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) 0.79 8.37 5.49 9.17 6.58
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.79 8.37 5.49 9.17 6.58
Blended Benchmark (%) 0.22 8.23 5.65 9.77 6.64
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) 3.95 9.77 6.23 10.89 6.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.95 9.77 6.23 10.89 6.72
Blended Benchmark (%) 2.63 9.42 6.66 11.54 6.78
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) -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 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) 9.23 0.79 27.27 30.60 140.43 317.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 9.23 0.79 27.27 30.60 140.43 317.50
Blended Benchmark (%) 8.26 0.22 26.75 31.60 153.90 322.60
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) 11.28 3.95 32.25 35.26 181.12 325.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 11.28 3.95 32.25 35.26 181.12 325.32
Blended Benchmark (%) 10.31 2.63 30.99 38.03 198.00 330.60
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 -1.40 6.69 3.93 8.12
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.73 6.33 4.10 7.38
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.40 6.69 3.93 8.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.73 6.33 4.10 7.38
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.68 8.06 4.66 9.82
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 3.59 7.40 4.67 8.87
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.68 8.06 4.66 9.82
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 3.59 7.40 4.67 8.87

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

Gross Expense Ratio 0.96%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.93%
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 1.01
Alpha 0.09
Sharpe Ratio 0.79
R-Squared 0.97
Standard Deviation 8.95

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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