Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2018

Month EndAs of 11/30/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.02 2.93 2.23 6.23 7.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.02 2.93 2.23 6.23 7.57
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -3.00 2.19 0.11 1.98 5.72
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.95 3.87 1.98 5.85 7.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.95 3.87 1.98 5.85 7.52
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -1.54 1.68 0.20 2.21 5.77

Calendar Year Returns

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

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2018

Month EndAs of 11/30/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.50 1.02 9.05 11.64 83.07 949.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.50 1.02 9.05 11.64 83.07 949.11
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -3.15 -3.00 6.73 0.56 21.69 499.18
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.18 -1.95 12.08 10.31 76.62 921.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.18 -1.95 12.08 10.31 76.62 921.70
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -2.55 -1.54 5.12 1.02 24.40 502.92

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 09/30/2018

Month EndAs of 11/30/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.99 1.82 0.61 4.25
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.70 1.80 1.00 4.14
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.99 1.82 0.61 4.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.70 1.80 1.00 4.14
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.71 2.80 0.39 3.89
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.04 2.55 0.84 3.84
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.71 2.80 0.39 3.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.04 2.55 0.84 3.84

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 11/30/2018 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.30
Standard Deviation 6.55

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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