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EANDX MFS New Discovery 529A

  • Fund
  • EANDX
  • Price as of: Dec 08, 2016
  • $24.23
  • + $0.24
  • + 1.00%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

EANDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.0%
  • Net Assets $1.09 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.23
$17.74
$24.23

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 10.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.7%
  • 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 10.7% -81.5% 30.2% 55.40% 3
1 Yr 4.5% -22.5% 49.1% 54.03% 3
3 Yr 0.9% * -21.1% 12.1% 86.77% 5
5 Yr 10.0% * -13.5% 17.8% 80.44% 5
10 Yr 7.1% * -6.7% 12.7% 47.31% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.1% -71.6% 14.9% 12.83% 1
2014 -14.7% -57.2% 17.3% 77.84% 5
2013 28.2% -32.6% 61.3% 57.72% 3
2012 20.8% -100.0% 30.8% 2.98% 1
2011 -27.7% -29.9% 181.9% 95.02% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 10.7% -81.5% 30.2% 56.85% 3
1 Yr -1.5% -31.1% 291.3% 82.86% 5
3 Yr -1.1% * -43.2% 166.8% 93.83% 5
5 Yr 8.7% * -8.9% 17.8% 89.03% 5
10 Yr 6.5% * -4.8% 12.7% 59.08% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.1% -71.6% 38.5% 39.01% 3
2014 -8.3% -23.4% 22.2% 89.16% 5
2013 50.8% -32.6% 6103.1% 62.34% 4
2012 27.8% -100.0% 400.5% 31.77% 2
2011 -16.0% -100.0% 101.1% 82.63% 5

NAV & Total Return History

EANDX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.09 B 31.4 K 16.5 B 6.46% 2
Number of Holdings 133 2 3396 9.45% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 188 M -2.31 M 3.02 B 7.24% 2
Weighting of Top 10 17.8% 4.2% 100.1% 19.84% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 3.16%
  2. Healthcare Services Group Inc 1.77%
  3. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc 1.71%
  4. STERIS PLC 1.71%
  5. Berry Plastics Group Inc 1.97%
  6. Live Nation Entertainment Inc 1.77%
  7. PerkinElmer Inc 1.53%
  8. NICE Ltd ADR 1.46%
  9. Sabre Corp 1.39%
  10. LogMeIn Inc 1.36%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.20% 11.88% 101.33% 13.54% 3
Cash
2.61% -1.33% 40.84% 15.43% 3
Other
0.18% -2.46% 55.68% 9.61% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.94% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 3.15% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 77.46% 2.36% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Technology
22.80% 1.34% 72.04% 19.84% 4
Consumer Cyclical
20.04% -0.10% 41.48% 2.52% 1
Healthcare
19.87% 1.10% 63.64% 12.60% 2
Industrials
10.70% 1.14% 31.40% 29.45% 5
Basic Materials
7.58% 0.00% 28.16% 2.99% 1
Consumer Defense
6.13% -2.82% 12.77% 6.77% 1
Financial Services
6.02% -2.02% 28.78% 20.16% 3
Real Estate
2.82% -5.58% 15.70% 15.43% 3
Energy
1.23% 0.00% 20.20% 22.05% 4
Communication Services
0.00% -0.97% 6.07% 17.32% 5
Utilities
0.00% -1.64% 9.47% 11.02% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
US
87.90% 2.64% 100.00% 27.24% 5
Non US
9.30% 0.00% 88.22% 2.20% 1

EANDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EANDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.46% 0.07% 27.39% 20.16% 3
Management Fee 0.90% 0.03% 1.50% 3.62% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.17% 3
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 0.45% 4.62% 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% 2.00% 710.00% 17.17% 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% -6.38% 2.19% 17.17% 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

2.92

Tenure Rank

12.6%

Employed in the investment area of MFS since 2005


Paul J. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Dec 29, 2014

Tenure

1.92

Tenure Rank

14.0%

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

44.1

Category Average

6.59

Category Mode

1.9