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 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.29 1.04 0.03 4.53 8.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.68 -0.85 -1.09 3.94 8.58
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 2.34 3.40 2.93 6.48 6.31
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -0.64 4.23 1.27 4.73 5.73
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.98 6.02 4.13 5.60 9.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.28 4.04 2.96 5.00 9.25
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 7.76 7.07 7.20 6.81
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 9.77 5.06 5.17 6.33

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.98 -11.29 10.14 2.12 0.57 -4.31 26.30 17.37 -8.27 8.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.28 -16.16 3.80 -3.77 -5.21 -9.82 19.06 10.64 -13.52 2.03
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 -10.59 13.06 7.23 4.91 4.67 21.55 15.61 -9.34 6.83
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 -14.86 25.51 -0.40 -2.84 -6.18 25.23 19.12 -11.06 3.88

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 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.29 -2.29 3.15 0.17 55.74 642.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -17.10 -7.68 -2.52 -5.35 47.19 601.62
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -9.50 2.34 10.55 15.55 87.34 325.27
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -11.56 -0.64 13.23 6.50 58.72 273.90
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.98 21.98 19.18 22.40 72.42 746.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.28 15.28 12.60 15.69 62.90 699.92
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 23.75 25.10 40.73 100.48 369.91
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 23.77 32.25 27.98 65.49 322.76

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 -2.62 0.73 -0.60 3.60
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.59 1.09 0.24 3.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -7.99 -1.15 -1.72 3.01
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.82 -0.35 -0.62 3.32
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 21.57 5.70 3.46 4.66
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 13.82 4.89 3.33 4.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 14.89 3.71 2.30 4.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 9.81 3.33 2.41 4.08

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.29%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.29%
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 1.07
Sharpe Ratio -0.05
Standard Deviation 12.28

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Europe Local Index-NR
  • MSCI Europe Index-NR