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EANDX MFS New Discovery 529A

  • Fund
  • EANDX
  • Price as of: Mar 29, 2017
  • $24.45
  • + $0.05
  • + 0.21%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

EANDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.4%
  • Net Assets $1.12 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.45
$20.58
$24.79

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 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • 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 5.4% -81.5% 11.8% 38.73% 2
1 Yr 18.9% -22.5% 51.5% 54.50% 3
3 Yr -0.9% * -21.1% 13.0% 59.30% 3
5 Yr 4.4% * -13.5% 16.4% 56.43% 3
10 Yr 2.1% * -6.7% 12.5% 65.92% 4

* 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% 78.11% 5
2013 28.2% -17.6% 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 5.4% -81.5% 11.8% 38.85% 2
1 Yr 18.9% -31.1% 291.3% 54.44% 3
3 Yr 1.6% * -43.2% 166.8% 75.26% 4
5 Yr 9.7% * -11.4% 16.9% 72.55% 4
10 Yr 9.9% * -5.2% 17.9% 23.59% 2

* 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: Feb 28, 2017

Concentration Analysis

EANDX Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.12 B 39.1 K 18.2 B 6.46% 2
Number of Holdings 133 2 3403 9.13% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 189 M -2.31 M 3.01 B 7.24% 2
Weighting of Top 10 16.9% 4.9% 100.1% 21.10% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 2.87%
  2. Healthcare Services Group Inc 1.54%
  3. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc 1.77%
  4. Berry Plastics Group Inc 1.95%
  5. Live Nation Entertainment Inc 1.55%
  6. NICE Ltd ADR 1.52%
  7. GMS Inc 1.41%
  8. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd 1.46%
  9. STERIS PLC 1.41%
  10. Cadence Design Systems Inc 1.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.67% 11.91% 115.42% 11.50% 2
Cash
2.11% -15.42% 40.84% 17.48% 3
Other
0.21% -1.29% 13.13% 9.76% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 3.31% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 0.94% 5
Bonds
0.00% -8.02% 76.16% 2.36% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
Technology
24.19% 1.23% 68.90% 15.75% 3
Consumer Cyclical
19.64% 0.00% 33.40% 3.31% 1
Healthcare
17.21% 1.08% 62.34% 15.59% 3
Industrials
11.62% 0.95% 32.57% 28.35% 5
Basic Materials
9.59% 0.00% 21.28% 1.10% 1
Consumer Defense
5.97% -6.63% 12.45% 5.51% 1
Financial Services
4.88% -2.02% 33.17% 27.72% 5
Real Estate
2.79% -2.75% 15.43% 15.43% 3
Energy
1.78% 0.00% 19.28% 19.84% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.72% 6.93% 11.02% 5
Communication Services
0.00% -0.97% 6.13% 17.17% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High EANDX % Rank Quintile
US
88.24% 3.25% 113.24% 26.77% 5
Non US
9.43% 0.00% 91.73% 2.36% 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% 20.63% 3
Management Fee 0.88% 0.05% 1.50% 3.62% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.42% 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% 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% -2.01% 2.19% 17.95% 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

3.16

Tenure Rank

12.1%

Employed in the investment area of MFS since 2005


Paul J. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Dec 29, 2014

Tenure

2.17

Tenure Rank

13.4%

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

44.4

Category Average

6.71

Category Mode

2.2