Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.58 5.97 3.70 5.31 5.66
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.67 3.98 2.53 4.72 5.40
Blended Benchmark (%) 11.30 6.63 4.92 6.19 5.75
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 13.22 11.94 7.66 9.39 6.79
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 9.50 2.95 2.27 2.57
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.19 5.47 3.79 5.16 5.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.47 3.50 2.62 4.57 5.39
Blended Benchmark (%) 5.61 5.29 4.83 5.98 5.70
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 1.95 10.31 7.23 8.93 6.69
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.54 1.81 2.14 2.55

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.44 10.58 4.39 -2.26 3.35 10.39 7.99 -0.71 10.00 19.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.72 4.21 -1.63 -7.90 -2.57 4.02 1.81 -6.43 3.64 12.75
Blended Benchmark (%) -4.30 14.24 5.29 -2.51 6.83 9.76 8.36 2.52 8.30 13.76
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86 13.21 35.41
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55 5.84 8.04

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.51 7.58 19.01 19.92 67.78 251.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.40 1.67 12.43 13.31 58.56 232.20
Blended Benchmark (%) 12.34 11.30 21.22 27.16 82.29 258.02
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 19.94 13.22 40.24 44.66 145.39 348.43
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.20 9.50 9.12 11.88 28.82
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.75 3.19 17.33 20.47 65.42 249.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.68 -2.47 10.89 13.83 56.27 229.91
Blended Benchmark (%) 10.63 5.61 16.71 26.61 78.68 252.58
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 16.71 1.95 34.19 41.79 135.15 336.37
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 6.45 7.54 5.52 11.15 28.58

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2019

Month EndAs of 10/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 5.38 4.78 2.41 4.21
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.10 4.29 2.50 3.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.40 2.81 1.25 3.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.57 2.74 1.59 3.41
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.09 4.29 2.50 4.06
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.49 3.90 2.58 3.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.46 2.34 1.35 3.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.90 2.40 1.67 3.29

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.13%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.13%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.85
Sharpe Ratio 0.87
Standard Deviation 5.08

Benchmarks

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

  • Blended Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index