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MBGWX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.0%
  • Net Assets $6.65 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 72.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.77
$21.68
$26.77

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.73%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Compare MBGWX to Popular U.S. Growth/Balanced Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$25.92

-0.42%

$126.27 B

2.54%

$0.66

10.06%

0.57%

$44.24

-0.52%

$20.80 B

1.60%

$0.71

9.94%

0.14%

$19.06

-0.52%

$14.40 B

1.39%

$0.27

10.24%

0.66%

$17.66

-0.56%

$11.62 B

1.99%

$0.35

11.63%

1.01%

$61.91

-0.50%

$8.42 B

1.40%

$0.87

11.85%

0.11%

MBGWX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.23%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

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

MBGWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.2% 4.2% 24.1% 51.59%
1 Yr 29.7% 18.7% 57.9% 80.90%
3 Yr 12.6%* 3.4% 18.9% 39.12%
5 Yr 12.0%* 4.1% 18.4% 51.06%
10 Yr 8.9%* 5.6% 12.6% 56.47%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 10.5% -21.0% 26.2% 27.65%
2019 20.5% 1.1% 24.7% 9.93%
2018 -11.6% -48.9% -3.9% 26.24%
2017 13.4% -4.4% 18.4% 36.65%
2016 4.5% -7.8% 13.5% 42.86%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.2% 4.2% 24.1% 51.88%
1 Yr 25.7% 13.7% 64.5% 88.86%
3 Yr 11.9%* -4.2% 23.6% 41.39%
5 Yr 11.7%* 4.1% 18.4% 45.48%
10 Yr 8.9%* 5.6% 12.6% 49.40%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 10.5% -21.0% 26.2% 27.65%
2019 20.5% 1.1% 25.0% 9.93%
2018 -6.5% -48.9% -2.5% 9.89%
2017 18.0% -4.4% 22.8% 36.25%
2016 6.7% -7.8% 22.5% 56.73%

NAV & Total Return History


MBGWX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High MBGWX % Rank
Net Assets 6.65 B 1.01 M 126 B 19.34%
Number of Holdings 22 4 20604 70.38%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.83 B 2.15 K 27.7 B 16.03%
Weighting of Top 10 72.57% 9.3% 100.0% 36.60%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Growth R6 10.41%
  2. MFS Value R6 10.17%
  3. MFS Research R6 9.76%
  4. MFS Mid Cap Value R6 9.16%
  5. MFS Mid Cap Growth R6 8.85%
  6. MFS Research International R6 6.81%
  7. MFS Inflation-Adjusted Bond R6 4.77%
  8. MFS High Income R6 4.27%
  9. MFS Commodity Strategy R6 4.24%
  10. MFS Global Real Estate R6 4.15%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
Stocks
74.84% 37.88% 100.00% 72.01%
Bonds
20.51% -17.59% 48.89% 11.96%
Cash
6.71% -2.82% 69.46% 19.84%
Convertible Bonds
0.35% 0.00% 28.39% 43.21%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 21.34% 92.12%
Other
-2.41% -2.66% 16.50% 98.37%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
Technology
17.53% 0.00% 50.46% 57.07%
Financial Services
14.81% 0.00% 51.49% 57.88%
Industrials
13.47% 0.00% 48.98% 12.77%
Healthcare
12.01% 0.00% 37.51% 57.61%
Consumer Cyclical
9.39% 0.00% 37.42% 73.37%
Real Estate
8.11% 0.00% 66.18% 23.10%
Communication Services
7.72% 0.00% 15.45% 60.87%
Consumer Defense
7.12% 0.00% 26.03% 29.08%
Basic Materials
5.27% 0.00% 48.52% 24.46%
Utilities
2.74% 0.00% 16.32% 40.22%
Energy
1.83% 0.00% 42.43% 88.59%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
US
51.60% 18.40% 100.00% 80.71%
Non US
23.24% 0.00% 37.79% 40.49%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
Government
28.58% 0.00% 100.00% 35.69%
Corporate
26.10% 0.00% 98.33% 65.12%
Derivative
21.06% 0.00% 46.97% 6.54%
Cash & Equivalents
17.61% 0.00% 100.00% 49.59%
Securitized
5.85% 0.00% 37.72% 69.21%
Municipal
0.80% 0.00% 23.82% 16.89%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
US
13.13% 0.00% 40.16% 48.10%
Non US
7.38% -52.31% 11.52% 3.80%

MBGWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MBGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.73% 0.11% 4.19% 15.95%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.30% 17.70%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 95.14%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.28% N/A

Sales Fees

MBGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 1.00% 5.00% 4.63%

Trading Fees

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

MBGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 7.00% 0.00% 350.90% 6.12%

MBGWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High MBGWX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.08% 0.00% 1.34% 81.40%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High MBGWX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.23% -0.52% 6.16% 93.54%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MBGWX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joseph Flaherty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 28, 2002

19.02

19.0%

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 Shapiro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

2.83

2.8%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 40.52 6.76 1.5