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OTCBX MFS® Mid Cap Growth B

  • Fund
  • OTCBX
  • Price as of: Oct 19, 2017
  • $14.34
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.21%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

OTCBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.7%
  • Net Assets $2.38 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.34
$11.80
$14.37

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.00%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 43.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Dec 01, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Eric B. Fischman

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in issuers with medium market capitalizations. MFS generally defines medium market capitalization issuers as issuers with market capitalizations similar to those of issuers included in the Russell Midcap® Growth Index over the last 13 months at the time of purchase.

OTCBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.5% -98.2% 34.8% 22.74% 2
1 Yr 17.6% -20.6% 34.6% 47.98% 3
3 Yr 10.5% * -19.5% 28.7% 24.21% 2
5 Yr 13.7% * -10.3% 20.4% 23.23% 2
10 Yr 5.4% * -5.9% 12.8% 82.07% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -2.8% -70.5% 27.9% 68.63% 4
2015 0.2% -82.5% 12.2% 10.14% 1
2014 -0.7% -40.7% 31.3% 35.79% 2
2013 35.9% -27.0% 200.0% 10.16% 1
2012 15.3% -17.1% 26.4% 18.95% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.5% -59.7% 34.8% 22.88% 2
1 Yr 13.6% -35.2% 876.4% 69.67% 4
3 Yr 9.6% * -3.8% 23.6% 31.43% 2
5 Yr 13.5% * 2.0% 21.1% 24.41% 2
10 Yr 5.4% * -0.4% 17.9% 81.70% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -2.8% -98.2% 27.9% 73.48% 4
2015 3.6% -43.1% 19.2% 11.45% 1
2014 8.3% -23.5% 141.0% 54.10% 3
2013 42.4% -22.5% 561.9% 70.75% 4
2012 18.6% -11.3% 4114.7% 70.02% 4

NAV & Total Return History

OTCBX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Aug 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.38 B 281 K 28.8 B 6.98% 2
Number of Holdings 107 3 2274 7.13% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 506 M 84.9 K 5.03 B 6.84% 2
Weighting of Top 10 21.6% 6.4% 147.1% 21.84% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Roper Technologies Inc 2.43%
  2. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 2.62%
  3. Amphenol Corp Class A 2.33%
  4. NVIDIA Corp 2.59%
  5. C.R. Bard Inc 1.97%
  6. PerkinElmer Inc 1.99%
  7. SBA Communications Corp 2.10%
  8. Electronic Arts Inc 2.11%
  9. AMETEK Inc 1.73%
  10. Constellation Brands Inc A 1.74%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.06% 15.06% 120.71% 9.51% 2
Cash
1.94% -20.94% 41.72% 19.32% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.25% 2.23% 2
Other
0.00% -10.78% 79.22% 11.14% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.55% 1.34% 2
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 60.55% 2.82% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank Quintile
Technology
22.39% 2.80% 47.42% 13.52% 2
Industrials
20.06% 0.00% 37.22% 9.51% 2
Consumer Cyclical
17.61% 0.00% 55.62% 13.97% 2
Healthcare
14.39% 0.00% 33.72% 17.53% 3
Financial Services
7.13% 0.00% 41.59% 25.11% 4
Consumer Defense
6.10% -0.01% 22.39% 12.04% 2
Basic Materials
4.86% 0.00% 11.10% 9.81% 2
Communication Services
3.78% 0.00% 19.82% 4.01% 1
Real Estate
1.07% 0.00% 32.36% 24.67% 4
Energy
0.67% 0.00% 13.75% 24.67% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.03% 10.28% 9.06% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank Quintile
US
92.76% 14.94% 114.57% 18.42% 4
Non US
5.30% 0.00% 54.52% 10.70% 2

OTCBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 2.00% 0.07% 111.05% 10.28% 5
Management Fee 0.73% 0.06% 1.50% 3.71% 2
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.22% 5
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 25000.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High OTCBX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 1.00% 5.50% 3.08% 4

Trading Fees

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

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High OTCBX Rank Quintile
Turnover 43.00% 0.00% 558.00% 14.90% 3

OTCBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 5.39% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -1.24% -2.43% 1.43% 28.46% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

OTCBX - Managers

Eric B. Fischman

Manager

Start Date

Nov 20, 2008

Tenure

8.87

Tenure Rank

7.7%

Eric B. Fischman, is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®. He manages growth equity portfolios. Eric joined MFS as an equity research analyst in 2000 and was named portfolio manager in 2002. Prior to joining MFS he served as an equity research analyst at State Street Research and he was a staff attorney at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. He earned an MBA from Columbia Business School, a law degree from Boston University School of Law, and a bachelor's degree from Cornell University. He also holds the Certified Financial Analyst designation.


Paul J. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

May 26, 2011

Tenure

6.35

Tenure Rank

10.0%

Paul J. Gordon - 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 2004 - Previous experience includes 3 years as Equity Research Associate at Fidelity Investments Management and Research Co. - Babson College, BS, cum laude


Matthew D. Sabel

Manager

Start Date

Apr 30, 2014

Tenure

3.42

Tenure Rank

13.9%

Matthew D. Sabel - Investment Officer - Equity Research Analyst, Equity Portfolio Manager - Joined MFS in 2009 - Previous experience includes 9 years as Health Care Sector Leader, Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst, and Senior Research Associate at Fidelity Management and Research; 2 years as Associate Consultant at Putnam Associates; 1 year as Mutual Fund Accountant at Investors Bank and Trust. - Tufts University, BA, cum laude


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

31.6

Category Average

7.32

Category Mode

2.8