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 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.59 0.33 2.45 7.24 11.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.95 -1.55 1.29 6.63 11.36
S&P 500 Index (%) 8.19 9.87 9.23 12.65
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.86 6.49 6.01 8.70 11.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 16.09 4.49 4.82 8.09 11.60
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.86 -9.18 8.21 15.61 -4.10 7.30 27.74 14.75 -1.79 11.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 16.09 -14.17 1.97 8.98 -9.62 1.11 20.40 8.14 -7.44 5.02
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 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 02/29/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.66 -2.59 0.99 12.85 101.14 211,648.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -17.47 -7.95 -4.56 6.64 90.07 199,942.99
S&P 500 Index (%) -8.27 8.19 32.62 55.49 229.18
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 22.86 22.86 20.75 33.88 130.40 242,330.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 16.09 16.09 14.10 26.54 117.72 228,928.64
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66

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 -4.39 -1.35 0.69 6.10
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.04 0.29 1.81 5.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -9.65 -3.20 -0.44 5.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.30 -1.14 0.92 5.29
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 20.59 4.70 4.19 7.55
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 15.01 4.84 4.43 6.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 13.94 2.74 3.02 6.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 10.92 3.29 3.49 6.43

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.02%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.02%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 0.93
Sharpe Ratio -0.11
Standard Deviation 12.69

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index