Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 05/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.56 4.07 1.84 5.42 6.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.67 2.77 1.06 5.02 6.39
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 6.40 2.50 2.70 3.83 5.44
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.81 4.59 2.07 6.19 6.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.11 3.26 1.30 5.79 6.42
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 4.48 2.03 2.74 3.76 5.40

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.88 4.50 7.98 -4.26 1.67 3.20 12.35 2.65 10.86 25.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.08 0.03 3.35 -8.30 -2.61 -1.15 7.55 -1.69 6.16 20.23
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84 6.54 5.93

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 05/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.37 4.56 12.73 9.57 69.49 389.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.42 0.67 8.54 5.41 63.18 371.37
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 4.80 6.40 7.68 14.25 45.56 276.11
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.82 3.81 14.40 10.81 82.38 387.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.90 -0.11 10.09 6.66 75.52 368.93
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 2.94 4.48 6.20 14.47 44.71 269.46

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 05/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 2.68 2.73 0.17 3.52
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.67 2.53 0.66 3.45
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.14 1.44 -0.60 3.13
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.37 1.53 0.06 3.13
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.98 3.27 0.41 4.28
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.23 2.94 0.83 4.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.87 1.95 -0.36 3.88
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.10 1.91 0.25 3.75

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.93%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.88%
Max Initial Sales Charge 3.75%
CDSC 0.75%

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 05/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 1.04
Standard Deviation 2.66

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index

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