Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2018

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.65 12.34 6.49 12.81 8.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.65 12.34 6.49 12.81 8.44
MSCI World Index (%) 1.00 13.29 7.13 13.69
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -8.24 6.82 4.53 10.23 8.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.24 6.82 4.53 10.23 8.28
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 6.91 5.14 10.29

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -8.24 14.39 16.11 -4.14 6.82 29.11 16.44 -2.15 11.10 29.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.24 14.39 16.11 -4.14 6.82 29.11 16.44 -2.15 11.10 29.81
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34 30.79

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2018

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.81 0.65 41.77 36.97 233.81 9,745.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.81 0.65 41.77 36.97 233.81 9,745.05
MSCI World Index (%) 11.11 1.00 45.35 41.09 260.72
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 06/29/1962
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -8.24 -8.24 21.88 24.81 164.78 8,865.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.24 -8.24 21.88 24.81 164.78 8,865.45
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 -8.20 22.19 28.50 166.17

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2018

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.70 10.24 4.36 11.44
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.73 9.38 4.78 10.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.70 10.24 4.36 11.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.73 9.38 4.78 10.54
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -10.37 4.82 2.44 8.89
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -3.40 5.20 3.36 8.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -10.37 4.82 2.44 8.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.40 5.20 3.36 8.35

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.78%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.78%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 02/28/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.87
Sharpe Ratio 1.12
Standard Deviation 9.98

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index

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