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

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.44 3.37 4.52 8.62 8.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.44 3.37 4.52 8.62 8.56
MSCI World Index (%) 5.23 7.84 6.48 9.36
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 25.13 9.54 7.96 9.92 8.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 25.13 9.54 7.96 9.92 8.80
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 13.21 9.36 10.08

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 25.13 -8.18 14.42 16.20 -3.98 6.91 29.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 25.13 -8.18 14.42 16.20 -3.98 6.91 29.16
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37

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

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -10.91 1.44 10.46 24.72 128.64 11,298.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.91 1.44 10.46 24.72 128.64 11,298.27
MSCI World Index (%) -8.94 5.23 25.41 36.91 144.61
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 25.13 25.13 31.45 46.67 157.55 12,694.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 25.13 25.13 31.45 46.67 157.55 12,694.77
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 28.40 45.06 56.39 161.31

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

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.20 1.70 2.57 7.20
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.66 2.49 3.27 6.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.20 1.70 2.57 7.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.66 2.49 3.27 6.86
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 23.60 7.77 5.95 8.48
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 15.67 7.15 5.86 7.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 23.60 7.77 5.95 8.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 15.67 7.15 5.86 7.87

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.76%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.74%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 02/29/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.92
Sharpe Ratio 0.14
Standard Deviation 11.86

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index