Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.09 3.51 2.33 4.01 4.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.04 2.18 1.55 3.62 4.61
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 4.03 3.05 3.75 4.85
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.09 3.51 2.33 4.01 4.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.04 2.18 1.55 3.62 4.61
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 4.03 3.05 3.75 4.85

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.09 -1.81 3.53 2.80 -1.59 5.98 -0.98 8.33 5.53 10.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.04 -5.94 -0.88 -1.52 -5.81 1.45 -5.20 3.68 1.01 5.40
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84 6.54

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.09 9.09 10.89 12.18 48.21 172.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.04 5.04 6.69 7.99 42.70 162.30
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 8.72 12.58 16.20 44.43 175.75
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 08/03/1998
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.09 9.09 10.89 12.18 48.21 172.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.04 5.04 6.69 7.99 42.70 162.30
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 8.72 12.58 16.20 44.43 175.75

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.50 2.31 1.17 2.56
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.36 2.15 1.26 2.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.52 1.00 0.40 2.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.97 1.14 0.66 2.20
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 7.50 2.31 1.17 2.56
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.36 2.15 1.26 2.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 3.52 1.00 0.40 2.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.97 1.14 0.66 2.20

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 04/03/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.92%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.88%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 0.75%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 12/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.71
Standard Deviation 2.65

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index