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 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.34 -0.43 1.68 6.46 9.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.24 -0.43 1.68 6.46 9.92
S&P 500 Index (%) 8.19 9.87 9.23 12.65
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.93 5.67 5.21 7.92 10.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.93 5.67 5.21 7.92 10.15
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 15.28 11.70 13.56

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.93 -9.87 7.37 14.77 -4.79 6.56 26.82 13.97 -2.44 10.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.93 -10.72 6.37 13.77 -5.67 5.56 25.82 12.97 -3.40 9.62
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 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.75 -3.34 -1.29 8.71 87.09 79,683.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.62 -4.24 -1.29 8.71 87.09 79,683.40
S&P 500 Index (%) -8.27 8.19 32.62 55.49 229.18
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/01/1949
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.93 21.93 17.99 28.93 114.31 91,340.17
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.93 20.93 17.99 28.93 114.31 91,340.17
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 31.49 53.17 73.86 256.66

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 -4.96 -1.86 0.15 5.50
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.64 -0.29 1.24 5.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.86 -1.86 0.15 5.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.17 -0.29 1.24 5.18
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 19.88 4.15 3.62 6.95
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 14.30 4.23 3.84 6.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 18.88 4.15 3.62 6.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 13.71 4.23 3.84 6.32

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.77%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.77%
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 0.92
Sharpe Ratio -0.17
Standard Deviation 12.68

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index