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 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.60 0.00 1.29 5.57 9.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.51 0.00 1.29 5.57 9.41
MSCI World Index (%) 5.23 7.84 6.48 9.36 7.94
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 23.43 5.84 4.85 6.99 10.02
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.43 5.84 4.85 6.99 10.02
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 13.21 9.36 10.08 8.36

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 23.43 -11.70 8.78 11.70 -4.33 4.28 24.39 12.53 -3.64 10.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.43 -12.53 7.78 10.70 -5.20 3.30 23.39 11.53 -4.57 9.26
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34

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 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.71 -2.60 -0.01 6.60 71.93 1,050.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.58 -3.51 -0.01 6.60 71.93 1,050.73
MSCI World Index (%) -8.94 5.23 25.41 36.91 144.61 695.93
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1992
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 23.43 23.43 18.56 26.70 96.51 1,218.22
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 22.43 22.43 18.56 26.70 96.51 1,218.22
MSCI World Index (%) 28.40 28.40 45.06 56.39 161.31 774.08

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 -4.01 -1.27 -0.15 4.36
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.33 0.04 0.95 4.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.93 -1.27 -0.15 4.36
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.87 0.04 0.95 4.45
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 21.64 4.50 3.37 5.76
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 15.07 4.39 3.58 5.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 20.64 4.50 3.37 5.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 14.48 4.39 3.58 5.52

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.98%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.98%
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 0.95
Sharpe Ratio -0.14
Standard Deviation 12.38

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index