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MINRX MFS International Value R1

  • Fund
  • MINRX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $39.30
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.05%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

MINRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • Net Assets $28.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$39.30
$33.57
$40.80

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.73%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • 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)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS International Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Oct 01, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • 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 that it believes are undervalued compared to their intrinsic value.

MINRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MINRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.9% -32.9% 29.1% 15.12% 1
1 Yr 1.8% -25.2% 57.8% 18.33% 1
3 Yr 8.5% * -10.7% 11.1% 8.58% 1
5 Yr 6.7% * -3.3% 9.0% 6.51% 1
10 Yr 12.0% * -2.3% 13.2% 5.88% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MINRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -13.3% -93.5% 25.7% 27.66% 2
2017 23.4% -15.3% 31.4% 15.83% 1
2016 2.1% -27.4% 208.8% 26.55% 2
2015 3.0% -27.4% 21.2% 18.35% 1
2014 -2.4% -18.8% 21.2% 15.63% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MINRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.9% -32.9% 29.1% 14.97% 1
1 Yr 1.8% -22.4% 47.1% 16.50% 1
3 Yr 8.5% * -10.7% 65.3% 8.21% 1
5 Yr 6.7% * -3.6% 9.0% 5.75% 1
10 Yr 12.0% * -2.7% 13.2% 5.88% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MINRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -13.3% -93.5% 25.7% 29.08% 2
2017 23.4% -8.4% 31.4% 15.83% 1
2016 2.1% -19.3% 209.7% 26.91% 2
2015 5.8% -14.4% 31.1% 18.28% 1
2014 0.5% -19.2% 32.0% 13.51% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MINRX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

MINRX Category Low Category High MINRX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 28.4 B 1.2 M 28.7 B 0.66% 1
Number of Holdings 110 2 5325 16.23% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 7.54 B 158 K 7.54 B 0.33% 1
Weighting of Top 10 27.1% 5.7% 100.0% 9.60% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 4.70%
  2. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 2.19%
  3. Henkel AG & Co KGaA Participating Preferred 2.38%
  4. Pernod Ricard SA 2.68%
  5. Givaudan SA 3.16%
  6. Cadence Design Systems Inc 3.01%
  7. Diageo PLC 2.46%
  8. Amadeus IT Group SA A 2.21%
  9. Colgate-Palmolive Co 2.12%
  10. Kao Corp 2.22%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MINRX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
95.88% 2.88% 100.68% 26.49% 4
Cash
4.13% -3.85% 50.35% 6.29% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.39% 6.62% 3
Other
0.00% -44.85% 9.80% 16.56% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.48% 1.66% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 63.29% 5.63% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MINRX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
30.36% 0.46% 30.36% 0.33% 1
Technology
21.48% 0.36% 24.84% 0.99% 1
Industrials
16.41% 0.00% 26.97% 2.32% 1
Basic Materials
6.51% 0.08% 15.99% 22.85% 3
Financial Services
6.33% 0.00% 40.04% 36.42% 5
Real Estate
5.14% 0.00% 6.61% 1.32% 1
Healthcare
4.41% 0.10% 16.23% 32.45% 5
Consumer Cyclical
3.78% 0.00% 18.88% 34.44% 5
Communication Services
1.05% 0.00% 17.47% 34.11% 5
Energy
0.39% 0.00% 18.68% 36.09% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 21.13% 32.78% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MINRX % Rank Quintile
Non US
82.04% 4.61% 100.64% 34.44% 5
US
13.84% -1.73% 60.54% 1.66% 1

MINRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MINRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.73% 0.01% 4.41% 17.22% 4
Management Fee 0.61% 0.00% 1.28% 10.93% 1
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.54% 5
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

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

MINRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MINRX Rank Quintile
Turnover 14.00% 2.00% 224.00% 23.51% 1

MINRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MINRX Category Low Category High MINRX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 1.51% 27.72% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MINRX Category Low Category High MINRX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.31% -0.14% 4.57% 59.93% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MINRX - Managers

Benjamin Stone

Manager

Start Date

Nov 20, 2008

Tenure

10.36

Tenure Rank

5.3%

Benjamin Stone, IIMR *Investment Officer *Equity Portfolio Manager *As an Equity Portfolio Manager, responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk control and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. *Joined MFS in 2005; previous positions include Equity Research Analyst. *Previous experience includes 9 years as Research Analyst at Schroders Investment Management. *Affiliations include Institute of Investment Management and Research. *Durham University, BA, 2:1


Pablo de la Mata

Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 2014

Tenure

4.5

Tenure Rank

12.9%

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

25.8

Category Average

6.18

Category Mode

4.3