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

Month EndAs of 01/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.76 4.73 2.81 5.74 7.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.76 4.73 2.81 5.74 7.58
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -1.07 2.70 0.79 2.12 5.81
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.57 3.69 1.78 5.58 7.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.57 3.69 1.78 5.58 7.52
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.84 2.69 0.77 1.52 5.78

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.57 2.79 6.78 -3.90 1.97 2.48
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.57 2.79 6.78 -3.90 1.97 2.48
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.84 7.49 1.60 -3.57 -0.48 -4.00 1.65 6.35

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

Month EndAs of 01/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.37 2.76 14.87 14.87 74.69 964.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.37 2.76 14.87 14.87 74.69 964.18
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 1.41 -1.07 8.34 4.02 23.32 522.11
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.57 1.57 11.48 9.24 72.15 939.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.57 1.57 11.48 9.24 72.15 939.58
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.84 -0.84 8.29 3.92 16.33 513.49

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

Month EndAs of 01/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.16 3.23 1.04 3.79
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.59 3.03 1.39 3.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.16 3.23 1.04 3.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.59 3.03 1.39 3.75
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.04 2.29 0.05 3.65
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.06 2.28 0.63 3.64
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.04 2.29 0.05 3.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.06 2.28 0.63 3.64

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.63%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.56%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 01/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.57
Standard Deviation 6.37

Benchmarks

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

  • FTSE World Government Bond Index

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