Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.87 -5.31 -2.69 3.61 8.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -11.87 -5.31 -2.69 3.61 8.74
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -4.45 -0.98 1.33 6.02 6.00
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -4.41 -1.68 0.03 5.15 5.43
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -24.01 -7.81 -4.90 1.68 8.22
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -24.01 -7.81 -4.90 1.68 8.22
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -13.27 -2.64 -0.28 4.24 5.63
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -15.50 -2.34 -1.31 2.46 5.02

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.35 -10.94 10.63 2.53 0.98 -3.88 26.93
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.35 -10.94 10.63 2.53 0.98 -3.88 26.93
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 -10.59 13.06 7.23 4.91 4.67 21.55
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 -14.86 25.51 -0.40 -2.84 -6.18 25.23

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -23.26 -11.87 -15.11 -12.72 42.50 641.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -23.26 -11.87 -15.11 -12.72 42.50 641.91
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -14.33 -4.45 -2.93 6.82 79.51 302.59
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -16.19 -4.41 -4.97 0.13 65.30 254.31
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -32.47 -24.01 -21.66 -22.21 18.13 552.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -32.47 -24.01 -21.66 -22.21 18.13 552.87
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -21.80 -13.27 -7.72 -1.40 51.45 267.45
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -24.33 -15.50 -6.86 -6.39 27.53 219.90

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -12.24 -5.69 -3.38 2.62
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -6.16 -3.64 -1.72 3.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -12.24 -5.69 -3.38 2.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -6.16 -3.64 -1.72 3.16
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -24.32 -8.18 -5.58 0.71
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -13.33 -5.39 -3.24 1.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -24.32 -8.18 -5.58 0.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -13.33 -5.39 -3.24 1.75

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.94%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.93%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 06/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta
Sharpe Ratio -0.28
Standard Deviation 18.90

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Europe Local Index-NR
  • MSCI Europe Index-NR