Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -12.81 -6.37 -3.79 2.41 7.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -13.67 -6.37 -3.79 2.41 7.41
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -4.45 -0.98 1.33 6.02 6.00
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -4.41 -1.68 0.03 5.15 5.43
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -24.81 -8.83 -5.97 0.51 6.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -25.55 -8.83 -5.97 0.51 6.90
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -13.27 -2.64 -0.28 4.24 5.63
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -15.50 -2.34 -1.31 2.46 5.02

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 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -23.60 -12.81 -17.92 -17.56 26.90 452.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -24.37 -13.67 -17.92 -17.56 26.90 452.86
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -14.33 -4.45 -2.93 6.82 79.51 302.59
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -16.19 -4.41 -4.97 0.13 65.30 254.31
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -32.63 -24.81 -24.22 -26.51 5.27 387.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -33.31 -25.55 -24.22 -26.51 5.27 387.52
MSCI Europe Local Index-NR (%) -21.80 -13.27 -7.72 -1.40 51.45 267.45
MSCI Europe Index-NR (%) -24.33 -15.50 -6.86 -6.39 27.53 219.90

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 05/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -12.92 -6.42 -4.18 1.68
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -6.99 -4.46 -2.54 2.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -13.78 -6.42 -4.18 1.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -7.49 -4.46 -2.54 2.23
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -24.91 -8.88 -6.36 -0.20
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -14.10 -6.22 -4.06 0.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -25.65 -8.88 -6.36 -0.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -14.53 -6.22 -4.06 0.83

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2020 (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 06/30/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta
Sharpe Ratio -0.34
Standard Deviation 18.86

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