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MAAGX MFS Aggressive Growth Allocation A

MAAGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.2%
  • Net Assets $1.87 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 89.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.63
$19.92
$24.86

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.40%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 5.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--85%+ Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jun 28, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joseph C. Flaherty

MAAGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.4% -4.7% 22.9% 6.45%
1 Yr 0.4% -19.7% 14.5% 37.82%
3 Yr 7.4%* -4.5% 9.8% 9.52%
5 Yr 4.2%* -16.9% 4.7% 7.69%
10 Yr 7.6%* -11.9% 7.6% 5.19%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.2% -32.5% -0.1% 40.47%
2017 18.1% 0.8% 74.7% 34.76%
2016 4.2% -18.4% 66.3% 45.67%
2015 -5.1% -62.1% 10.0% 34.36%
2014 2.4% -37.6% 16.3% 43.84%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.4% -4.7% 22.9% 6.45%
1 Yr 6.4% -18.3% 14.5% 22.18%
3 Yr 12.1%* -4.4% 12.3% 1.30%
5 Yr 8.3%* -16.9% 8.5% 1.92%
10 Yr 10.3%* -11.9% 10.6% 3.90%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MAAGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -6.9% -32.5% 2.2% 8.17%
2017 22.9% 1.3% 74.7% 13.30%
2016 7.2% -11.4% 66.3% 37.02%
2015 -0.1% -62.1% 11.5% 16.56%
2014 3.7% -37.6% 18.1% 47.26%

NAV & Total Return History

MAAGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank
Net Assets 1.87 B 1.44 M 6.92 B 9.15%
Number of Holdings 16 5 2327 73.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.67 B -89.3 M 3.72 B 10.56%
Weighting of Top 10 88.99% 13.4% 121.1% 34.51%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Value R6 13.14%

  2. MFS Growth R6 13.05%

  3. MFS Mid Cap Value R6 10.07%

  4. MFS Mid Cap Growth R6 10.04%

  5. MFS Research R6 9.07%

  6. MFS Research International R6 7.91%

  7. MFS International Intrinsic Value R6 7.91%

  8. MFS International Growth R6 7.90%

  9. MFS Commodity Strategy R6 4.98%

  10. MFS Global Real Estate R6 4.94%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MAAGX % Rank
Stocks
93.15% 82.18% 102.69% 73.24%
Bonds
3.98% 0.00% 4.98% 22.89%
Cash
2.70% -2.90% 16.70% 41.55%
Other
0.08% -2.37% 10.84% 20.77%
Convertible Bonds
0.08% 0.00% 3.11% 7.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.81% 70.42%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MAAGX % Rank
Technology
16.86% 0.00% 38.51% 32.39%
Financial Services
14.37% 0.00% 47.66% 52.46%
Industrials
13.50% 0.51% 42.99% 34.15%
Healthcare
10.59% 0.00% 30.01% 32.75%
Consumer Defense
9.19% 0.00% 23.55% 13.38%
Consumer Cyclical
9.17% 0.00% 23.58% 62.32%
Real Estate
7.31% 0.00% 11.49% 25.70%
Basic Materials
5.15% 0.00% 18.13% 24.65%
Utilities
2.61% 0.00% 59.38% 79.58%
Energy
2.42% 0.00% 35.95% 88.73%
Communication Services
1.96% 0.00% 33.42% 87.32%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MAAGX % Rank
US
62.14% -2.59% 76.73% 20.77%
Non US
31.01% 20.74% 100.17% 81.34%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MAAGX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
2.70% -5.71% 16.74% 42.25%
Corporate
1.66% 0.00% 7.59% 22.18%
Securitized
1.20% 0.00% 2.63% 11.97%
Government
1.18% 0.00% 2.41% 13.03%
Municipal
0.02% 0.00% 0.05% 10.56%
Derivative
0.00% -1.67% 1.97% 57.39%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MAAGX % Rank
US
2.99% 0.00% 4.60% 23.94%
Non US
0.99% -3.30% 2.61% 5.28%

MAAGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.40% 0.01% 18.47% 87.36%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.50% 11.62%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 49.46%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 1.00% 5.75% 30.00%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% 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.

MAAGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 5.00% 0.00% 448.00% 8.96%

MAAGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.39% 0.00% 2.21% 17.61%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Monthly Quarterly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High MAAGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.47% -4.01% 5.73% 46.93%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MAAGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Monthly Annually

MAAGX - Managers

Joseph C. Flaherty

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 28, 2002

17.19

17.2%

Joseph C. Flaherty, Jr., is an investment officer and chief investment risk officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He serves as the director of the MFS' Quantitative Solutions group and is a portfolio manager of the firm's asset allocation portfolios. Joe joined MFS as a fixed-income quantitative research associate in 1993 and was named quantitative research analyst in 1996. He became manager of the Quantitative Research Group and portfolio manager in 1999, director of Fixed Income Quantitative Research in 2004, and director of the Quantitative Solutions Team in 2005.


Natalie I. Shapiro

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

1.0

1.0%

Natalie I. Shapiro, Ph.D. is an Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and Quantitative Fixed Income Research Analyst at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). Prior to joining MFS in 1997, Natalie served as a research associate for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Natalie has earned a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.07

Category High

27.78

Category Average

5.23

Category Mode

5.33