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MMUHX MFS® Utilities R3

  • Fund
  • MMUHX
  • Price as of: Sep 22, 2017
  • $20.30
  • - $0.05
  • - 0.25%
  • Category
  • Utilities Equities

MMUHX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.3%
  • Net Assets $3.96 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.30
$17.44
$20.69

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.99%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Utilities Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Utilities

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.91%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Utilities Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Apr 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Claud P. Davis

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of issuers in the utilities industry. Issuers in the utilities industry include issuers engaged in the manufacture, production, generation, transmission, sale or distribution of electric, gas or other types of energy, and issuers engaged in telecommunications, including wireless, telephone, and cable (but not engaged in public broadcasting).

MMUHX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.4% -10.4% 17.4% 27.08% 2
1 Yr 14.2% -2.1% 20.2% 58.33% 3
3 Yr 2.1% * 0.2% 12.2% 86.96% 5
5 Yr 9.3% * 8.5% 13.3% 80.43% 4
10 Yr 6.4% * 4.8% 9.6% 55.56% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 7.4% -8.1% 17.3% 55.32% 3
2015 -21.8% -40.3% 4.1% 74.47% 4
2014 3.2% -10.4% 22.8% 80.85% 5
2013 12.0% 0.0% 28.2% 39.13% 2
2012 9.9% -12.5% 10.4% 9.09% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.4% -10.4% 17.4% 27.08% 2
1 Yr 14.2% -3.1% 20.2% 37.50% 2
3 Yr 2.1% * 0.1% 12.2% 86.96% 5
5 Yr 9.3% * 8.0% 13.3% 76.09% 4
10 Yr 6.4% * 4.8% 9.6% 44.44% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 9.7% -6.1% 18.9% 63.83% 4
2015 -15.8% -22.6% 13.0% 87.23% 5
2014 15.7% 0.0% 29.8% 74.47% 4
2013 28.0% 0.0% 58.2% 32.61% 2
2012 20.2% 0.0% 23.4% 13.64% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MMUHX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jul 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.96 B 19.2 M 6.66 B 4.17% 1
Number of Holdings 107 29 263 4.17% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.43 B 7.86 M 2.91 B 6.25% 2
Weighting of Top 10 36.0% 27.5% 71.1% 33.33% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. PPL Corp 3.98%
  2. NextEra Energy Inc 4.23%
  3. Sempra Energy 3.59%
  4. Exelon Corp 6.65%
  5. EDP Renovaveis SA 3.95%
  6. Enel SpA 3.32%
  7. PG&E Corp 2.96%
  8. American Electric Power Co Inc 2.48%
  9. Com Hem Holding AB 2.54%
  10. Enterprise Products Partners LP 2.32%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.89% 95.21% 99.95% 25.00% 4
Preferred Stocks
1.86% 0.00% 2.63% 4.17% 1
Cash
0.33% 0.00% 4.36% 29.17% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.08% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.78% 6.25% 3
Other
-0.08% -0.08% 1.26% 20.83% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank Quintile
Utilities
60.72% 24.41% 98.86% 29.17% 4
Energy
18.09% 0.51% 25.52% 10.42% 1
Communication Services
15.95% 0.00% 27.94% 10.42% 2
Consumer Cyclical
2.54% 0.00% 2.98% 4.17% 1
Industrials
0.59% 0.00% 19.43% 12.50% 2
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 14.27% 18.75% 4
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 4.78% 18.75% 3
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.77% 8.33% 3
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 9.29% 12.50% 3
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.44% 6.25% 3
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 3.10% 16.67% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank Quintile
US
65.25% 40.69% 99.95% 37.50% 5
Non US
32.64% 0.00% 55.03% 4.17% 1

MMUHX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MMUHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.99% 0.10% 2.55% 56.25% 2
Management Fee 0.58% 0.09% 1.00% 14.58% 3
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 17.65% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.25% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MMUHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MMUHX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MMUHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MMUHX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

MMUHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MMUHX Rank Quintile
Turnover 27.00% 3.00% 507.00% 25.00% 2

MMUHX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.06% 1.59% 16.67% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Semi-Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 3.91% 0.55% 4.31% 8.33% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

MMUHX - Managers

Claud P. Davis

Manager

Start Date

Apr 30, 2014

Tenure

3.34

Tenure Rank

23.7%

Mr. Davis is an executive vice president in the global quantitative portfolio group in the Newport Beach office. He is a senior member of PIMCO’s quantitative strategies portfolio management team and manages multi-strategy alternatives, managed futures, managed volatility and tail risk hedging portfolios. He has conducted research and published extensively on systematic strategies, innovative hedging solutions and alternative risk premia. He began his career at PIMCO in the portfolio analytics group in 2008, where he worked on developing the core infrastructure for analyzing multi asset portfolios and advised institutional clients globally.


Maura A. Shaughnessy

Manager

Start Date

Feb 14, 1992

Tenure

25.56

Tenure Rank

1.0%

Ms. Shaughnessy has managed the MainStay VP MFS® Utilities Portfolio since 2012. She is an investment officer of MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) and portfolio manager of the firm's utilities portfolios. Maura joined MFS in 1991 as a research analyst and became a portfolio manager in 1992. Prior to joining the firm she worked for Harvard Management Co. and the Federal Reserve Bank. A graduate of Colby College and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration of Dartmouth College,She is a CFA® charterholder.


Scott Walker

Manager

Start Date

Sep 15, 2017

Tenure

0.0

Tenure Rank

32.0%

Scott Walker was employed in the investment area of MFS since 2008.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.6

Category Average

10.2

Category Mode

2.7