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MAAGX MFS Aggressive Growth Allocation A

  • Fund
  • MAAGX
  • Price as of: Dec 01, 2016
  • $19.76
  • - $0.11
  • - 0.55%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

MAAGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.4%
  • Net Assets $1.61 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 88.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.76
$16.76
$20.48

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.40%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 5.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--85%+ Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.63%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jun 28, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joseph C. Flaherty

MAAGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.3% -30.4% 31.8% 20.63% 2
1 Yr 2.8% -32.1% 37.9% 23.69% 2
3 Yr 4.2% * -11.9% 22.1% 19.53% 1
5 Yr 9.4% * -5.7% 21.1% 24.03% 2
10 Yr 5.2% * -2.8% 14.9% 17.87% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -5.1% -27.7% 17.2% 47.71% 3
2014 2.4% -40.2% 18.4% 17.46% 1
2013 24.8% -23.4% 52.0% 33.95% 2
2012 15.9% -2.5% 30.2% 36.61% 2
2011 -6.4% -33.0% 11.1% 25.60% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.3% -30.4% 31.8% 24.40% 2
1 Yr -3.1% -38.6% 185.9% 72.02% 4
3 Yr 2.2% * -12.9% 35.8% 54.40% 3
5 Yr 8.1% * -6.1% 21.1% 58.42% 3
10 Yr 4.6% * -2.9% 14.9% 39.18% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.1% -26.4% 23.7% 37.17% 3
2014 3.9% -13.6% 35.6% 37.90% 2
2013 28.7% -3.8% 170.1% 52.35% 3
2012 19.6% -4.2% 350.8% 53.98% 3
2011 -5.7% -80.4% 24.9% 27.20% 2

NAV & Total Return History

MAAGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.61 B 949 K 81.6 B 3.88% 1
Number of Holdings 17 1 7588 15.88% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 1.43 B 0 17 B 1.70% 1
Weighting of Top 10 88.8% 0.0% 104.7% 1.89% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Growth R6 12.99%
  2. MFS Value R6 13.01%
  3. MFS Mid Cap Growth R6 9.99%
  4. MFS Mid Cap Value R6 9.99%
  5. MFS Research R6 8.99%
  6. MFS International Value R6 7.97%
  7. MFS Research International R6 8.01%
  8. MFS International Growth R6 7.95%
  9. MFS Global Real Estate R6 4.92%
  10. MFS Commodity Strategy R6 4.97%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
92.79% 0.00% 132.91% 20.13% 4
Cash
3.48% -35.60% 102.01% 11.53% 2
Bonds
3.30% 0.00% 96.20% 2.84% 1
Other
0.38% -5.37% 40.46% 14.08% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.06% 0.00% 10.39% 3.88% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.24% 1.61% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
14.03% 0.00% 40.61% 14.19% 2
Technology
13.57% 0.00% 74.20% 15.61% 3
Industrials
12.14% 0.00% 72.23% 12.30% 2
Consumer Cyclical
11.48% 0.00% 46.58% 15.70% 3
Consumer Defense
11.44% 0.00% 56.28% 9.08% 2
Healthcare
11.31% 0.00% 48.64% 14.19% 3
Real Estate
6.10% 0.00% 95.26% 3.12% 1
Basic Materials
5.24% 0.00% 33.69% 8.04% 2
Energy
3.21% 0.00% 53.37% 19.02% 4
Communication Services
2.60% -1.23% 82.03% 18.07% 3
Utilities
1.67% 0.00% 81.98% 12.68% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
US
60.79% 0.00% 126.77% 3.88% 1
Non US
32.00% 0.00% 97.75% 27.22% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
3.48% -35.60% 102.01% 11.73% 2
Corporate
2.46% 0.00% 80.53% 2.46% 1
Securitized
0.58% 0.00% 15.81% 1.04% 1
Government
0.28% 0.00% 62.59% 3.78% 1
Municipal
0.01% 0.00% 1.38% 1.04% 1
Derivative
0.00% -30.89% 18.26% 1.70% 3

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
US
2.14% -22.48% 59.83% 2.65% 1
Non US
1.16% 0.00% 118.68% 2.36% 1

MAAGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.40% 0.00% 323.68% 29.02% 1
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.95% 6.72% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.72% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MAAGX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 0.50% 4
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MAAGX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MAAGX Rank Quintile
Turnover 5.00% 0.00% 2311.00% 16.89% 1

MAAGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.38% 37.45% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.63% -2.05% 6.75% 22.78% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

MAAGX - Managers

Joseph C. Flaherty

Manager

Start Date

Jun 28, 2002

Tenure

14.35

Tenure Rank

0.8%

Joseph C. Flaherty, Jr., is an investment officer and chief investment risk officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He serves as the director of the MFS' Quantitative Solutions group and is a portfolio manager of the firm's asset allocation portfolios. Joe joined MFS as a fixed-income quantitative research associate in 1993 and was named quantitative research analyst in 1996. He became manager of the Quantitative Research Group and portfolio manager in 1999, director of Fixed Income Quantitative Research in 2004, and director of the Quantitative Solutions Team in 2005. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University in 1984 and an MBA from Bentley College in 1990.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

34.2

Category Average

5.61

Category Mode

4.8