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EANDX MFS New Discovery 529A

  • Fund
  • EANDX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $23.20
  • - $0.06
  • - 0.26%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

EANDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • Net Assets $1.17 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.20
$17.74
$23.26

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.46%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 56.00%

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 6.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.85%
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 6.0% -81.5% 24.9% 36.20% 2
1 Yr -5.9% -19.6% 22.6% 58.83% 3
3 Yr 3.0% * -3.2% 14.4% 86.60% 5
5 Yr 6.7% * -2.5% 15.3% 86.55% 5
10 Yr 8.5% * 0.1% 13.6% 28.29% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.1% -71.6% 14.9% 16.32% 1
2014 N/A -5.4% 0.0% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 0.0% 39.5% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 6.9% 6.9% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -7.3% -7.3% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.0% -81.5% 24.9% 36.04% 2
1 Yr -11.3% -22.8% 22.6% 78.43% 4
3 Yr 1.0% * -3.4% 14.4% 95.94% 5
5 Yr 5.4% * -2.5% 15.3% 92.36% 5
10 Yr 7.9% * 0.1% 13.6% 41.83% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EANDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.1% -71.6% 14.9% 16.35% 1
2014 N/A -5.4% -5.4% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 53.7% 53.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.0% 20.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A 9.1% 9.1% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

EANDX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.17 B 31.5 K 16 B 5.67% 2
Number of Holdings 131 2 3275 9.13% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 221 M -2.31 M 2.78 B 6.46% 2
Weighting of Top 10 19.1% 4.1% 100.1% 18.11% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 2.96%
  2. Gartner Inc A 1.73%
  3. Healthcare Services Group Inc 2.12%
  4. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc 1.70%
  5. Masimo Corp 2.05%
  6. Sabre Corp 1.82%
  7. STERIS PLC 1.98%
  8. Berry Plastics Group Inc 1.69%
  9. Live Nation Entertainment Inc 1.57%
  10. ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc 1.53%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.28% 12.33% 100.31% 13.39% 3
Cash
2.54% -0.31% 40.84% 15.43% 3
Other
0.19% -3.52% 7.32% 9.29% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.63% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 1.57% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 74.43% 1.26% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
22.72% 0.31% 56.60% 6.61% 1
Technology
21.17% 1.39% 71.05% 20.47% 4
Consumer Cyclical
19.28% -0.42% 39.06% 4.41% 1
Industrials
12.98% 0.92% 31.63% 24.41% 4
Basic Materials
7.50% -0.18% 16.53% 2.36% 1
Consumer Defense
5.34% -6.20% 14.24% 9.76% 2
Financial Services
4.06% -2.02% 33.55% 26.93% 5
Real Estate
3.17% -2.08% 16.98% 13.70% 3
Energy
1.06% 0.00% 21.09% 20.16% 4
Communication Services
0.00% -0.97% 6.07% 16.06% 5
Utilities
0.00% -2.47% 8.04% 9.45% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
US
89.89% 0.93% 100.00% 25.83% 5
Non US
7.39% -0.28% 93.05% 3.46% 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% 19.21% 3
Management Fee 0.90% 0.03% 1.50% 3.78% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.17% 3
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 0.45% 4.63% 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 56.00% 2.00% 887.00% 15.59% 3

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 -0.85% -6.38% 2.03% 21.10% 4

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

2.58

Tenure Rank

12.9%

Employed in the investment area of MFS since 2005


Paul J. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Dec 29, 2014

Tenure

1.59

Tenure Rank

14.3%

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

43.8

Category Average

6.64

Category Mode

1.6