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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.08 7.44 3.61 7.30 5.80
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.08 7.44 3.61 7.30 5.80
Blended Benchmark (%) -0.17 6.85 4.35 7.48 5.60
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -0.30 13.49 6.86 13.34 6.63
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -0.48 2.41 0.95 3.45
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.19 3.97 2.67 6.05 5.56
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.19 3.97 2.67 6.05 5.56
Blended Benchmark (%) -4.30 4.77 3.68 6.05 5.41
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 7.18 4.82 10.05 6.18
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 2.99 1.20 2.77

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.19 10.88 4.69 -2.02 3.61 10.67 8.27 -0.47 10.27 19.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.19 10.88 4.69 -2.02 3.61 10.67 8.27 -0.47 10.27 19.97
Blended Benchmark (%) -4.30 14.24 5.29 -2.51 6.83 9.76 8.36 2.52 8.30 13.76
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 24.62 8.49 -1.84 4.71 23.44 16.80 -6.86 13.21 35.41
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 7.69 2.84 -3.29 0.47 -2.19 4.84 5.55 5.84 8.04

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 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 6.15 2.08 24.01 19.39 102.37 248.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 6.15 2.08 24.01 19.39 102.37 248.91
Blended Benchmark (%) 5.00 -0.17 21.98 23.74 105.65 234.64
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 10.86 -0.30 46.15 39.31 249.70 314.50
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 1.18 -0.48 7.41 4.82 40.34
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.19 -3.19 12.38 14.08 79.98 228.69
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.19 -3.19 12.38 14.08 79.98 228.69
Blended Benchmark (%) -4.30 -4.30 15.00 19.77 79.92 218.51
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -8.93 -8.93 23.12 26.55 160.50 273.88
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -1.36 -1.36 9.24 6.15 31.38

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 -0.09 6.20 2.23 6.11
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.04 5.48 2.43 5.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.09 6.20 2.23 6.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.04 5.48 2.43 5.55
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -5.25 2.77 1.31 4.87
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.00 2.84 1.75 4.54
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.25 2.77 1.31 4.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.00 2.84 1.75 4.54

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.95%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.95%
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 0.80
Sharpe Ratio 1.22
Standard Deviation 5.16

Benchmarks

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

  • Blended Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index

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