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

Month EndAs of 05/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.96 5.31 3.13 5.74 5.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.65 3.34 1.98 5.13 5.32
Blended Benchmark (%) 1.89 5.25 4.01 6.36 5.58
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -0.75 9.66 5.79 9.97 6.49
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 3.17 2.14 1.04 2.95
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.10 6.00 3.57 6.69 5.66
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.55 4.02 2.41 6.09 5.39
Blended Benchmark (%) 1.32 5.66 4.60 7.21 5.64
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 3.16 11.28 7.03 12.59 6.66
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -0.29 1.85 1.19 3.33

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.44 10.58 4.39 -2.26 3.35 10.39 7.99 -0.71 10.00 19.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.72 4.21 -1.63 -7.90 -2.57 4.02 1.81 -6.43 3.64 12.75
Blended Benchmark (%) -4.30 14.24 5.29 -2.51 6.83 9.76 8.36 2.52 8.30 13.76
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86 13.21 35.41
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55 5.84 8.04

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

Month EndAs of 05/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.27 1.96 16.79 16.69 74.66 237.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.40 -3.65 10.36 10.28 64.99 219.46
Blended Benchmark (%) 5.91 1.89 16.57 21.73 85.27 237.53
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 9.38 -0.75 31.86 32.47 158.66 308.97
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 3.42 3.17 6.57 5.33 33.67
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.95 3.10 19.12 19.18 91.10 240.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.04 -2.55 12.55 12.62 80.60 221.50
Blended Benchmark (%) 6.32 1.32 17.94 25.22 100.65 238.85
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 12.33 3.16 37.77 40.45 227.19 319.97
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 2.39 -0.29 5.65 6.11 38.78

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

Month EndAs of 05/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.18 4.16 1.84 4.64
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.96 3.83 2.09 4.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.68 2.21 0.70 4.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.41 2.32 1.20 3.78
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 0.93 4.84 2.28 5.58
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.62 4.37 2.43 5.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.60 2.88 1.12 4.99
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.76 2.83 1.52 4.57

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.13%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.13%
Max Initial Sales Charge 5.50%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 05/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.83
Sharpe Ratio 0.80
Standard Deviation 4.97

Benchmarks

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

  • Blended Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index

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