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MMACX MFS® Moderate Allocation C

  • Fund
  • MMACX
  • Price as of: Nov 13, 2018
  • $17.08
  • - $0.01
  • - 0.06%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

MMACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • Net Assets $5.41 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 74.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.08
$16.84
$18.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.08%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 2.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Diversified Portfolio
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.20%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jun 28, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joseph C. Flaherty

MMACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -2.0% -56.5% 18.5% 30.46% 2
1 Yr -0.2% -41.6% 45.9% 44.03% 3
3 Yr 5.0% * -24.0% 14.6% 38.98% 2
5 Yr 4.1% * -9.6% 12.3% 51.59% 3
10 Yr 7.9% * -7.7% 13.1% 42.52% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 9.7% -17.9% 390.9% 19.73% 2
2016 3.5% -65.8% 23.3% 33.48% 2
2015 -6.4% -49.9% 48.7% 49.27% 3
2014 1.8% -59.3% 36.4% 29.75% 2
2013 12.5% -17.5% 27.4% 28.72% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -2.0% -100.0% 11.6% 29.85% 2
1 Yr -1.2% -44.5% 73.2% 50.60% 3
3 Yr 5.0% * -24.9% 28.2% 32.60% 2
5 Yr 4.1% * -9.6% 12.1% 47.37% 3
10 Yr 7.9% * -7.7% 13.1% 40.91% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 9.7% -16.6% 390.9% 19.82% 2
2016 3.6% -65.6% 32.0% 48.12% 3
2015 -1.7% -54.8% 50.4% 46.62% 3
2014 3.6% -21.5% 56.6% 71.20% 4
2013 14.9% -16.7% 57.2% 49.10% 3

NAV & Total Return History

MMACX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

MMACX Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.41 B 81.4 K 130 B 2.47% 1
Number of Holdings 23 1 13387 15.83% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 4.26 B -654 M 26 B 1.46% 1
Weighting of Top 10 74.1% 0.0% 519.4% 12.90% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS® Total Return Bond R6 7.96%
  2. MFS® Government Securities R6 9.90%
  3. MFS® Growth R6 8.17%
  4. MFS® Value R6 8.02%
  5. MFS® Research R6 8.09%
  6. MFS® Mid Cap Growth R6 7.07%
  7. MFS® Mid Cap Value R6 6.97%
  8. MFS® Research International R6 5.98%
  9. MFS® Inflation-Adjusted Bond R6 6.90%
  10. MFS® High Income R6 5.03%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
56.12% 0.00% 146.41% 16.54% 3
Bonds
40.47% -119.31% 203.19% 11.92% 2
Cash
3.38% -217.71% 121.32% 20.40% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.06% 0.00% 36.42% 8.51% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.49% 64.65% 8.74% 5
Other
-0.04% -15.55% 131.18% 16.19% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
Technology
10.66% -6.57% 70.04% 10.85% 2
Financial Services
9.11% -8.51% 69.58% 13.02% 3
Industrials
7.56% -2.74% 48.84% 8.17% 2
Healthcare
6.58% -0.78% 31.05% 12.42% 3
Consumer Cyclical
6.07% -9.24% 54.37% 13.43% 3
Consumer Defense
4.49% -3.24% 27.69% 8.68% 2
Real Estate
4.03% -4.50% 80.40% 6.97% 2
Basic Materials
2.92% -2.54% 21.85% 7.94% 2
Energy
2.07% -4.89% 35.36% 16.90% 4
Utilities
1.42% -0.89% 47.20% 9.14% 3
Communication Services
1.18% -1.63% 27.16% 10.80% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
US
41.47% -97.12% 144.89% 15.32% 3
Non US
14.65% -2.28% 150.26% 12.76% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
Government
17.98% -200.80% 228.66% 7.64% 2
Corporate
12.34% -0.49% 110.29% 19.35% 3
Securitized
9.90% -0.51% 39.50% 10.66% 2
Cash & Equivalents
3.38% -217.80% 123.34% 20.13% 4
Municipal
0.30% 0.00% 118.96% 6.40% 2
Derivative
0.00% -126.74% 51.34% 3.71% 3

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
US
31.34% -256.56% 167.33% 14.46% 3
Non US
9.13% -112.39% 278.17% 7.09% 2

MMACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MMACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.08% 0.00% 165.34% 14.67% 3
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 5.72% 1
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.06% 5
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.83% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MMACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MMACX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.14% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 0.75% 5.50% 1.46% 2

Trading Fees

MMACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MMACX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 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.

MMACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MMACX Rank Quintile
Turnover 2.00% 0.00% 5910.00% 14.59% 1

MMACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MMACX Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 11.69% 50.35% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MMACX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MMACX Category Low Category High MMACX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.20% -3.77% 11.42% 13.11% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MMACX - Managers

Joseph C. Flaherty

Manager

Start Date

Jun 28, 2002

Tenure

16.35

Tenure Rank

0.9%

Joseph C. Flaherty, Jr., is an investment officer and chief investment risk officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He serves as the director of the MFS' Quantitative Solutions group and is a portfolio manager of the firm's asset allocation portfolios. Joe joined MFS as a fixed-income quantitative research associate in 1993 and was named quantitative research analyst in 1996. He became manager of the Quantitative Research Group and portfolio manager in 1999, director of Fixed Income Quantitative Research in 2004, and director of the Quantitative Solutions Team in 2005.


Natalie I. Shapiro

Manager

Start Date

Sep 01, 2018

Tenure

0.16

Tenure Rank

8.7%

Natalie I. Shapiro, Ph.D. is an Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and Quantitative Fixed Income Research Analyst at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). Prior to joining MFS in 1997, Natalie served as a research associate for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Natalie has earned a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

37.9

Category Average

5.91

Category Mode

0.5