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 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.88 16.99 11.55 16.88 10.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.05 14.80 10.29 16.22 10.23
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.68 15.29 10.67 16.67
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.39 9.93 9.24 13.51 10.14
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.70 7.87 8.01 12.87 10.05
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 9.26 8.50 13.12

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.39 26.82 8.41 1.94 14.88 29.39 13.69 0.63 14.87 34.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.70 19.53 2.17 -3.93 8.27 21.94 7.17 -5.15 8.27 26.51
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

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 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 13.90 5.88 60.12 72.70 375.61 105,690.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.63 0.05 51.30 63.21 349.44 99,730.71
S&P 500 Index (%) 11.48 4.68 53.20 66.00 367.39
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.39 -3.39 32.83 55.55 255.09 92,777.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.70 -8.70 25.53 47.01 235.61 87,545.30
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 -4.38 30.42 50.33 243.04

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 5.51 16.26 10.92 16.50
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.73 13.29 9.10 14.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.30 14.09 9.67 15.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.27 11.52 8.07 13.78
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.72 9.24 8.63 13.14
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.72 7.70 7.26 11.36
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -9.02 7.20 7.41 12.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.88 6.07 6.26 10.78

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.84%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.84%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.06
Sharpe Ratio 1.32
Standard Deviation 12.02

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index

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