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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.50 9.34 6.96 9.91 8.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.50 9.34 6.96 9.91 8.71
MSCI World Index (%) 13.35 12.50 8.20 10.09
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.43 8.27 6.70 9.56 8.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.43 8.27 6.70 9.56 8.69
MSCI World Index (%) 2.42 10.83 7.79 9.62

Calendar Year Returns

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

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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 17.45 10.50 30.73 40.02 157.25 11,909.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.45 10.50 30.73 40.02 157.25 11,909.84
MSCI World Index (%) 21.19 13.35 42.33 48.26 161.53
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.49 3.43 26.91 38.31 149.27 11,709.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.49 3.43 26.91 38.31 149.27 11,709.62
MSCI World Index (%) 18.15 2.42 36.11 45.51 150.48

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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.24 7.10 4.69 8.51
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 7.70 6.85 5.05 7.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.24 7.10 4.69 8.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 7.70 6.85 5.05 7.89
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.01 6.32 4.60 8.25
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.29 6.09 4.89 7.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.01 6.32 4.60 8.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.29 6.09 4.89 7.62

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 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.90
Sharpe Ratio 0.74
Standard Deviation 10.54

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index