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 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.15 3.05 4.17 8.22 7.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.41 1.12 3.01 7.62 7.72
MSCI World Index (%) 5.23 7.84 6.48 9.36
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 24.69 9.19 7.60 9.50 8.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.86 7.16 6.39 8.89 7.96
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 13.21 9.36 10.08

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 24.69 -8.49 14.09 15.80 -4.33 6.48 28.70 16.10 -2.50 10.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.86 -13.53 7.51 9.11 -9.80 0.38 21.30 9.41 -8.13 4.41
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34

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 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -10.96 1.15 9.43 22.69 120.36 7,619.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -15.88 -4.41 3.39 15.96 108.32 7,192.39
MSCI World Index (%) -8.94 5.23 25.41 36.91 144.61
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 24.69 24.69 30.19 44.23 147.92 8,569.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.86 17.86 23.05 36.29 134.35 8,090.07
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 28.40 45.06 56.39 161.31

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 -0.02 1.44 2.29 6.87
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.44 2.24 3.01 6.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.52 -0.46 1.15 6.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.89 0.76 2.10 6.01
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 23.24 7.49 5.66 8.14
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 15.36 6.88 5.59 7.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 16.49 5.49 4.47 7.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 11.27 5.29 4.62 7.00

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.06%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.06%
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 0.92
Sharpe Ratio 0.12
Standard Deviation 11.85

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index