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

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -54.32 -24.96 -16.72 -9.57 2.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -56.84 -26.36 -17.66 -10.08 2.19
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.21 -18.03 -11.90 -4.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53 8.60
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -54.32 -24.96 -16.72 -9.57 2.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -56.84 -26.36 -17.66 -10.08 2.19
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.21 -18.03 -11.90 -4.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53 8.60

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.00 -23.75 0.32 34.56 -27.85 -20.17 9.55 -4.89 -11.71 30.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.95 -27.94 -5.44 26.81 -31.99 -24.76 3.25 -10.35 -16.78 22.65
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06

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

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -51.47 -54.32 -57.74 -59.93 -63.43 80.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -54.15 -56.84 -60.06 -62.14 -65.44 71.07
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.90 -43.21 -44.93 -46.94 -35.88
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10 675.66
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -51.47 -54.32 -57.74 -59.93 -63.43 80.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -54.15 -56.84 -60.06 -62.14 -65.44 71.07
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.90 -43.21 -44.93 -46.94 -35.88
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10 675.66

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

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -54.50 -25.27 -17.00 -9.81
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -31.79 -17.33 -11.28 -6.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -57.01 -26.66 -17.93 -10.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -33.31 -18.21 -11.84 -6.49
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -54.50 -25.27 -17.00 -9.81
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -31.79 -17.33 -11.28 -6.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -57.01 -26.66 -17.93 -10.31
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -33.31 -18.21 -11.84 -6.49

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.04%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.04%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 03/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.16
Sharpe Ratio -0.85
Standard Deviation 31.26

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index