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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.20 7.13 4.21 5.95 5.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.20 7.13 4.21 5.95 5.42
Blended Benchmark (%) 12.05 8.43 5.97 7.62 6.38
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 13.22 11.94 7.66 9.39 6.79
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 9.50 2.95 2.27 2.57
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.98 6.33 4.29 5.73 5.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.04 6.33 4.29 5.73 5.40
Blended Benchmark (%) 4.49 6.99 5.81 7.33 6.32
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 1.95 10.31 7.23 8.93 6.69
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.54 1.81 2.14 2.55

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.54 14.10 4.25 -2.68 3.35 13.41 8.51 -2.17 11.10 23.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.41 13.10 3.25 -3.60 2.35 12.41 7.51 -3.13 10.10 22.82
Blended Benchmark (%) -5.82 17.62 6.42 -2.22 7.13 14.48 10.66 1.80 9.97 17.74
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86 13.21 35.41
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55 5.84 8.04

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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 12.63 8.20 22.95 22.91 78.20 233.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.63 7.20 22.95 22.91 78.20 233.85
Blended Benchmark (%) 14.89 12.05 27.47 33.65 108.32 310.73
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 19.94 13.22 40.24 44.66 145.39 348.43
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.20 9.50 9.12 11.88 28.82
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 11.67 1.98 20.22 23.35 74.53 231.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.67 1.04 20.22 23.35 74.53 231.00
Blended Benchmark (%) 12.69 4.49 22.46 32.59 102.81 302.86
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 16.71 1.95 34.19 41.79 135.15 336.37
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 6.45 7.54 5.52 11.15 28.58

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 6.08 5.84 2.95 4.99
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.76 5.30 3.04 4.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 5.08 5.84 2.95 4.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.17 5.30 3.04 4.56
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.01 5.06 3.02 4.77
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.05 4.68 3.11 4.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.96 5.06 3.02 4.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.49 4.68 3.11 4.38

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.89%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.89%
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 0.95
Alpha -0.86
Sharpe Ratio 0.80
R-Squared 0.93
Standard Deviation 6.99

Benchmarks

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

  • Blended Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index