EMIVX: MFS Massachusetts Inv Gr Stk 529B

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EMIVX MFS Massachusetts Inv Gr Stk 529B

EMIVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 26.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.3%
  • Net Assets $7.69 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.66
$19.79
$27.11

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.28%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 26.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jul 31, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jeffrey C. Constantino

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in stocks. Stocks include common stocks and other securities that represent an ownership interest (or right to acquire an ownership interest) in a company or other issuer. The advisor focuses on investing the fund's assets in the stocks of companies its advisor believes to have above average earnings growth potential compared to other companies (growth companies).

EMIVX - Fund Company Quick Screens

EMIVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EMIVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 26.8% -34.6% 51.9% 12.54%
1 Yr 4.5% -69.2% 17.8% 23.36%
3 Yr 8.1%* -38.9% 21.8% 58.85%
5 Yr 6.3%* -31.2% 16.5% 50.48%
10 Yr 8.9%* -14.1% 16.7% 51.93%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EMIVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.7% -65.5% 13.4% 38.12%
2017 19.0% -46.3% 37.5% 49.82%
2016 -0.7% -43.3% 13.0% 50.69%
2015 -7.1% -38.0% 11.4% 72.66%
2014 6.7% -52.4% 105.4% 24.36%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EMIVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 26.8% -34.6% 51.9% 12.54%
1 Yr 17.4% -69.2% 23.3% 1.58%
3 Yr 17.3%* -38.9% 28.2% 14.21%
5 Yr 13.9%* -31.2% 17.8% 13.87%
10 Yr 12.9%* -14.1% 16.7% 33.51%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EMIVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 0.3% -65.5% 16.5% 12.65%
2017 27.7% -28.2% 51.5% 38.97%
2016 5.3% -43.3% 15.6% 29.70%
2015 -1.0% -38.0% 17.3% 66.73%
2014 10.7% -52.4% 120.7% 38.03%

NAV & Total Return History

EMIVX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EMIVX Category Low Category High EMIVX % Rank
Net Assets 7.69 B 1.15 M 186 B 15.66%
Number of Holdings 62 7 2101 53.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.57 B 409 K 56.6 B 17.44%
Weighting of Top 10 33.61% 12.2% 100.0% 77.13%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc A 5.95%

  2. Microsoft Corp 5.05%

  3. Accenture PLC Class A 3.88%

  4. Visa Inc Class A 3.57%

  5. Aon PLC 2.82%

  6. Apple Inc 2.66%

  7. Texas Instruments Inc 2.57%

  8. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.55%

  9. Fidelity National Information Services Inc 2.34%

  10. Comcast Corp Class A 2.22%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EMIVX % Rank
Stocks
99.56% 81.21% 102.01% 21.55%
Cash
0.44% -2.02% 17.64% 74.19%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.34% 33.72%
Other
0.00% -2.29% 3.74% 33.41%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 23.02%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.50% 26.43%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EMIVX % Rank
Technology
29.86% 4.65% 61.68% 63.80%
Healthcare
15.00% 0.15% 38.98% 33.18%
Financial Services
14.67% 0.00% 34.35% 27.75%
Consumer Cyclical
12.48% 0.00% 34.54% 82.02%
Industrials
11.76% 0.00% 27.83% 27.29%
Consumer Defense
8.49% 0.00% 18.48% 10.08%
Basic Materials
5.02% 0.00% 11.38% 9.77%
Communication Services
2.22% 0.00% 13.96% 32.17%
Energy
0.07% -0.01% 11.07% 58.45%
Utilities
0.00% -0.50% 7.63% 46.51%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 10.67% 79.30%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EMIVX % Rank
US
90.50% 79.62% 100.44% 67.05%
Non US
9.06% -0.08% 17.37% 18.99%

EMIVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EMIVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.28% 0.00% 218.39% 34.68%
Management Fee 0.33% 0.00% 1.40% 6.90%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 83.16%
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.00% 1.02% 44.73%

Sales Fees

EMIVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 1.00% 5.50% 9.95%

Trading Fees

EMIVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 5.00% 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.

EMIVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 18.00% 0.00% 536.00% 12.91%

EMIVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EMIVX Category Low Category High EMIVX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.53% 0.00% 15.75% 11.78%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EMIVX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

EMIVX Category Low Category High EMIVX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.17% -7.55% 1.83% 38.07%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

EMIVX - Managers

Jeffrey C. Constantino

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 16, 2006

12.88

12.9%

Constantino is a portfolio manager, and was an equity research analyst for 5 years until he was promoted to his current position at MFS in 2005. Prior to joining MFS in 2000, he was employed as a financial consultant in mergers and acquisitions for Arthur Andersen LLP. Constantino holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and Certified Public Accountant designation.


Joseph Skorski

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2019

0.25

0.3%


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.78

Category Average

8.14

Category Mode

0.42