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 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.14 3.57 3.95 6.61 11.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.99 1.64 2.79 6.01 11.47
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 13.21 9.36 10.08
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 14.32 6.37 6.13 7.57
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.14 3.57 3.95 6.61 11.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.99 1.64 2.79 6.01 11.47
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 13.21 9.36 10.08
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 14.32 6.37 6.13 7.57

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.14 -7.36 6.95 16.04 -5.85 3.11 25.61 12.21 -2.10 9.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.99 -12.45 0.83 9.38 -11.27 -2.83 18.40 5.77 -7.72 3.57
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 14.32 -2.08 7.50 17.13 -4.47 2.45 7.44 15.81 4.98 15.12

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 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.14 12.14 11.11 21.40 89.74 7,432.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.99 5.99 5.01 14.74 79.27 7,015.93
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 28.40 45.06 56.39 161.31
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 14.32 14.32 20.34 34.66 107.47
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.14 12.14 11.11 21.40 89.74 7,432.94
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.99 5.99 5.01 14.74 79.27 7,015.93
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 28.40 45.06 56.39 161.31
Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index (%) 14.32 14.32 20.34 34.66 107.47

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

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.03%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.03%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 0.68
Sharpe Ratio 0.23
Standard Deviation 8.52

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index