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.56 -1.40 4.93 8.40 -3.90 2.05 3.54
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.56 8.56 12.32 17.01 59.92 458.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.56 8.56 12.32 17.01 59.92 458.34
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 8.72 12.58 16.20 44.43 290.18
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.56 8.56 12.32 17.01 59.92 458.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.56 8.56 12.32 17.01 59.92 458.34
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 8.72 12.58 16.20 44.43 290.18

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 6.45 2.24 1.48 2.78
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.04 2.27 1.66 2.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 6.45 2.24 1.48 2.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.04 2.27 1.66 2.87
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 6.45 2.24 1.48 2.78
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.04 2.27 1.66 2.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 6.45 2.24 1.48 2.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.04 2.27 1.66 2.87

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 12/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.97
Standard Deviation 2.40

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index