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MEIJX MFS Value R4

  • Fund
  • MEIJX
  • Price as of: May 23, 2019
  • $40.09 - $0.37 - 0.91%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Company
  • MFS

MEIJX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.5%
  • Net Assets $47.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$40.09
$33.46
$41.83

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.57%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 11.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Value Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.72%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Apr 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Steven R. 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 it believes are undervalued compared to their perceived worth (value companies).

MEIJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MEIJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.6% -3.5% 23.5% 11.58%
1 Yr 1.8% -29.1% 14.0% 6.35%
3 Yr 4.8%* -13.8% 15.5% 21.86%
5 Yr 3.5%* -28.0% 11.5% 16.34%
10 Yr 8.8%* -10.0% 12.7% 25.00%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MEIJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.0% -38.8% 15.7% 24.03%
2017 12.5% -17.9% 37.3% 27.89%
2016 9.9% -7.3% 28.2% 51.70%
2015 -6.2% -47.3% 0.6% 27.90%
2014 5.2% -46.4% 75.9% 42.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MEIJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.6% -3.5% 23.5% 11.58%
1 Yr 5.0% -29.1% 14.0% 6.35%
3 Yr 8.9%* -9.3% 16.3% 30.90%
5 Yr 8.2%* -9.5% 13.5% 7.98%
10 Yr 12.6%* -4.0% 15.5% 15.38%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MEIJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.9% -32.1% 15.7% 36.36%
2017 17.8% -7.9% 38.3% 26.01%
2016 14.2% -7.3% 29.2% 37.33%
2015 -0.3% -26.2% 4.7% 6.31%
2014 10.7% -45.2% 78.4% 37.88%

NAV & Total Return History

MEIJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MEIJX Category Low Category High MEIJX % Rank
Net Assets 47.9 B 1.47 M 117 B 4.48%
Number of Holdings 90 18 1796 44.40%
Net Assets in Top 10 12.9 B 81.8 K 32.2 B 2.49%
Weighting of Top 10 27.85% 8.7% 74.3% 53.23%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. JPMorgan Chase & Co 4.28%

  2. Johnson & Johnson 3.70%

  3. Accenture PLC Class A 3.22%

  4. Comcast Corp Class A 2.84%

  5. Medtronic PLC 2.66%

  6. Wells Fargo & Co 2.45%

  7. Pfizer Inc 2.44%

  8. Aon PLC 2.19%

  9. Honeywell International Inc 2.05%

  10. The Travelers Companies Inc 2.04%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MEIJX % Rank
Stocks
99.14% 6.24% 117.77% 20.52%
Cash
0.86% -17.77% 40.48% 75.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 16.57% 24.38%
Other
0.00% -0.77% 2.43% 17.04%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.39% 15.80%
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 43.37% 24.38%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MEIJX % Rank
Financial Services
27.55% 0.89% 39.05% 11.47%
Industrials
19.40% 0.00% 37.45% 1.00%
Healthcare
17.21% 0.00% 25.25% 10.97%
Consumer Defense
9.66% 0.00% 27.68% 23.19%
Technology
7.01% 0.00% 35.17% 90.15%
Utilities
4.52% 0.00% 71.85% 48.25%
Energy
4.39% 0.00% 24.02% 91.52%
Communication Services
3.36% 0.00% 12.35% 70.82%
Basic Materials
2.88% 0.00% 17.14% 55.86%
Consumer Cyclical
2.57% 0.00% 46.05% 94.26%
Real Estate
0.39% 0.00% 33.69% 74.19%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MEIJX % Rank
US
91.78% 0.17% 117.77% 42.54%
Non US
7.36% 0.00% 99.26% 43.91%

MEIJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MEIJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.03% 8.83% 90.54%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.00% 1.20% 22.64%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

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

MEIJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 11.00% 0.00% 258.00% 5.60%

MEIJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MEIJX Category Low Category High MEIJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.10% 50.12%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MEIJX Category Low Category High MEIJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.72% -2.85% 3.22% 27.65%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MEIJX - Managers

Steven R. Gorham

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 21, 2002

17.28

17.3%

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 P. Chitkara

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2006

12.92

12.9%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.36

Category Average

7.83

Category Mode

0.23