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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.20 9.86 3.45 10.55 8.71
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.20 9.86 3.45 10.55 8.71
S&P 500 Index (%) 4.68 15.29 10.67 16.67
Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 6.17 10.08 7.44 12.86
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.74 5.82 2.35 8.48 8.60
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.74 5.82 2.35 8.48 8.60
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 9.26 8.50 13.12

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.74 8.18 16.20 -8.28 3.37 14.05 13.50 2.01 12.66 35.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.74 8.18 16.20 -8.28 3.37 14.05 13.50 2.01 12.66 35.00
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 21.83 11.96 1.38 13.69 32.39 16.00 2.11 15.06 26.46
Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) -1.61 12.18 12.88 -0.68 9.42 14.90 10.21 10.74 13.53 26.06

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 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.56 4.20 32.59 18.48 172.70 35,859.09
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.56 4.20 32.59 18.48 172.70 35,859.09
S&P 500 Index (%) 11.48 4.68 53.20 66.00 367.39
Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index (%) 6.89 6.17 33.38 43.16 235.12
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 08/31/1948
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.74 -5.74 18.49 12.34 125.60 33,025.19
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.74 -5.74 18.49 12.34 125.60 33,025.19
S&P 500 Index (%) -4.38 -4.38 30.42 50.33 243.04

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 2.25 7.86 1.62 8.47
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.59 6.88 1.95 7.78
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 2.25 7.86 1.62 8.47
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.59 6.88 1.95 7.78
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -7.44 3.90 0.56 6.42
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -3.16 3.81 1.18 6.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -7.44 3.90 0.56 6.42
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -3.16 3.81 1.18 6.06

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 02/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.97%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.97%
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 1.10
Sharpe Ratio 1.24
Standard Deviation 7.05

Benchmarks

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

  • S&P 500 Index
  • Blended 50% MSCI USD High Dividend Yield Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index + 25% Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index

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