Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.53 6.42 4.10 6.56 5.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.53 6.42 4.10 6.56 5.86
Blended Benchmark (%) 3.10 5.57 4.67 6.88 5.68
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 5.63 11.97 7.54 11.70 6.80
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 1.03 1.28 0.91 3.19
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.36 6.29 3.84 6.96 5.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.36 6.29 3.84 6.96 5.82
Blended Benchmark (%) 1.32 5.66 4.60 7.21 5.64
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 3.16 11.28 7.03 12.59 6.66
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) -0.29 1.85 1.19 3.33

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 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.44 4.53 20.52 22.28 88.75 256.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.44 4.53 20.52 22.28 88.75 256.43
Blended Benchmark (%) 7.62 3.10 17.63 25.62 94.48 242.99
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 16.18 5.63 40.34 43.82 202.43 334.37
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 2.14 1.03 3.88 4.66 36.89
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.01 3.36 20.09 20.74 96.04 251.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.01 3.36 20.09 20.74 96.04 251.72
Blended Benchmark (%) 6.32 1.32 17.94 25.22 100.65 238.85
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 12.33 3.16 37.77 40.45 227.19 319.97
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 2.39 -0.29 5.65 6.11 38.78

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 03/31/2019

Month EndAs of 04/30/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 2.23 5.16 2.71 5.37
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.46 4.64 2.80 4.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.23 5.16 2.71 5.37
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.46 4.64 2.80 4.91
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.09 5.04 2.45 5.77
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.79 4.56 2.60 5.26
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.09 5.04 2.45 5.77
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.79 4.56 2.60 5.26

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.88%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.88%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 04/30/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.79
Sharpe Ratio 1.08
Standard Deviation 4.76

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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