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EANDX MFS® New Discovery 529A

  • Fund
  • EANDX
  • Price as of: Oct 18, 2017
  • $27.63
  • + $0.04
  • + 0.15%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

EANDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.4%
  • Net Assets $1.18 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.63
$21.76
$27.81

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.46%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 49.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.50%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® New Discovery Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jul 31, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael Grossman

EANDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 19.1% -81.5% 32.7% 28.89% 2
1 Yr 19.3% -22.5% 49.1% 51.18% 3
3 Yr 9.3% * -11.1% 22.3% 64.84% 4
5 Yr 10.4% * -9.9% 19.3% 80.82% 5
10 Yr 8.2% * -8.2% 12.7% 30.21% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 5.9% -71.6% 25.7% 49.02% 3
2015 -2.1% -70.7% 14.9% 13.58% 1
2014 -14.7% -57.2% 35.1% 78.28% 5
2013 28.2% -32.6% 61.3% 57.09% 3
2012 20.8% -100.0% 30.8% 2.98% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 19.1% -81.5% 32.7% 28.98% 2
1 Yr 12.4% -31.1% 291.3% 81.59% 5
3 Yr 7.1% * -43.2% 166.8% 80.62% 5
5 Yr 9.1% * -11.1% 19.3% 89.96% 5
10 Yr 7.6% * -6.5% 12.7% 44.25% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 5.9% -71.6% 25.7% 51.07% 3
2015 -2.1% -37.2% 38.5% 40.99% 3
2014 -8.3% -23.4% 66.8% 89.12% 5
2013 50.8% -32.6% 6103.1% 63.09% 4
2012 27.8% -100.0% 400.5% 31.98% 2

NAV & Total Return History

EANDX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.18 B 37.3 K 20.6 B 7.09% 2
Number of Holdings 130 1 3437 9.45% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 192 M -2.31 M 3.52 B 7.56% 2
Weighting of Top 10 16.7% 0.0% 100.1% 23.46% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 2.41%
  2. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc 1.77%
  3. Berry Global Group Inc 1.91%
  4. Live Nation Entertainment Inc 1.40%
  5. NICE Ltd ADR 1.57%
  6. STERIS PLC 1.85%
  7. LogMeIn Inc 1.40%
  8. Zendesk Inc 1.49%
  9. GrubHub Inc 1.51%
  10. US Foods Holding Corp 1.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.08% 0.00% 102.00% 10.08% 2
Cash
1.92% -1.77% 100.00% 19.06% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 3.46% 5
Other
0.00% -1.26% 12.35% 12.44% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.79% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 77.33% 2.05% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Technology
29.80% 1.00% 70.71% 8.50% 2
Healthcare
17.05% 1.13% 73.55% 18.90% 3
Consumer Cyclical
14.30% 0.12% 28.09% 12.44% 2
Basic Materials
10.84% 0.00% 15.52% 1.42% 1
Industrials
10.69% 0.50% 27.93% 30.39% 5
Consumer Defense
7.35% -4.44% 13.27% 3.15% 1
Financial Services
5.10% -2.02% 26.47% 30.71% 5
Real Estate
2.56% -0.36% 18.74% 16.69% 3
Energy
0.38% 0.00% 10.10% 28.03% 5
Utilities
0.00% -0.44% 6.98% 12.28% 5
Communication Services
0.00% -0.97% 6.07% 18.43% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
US
89.43% 0.00% 100.00% 28.50% 5
Non US
8.65% 0.00% 90.58% 3.94% 1

EANDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EANDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.46% 0.06% 27.39% 20.94% 3
Management Fee 0.88% 0.05% 1.50% 3.78% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.41% 3
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 0.40% 4.35% 3

Sales Fees

EANDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EANDX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 1.05% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

EANDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EANDX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

EANDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High EANDX Rank Quintile
Turnover 49.00% 4.00% 818.00% 16.22% 2

EANDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 15.65% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.50% -2.29% 2.19% 18.90% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

EANDX - Managers

Michael Grossman

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2013

Tenure

3.75

Tenure Rank

12.4%

Employed in the investment area of MFS since 2005


Paul J. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Dec 29, 2014

Tenure

2.76

Tenure Rank

13.6%

Paul J. Gordon - Investment Officer - Equity Portfolio Manager - As an Equity Portfolio Manager, responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk control and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 2004 - Previous experience includes 3 years as Equity Research Associate at Fidelity Investments Management and Research Co. - Babson College, BS, cum laude


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

45.0

Category Average

6.7

Category Mode

2.8