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MIEIX MFS Instl International Equity

  • Fund
  • MIEIX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $20.66
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.10%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Growth Equities

MIEIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • Net Assets $7.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.66
$18.13
$21.77

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.71%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.92%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Institutional International Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jan 31, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Daniel Ling

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities. It normally invests the fund's assets primarily in foreign securities, including emerging market securities. The fund may invest a large percentage of its assets in issuers in a single country, a small number of countries, or a particular geographic region.

MIEIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -18.3% 8.7% 53.78% 3
1 Yr -8.2% -20.7% 5.8% 82.63% 5
3 Yr 1.9% * -5.5% 11.7% 66.53% 4
5 Yr 3.7% * -3.9% 14.2% 49.32% 3
10 Yr 4.0% * -1.9% 10.3% 30.17% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.7% -28.8% 8.1% 68.75% 4
2014 N/A -1.7% -1.7% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 24.0% 24.0% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 24.0% 24.0% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -8.6% -8.6% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -18.3% 8.7% 54.51% 3
1 Yr -8.2% -20.7% 5.8% 70.66% 4
3 Yr 1.9% * -7.4% 11.7% 57.02% 3
5 Yr 3.7% * -5.0% 14.2% 42.99% 3
10 Yr 4.0% * -1.9% 10.3% 26.82% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.7% -28.8% 8.1% 68.75% 4
2014 N/A -1.0% -1.0% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 25.7% 25.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 26.4% 26.4% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -7.7% -7.7% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

MIEIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 7.7 B 374 K 23.3 B 2.70% 1
Number of Holdings 81 25 1224 14.67% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 2.22 B 473 K 5.76 B 2.70% 1
Weighting of Top 10 30.0% 9.4% 46.9% 9.65% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bayer AG 3.26%
  2. Nestle SA 4.02%
  3. Compass Group PLC 3.31%
  4. WPP PLC 3.15%
  5. Hoya Corp 2.48%
  6. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 3.34%
  7. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 2.63%
  8. Danone SA 2.60%
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 2.78%
  10. AIA Group Ltd 2.44%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.77% 75.47% 101.92% 4.63% 1
Cash
1.23% -2.12% 24.53% 22.01% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 4.66% 2.32% 1
Other
0.00% -1.56% 6.39% 15.44% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.39% 3
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.87% 2.70% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
20.46% 4.76% 43.48% 5.41% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.54% 2.31% 31.36% 11.97% 3
Technology
13.55% 0.00% 33.20% 16.22% 3
Financial Services
13.01% 0.00% 26.26% 15.44% 3
Healthcare
12.75% 0.00% 32.99% 14.29% 3
Industrials
10.52% 0.00% 25.47% 20.85% 3
Basic Materials
7.47% 0.00% 20.04% 9.27% 2
Energy
2.29% 0.00% 11.14% 17.76% 3
Communication Services
1.87% 0.00% 11.61% 20.46% 4
Utilities
1.30% 0.00% 5.51% 9.65% 2
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 9.37% 19.31% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank Quintile
Non US
96.26% 4.97% 100.55% 5.02% 1
US
2.51% 0.00% 89.34% 20.46% 4

MIEIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MIEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.71% 0.21% 15.79% 50.39% 1
Management Fee 0.67% 0.00% 1.50% 10.81% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.35% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MIEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIEIX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MIEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIEIX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

MIEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIEIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 18.00% 3.00% 414.00% 21.62% 1

MIEIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 1.94% 13.30% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.92% -1.27% 2.45% 1.94% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MIEIX - Managers

Daniel Ling

Manager

Start Date

Oct 01, 2009

Tenure

6.84

Tenure Rank

6.1%

Mr. Ling, Investment Officer, has been portfolio manager of the MFS since October 2009. From 2006-2009, Mr. Ling was a global equity research analyst at MFS. Prior to joining MFS, Mr. Ling was an Investment Manager for Lion Capital Management in Singapore. Mr. Ling, who is based in Singapore, has a BA from Nanyang Technological University.


Marcus L. Smith

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2001

Tenure

15.59

Tenure Rank

1.2%

Marcus L. Smith is an investment officer and the director of equity - Canada for MFS Investment Management. He serves as portfolio manager of the international equity portfolios of the firm's institutional accounts.Marcus joined MFS as a research analyst in 1994. He was named investment officer in 1996, vice president in 1999, and portfolio manager in 2001. In 2005 he was named director of research - Asia and in 2010 was named director of equity - Asia. He began his current role as director of equity - Canada in 2012.


Filipe M.G. Benzinho

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2016

Tenure

0.25

Tenure Rank

16.6%

Filipe M.G. Benzinho is a Portfolio Manager for Massachusetts Financial Services Company.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

31.6

Category Average

5.43

Category Mode

1.6