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MEIAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.6%
  • Net Assets $47 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$44.19
$28.78
$45.47

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.83%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare MEIAX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$116.74

+0.90%

$81.36 B

2.11%

$2.44

-1.98%

-

$45.84

+0.66%

$81.36 B

-

$0.00

-2.01%

-

$44.33

+0.77%

$60.99 B

1.86%

$0.82

1.86%

-

$195.75

+1.29%

$58.97 B

1.84%

$3.55

1.03%

-

$44.59

+0.91%

$47.04 B

1.10%

$0.49

0.36%

-

MEIAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.56%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Jan 02, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Steven Gorham

Fund Description

The fund normally invests the fund's assets primarily in equity securities. Equity securities include common stocks and other securities that represent an ownership interest (or right to acquire an ownership interest) in a company or other issuer. MFS focuses on investing the fund's assets in the stocks of companies the advisor believes are undervalued compared to their perceived worth (value companies).


MEIAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MEIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -26.7% 281.3% 33.94%
1 Yr -4.1% -33.9% 15.5% 22.23%
3 Yr 3.0%* -10.3% 11.0% 30.02%
5 Yr 6.6%* -4.4% 13.6% 25.18%
10 Yr 9.9%* -1.9% 11.8% 17.98%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MEIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.8% -32.1% 76.3% 8.54%
2018 -12.9% -62.4% 16.7% 27.51%
2017 12.5% -72.0% 37.9% 26.43%
2016 9.9% -61.4% 31.0% 51.37%
2015 -6.2% -47.3% 4.6% 28.44%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MEIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -26.7% 281.3% 33.86%
1 Yr -9.6% -33.9% 15.5% 60.89%
3 Yr 1.0%* -11.2% 11.0% 54.76%
5 Yr 5.3%* -4.8% 13.6% 46.95%
10 Yr 9.3%* -2.1% 11.8% 30.78%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MEIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.8% -32.1% 76.3% 8.54%
2018 -10.1% -37.1% 17.4% 43.57%
2017 17.5% -9.5% 37.9% 26.43%
2016 14.0% -27.9% 32.2% 43.28%
2015 -0.6% -28.9% 4.6% 8.67%

NAV & Total Return History


MEIAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MEIAX Category Low Category High MEIAX % Rank
Net Assets 47 B 390 K 81.4 B 2.77%
Number of Holdings 80 1 1638 51.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 13.9 B 68.9 K 20.4 B 2.78%
Weighting of Top 10 28.93% 5.7% 100.0% 42.49%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 4.10%
  2. JPMorgan Chase & Co 3.74%
  3. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%
  4. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%
  5. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%
  6. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%
  7. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%
  8. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%
  9. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%
  10. Comcast Corp Class A 3.33%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MEIAX % Rank
Stocks
98.78% 50.81% 144.64% 46.04%
Cash
1.21% -129.21% 49.19% 48.41%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 20.06% 82.04%
Other
0.00% -1.17% 90.90% 79.92%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.60% 80.90%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 42.12% 81.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MEIAX % Rank
Financial Services
23.86% 0.00% 60.37% 15.42%
Healthcare
20.53% 0.00% 31.61% 7.71%
Industrials
17.94% 0.00% 46.06% 7.71%
Technology
10.80% 0.00% 54.02% 54.39%
Consumer Defense
7.70% 0.00% 31.06% 68.42%
Utilities
7.23% 0.00% 46.31% 22.89%
Basic Materials
3.96% 0.00% 23.70% 40.53%
Communication Services
3.88% 0.00% 23.33% 88.68%
Energy
2.05% 0.00% 23.54% 87.86%
Consumer Cyclical
1.67% 0.00% 30.11% 94.26%
Real Estate
0.39% 0.00% 87.91% 80.15%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MEIAX % Rank
US
90.17% 26.40% 143.35% 69.80%
Non US
8.61% -0.07% 37.07% 23.67%

MEIAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MEIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.83% 0.01% 19.26% 61.97%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.00% 1.50% 29.93%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 52.85%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

MEIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 1.00% 5.75% 37.13%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MEIAX 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.

MEIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.00% 0.00% 481.00% 11.90%

MEIAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MEIAX Category Low Category High MEIAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 39.48% 83.24%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MEIAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MEIAX Category Low Category High MEIAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.56% -3.83% 5.26% 68.02%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MEIAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Steven Gorham


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 21, 2002

18.79

18.8%

Steven R. Gorham, CFA, is an investment officer of MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) and a portfolio manager of the value and global balanced portfolios of our mutual funds, variable annuities, and institutional investment products. Steve joined MFS in 1989 as a teleservices representative and became a member of the Financial Advisor Division sales desk in 1991. In 1992 he joined the Equity Research Department, and he became a research analyst in 1993 and an investment officer in 1996. He was named portfolio manager in 2000.

Nevin Chitkara


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2006

14.43

14.4%

Nevin Chitkara is an investment officer of MFS Investment Management (MFS®) and a portfolio manager of the firm's value, total return, and global total return portfolios. Prior to being named portfolio manager in 2006, Nevin was an equity research analyst specializing in the business services, cellular telephone, and telephone services industries. Nevin joined MFS in 1997. Previously, he served on the corporate audit and business development staffs of General Electric Co.

Katherine Cannan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2019

0.84

0.8%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 85.01 7.06 14.84
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