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MGIAX MFS® International Value A

  • Fund
  • MGIAX
  • Price as of: Oct 17, 2017
  • $42.71
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.05%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

MGIAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.9%
  • Net Assets $28.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.71
$34.55
$42.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.04%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2015-05-29

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.82%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® International Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Oct 24, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Benjamin Stone

Fund Description

The fund normally invests its assets primarily in foreign equity securities, including emerging market equity securities. Equity securities include common stocks and other securities that represent an ownership interest (or right to acquire an ownership interest) in a company or other issuer. The advisor focuses on investing the fund's assets in the stocks of companies it believes are undervalued compared to their intrinsic value (value companies).

MGIAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.4% -17.1% 29.1% 15.81% 1
1 Yr 12.9% -25.2% 57.8% 79.33% 4
3 Yr 10.0% * -10.7% 10.3% 1.87% 1
5 Yr 11.9% * 0.2% 13.6% 5.18% 1
10 Yr 5.8% * -3.2% 6.1% 2.43% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 2.3% -23.0% 208.8% 17.38% 1
2015 3.2% -16.2% 5.0% 5.04% 1
2014 -2.0% -27.4% 23.3% 8.89% 1
2013 24.7% -2.3% 29.4% 9.13% 1
2012 13.9% -16.3% 26.2% 45.58% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.4% -17.1% 29.1% 15.65% 1
1 Yr 6.4% -22.4% 47.1% 84.18% 5
3 Yr 7.8% * -10.7% 65.3% 10.45% 1
5 Yr 10.6% * 0.0% 13.6% 9.16% 1
10 Yr 5.2% * -3.2% 6.1% 3.88% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 2.3% -23.0% 209.7% 18.79% 1
2015 6.7% -14.4% 8.8% 5.04% 1
2014 1.3% -19.3% 31.6% 8.52% 1
2013 30.5% -2.6% 35.5% 9.13% 1
2012 18.3% -19.2% 36.5% 59.29% 3

NAV & Total Return History

MGIAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 28.4 B 1.46 M 28.4 B 0.33% 1
Number of Holdings 110 2 5313 13.58% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 7.24 B 158 K 7.24 B 0.33% 1
Weighting of Top 10 25.8% 5.2% 100.0% 11.26% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Danone SA 2.78%
  2. Nestle SA 4.36%
  3. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 2.97%
  4. Compass Group PLC 2.49%
  5. Henkel AG & Co KGaA Pfd Shs - Non-voting 2.29%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 2.34%
  7. Pernod Ricard SA 2.11%
  8. Colgate-Palmolive Co 2.28%
  9. Kao Corp 2.18%
  10. Givaudan SA 1.97%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.09% 55.43% 100.18% 24.83% 4
Cash
5.86% -0.20% 50.35% 4.30% 1
Other
0.04% -44.85% 9.80% 26.49% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.34% 7.62% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.16% 4.30% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
29.99% 1.17% 29.99% 0.33% 1
Technology
16.93% 2.25% 18.54% 1.66% 1
Industrials
15.51% 1.10% 22.90% 3.97% 1
Financial Services
9.82% 0.00% 36.73% 33.77% 5
Healthcare
5.41% 0.09% 16.26% 27.81% 5
Basic Materials
4.96% 0.83% 19.67% 28.48% 5
Consumer Cyclical
4.56% 0.00% 17.71% 33.77% 5
Real Estate
4.41% 0.00% 6.61% 4.64% 1
Communication Services
1.62% 0.00% 17.05% 32.45% 5
Energy
0.87% 0.87% 18.68% 34.77% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 21.13% 30.79% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Non US
84.64% 19.30% 99.61% 31.13% 5
US
9.45% 0.00% 54.81% 2.32% 1

MGIAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.04% 0.01% 4.41% 38.08% 2
Management Fee 0.63% 0.00% 1.30% 10.26% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 3.80% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MGIAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.08% 5.75% 2.08% 4
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MGIAX 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.

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MGIAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 7.00% 2.00% 189.00% 23.59% 1

MGIAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.01% 1.51% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.82% -0.14% 4.57% 55.96% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MGIAX - Managers

Benjamin Stone

Manager

Start Date

Nov 20, 2008

Tenure

8.87

Tenure Rank

7.1%

Benjamin Stone is an investment officer and international equity portfolio manager for MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He serves as comanager for certain global and international strategies. He is based in MFS' London office. Benjamin joined MFS in 2005 after spending nine years as a research analyst for Schroders Investment Management. He assumed his current responsibilities in 2008. Benjamin is a graduate of Durham University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.


Pablo de la Mata

Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 2014

Tenure

3.0

Tenure Rank

16.5%

Pablo De la Mata is an investment officer of MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) and a non-U.S. equity research analyst responsible for identifying the most attractive investment opportunities in his assigned universe - health care, technology and the automotive sector within capital goods. Mr. De la Mata works closely with portfolio managers to ensure ideas are properly positioned within the portfolios. He is based in MFS’s London office but works primarily from his home in Portugal. Pablo joined MFS in 2008.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.3

Category Average

6.12

Category Mode

2.8