Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2018

Month EndAs of 08/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.99 2.53 2.05 5.43 7.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.99 2.53 2.05 5.43 7.32
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -1.72 2.28 0.80 2.19 5.82
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.88 1.23 1.85 5.67 7.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.88 1.23 1.85 5.67 7.38
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 1.90 2.81 1.11 2.07 5.87

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 06/30/2018

Month EndAs of 08/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.81 -1.99 7.79 10.67 69.70 854.25
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.81 -1.99 7.79 10.67 69.70 854.25
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -1.55 -1.72 7.01 4.08 24.18 509.13
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.24 -1.88 3.73 9.62 73.61 859.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.24 -1.88 3.73 9.62 73.61 859.70
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.94 1.90 8.68 5.65 22.70 512.86

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 06/30/2018

Month EndAs of 08/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.64 1.53 0.51 3.51
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.05 1.56 0.92 3.53
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.64 1.53 0.51 3.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.05 1.56 0.92 3.53
Quarter EndAs of 06/30/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.39 0.30 0.35 3.76
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.01 0.59 0.78 3.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.39 0.30 0.35 3.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.01 0.59 0.78 3.72

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 08/31/2018 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.25
Standard Deviation 6.87

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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