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 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.30 8.15 5.80 8.69 7.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.32 8.15 5.80 8.69 7.06
MSCI World Index (%) 13.35 12.50 8.20 10.09
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.23 7.10 5.54 8.35 7.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.28 7.10 5.54 8.35 7.04
MSCI World Index (%) 2.42 10.83 7.79 9.62

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -9.19 13.25 14.94 -5.06 5.78 27.79 15.29 -3.15 9.96 28.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -10.02 12.25 13.94 -5.92 4.80 26.79 14.29 -4.10 8.96 27.51
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34 30.79

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 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 16.31 9.30 26.51 32.56 130.11 4,890.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 15.31 8.32 26.51 32.56 130.11 4,890.76
MSCI World Index (%) 21.19 13.35 42.33 48.26 161.53
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.49 2.23 22.83 30.94 122.95 4,812.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.49 1.28 22.83 30.94 122.95 4,812.67
MSCI World Index (%) 18.15 2.42 36.11 45.51 150.48

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 6.55 6.25 3.83 7.54
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 6.76 5.99 4.19 6.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 5.56 6.25 3.83 7.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 6.18 5.99 4.19 6.90
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.28 5.48 3.74 7.28
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.35 5.24 4.04 6.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.66 5.48 3.74 7.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.80 5.24 4.04 6.64

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.81%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.81%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 0.90
Sharpe Ratio 0.62
Standard Deviation 10.56

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index