Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/30/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 20.04 8.38 9.11 12.48 9.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.04 8.38 9.11 12.48 9.97
S&P 500 Utilities Index (%) 19.03 8.05 10.00 12.18
S&P 500 Index (%) 10.42 14.20 10.71 14.70
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/30/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 20.04 8.38 9.11 12.48 9.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 20.04 8.38 9.11 12.48 9.97
S&P 500 Utilities Index (%) 19.03 8.05 10.00 12.18
S&P 500 Index (%) 10.42 14.20 10.71 14.70

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.89 10.76 17.96 -7.31 25.42 13.96 5.77 19.60 7.06 13.92
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.89 10.76 17.96 -7.31 25.42 13.96 5.77 19.60 7.06 13.92
S&P 500 Utilities Index (%) 4.11 12.11 16.29 -4.85 28.98 13.21 1.29 19.91 5.46 11.91
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/30/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 17.10 20.04 27.31 54.67 224.06 83,314.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.10 20.04 27.31 54.67 224.06 83,314.76
S&P 500 Utilities Index (%) 14.70 19.03 26.13 61.02 215.45
S&P 500 Index (%) 18.54 10.42 48.89 66.33 294.16
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/30/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 17.10 20.04 27.31 54.67 224.06 83,314.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 17.10 20.04 27.31 54.67 224.06 83,314.76
S&P 500 Utilities Index (%) 14.70 19.03 26.13 61.02 215.45
S&P 500 Index (%) 18.54 10.42 48.89 66.33 294.16

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2019

Month EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 18.19 7.20 7.80 11.40
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 12.56 6.28 6.91 10.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 18.19 7.20 7.80 11.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 12.56 6.28 6.91 10.18
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 18.19 7.20 7.80 11.40
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 12.56 6.28 6.91 10.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 18.19 7.20 7.80 11.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 12.56 6.28 6.91 10.18

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.59%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.59%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 06/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.95
Sharpe Ratio 0.67
Standard Deviation 10.41

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Utilities Index
  • S&P 500 Index

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