BRSQX: MFS Blended Research Small Cap Eq 529B

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BRSQX MFS Blended Research Small Cap Eq 529B

  • Fund
  • BRSQX
  • Price as of: Jan 17, 2020
  • $14.10
    - $0.03 - 0.21%
  • Fund Company
  • MFS

Profile

BRSQX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $279 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.10
$12.18
$14.13

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.01%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 64.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.43%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Blended Research Small Cap Equity Fund 529B
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Jul 14, 2016
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    B
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    James Fallon

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities of issuers with small market capitalizations. The advisor generally defines small market capitalization issuers as issuers with market capitalizations similar to those of issuers included in the Russell 2000® Index over the last 13 months at the time of purchase. The fund may invest the fund's assets in foreign securities.


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Performance

BRSQX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRSQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.0% -2.4% 7.9% 75.54%
1 Yr 12.7% -94.4% 32.4% 44.65%
3 Yr 6.8%* -64.7% 11.6% 14.47%
5 Yr N/A* -44.4% 42.2% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -16.0% 19.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRSQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 23.4% -94.0% 48.3% 24.89%
2018 -11.4% -59.5% 0.1% 5.39%
2017 9.2% -36.3% 36.3% 21.74%
2016 N/A -36.7% 34.1% N/A
2015 N/A -48.0% 336.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRSQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.0% -2.4% 7.9% 75.54%
1 Yr 12.7% -94.4% 32.4% 44.36%
3 Yr 9.8%* -64.1% 15.9% 5.97%
5 Yr N/A* -42.7% 44.6% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -13.2% 20.7% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRSQX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 23.4% -94.0% 48.3% 24.89%
2018 -6.4% -44.3% 0.1% 2.99%
2017 12.6% -26.8% 52.6% 35.59%
2016 N/A -24.6% 34.1% N/A
2015 N/A -48.0% 341.1% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BRSQX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BRSQX Category Low Category High BRSQX % Rank
Net Assets 279 M 970 K 96.8 B 59.63%
Number of Holdings 153 1 2481 41.51%
Net Assets in Top 10 41 M 65.9 K 3.17 B 59.91%
Weighting of Top 10 15.26% 2.7% 244.2% 49.22%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Paylocity Holding Corp 1.91%
  2. Five9 Inc 1.73%
  3. STORE Capital Corp 1.59%
  4. Skechers USA Inc 1.52%
  5. Cable One Inc 1.50%
  6. Cathay General Bancorp 1.45%
  7. Cornerstone OnDemand Inc 1.43%
  8. KBR Inc 1.41%
  9. Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc 1.38%
  10. First Hawaiian Inc 1.33%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BRSQX % Rank
Stocks
99.25% 86.99% 105.75% 27.96%
Cash
0.76% -89.32% 14.31% 68.47%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.03% 40.66%
Other
0.00% -10.71% 23.33% 42.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.54% 38.94%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 63.84% 42.51%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRSQX % Rank
Healthcare
17.75% 0.00% 32.19% 16.55%
Financial Services
15.26% 0.00% 43.32% 77.99%
Industrials
14.85% 6.72% 49.72% 86.62%
Technology
13.31% 0.00% 45.53% 59.71%
Real Estate
10.10% 0.00% 21.15% 15.83%
Consumer Cyclical
7.48% 0.00% 37.33% 91.65%
Energy
6.19% -0.10% 22.94% 6.33%
Consumer Defense
4.58% 0.00% 15.01% 30.79%
Basic Materials
4.34% 0.00% 16.88% 41.87%
Communication Services
3.10% 0.00% 18.99% 19.71%
Utilities
3.04% 0.00% 23.96% 46.76%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRSQX % Rank
US
98.46% 80.61% 104.16% 17.83%
Non US
0.79% 0.00% 21.46% 72.04%

Expenses

BRSQX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BRSQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.01% 0.00% 586.45% 12.37%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 1.50% 28.47%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 91.91%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.47% 12.45%

Sales Fees

BRSQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 1.00% 5.00% 5.71%

Trading Fees

BRSQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

BRSQX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 64.00% 0.00% 436.00% 64.37%

Distributions

BRSQX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BRSQX Category Low Category High BRSQX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.16% 42.86%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BRSQX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BRSQX Category Low Category High BRSQX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.43% -4.91% 2.35% 88.17%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BRSQX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BRSQX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

James Fallon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.3

4.3%

James C. Fallon is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®(MFS®). He manages domestic and international quantitative portfolios as a member of the MFS Quantitative Solutions team. James earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Business Administration degree from Boston University. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Matthew Krummell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.3

4.3%

Investment Officer As a Portfolio Manager, responsible for final buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Joined MFS in 2001 Previous experience includes 3 years as Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments; 2 years as Assistant Vice President at Putnam Investments; 3 years as Associate at Mellon Capital Management. Affiliations include Boston Security Analysts Society, Inc., CFA Institute. University of Chicago, MBA University of California, Berkeley, BA, Phi Beta Kappa

Jonathan Sage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.3

4.3%

Jonathan W. Sage, CFA, is an investment officer and a portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management. He manages blended research equity strategies utilized by the firm's mutual funds and institutional accounts. He joined MFS in 2000 as a quantitative equity research analyst and was named a portfolio manager in 2005. Prior to joining MFS, Jonathan spent two years as a supervisor of portfolio administration for Santander Global Advisors, Inc. and three years as a senior mutual fund accountant for First Data Investor Services Group.

John (Jed) Stocks


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.3

4.3%

As a Portfolio Manager, responsible for final buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 2001; previous positions include Quantitative Research Analyst; Quantitative Research Associate; Teleservices Representative. - Previous experience includes 1 year as Client Service Specialist and Order Desk Specialist at Patagon.com Securities.- John re-joined the firm in 2001. His original start date was February 1999.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 47.2 6.58 0.16