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 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -27.90 -13.95 -10.27 -5.70 -2.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -28.62 -13.95 -10.27 -5.70 -2.54
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -17.09 -7.72 -5.79 -0.49 1.00
S&P 500 Index (%) 8.19 9.87 9.23 12.65 8.53
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.21 -6.30 -4.68 -3.15 -0.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.21 -6.30 -4.68 -3.15 -0.67
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -2.05 -1.41 1.39 2.55
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56 9.28

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.21 -24.32 -0.45 33.55 -28.36 -20.72 8.80 -5.55 -12.34 29.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.21 -25.06 -1.45 32.55 -29.08 -21.51 7.80 -6.50 -13.21 28.18
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49 2.20 -7.35 23.88
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 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -24.16 -27.90 -36.28 -41.82 -44.37 -31.16
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -24.92 -28.62 -36.28 -41.82 -44.37 -31.16
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -19.47 -17.09 -21.41 -25.81 -4.84 15.56
S&P 500 Index (%) -8.27 8.19 32.62 55.49 229.18 227.37
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/01/2005
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.21 9.21 -17.73 -21.29 -27.39 -9.22
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.21 8.21 -17.73 -21.29 -27.39 -9.22
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 17.63 -6.02 -6.86 14.84 43.50
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66 256.88

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 -27.96 -14.10 -10.38 -5.80
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -16.46 -10.20 -7.36 -4.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -28.67 -14.10 -10.38 -5.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -16.89 -10.20 -7.36 -4.00
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 9.13 -6.46 -4.80 -3.26
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.50 -4.73 -3.48 -2.30
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 8.13 -6.46 -4.80 -3.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.91 -4.73 -3.48 -2.30

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.79%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.79%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.15
Sharpe Ratio -0.65
Standard Deviation 24.00

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index