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

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.81 4.87 2.29 5.36 7.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.81 4.87 2.29 5.36 7.56
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.18 0.37 0.27 2.15 5.76
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.19 4.33 2.03 5.76 7.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.19 4.33 2.03 5.76 7.53
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -1.57 0.95 0.59 2.20 5.79

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 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.53 2.81 15.33 12.00 68.53 976.29
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.53 2.81 15.33 12.00 68.53 976.29
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 1.24 -0.18 1.10 1.37 23.67 521.07
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.01 2.19 13.57 10.56 75.07 960.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.01 2.19 13.57 10.56 75.07 960.47
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 1.74 -1.57 2.89 2.99 24.34 524.19

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

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.21 3.21 0.52 3.42
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.74 3.09 1.00 3.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.21 3.21 0.52 3.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.74 3.09 1.00 3.44
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.76 2.75 0.28 3.82
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.39 2.72 0.82 3.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.76 2.75 0.28 3.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.39 2.72 0.82 3.78

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.67%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.57%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.62
Standard Deviation 5.85

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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