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

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.41 3.76 3.23 4.68 5.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.41 3.76 3.23 4.68 5.76
Blended Benchmark (%) 2.10 4.49 3.91 5.37 5.52
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -4.43 5.03 4.93 7.52 6.29
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 5.84 3.66 2.84 2.78
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.85 2.12 2.23 4.20 5.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.85 2.12 2.23 4.20 5.52
Blended Benchmark (%) -2.07 3.08 3.18 4.87 5.29
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -10.76 2.05 3.41 6.45 5.85
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 3.47 3.36 2.67 2.58

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 13.64 -3.11 10.99 4.69 -1.93 3.79 10.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.64 -3.11 10.99 4.69 -1.93 3.79 10.81
Blended Benchmark (%) 15.03 -4.30 14.24 5.29 -2.51 6.83 9.76
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 27.30 -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.13 -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19

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

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.16 0.41 11.70 17.24 57.96 269.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.16 0.41 11.70 17.24 57.96 269.11
Blended Benchmark (%) -4.48 2.10 14.08 21.13 68.70 250.17
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -12.78 -4.43 15.86 27.24 106.45 315.11
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 0.91 5.84 11.40 15.05 31.51
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -9.44 -3.85 6.50 11.68 50.97 248.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -9.44 -3.85 6.50 11.68 50.97 248.75
Blended Benchmark (%) -9.49 -2.07 9.54 16.95 60.91 231.82
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -21.26 -10.76 6.28 18.27 86.80 274.77
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.11 3.47 10.44 14.08 28.99

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

Month EndAs of 04/30/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.59 2.01 1.71 3.35
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.20 2.56 2.17 3.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.59 2.01 1.71 3.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.20 2.56 2.17 3.34
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -5.77 0.40 0.73 2.88
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.24 1.38 1.46 3.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.77 0.40 0.73 2.88
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.24 1.38 1.46 3.00

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.67%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.55%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.97
Sharpe Ratio 0.27
Standard Deviation 7.69

Benchmarks

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

  • Blended Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index