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MQLCX MFS Limited Maturity C

  • Fund
  • MQLCX
  • Price as of: Feb 23, 2017
  • $5.97
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

MQLCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.3%
  • Net Assets $1.52 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 9.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$5.97
$5.95
$6.01

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.60%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 30.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Total Bond Market
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.09%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Limited Maturity Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jul 01, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Alexander Mackey

Fund Description

The fund normally invests its assets primarily in debt instruments. Debt instruments include U.S. government securities, corporate bonds, foreign government securities, asset-backed securities, and other obligations to repay money borrowed. Its dollar-weighted average effective maturity will normally not exceed five years.

MQLCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MQLCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.2% -9.5% 6.5% 53.94% 5
1 Yr 0.6% -12.6% 40.2% 84.58% 5
3 Yr -0.1% * -5.2% 9.7% 92.28% 5
5 Yr 0.3% * -2.8% 13.0% 91.44% 5
10 Yr 1.3% * -2.1% 9.9% 92.24% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MQLCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.2% -10.9% 192.8% 41.92% 4
2015 -1.0% -33.0% 4.2% 12.02% 2
2014 -0.7% -9.3% 14.9% 47.51% 4
2013 -1.3% -24.1% 40.4% 20.97% 2
2012 1.0% -100.0% 18.7% 53.70% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MQLCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.2% -7.3% 6.5% 53.86% 5
1 Yr -0.4% -12.6% 40.2% 81.62% 5
3 Yr -0.1% * -6.1% 9.7% 90.61% 5
5 Yr 0.3% * -3.7% 13.0% 90.80% 5
10 Yr 1.3% * -2.1% 9.9% 92.16% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MQLCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.2% -9.5% 195.3% 52.34% 4
2015 -1.0% -32.5% 7.4% 30.30% 2
2014 -0.7% -8.3% 16.8% 64.67% 5
2013 -1.3% -12.9% 58.5% 34.38% 3
2012 1.0% -100.0% 35.2% 67.48% 5

NAV & Total Return History

MQLCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

MQLCX Category Low Category High MQLCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.52 B 319 K 174 B 9.61% 2
Number of Holdings 414 1 17739 12.82% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 146 M -36 B 36.7 B 12.82% 3
Weighting of Top 10 9.8% 0.0% 1093.9% 28.48% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 0.875% 2.05%
  2. US Treasury Note 0.625% 1.80%
  3. FNMA 2.5% 0.96%
  4. Volkswagen Cr Ownr Tr 2014-1 FRN 0.73%
  5. Swedbank Ab 144A 2.125% 0.73%
  6. Kommuninvest I Sverige Ab 144A 1.125% 0.72%
  7. Ge Dealer Flrpln 2014-1 FRN 0.71%
  8. Ab Svensk Exportkredit 1.125% 0.68%
  9. Shire Acquisitions Invts Irela 1.9% 0.68%
  10. Barclays 3.25% 0.70%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MQLCX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
90.23% -175.98% 562.01% 16.84% 4
Cash
9.77% -461.99% 275.92% 8.85% 2
Stocks
0.00% -2.63% 98.77% 5.90% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.31% 17.08% 7.27% 4
Other
0.00% -13.93% 96.83% 14.34% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.10% 5.85% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MQLCX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
63.57% 0.00% 221.70% 3.00% 1
Securitized
18.05% 0.00% 116.76% 21.41% 4
Cash & Equivalents
9.77% -462.00% 275.92% 8.80% 2
Government
7.61% -389.49% 503.27% 22.94% 4
Derivative
0.00% -160.06% 38.63% 2.54% 3
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 102.05% 13.73% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MQLCX % Rank Quintile
US
60.79% -370.09% 500.82% 23.96% 4
Non US
29.44% -5.42% 351.70% 4.17% 1

MQLCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MQLCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.60% 0.00% 42.51% 6.41% 5
Management Fee 0.40% 0.00% 2.15% 2.90% 3
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.08% 5
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.63% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MQLCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MQLCX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 0.15% 5.50% 2.51% 2

Trading Fees

MQLCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MQLCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

MQLCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MQLCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 30.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 15.37% 1

MQLCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MQLCX Category Low Category High MQLCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 1.30% 32.47% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MQLCX Category Low Category High MQLCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.09% -1.76% 13.35% 23.41% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MQLCX - Managers

Alexander Mackey

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2017

Tenure

0.0

Tenure Rank

9.5%

N/A


Philipp Burgener

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2017

Tenure

0.0

Tenure Rank

9.5%

N/A


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

28.1

Category Average

6.21

Category Mode

2.8