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 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.33 9.69 3.35 10.38 7.14
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.34 9.69 3.35 10.38 7.14
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.68 15.29 10.67 16.67 9.42
Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 6.17 10.08 7.44 12.86
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.73 5.63 2.21 8.31 6.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.63 5.63 2.21 8.31 6.81
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 9.26 8.50 13.12 8.99

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.73 8.22 15.52 -8.61 3.55 14.00 12.97 2.28 12.23 34.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.63 7.22 14.52 -9.48 2.56 13.00 11.97 1.31 11.23 33.77
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46
Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) -1.61 12.18 12.88 -0.68 9.42 14.90 10.21 10.74 13.53 26.06

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 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.71 4.33 31.98 17.92 168.52 417.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.71 3.34 31.98 17.92 168.52 417.57
S&P 500 Index (%) 11.48 4.68 53.20 66.00 367.39 754.91
Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 6.89 6.17 33.38 43.16 235.12
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/01/1995
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.73 -5.73 17.85 11.52 122.20 376.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.63 -6.63 17.85 11.52 122.20 376.10
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 -4.38 30.42 50.33 243.04 666.86

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 2.51 7.83 1.63 8.41
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.67 6.80 1.92 7.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.52 7.83 1.63 8.41
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.08 6.80 1.92 7.69
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -7.32 3.84 0.52 6.36
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -3.17 3.71 1.11 5.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -8.22 3.84 0.52 6.36
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.71 3.71 1.11 5.97

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.12%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.12%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC 1.00%

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

Beta 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.21
Standard Deviation 7.09

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index
  • Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index

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