Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.09 4.06 3.28 4.69 6.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.09 4.06 3.28 4.69 6.76
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 9.64 4.63 3.01 3.79 5.52
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.54 3.80 3.05 4.68 6.73
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.54 3.80 3.05 4.68 6.73
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 4.03 3.05 3.75 5.46

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.54 -1.63 4.76 8.24 -4.02 1.92 3.45 12.62 2.91 11.24
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.54 -1.63 4.76 8.24 -4.02 1.92 3.45 12.62 2.91 11.24
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84 6.54

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.31 7.09 12.69 17.49 58.12 436.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.31 7.09 12.69 17.49 58.12 436.52
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 1.92 9.64 14.52 16.00 45.00 297.69
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.54 8.54 11.85 16.20 57.94 429.61
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.54 8.54 11.85 16.20 57.94 429.61
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 8.72 8.72 12.58 16.20 44.43 290.18

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 5.08 2.38 1.62 2.71
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 4.17 2.37 1.75 2.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 5.08 2.38 1.62 2.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.17 2.37 1.75 2.79
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 6.48 2.16 1.40 2.69
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 5.03 2.19 1.58 2.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 6.48 2.16 1.40 2.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 5.03 2.19 1.58 2.79

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.69%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.64%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 01/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.97
Standard Deviation 2.47

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index