Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.94 8.80 5.80 8.71 6.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.94 8.80 5.80 8.71 6.70
Blended Benchmark (%) 1.95 8.35 6.02 9.15 6.77
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 0.28 9.77 6.09 9.19 6.62
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.77 2.33 1.74 2.87
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.59 10.34 6.13 9.73 6.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.59 10.34 6.13 9.73 6.79
Blended Benchmark (%) 6.48 10.21 6.53 10.37 6.88
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 6.32 12.23 6.74 10.73 6.76
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 6.01 1.95 1.35 3.13

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -6.23 19.77 5.60 -1.41 5.23 21.26 10.84 -2.90 14.61 31.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.23 19.77 5.60 -1.41 5.23 21.26 10.84 -2.90 14.61 31.43
Blended Benchmark (%) -7.36 21.09 7.49 -2.00 7.61 22.74 13.98 -0.41 11.76 23.62
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 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 13.83 1.94 28.78 32.53 130.59 335.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 13.83 1.94 28.78 32.53 130.59 335.06
Blended Benchmark (%) 12.99 1.95 27.17 33.97 139.88 341.06
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 14.26 0.28 32.23 34.36 140.83 327.19
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 7.47 7.77 7.13 9.03 32.73
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.74 6.59 34.32 34.65 153.11 338.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 14.74 6.59 34.32 34.65 153.11 338.54
Blended Benchmark (%) 14.46 6.48 33.82 37.20 168.24 346.78
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 16.60 6.32 41.33 38.54 177.16 335.94
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 5.78 6.01 5.96 6.93 36.06

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 08/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.09 7.21 4.28 7.65
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.22 6.64 4.32 6.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.09 7.21 4.28 7.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.22 6.64 4.32 6.95
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 4.47 8.73 4.61 8.66
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.00 7.84 4.55 7.83
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 4.47 8.73 4.61 8.66
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.00 7.84 4.55 7.83

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.96%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.93%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 08/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.00
Alpha 0.46
Sharpe Ratio 0.80
R-Squared 0.97
Standard Deviation 9.21

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