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MIATX MFS Inflation-Adjusted Bond R2

  • Fund
  • MIATX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $10.59
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.10%
  • Category
  • Inflation-Protected Bonds

MIATX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.8%
  • Net Assets $1.27 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.59
$10.00
$10.72

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 26.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Inflation-Protected Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Inflation-Protected Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.80%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Inflation-Adjusted Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Sep 01, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Erik S. Weisman

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in inflation-adjusted debt instruments and other instruments with similar economic characteristics. MFS currently intends to focus the fund's investments in inflation-adjusted debt instruments issued by the U.S. Treasury.

MIATX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIATX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.6% -3.3% 15.1% 32.50% 2
1 Yr 3.8% -4.7% 14.2% 40.50% 3
3 Yr 1.2% * -3.4% 6.6% 57.61% 3
5 Yr 0.8% * -1.8% 6.3% 71.84% 4
10 Yr 3.4% * 0.5% 7.9% 73.64% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIATX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.0% -19.2% 0.4% 51.60% 3
2014 N/A 1.5% 1.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -10.7% -10.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 3.0% 3.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A 8.5% 8.5% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIATX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.6% -3.3% 15.1% 32.66% 2
1 Yr 3.8% -8.4% 14.2% 30.00% 2
3 Yr 1.2% * -4.0% 6.6% 50.54% 3
5 Yr 0.8% * -1.8% 6.3% 60.92% 4
10 Yr 3.4% * 0.5% 7.9% 70.54% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIATX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.0% -19.2% 0.5% 51.60% 3
2014 N/A 2.5% 2.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -9.1% -9.1% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 7.2% 7.2% N/A N/A
2011 N/A 14.7% 14.7% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

MIATX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

MIATX Category Low Category High MIATX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.27 B 1.26 M 24.7 B 8.54% 2
Number of Holdings 39 3 1192 16.58% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 543 M 1.28 M 11.3 B 8.54% 2
Weighting of Top 10 43.2% 7.2% 136.0% 26.13% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 5.73%
  2. US Treasury Note 4.68%
  3. US Treasury Note 4.56%
  4. US Treasury TIP 1.25% 4.14%
  5. US Treasury Note 4.09%
  6. US Treasury Note 4.04%
  7. US Treasury Note 4.03%
  8. US Treasury TIP 4.00%
  9. US Treasury Note 3.98%
  10. US Treasury Bond 3.98%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MIATX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
98.50% 0.00% 151.52% 9.95% 2
Cash
1.50% -52.41% 52.63% 18.09% 4
Other
0.00% -2.30% 13.79% 13.07% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 12.09% 3.02% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.97% 4.02% 3
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 16.74% 4.98% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MIATX % Rank Quintile
Government
98.50% 0.00% 105.54% 7.04% 1
Cash & Equivalents
1.50% -86.96% 52.63% 17.59% 4
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 55.37% 15.08% 4
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 75.58% 15.08% 4
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 103.01% 6.03% 3
Derivative
0.00% -36.00% 0.18% 3.02% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MIATX % Rank Quintile
US
98.50% 41.28% 149.68% 8.54% 2
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 18.87% 18.09% 4

MIATX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MIATX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.27% 0.05% 17.48% 19.40% 4
Management Fee 0.50% 0.04% 0.70% 4.98% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 5.69% 3
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.35% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MIATX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIATX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 2.25% 4.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MIATX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIATX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 0.25% 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.

MIATX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIATX Rank Quintile
Turnover 26.00% 1.00% 531.00% 21.61% 1

MIATX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MIATX Category Low Category High MIATX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 0.93% 41.24% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MIATX Category Low Category High MIATX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.80% -2.77% 5.45% 72.64% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MIATX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

MIATX - Managers

Erik S. Weisman

Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 2003

Tenure

12.84

Tenure Rank

0.6%

Mr Weisman, is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®. He manages the firm's inflation-adjusted bond, strategic income, global bond, global total return, and global government portfolios. He joined the firm in 2002 as a global sovereign fixed-income research analyst. Previously, he served for two years as assistant to the U.S. Executive Director and for two years as an international economist in the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Erik earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and master's and Ph.D. degree from Duke University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

20.2

Category Average

5.62

Category Mode

1.6