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 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.00 5.30 2.57 4.77 8.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.00 5.30 2.57 4.77 8.64
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Local Index (%) 11.57 8.13 6.56 7.49 6.68
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Index (%) 10.90 8.90 3.58 5.07 6.13
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.46 4.91 1.75 4.20 8.59
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.52 4.91 1.75 4.20 8.59
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Local Index (%) 5.12 8.08 6.14 7.15 6.68
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Index (%) -0.75 6.57 2.38 4.61 6.01

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -11.96 9.37 1.32 -0.16 -4.97 25.44 16.54 -8.90 7.52 21.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -12.82 8.37 0.34 -1.09 -5.81 24.44 15.54 -9.79 6.52 20.76
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Local Index (%) -10.59 13.06 7.23 4.91 4.67 21.55 15.61 -9.34 6.83 27.70
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Index (%) -14.86 25.51 -0.40 -2.84 -6.18 25.23 19.12 -11.06 3.88 35.83

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 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 15.50 8.00 16.77 13.55 59.40 590.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 14.50 7.00 16.77 13.55 59.40 590.72
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Local Index (%) 18.96 11.57 26.40 37.40 105.92 351.71
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Index (%) 17.37 10.90 29.11 19.21 63.92 300.88
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 07/03/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 13.43 0.46 15.45 9.04 50.84 578.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 12.43 -0.52 15.45 9.04 50.84 578.37
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Local Index (%) 18.44 5.12 26.24 34.68 99.46 349.72
MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Index (%) 13.72 -0.75 21.02 12.46 56.98 288.41

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 8.07 5.24 1.64 4.06
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.24 4.31 2.10 3.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 7.07 5.24 1.64 4.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.65 4.31 2.10 3.97
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.31 4.86 0.82 3.49
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.91 4.01 1.47 3.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.67 4.86 0.82 3.49
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.33 4.01 1.47 3.51

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 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.05
Sharpe Ratio 0.33
Standard Deviation 11.21

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Local Index
  • MSCI Europe (Net Returns) Index