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 02/01/1993
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.37 2.12 2.34 4.27 4.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.39 0.83 1.56 3.87 4.64
Bloomberg Barclays US MBS Agency Fixed Rate MBS Index (%) 7.06 2.39 2.76 3.24
FTSE U.S. Broad Investment-Grade Mortgage Index (%) 7.27 2.45 2.79 3.25 5.24
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 02/01/1993
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.35 1.78 2.21 4.42 4.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.42 0.50 1.43 4.02 4.62
Bloomberg Barclays US MBS Agency Fixed Rate MBS Index (%) 6.22 2.06 2.56 3.26
FTSE U.S. Broad Investment-Grade Mortgage Index (%) 6.39 2.10 2.58 3.27 5.22

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.00 2.66 1.53 0.84 6.44 0.41 5.81 6.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.22 -1.65 -2.82 -3.41 1.93 -3.88 1.28 2.08
Bloomberg Barclays US MBS Agency Fixed Rate MBS Index (%) 0.99 2.48 1.67 1.51 6.15 -1.45 2.60 6.32
FTSE U.S. Broad Investment-Grade Mortgage Index (%) 1.01 2.47 1.59 1.56 6.12 -1.52 2.60 6.38

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 02/01/1993
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.34 6.37 6.49 12.29 51.86 246.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.39 2.39 2.52 8.06 46.15 233.54
Bloomberg Barclays US MBS Agency Fixed Rate MBS Index (%) 5.53 7.06 7.34 14.57 37.55
FTSE U.S. Broad Investment-Grade Mortgage Index (%) 5.72 7.27 7.53 14.75 37.74 288.68
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 02/01/1993
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.98 5.35 5.43 11.55 54.08 242.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.08 1.42 1.51 7.35 48.35 229.23
Bloomberg Barclays US MBS Agency Fixed Rate MBS Index (%) 4.17 6.22 6.31 13.48 37.86
FTSE U.S. Broad Investment-Grade Mortgage Index (%) 4.30 6.39 6.42 13.58 38.01 283.46

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 4.94 0.80 1.17 2.82
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.74 1.03 1.26 2.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.01 -0.47 0.39 2.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.39 0.05 0.66 2.38
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.92 0.48 1.03 2.96
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.14 0.78 1.16 2.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.05 -0.78 0.26 2.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.81 -0.19 0.56 2.50

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.21%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.01%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 0.75%

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

Beta 0.95
Sharpe Ratio 0.27
Standard Deviation 2.37

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US MBS Agency Fixed Rate MBS Index
  • FTSE U.S. Broad Investment-Grade Mortgage Index