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 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.91 4.53 1.98 7.19 11.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.91 4.53 1.98 7.19 11.06
MSCI World Index (%) 0.27 9.62 6.22 10.58
Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield Corporate Index (%) 5.51 7.05 4.40 9.30
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 1.36 6.96 3.27 8.34 11.20
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 1.36 6.96 3.27 8.34 11.20
MSCI World Index (%) 4.61 11.32 7.38 13.02
Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield Corporate Index (%) 5.93 8.57 4.68 11.26

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -7.61 6.73 15.69 -6.03 2.94 25.34 11.99 -2.31 9.65 19.10
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -7.61 6.73 15.69 -6.03 2.94 25.34 11.99 -2.31 9.65 19.10
MSCI World Index (%) -8.20 23.07 8.15 -0.32 5.50 27.37 16.54 -5.02 12.34 30.79
Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield Corporate Index (%) -2.08 7.50 17.13 15.12 15.12 58.21

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 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 5.42 -3.91 14.20 10.28 100.30 5,675.05
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 5.42 -3.91 14.20 10.28 100.30 5,675.05
MSCI World Index (%) 10.08 0.27 31.71 35.22 173.25
Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield Corporate Index (%) 7.49 5.51 22.64 24.03 143.39
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/26/1980
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 8.93 1.36 22.36 17.44 122.87 5,867.27
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 8.93 1.36 22.36 17.44 122.87 5,867.27
MSCI World Index (%) 12.65 4.61 37.90 42.75 239.87
Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield Corporate Index (%) 7.26 5.93 27.96 25.69 190.58

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 -7.25 1.82 -0.82 4.72
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.07 2.71 0.71 5.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -7.25 1.82 -0.82 4.72
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.07 2.71 0.71 5.11
Quarter EndAs of 03/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -2.16 4.19 0.44 5.85
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.01 4.54 1.66 6.04
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -2.16 4.19 0.44 5.85
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.01 4.54 1.66 6.04

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

Gross Expense Ratio 1.28%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 1.28%
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 0.68
Sharpe Ratio 0.39
Standard Deviation 8.28

Benchmarks

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

  • MSCI World Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays US High Yield Corporate Index

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