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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.46 8.31 5.37 7.14 6.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.46 8.31 5.37 7.14 6.58
Blended Benchmark (%) 12.05 8.43 5.97 7.62 6.38
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 13.22 11.94 7.66 9.39 6.79
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 9.50 2.95 2.27 2.57
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.09 7.51 5.44 6.92 6.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.09 7.51 5.44 6.92 6.56
Blended Benchmark (%) 4.49 6.99 5.81 7.33 6.32
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 1.95 10.31 7.23 8.93 6.69
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.54 1.81 2.14 2.55

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -4.49 15.40 5.34 -1.59 4.52 14.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.49 15.40 5.34 -1.59 4.52 14.75
Blended Benchmark (%) -5.82 17.62 6.42 -2.22 7.13 14.48 10.66 1.80
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55

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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 13.72 9.46 27.06 29.87 99.27 328.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.72 9.46 27.06 29.87 99.27 328.54
Blended Benchmark (%) 14.89 12.05 27.47 33.65 108.32 310.73
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 19.94 13.22 40.24 44.66 145.39 348.43
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.20 9.50 9.12 11.88 28.82
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.56 3.09 24.27 30.32 95.20 324.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 12.56 3.09 24.27 30.32 95.20 324.19
Blended Benchmark (%) 12.69 4.49 22.46 32.59 102.81 302.86
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 16.71 1.95 34.19 41.79 135.15 336.37
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 6.45 7.54 5.52 11.15 28.58

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 6.92 6.59 3.76 5.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.49 6.08 3.82 5.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 6.92 6.59 3.76 5.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.49 6.08 3.82 5.41
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.70 5.80 3.83 5.63
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.69 5.47 3.89 5.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.70 5.80 3.83 5.63
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.69 5.47 3.89 5.23

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.86%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.80%
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 0.95
Alpha 0.22
Sharpe Ratio 0.96
R-Squared 0.93
Standard Deviation 7.01

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