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 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.02 0.28 -0.71 3.77 8.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.97 0.28 -0.71 3.77 8.12
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 2.34 3.40 2.93 6.48 6.31
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -0.64 4.23 1.27 4.73 5.73
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.01 5.23 3.34 4.84 8.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.01 5.23 3.34 4.84 8.79
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 7.76 7.07 7.20 6.81
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 9.77 5.06 5.17 6.33

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.01 -11.96 9.37 1.32 -0.16 -4.97 25.44 16.54 -8.90 7.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.01 -12.82 8.37 0.34 -1.09 -5.81 24.44 15.54 -9.79 6.52
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 -10.59 13.06 7.23 4.91 4.67 21.55 15.61 -9.34 6.83
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 -14.86 25.51 -0.40 -2.84 -6.18 25.23 19.12 -11.06 3.88

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 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.37 -3.02 0.86 -3.49 44.80 534.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.25 -3.97 0.86 -3.49 44.80 534.12
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -9.50 2.34 10.55 15.55 87.34 325.27
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -11.56 -0.64 13.23 6.50 58.72 273.90
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.01 21.01 16.51 17.87 60.39 623.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.01 20.01 16.51 17.87 60.39 623.67
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) 23.75 23.75 25.10 40.73 100.48 369.91
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) 23.77 23.77 32.25 27.98 65.49 322.76

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 -3.14 0.23 -1.12 3.03
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.21 0.51 -0.31 3.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.10 0.23 -1.12 3.03
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.78 0.51 -0.31 3.21
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 20.85 5.17 2.92 4.09
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 13.05 4.29 2.75 3.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 19.85 5.17 2.92 4.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 12.46 4.29 2.75 3.99

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

Gross Expense Ratio 2.04%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 2.04%
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 1.07
Sharpe Ratio -0.11
Standard Deviation 12.26

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Europe Local Index-NR
  • MSCI Europe Index-NR