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 11/17/2004
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.48 2.08 1.68 1.94 2.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.17 1.30 1.22 1.71 2.61
Bloomberg Barclays US Government & Credit (1-3 Year) Index (%) 4.88 2.49 1.88 1.58 2.51
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 11/17/2004
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.48 2.08 1.66 1.99 2.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.12 1.30 1.20 1.76 2.60
Bloomberg Barclays US Government & Credit (1-3 Year) Index (%) 4.03 2.15 1.67 1.54 2.44

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.48 0.59 1.22 2.67 -0.59 1.01 1.22 4.08 0.60 4.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.12 -1.62 -1.09 0.40 -2.82 -1.23 -1.10 1.76 -1.69 2.47
Bloomberg Barclays US Government & Credit (1-3 Year) Index (%) 4.03 1.60 0.84 1.28 0.65 0.77 0.65 1.26 1.59 2.80

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 11/17/2004
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.58 3.48 6.38 8.68 21.21 51.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.67 1.17 3.95 6.24 18.43 48.21
Bloomberg Barclays US Government & Credit (1-3 Year) Index (%) 1.37 4.88 7.67 9.76 16.97 46.05
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 11/17/2004
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.48 4.48 6.38 8.58 21.79 50.74
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.12 2.12 3.95 6.13 19.10 47.36
Bloomberg Barclays US Government & Credit (1-3 Year) Index (%) 4.03 4.03 6.59 8.66 16.54 44.07

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 2.04 0.91 0.64 0.92
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.04 1.08 0.82 1.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.23 0.13 0.18 0.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.68 0.48 0.47 0.88
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 3.02 0.93 0.64 0.97
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.64 1.09 0.81 1.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.70 0.16 0.18 0.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.25 0.50 0.46 0.92

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 03/01/2020 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.96%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.71%
Max Initial Sales Charge 2.25%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Sharpe Ratio 0.43
Standard Deviation 0.93

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Government & Credit (1-3 Year) Index