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) 1.79 11.57 5.82 11.46 6.70
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.79 11.57 5.82 11.46 6.70
Blended Benchmark (%) -0.17 11.28 6.45 12.11 6.75
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) -6.23 5.85 4.23 9.23 6.28
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.23 5.85 4.23 9.23 6.28
Blended Benchmark (%) -7.36 6.41 4.91 9.36 6.38
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) -6.23 19.77 5.60 -1.41 5.23 21.26 10.84 -2.90 14.61 31.43
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.23 19.77 5.60 -1.41 5.23 21.26 10.84 -2.90 14.61 31.43
Blended Benchmark (%) -7.36 21.09 7.49 -2.00 7.61 22.74 13.98 -0.41 11.76 23.62
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) 10.23 1.79 38.87 32.68 195.96 321.33
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 10.23 1.79 38.87 32.68 195.96 321.33
Blended Benchmark (%) 8.89 -0.17 37.79 36.66 213.73 325.06
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) -6.23 -6.23 18.59 23.04 141.86 282.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -6.23 -6.23 18.59 23.04 141.86 282.21
Blended Benchmark (%) -7.36 -7.36 20.50 27.08 144.60 290.19
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 -0.40 9.84 4.26 10.38
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.31 8.85 4.36 9.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -0.40 9.84 4.26 10.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.31 8.85 4.36 9.38
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -8.25 4.21 2.70 8.18
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.30 4.50 3.21 7.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -8.25 4.21 2.70 8.18
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.30 4.50 3.21 7.51

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.02%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.01%
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 1.00
Alpha 0.31
Sharpe Ratio 1.17
R-Squared 0.97
Standard Deviation 8.91

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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