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MDIOX MFS Intl Diversification R1

  • Fund
  • MDIOX
  • Price as of: Jun 05, 2019
  • $18.25 + $0.05 + 0.28%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Company
  • MFS

MDIOX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.0%
  • Net Assets $17 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.25
$16.11
$19.38

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.12%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 1.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.33%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS International Diversification Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Apr 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Camille Humphries Lee

Fund Description

The fund is designed to provide diversification within the international asset class by investing the majority of its assets in other mutual funds advised by the adviser, referred to as underlying funds. The adviser seeks to diversify the fund's investments in terms of market capitalization (by including large, mid, and/or small cap underlying funds), by style (by including both growth and value underlying funds), and by geography (by including developed and emerging market underlying funds).

MDIOX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.5% 1.2% 22.9% 38.72%
1 Yr -5.2% -45.2% 2.7% 25.54%
3 Yr 6.2%* -14.0% 30.8% 14.06%
5 Yr 2.0%* -13.1% 16.6% 4.79%
10 Yr 6.5%* -2.7% 11.7% 6.18%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.8% -50.1% 68.4% 6.63%
2017 28.0% -2.4% 37.4% 9.07%
2016 0.1% -13.9% 18.8% 24.55%
2015 -2.0% -27.8% 7.2% 41.58%
2014 -5.4% -27.8% 75.2% 22.02%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.5% 1.2% 22.9% 38.72%
1 Yr -3.1% -44.7% 5.4% 23.78%
3 Yr 7.7%* -11.4% 30.8% 20.00%
5 Yr 3.3%* -12.0% 17.0% 5.99%
10 Yr 7.3%* -1.8% 11.7% 15.17%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDIOX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.9% -50.0% 68.4% 5.26%
2017 29.0% 8.9% 37.4% 15.78%
2016 1.4% -8.0% 18.8% 28.51%
2015 -0.8% -26.3% 8.4% 35.25%
2014 -4.8% -27.8% 96.0% 34.77%

NAV & Total Return History

MDIOX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank
Net Assets 17 B 1.56 M 372 B 6.61%
Number of Holdings 7 5 9089 98.25%
Net Assets in Top 10 17 B -104 M 32.8 B 4.28%
Weighting of Top 10 99.98% 4.2% 551.0% 3.89%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Research International R6 29.99%

  2. MFS International Value R6 25.03%

  3. MFS International Growth R6 24.99%

  4. MFS International New Discovery R6 9.99%

  5. MFS Emerging Markets Equity R6 9.99%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MDIOX % Rank
Stocks
97.25% 28.05% 124.30% 53.11%
Cash
2.74% -133.56% 22.88% 39.49%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.19% 51.95%
Other
0.00% -4.08% 20.28% 67.90%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.50% 48.64%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 115.04% 51.17%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MDIOX % Rank
Consumer Defense
18.37% 0.01% 32.90% 2.92%
Technology
17.45% 0.01% 26.73% 10.70%
Financial Services
14.26% 0.00% 28.68% 84.44%
Industrials
12.80% 0.00% 23.25% 34.44%
Basic Materials
8.92% 0.00% 24.56% 23.54%
Consumer Cyclical
8.70% 0.01% 27.51% 78.99%
Healthcare
8.36% 0.00% 26.68% 71.21%
Energy
2.57% 0.00% 22.15% 86.96%
Real Estate
2.52% 0.00% 12.35% 40.27%
Communication Services
1.84% 0.00% 14.60% 69.46%
Utilities
1.42% 0.00% 15.14% 60.70%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MDIOX % Rank
Non US
89.49% 0.00% 120.51% 79.57%
US
7.76% -0.04% 99.97% 15.56%

MDIOX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.12% 0.00% 4.65% 49.12%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.36% 1.36%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 90.13%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

MDIOX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 1.00% 0.00% 156.00% 0.97%

MDIOX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.26% 62.06%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MDIOX Category Low Category High MDIOX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.33% -1.71% 3.47% 94.54%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MDIOX - Managers

Camille Humphries Lee

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

0.83

0.8%

Investment Officer *Institutional Equity Portfolio Manager *As an Institutional Portfolio Manager, participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Assesses portfolio risk, customizes portfolios to client objectives and guidelines, and manages daily cash flows. Communicates investment policy, strategy, and positioning. *Joined MFS in 2000. *Previous experience includes 3 years as Research Analyst at SG Cowen Securities Corporation; 8 years as Research Analyst and Associate Analyst at Alex Brown. *Affiliations include CFA Institute, CFA Society of Boston. *University of Virginia, MBA *University of Virginia, BA


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.43

Category High

27.52

Category Average

10.58

Category Mode

16.09