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MDIOX MFS Intl Diversification R1

  • Fund
  • MDIOX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $18.67
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.11%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities

MDIOX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • Net Assets $16 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.67
$16.11
$19.38

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.12%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 1.00%

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 14.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.33%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • 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 Camille Humphries Lee

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 geography (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 14.1% -67.1% 22.9% 30.42% 2
1 Yr -1.1% -25.1% 35.6% 21.05% 2
3 Yr 8.8% * -6.1% 13.6% 5.64% 1
5 Yr 4.1% * -10.0% 10.6% 13.31% 1
10 Yr 9.7% * -5.5% 14.9% 12.78% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -13.8% -61.0% 30.0% 23.44% 2
2017 28.0% -16.1% 37.4% 6.83% 1
2016 0.1% -23.7% 238.9% 21.20% 2
2015 -2.0% -29.1% 24.9% 42.23% 3
2014 -5.4% -100.0% 28.0% 31.53% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 14.1% -100.0% 22.9% 30.27% 2
1 Yr -1.1% -19.7% 98.5% 19.09% 1
3 Yr 8.8% * -7.3% 24.3% 4.88% 1
5 Yr 4.1% * -10.0% 10.6% 12.68% 1
10 Yr 9.7% * -5.5% 14.9% 12.04% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -13.8% -61.0% 30.0% 23.74% 2
2017 28.0% -16.1% 37.4% 6.98% 1
2016 0.1% -11.2% 238.9% 27.50% 2
2015 -0.8% -29.1% 27.3% 44.74% 3
2014 -4.9% -100.0% 30.3% 49.43% 3

NAV & Total Return History

MDIOX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 16 B 988 K 370 B 1.56% 1
Number of Holdings 7 1 9146 27.80% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 15.3 B -104 M 39.9 B 0.57% 1
Weighting of Top 10 100.0% 3.6% 551.0% 2.13% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Research International R6 30.03%
  2. MFS International Value R6 24.99%
  3. MFS International Growth R6 24.99%
  4. MFS International New Discovery R6 9.99%
  5. MFS Emerging Markets Equity R6 9.99%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.57% 0.47% 118.82% 13.90% 3
Cash
2.43% -161.71% 34.06% 13.76% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.91% 5.11% 3
Other
0.00% -2.90% 105.35% 15.18% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.50% 2.70% 3
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 155.88% 5.53% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
18.81% 0.01% 31.60% 1.28% 1
Technology
16.60% 0.01% 28.76% 2.55% 1
Financial Services
14.53% 0.00% 36.51% 27.23% 5
Industrials
12.46% 0.00% 29.52% 14.18% 3
Basic Materials
8.91% 0.00% 25.82% 7.52% 2
Healthcare
8.77% 0.00% 26.39% 20.00% 4
Consumer Cyclical
8.72% 0.01% 27.86% 24.96% 4
Energy
2.85% 0.00% 23.70% 25.96% 5
Real Estate
2.60% 0.00% 10.73% 12.77% 3
Communication Services
1.85% 0.00% 14.37% 24.54% 4
Utilities
1.43% 0.00% 15.86% 20.57% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Non US
90.35% 0.00% 127.68% 23.26% 4
US
7.22% -8.86% 100.79% 8.09% 1

MDIOX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.12% 0.00% 9.78% 23.44% 3
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.36% 12.06% 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 1.00% 0.04% 733.00% 19.43% 1

MDIOX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 4.25% 62.66% 4

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 0.33% -0.92% 5.71% 34.80% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MDIOX - Managers

Camille Humphries Lee

Manager

Start Date

Sep 01, 2018

Tenure

0.58

Tenure Rank

14.9%

Investment Officer *Institutional Equity Portfolio Manager *As an Institutional Portfolio Manager, participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Assesses portfolio risk, customizes portfolios to client objectives and guidelines, and manages daily cash flows. Communicates investment policy, strategy, and positioning. *Joined MFS in 2000. *Previous experience includes 3 years as Research Analyst at SG Cowen Securities Corporation; 8 years as Research Analyst and Associate Analyst at Alex Brown. *Affiliations include CFA Institute, CFA Society of Boston. *University of Virginia, MBA *University of Virginia, BA


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.3

Category Average

6.76

Category Mode

4.3