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) 7.85 6.25 3.97 5.57 5.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.85 6.25 3.97 5.57 5.82
Blended Benchmark (%) 11.30 6.63 4.92 6.19 5.75
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) 3.45 5.75 4.07 5.43 5.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.45 5.75 4.07 5.43 5.81
Blended Benchmark (%) 5.61 5.29 4.83 5.98 5.70
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) -3.19 10.88 4.69 -2.02 3.61 10.67 8.27 -0.47 10.27 19.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.19 10.88 4.69 -2.02 3.61 10.67 8.27 -0.47 10.27 19.97
Blended Benchmark (%) -4.30 14.24 5.29 -2.51 6.83 9.76 8.36 2.52 8.30 13.76
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) 10.71 7.85 19.94 21.49 71.99 263.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.71 7.85 19.94 21.49 71.99 263.89
Blended Benchmark (%) 12.34 11.30 21.22 27.16 82.29 258.02
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) 9.95 3.45 18.25 22.05 69.70 261.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.95 3.45 18.25 22.05 69.70 261.38
Blended Benchmark (%) 10.63 5.61 16.71 26.61 78.68 252.58
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 5.55 4.96 2.58 4.38
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.26 4.46 2.67 4.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 5.55 4.96 2.58 4.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.26 4.46 2.67 4.07
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.24 4.46 2.68 4.24
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.64 4.08 2.75 3.96
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.24 4.46 2.68 4.24
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.64 4.08 2.75 3.96

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.88%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.88%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.84
Sharpe Ratio 0.93
Standard Deviation 5.05

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