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 10/16/1991
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -8.94 17.99 3.27 9.82 6.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -8.94 17.99 3.27 9.82 6.51
MSCI Emerging Markets Index (%) -9.54 15.48 4.52 10.70 7.78
S&P/IFCI Composite Index (%) -9.82 15.28 4.92 11.29 8.10
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 10/16/1991
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -15.99 11.72 0.70 7.26 6.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -15.99 11.72 0.70 7.26 6.15
MSCI Emerging Markets Index (%) -14.25 9.65 2.03 8.39 7.49
S&P/IFCI Composite Index (%) -14.22 9.43 2.57 9.03 7.83

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -15.99 40.59 18.08 -19.47 -7.79 -1.02 13.44 -15.60 17.73 74.44
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -15.99 40.59 18.08 -19.47 -7.79 -1.02 13.44 -15.60 17.73 74.44
MSCI Emerging Markets Index (%) -14.25 37.75 11.60 -14.60 -1.82 -2.27 18.63 -18.17 19.20 79.02
S&P/IFCI Composite Index (%) -14.22 37.89 10.78 -12.38 -1.11 -0.58 18.89 -19.03 20.64 81.03

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 10/16/1991
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 10.63 -8.94 64.25 17.46 155.20 461.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.63 -8.94 64.25 17.46 155.20 461.65
MSCI Emerging Markets Index (%) 9.02 -9.54 53.94 24.71 176.26 678.09
S&P/IFCI Composite Index (%) 8.46 -9.82 53.17 27.15 191.42 743.87
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 10/16/1991
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -15.99 -15.99 39.46 3.56 101.57 407.68
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -15.99 -15.99 39.46 3.56 101.57 407.68
MSCI Emerging Markets Index (%) -14.25 -14.25 31.84 10.54 123.78 613.65
S&P/IFCI Composite Index (%) -14.22 -14.22 31.05 13.55 137.32 678.09

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 -9.08 17.82 2.23 9.18
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -4.88 14.40 2.54 8.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -9.08 17.82 2.23 9.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -4.88 14.40 2.54 8.25
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -16.12 11.56 -0.32 6.63
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -9.04 9.38 0.62 6.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -16.12 11.56 -0.32 6.63
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -9.04 9.38 0.62 6.10

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 1.28%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.13%
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 0.97
Sharpe Ratio 1.15
Standard Deviation 14.61

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI Emerging Markets Index
  • S&P/IFCI Composite Index

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