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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.72 10.51 4.08 11.19 10.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.72 10.51 4.08 11.19 10.46
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.68 15.29 10.67 16.67
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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.17 6.34 2.90 9.06 10.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.17 6.34 2.90 9.06 10.35
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 9.26 8.50 13.12

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.17 8.67 16.68 -7.68 3.94 13.98
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.17 8.67 16.68 -7.68 3.94 13.98
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39
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

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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 9.05 4.72 34.96 22.16 188.91 111,145.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.05 4.72 34.96 22.16 188.91 111,145.86
S&P 500 Index (%) 11.48 4.68 53.20 66.00 367.39
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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.17 -5.17 20.24 15.38 138.13 101,915.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.17 -5.17 20.24 15.38 138.13 101,915.68
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 -4.38 30.42 50.33 243.04

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 2.58 8.31 2.05 8.92
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.91 7.31 2.35 8.23
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.58 8.31 2.05 8.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.91 7.31 2.35 8.23
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -7.06 4.23 0.91 6.82
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.81 4.14 1.53 6.46
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -7.06 4.23 0.91 6.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.81 4.14 1.53 6.46

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.40%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.40%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

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

Beta 1.11
Sharpe Ratio 1.32
Standard Deviation 7.12

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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