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

Month EndAs of 05/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.60 7.03 4.48 7.48 6.29
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.60 7.03 4.48 7.48 6.29
Blended Benchmark (%) 1.10 6.75 4.84 7.87 6.17
MSCI All Country World Index (%) -0.75 9.66 5.79 9.97 6.49
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 3.17 2.14 1.04 2.95
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) 3.83 8.09 5.08 8.78 6.39
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.83 8.09 5.08 8.78 6.39
Blended Benchmark (%) 2.01 7.55 5.63 9.09 6.27
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) -4.57 15.20 5.26 -1.66 4.39 14.56 9.61 -1.24 12.31 24.97
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -4.57 15.20 5.26 -1.66 4.39 14.56 9.61 -1.24 12.31 24.97
Blended Benchmark (%) -5.82 17.62 6.42 -2.22 7.13 14.48 10.66 1.80 9.97 17.74
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 05/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1996
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 7.80 1.60 22.59 24.52 105.76 292.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 7.80 1.60 22.59 24.52 105.76 292.09
Blended Benchmark (%) 7.10 1.10 21.64 26.67 113.20 282.88
MSCI All Country World Index (%) 9.38 -0.75 31.86 32.47 158.66 308.97
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index (%) 3.42 3.17 6.57 5.33 33.67
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) 9.15 3.83 26.27 28.14 131.94 297.02
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.15 3.83 26.27 28.14 131.94 297.02
Blended Benchmark (%) 8.31 2.01 24.37 31.47 138.56 287.20
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 05/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -0.84 5.39 2.91 6.22
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.05 5.19 3.19 5.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.84 5.39 2.91 6.22
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.05 5.19 3.19 5.76
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.34 6.44 3.50 7.50
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.36 6.00 3.65 6.86
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.34 6.44 3.50 7.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.36 6.00 3.65 6.86

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.89%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.89%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 05/31/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Beta 0.96
Alpha 0.46
Sharpe Ratio 0.83
R-Squared 0.93
Standard Deviation 6.90

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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