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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.33 12.28 12.35 14.05 10.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.33 12.28 12.35 14.05 10.37
S&P 500 Index (%) 7.35 11.52 11.34 13.24
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 21.02 18.37 15.36 13.08 10.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 21.02 18.37 15.36 13.08 10.53
S&P 500 Index (%) 17.91 17.30 13.95 11.97

Calendar Year Returns

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 27.13 8.68 2.20 15.15 29.73 13.98 0.87 15.18 34.57 -33.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 27.13 8.68 2.20 15.15 29.73 13.98 0.87 15.18 34.57 -33.21
S&P 500 Index (%) 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46 -37.00

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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.82 7.33 41.54 79.04 272.36 105,843.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.82 7.33 41.54 79.04 272.36 105,843.82
S&P 500 Index (%) 3.01 7.35 38.70 71.11 246.68
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 03/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 14.05 21.02 65.84 104.29 241.95 116,279.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 14.05 21.02 65.84 104.29 241.95 116,279.72
S&P 500 Index (%) 10.56 17.91 61.43 92.10 209.62

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

Month EndAs of 10/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 6.58 11.32 11.72 13.65
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 4.83 9.43 9.76 11.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 6.58 11.32 11.72 13.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 4.83 9.43 9.76 11.79
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 20.17 17.35 14.70 12.69
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 12.90 14.26 12.23 10.89
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 20.17 17.35 14.70 12.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 12.90 14.26 12.23 10.89

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.63%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.62%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 10/31/2018 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 1.08
Sharpe Ratio 1.10
Standard Deviation 10.35

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index

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