Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to MutualFunds.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
ALERT

7 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Investing in Mutual Funds

Mutualfunds logo

MIGFX MFS Massachusetts Inv Gr Stk A

  • Fund
  • MIGFX
  • Price as of: Mar 28, 2017
  • $25.24
  • + $0.12
  • + 0.48%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

MIGFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.9%
  • Net Assets $6.66 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 32.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.24
$22.90
$25.40

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.74%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 24.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jan 01, 1935
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jeffrey C. Constantino

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in stocks. Stocks 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 its advisor believes to have above average earnings growth potential compared to other companies (growth companies).

MIGFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.3% -97.0% 17.4% 26.53% 2
1 Yr 19.0% -52.0% 75.7% 58.68% 3
3 Yr 8.1% * -15.6% 30.2% 37.13% 2
5 Yr 11.9% * -7.0% 17.9% 52.85% 3
10 Yr 8.4% * 0.1% 12.6% 26.00% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.3% -56.6% 121.2% 39.99% 3
2015 -6.2% -40.3% 11.4% 60.96% 4
2014 7.4% -30.1% 42.9% 18.96% 1
2013 28.1% -11.8% 56.4% 45.94% 3
2012 15.9% -21.6% 29.1% 26.37% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.3% -97.0% 15.8% 26.37% 2
1 Yr 12.1% -71.3% 2606.2% 81.10% 5
3 Yr 6.0% * -21.9% 43.7% 65.77% 4
5 Yr 10.6% * 0.7% 18.6% 72.61% 4
10 Yr 7.8% * -0.5% 18.5% 40.21% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.3% -56.6% 126.1% 43.14% 3
2015 -0.1% -17.8% 28.8% 74.56% 4
2014 12.9% -10.0% 382.6% 44.28% 3
2013 35.6% -2.9% 615.0% 81.00% 5
2012 20.9% -100.0% 357.8% 60.68% 4

NAV & Total Return History

MIGFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2017

Concentration Analysis

MIGFX Category Low Category High MIGFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 6.66 B 373 K 155 B 2.63% 1
Number of Holdings 68 1 2196 9.06% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 2.14 B 0 36.9 B 2.89% 1
Weighting of Top 10 32.2% 0.0% 150.9% 17.87% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc A 6.00%
  2. Accenture PLC A 3.93%
  3. Visa Inc Class A 3.23%
  4. Colgate-Palmolive Co 2.76%
  5. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.58%
  6. Nike Inc B 2.57%
  7. Abbott Laboratories 2.85%
  8. Ecolab Inc 2.44%
  9. Apple Inc 2.49%
  10. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Class A 2.36%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MIGFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.34% 0.00% 110.95% 3.86% 2
Cash
0.66% -10.95% 100.00% 16.32% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.68% 2.44% 3
Other
0.00% -1.57% 24.55% 6.81% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.59% 0.77% 3
Bonds
0.00% -2.03% 77.67% 3.21% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MIGFX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
21.30% -1.03% 90.19% 2.76% 1
Technology
20.80% -1.29% 52.93% 19.92% 4
Consumer Cyclical
14.41% -2.22% 45.66% 17.42% 4
Consumer Defense
13.07% -1.43% 29.99% 1.61% 1
Financial Services
10.92% -2.38% 37.53% 15.49% 3
Industrials
9.39% -0.37% 27.24% 15.68% 3
Basic Materials
8.92% -1.18% 12.25% 0.77% 1
Energy
0.53% -1.24% 16.41% 21.08% 4
Utilities
0.00% -1.48% 8.39% 8.23% 3
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 14.69% 14.14% 4
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 12.93% 19.28% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MIGFX % Rank Quintile
US
90.92% 0.00% 110.95% 18.38% 4
Non US
8.42% 0.00% 90.52% 6.43% 1

MIGFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MIGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.74% 0.00% 24.91% 14.47% 1
Management Fee 0.33% 0.00% 1.50% 4.69% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.15% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MIGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIGFX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 1.50% 8.50% 1.20% 4
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MIGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIGFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

MIGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MIGFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 24.00% 0.00% 601.00% 11.64% 1

MIGFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MIGFX Category Low Category High MIGFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 2.85% 34.96% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MIGFX Category Low Category High MIGFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.76% -7.69% 3.70% 6.24% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MIGFX - Managers

Jeffrey C. Constantino

Manager

Start Date

Nov 16, 2006

Tenure

10.29

Tenure Rank

3.9%

Constantino is a portfolio manager, and was an equity research analyst for 5 years until he was promoted to his current position at MFS in 2005. Prior to joining MFS in 2000, he was employed as a financial consultant in mergers and acquisitions for Arthur Andersen LLP. Constantino holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and Certified Public Accountant designation.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.2

Category Average

7.28

Category Mode

2.2