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 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 2.83 5.41 2.17 6.54 6.76
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 2.83 5.41 2.17 6.54 6.76
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 3.17 1.69 2.31 3.71 5.34
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.63 3.71 1.76 6.23 6.65
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.63 3.71 1.76 6.23 6.65
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 2.06 2.52 3.48 5.33

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.63 4.76 8.24 -4.02 1.92 3.45 12.62 2.91 11.24 25.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.63 4.76 8.24 -4.02 1.92 3.45 12.62 2.91 11.24 25.72
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 3.54 2.65 0.55 5.95 -2.02 4.21 7.84 6.54 5.93

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 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.61 2.83 17.12 11.35 88.42 405.57
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.61 2.83 17.12 11.35 88.42 405.57
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 1.00 3.17 5.16 12.12 43.95 262.50
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 05/24/1994
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -1.63 -1.63 11.54 9.11 82.95 387.95
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -1.63 -1.63 11.54 9.11 82.95 387.95
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 0.01 0.01 6.30 13.24 40.73 258.89

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 0.93 3.98 0.40 4.52
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 1.65 3.52 0.86 4.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 0.93 3.98 0.40 4.52
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 1.65 3.52 0.86 4.32
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -3.39 2.30 -0.01 4.20
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -0.96 2.22 0.57 4.08
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -3.39 2.30 -0.01 4.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -0.96 2.22 0.57 4.08

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 09/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.68%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.63%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 02/28/2019 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio 1.40
Standard Deviation 3.06

Benchmarks

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

  • Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index

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