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

Month EndAs of 11/30/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.89 2.78 2.08 6.10 7.40
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.89 2.78 2.08 6.10 7.40
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -3.00 2.19 0.11 1.98 5.72
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.07 3.72 1.84 5.72 7.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.07 3.72 1.84 5.72 7.35
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -1.54 1.68 0.20 2.21 5.77

Calendar Year Returns

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.62 6.61 -4.03 1.84 2.41 16.15 -2.21 13.00 19.21 6.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.62 6.61 -4.03 1.84 2.41 16.15 -2.21 13.00 19.21 6.47
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 7.49 1.60 -3.57 -0.48 -4.00 1.65 6.35 5.17 2.55 10.89

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

Month EndAs of 11/30/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.39 0.89 8.56 10.85 80.71 894.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.39 0.89 8.56 10.85 80.71 894.97
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -3.15 -3.00 6.73 0.56 21.69 499.18
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.27 -2.07 11.57 9.52 74.39 869.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.27 -2.07 11.57 9.52 74.39 869.20
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -2.55 -1.54 5.12 1.02 24.40 502.92

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

Month EndAs of 11/30/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.06 1.70 0.52 4.15
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.63 1.70 0.92 4.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.06 1.70 0.52 4.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.63 1.70 0.92 4.04
Quarter EndAs of 09/30/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.78 2.69 0.30 3.79
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.11 2.45 0.75 3.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.78 2.69 0.30 3.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.11 2.45 0.75 3.75

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.78%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.71%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 11/30/2018 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.28
Standard Deviation 6.54

Benchmarks

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

  • FTSE World Government Bond Index

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