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MDIOX MFS Intl Diversification R1

  • Fund
  • MDIOX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $14.71
  • - $0.01
  • - 0.07%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities

MDIOX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • Net Assets $5.28 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.71
$13.23
$16.04

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.13%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.36%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® International Diversification Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Apr 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Thomas Melendez

Fund Description

The fund is designed to provide diversification within the international asset class by investing the majority of its assets in other mutual funds advised by the adviser, referred to as underlying funds. The adviser seeks to diversify the fund's investments in terms of market capitalization (by including large, mid, and/or small cap underlying funds), by style (by including both growth and value underlying funds), and by geographic region (by including developed and emerging market underlying funds).

MDIOX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -0.7% -30.0% 236.8% 26.83% 2
1 Yr 0.6% -25.1% 35.6% 16.07% 1
3 Yr -0.4% * -9.2% 13.6% 33.44% 2
5 Yr 4.8% * -10.0% 11.4% 50.08% 3
10 Yr 2.4% * -5.5% 6.1% 21.78% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.0% -27.8% 7.2% 36.85% 3
2014 -5.4% -27.8% 3.8% 20.16% 2
2013 15.8% -4.3% 36.9% 58.66% 4
2012 17.0% -100.0% 29.1% 33.52% 2
2011 -10.3% -38.6% 0.5% 7.93% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -0.7% -30.0% 236.8% 30.99% 2
1 Yr 0.6% -17.4% 98.5% 13.53% 1
3 Yr -0.4% * -10.3% 24.3% 28.41% 2
5 Yr 4.8% * -10.0% 11.4% 45.03% 3
10 Yr 2.4% * -5.5% 6.1% 21.78% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.8% -26.7% 8.5% 38.93% 3
2014 -4.9% -16.2% 7.1% 39.84% 3
2013 16.5% -2.0% 43.5% 79.59% 4
2012 17.8% -100.0% 64.7% 72.38% 4
2011 -10.4% -43.1% 0.5% 12.19% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MDIOX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.28 B 988 K 224 B 3.40% 1
Number of Holdings 8 1 7586 23.40% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 5.29 B 515 K 25.1 B 1.13% 1
Weighting of Top 10 100.1% 3.6% 402.8% 0.99% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Research International R6 30.03%
  2. MFS International Value R6 25.03%
  3. MFS International Growth R6 25.03%
  4. MFS International New Discovery R6 10.02%
  5. MFS Emerging Markets Equity R6 10.01%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.23% 0.47% 127.59% 6.67% 2
Cash
1.76% -161.71% 27.43% 15.04% 3
Other
0.01% -0.11% 105.35% 18.01% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.89% 1.13% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.85% 4.68% 4
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 155.88% 4.54% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
19.78% 0.00% 35.59% 0.99% 1
Financial Services
15.51% 0.00% 33.59% 19.57% 4
Technology
15.05% 0.01% 24.10% 3.83% 1
Industrials
11.07% 0.02% 29.18% 16.17% 3
Consumer Cyclical
10.40% 0.00% 33.33% 21.28% 4
Healthcare
9.28% 0.00% 23.05% 17.02% 4
Basic Materials
8.23% 0.00% 25.73% 9.22% 2
Energy
2.74% 0.00% 16.34% 22.13% 5
Communication Services
2.58% 0.00% 18.89% 24.11% 5
Real Estate
2.21% 0.00% 10.48% 14.61% 3
Utilities
1.38% 0.00% 17.67% 16.74% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Non US
92.09% 0.00% 115.04% 16.31% 3
US
6.14% 0.00% 127.59% 7.09% 2

MDIOX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.13% 0.00% 9.75% 25.25% 3
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.54% 11.06% 1
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.23% 5
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MDIOX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.10% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MDIOX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MDIOX Rank Quintile
Turnover 3.00% 0.00% 733.00% 16.88% 1

MDIOX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 5.24% 87.37% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.36% -1.15% 5.71% 34.18% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MDIOX - Managers

Thomas Melendez

Lead Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 2004

Tenure

12.09

Tenure Rank

2.4%

Thomas Melendez is an investment officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) and an institutional equity portfolio manager of the firm's global equity portfolios. He joined MFS in 2002 as an institutional portfolio manager with more than 10 years experience, including three years as an emerging market product specialist for Schroders North America, two years as a general manager for Schroders Argentina, and another three years as a vice president, Latin American fund manager for Schroders Capital Management International, London.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.2

Category Average

6.13

Category Mode

4.8