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MGIAX MFS International Value A

  • Fund
  • MGIAX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $36.73
  • - $0.11
  • - 0.30%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

MGIAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.6%
  • Net Assets $26.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.73
$31.19
$37.03

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.10%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

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 7.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.45%
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 7.6% -23.0% 217.5% 3.45% 1
1 Yr 5.8% -30.6% 18.7% 2.32% 1
3 Yr 8.5% * -9.0% 8.8% 1.84% 1
5 Yr 9.6% * -4.2% 9.9% 2.42% 1
10 Yr 6.6% * -2.7% 6.9% 2.65% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 3.2% -16.2% 6.5% 7.38% 1
2014 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 24.9% 24.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 14.0% 14.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -3.4% -3.4% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.6% -23.0% 217.5% 3.46% 1
1 Yr -0.3% -30.6% 13.7% 6.29% 1
3 Yr 6.3% * -9.0% 8.8% 4.41% 1
5 Yr 8.3% * -4.2% 9.9% 4.44% 1
10 Yr 6.0% * -2.7% 6.9% 4.23% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 3.2% -16.2% 6.5% 7.38% 1
2014 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 28.3% 28.3% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 17.0% 17.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -1.9% -1.9% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

MGIAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 26.2 B 3 M 26.2 B 0.33% 1
Number of Holdings 103 2 5064 14.24% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 7.4 B 3.1 M 7.4 B 0.33% 1
Weighting of Top 10 28.6% 5.5% 100.0% 7.28% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Danone SA 3.66%
  2. Nestle SA 4.40%
  3. KDDI Corp 2.72%
  4. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 3.51%
  5. Compass Group PLC 2.53%
  6. Brambles Ltd 2.97%
  7. Henkel AG & Co KGaA Pfd Shs - Non-voting 2.36%
  8. Kao Corp 2.29%
  9. Analog Devices Inc 2.08%
  10. Japan Tobacco Inc 2.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.77% 55.43% 100.58% 17.88% 4
Cash
3.22% -1.10% 31.41% 7.62% 2
Other
0.00% 0.00% 5.91% 19.87% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.37% 5.63% 3
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.16% 2.32% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
30.70% 0.00% 30.70% 0.33% 1
Technology
18.05% 0.00% 21.55% 1.66% 1
Industrials
14.53% 1.10% 26.57% 3.31% 1
Financial Services
10.95% 0.00% 34.32% 29.14% 5
Healthcare
5.06% 0.08% 22.83% 26.16% 5
Basic Materials
4.90% 0.47% 21.93% 24.17% 4
Real Estate
4.05% 0.00% 7.57% 5.30% 2
Consumer Cyclical
4.02% 0.00% 18.61% 29.47% 5
Communication Services
3.64% 0.00% 15.36% 27.48% 5
Energy
0.88% 0.88% 19.75% 30.46% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 21.13% 27.48% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank Quintile
Non US
87.42% 19.30% 99.70% 27.81% 5
US
9.35% 0.00% 55.97% 3.31% 1

MGIAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.10% 0.01% 4.41% 37.09% 2
Management Fee 0.71% 0.00% 1.30% 6.62% 2
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% 2.17% 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 14.00% 1.00% 236.00% 20.60% 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 1.45% -0.17% 4.57% 32.78% 4

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

7.7

Tenure Rank

6.1%

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

1.84

Tenure Rank

14.2%

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

23.1

Category Average

5.56

Category Mode

1.6