Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -54.08 -24.59 -16.28 -9.10 3.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -54.08 -24.59 -16.28 -9.10 3.11
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.21 -18.03 -11.90 -4.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53 8.60
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -54.08 -24.59 -16.28 -9.10 3.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -54.08 -24.59 -16.28 -9.10 3.11
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.21 -18.03 -11.90 -4.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -6.98 5.10 6.72 10.53 8.60

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.53 -23.43 0.89 35.34 -27.44 -19.74 10.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.53 -23.43 0.89 35.34 -27.44 -19.74 10.11
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) 17.63 -21.07 1.23 30.87 -24.28 -9.77 16.49
S&P 500 Index (%) 31.49 -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -51.39 -54.08 -57.11 -58.86 -61.48 113.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -51.39 -54.08 -57.11 -58.86 -61.48 113.78
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.90 -43.21 -44.93 -46.94 -35.88
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10 675.66
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/05/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -51.39 -54.08 -57.11 -58.86 -61.48 113.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -51.39 -54.08 -57.11 -58.86 -61.48 113.78
S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index (%) -43.90 -43.21 -44.93 -46.94 -35.88
S&P 500 Index (%) -19.60 -6.98 16.11 38.47 172.10 675.66

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2020

Month EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -54.26 -24.96 -16.64 -9.40
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -31.66 -17.05 -10.97 -5.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -54.26 -24.96 -16.64 -9.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -31.66 -17.05 -10.97 -5.90
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -54.26 -24.96 -16.64 -9.40
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -31.66 -17.05 -10.97 -5.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -54.26 -24.96 -16.64 -9.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -31.66 -17.05 -10.97 -5.90

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.63%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.60%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 03/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.16
Sharpe Ratio -0.84
Standard Deviation 31.26

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P North American Natural Resources Sector Index
  • S&P 500 Index