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 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.39 6.06 2.51 6.43 7.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.39 6.06 2.51 6.43 7.42
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -1.31 1.41 0.32 2.33 5.77
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.44 3.53 1.64 5.45 7.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.44 3.53 1.64 5.45 7.35
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.84 2.69 0.77 1.52 5.78

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.44 2.62 6.61 -4.03 1.84 2.41 16.15 -2.21 13.00 19.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.44 2.62 6.61 -4.03 1.84 2.41 16.15 -2.21 13.00 19.21
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.84 7.49 1.60 -3.57 -0.48 -4.00 1.65 6.35 5.17 2.55

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 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.55 4.39 19.31 13.21 86.50 920.79
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.55 4.39 19.31 13.21 86.50 920.79
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 0.47 -1.31 4.30 1.61 25.91 516.38
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.44 1.44 10.98 8.46 69.95 885.81
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.44 1.44 10.98 8.46 69.95 885.81
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) -0.84 -0.84 8.29 3.92 16.33 513.49

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 1.51 4.57 0.81 4.51
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.67 4.09 1.20 4.34
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.51 4.57 0.81 4.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.67 4.09 1.20 4.34
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.11 2.18 -0.05 3.55
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.99 2.18 0.54 3.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.11 2.18 -0.05 3.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.99 2.18 0.54 3.55

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 02/28/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 0.81
Standard Deviation 6.06

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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