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MFEGX MFS Growth A

  • Fund
  • MFEGX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $107.13 - $0.37 - 0.34%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

MFEGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 15.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • Net Assets $21 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$107.13
$82.04
$108.69

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.92%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Sep 13, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The fund normally invests 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. The adviser focuses on investing the fund's assets in the stocks of companies the advisor believes to have above average earnings growth potential compared to other companies (growth companies).

MFEGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MFEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.3% -5.2% 28.3% 25.50%
1 Yr 14.3% -60.2% 26.0% 4.81%
3 Yr 15.4%* -37.7% 21.5% 5.21%
5 Yr 11.0%* -30.2% 22.2% 6.09%
10 Yr 14.8%* -11.9% 17.8% 3.59%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.8% -65.5% 5.0% 4.90%
2017 27.2% -24.8% 41.0% 9.24%
2016 0.6% -56.6% 18.1% 43.85%
2015 3.1% -38.0% 11.4% 12.11%
2014 4.3% -52.4% 105.4% 30.87%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MFEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.3% 0.0% 28.3% 25.50%
1 Yr 14.7% -60.2% 43.0% 20.45%
3 Yr 17.2%* -37.7% 27.0% 14.13%
5 Yr 13.8%* -30.2% 30.9% 13.25%
10 Yr 16.4%* -11.9% 19.7% 8.76%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.5% -65.5% 16.5% 16.10%
2017 30.5% -24.8% 48.9% 21.13%
2016 2.2% -56.6% 26.8% 52.96%
2015 7.1% -38.0% 17.3% 13.09%
2014 8.7% -52.4% 120.7% 54.52%

NAV & Total Return History

MFEGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High MFEGX % Rank
Net Assets 21 B 898 K 188 B 6.03%
Number of Holdings 81 6 2051 37.12%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.95 B 519 K 54.6 B 4.63%
Weighting of Top 10 39.22% 12.8% 2580.2% 45.24%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 6.48%

  2. Amazon.com Inc 5.73%

  3. Visa Inc Class A 4.56%

  4. Adobe Inc 4.22%

  5. Alphabet Inc A 3.98%

  6. Mastercard Inc A 3.79%

  7. Salesforce.com Inc 2.82%

  8. Facebook Inc A 2.73%

  9. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.64%

  10. Alphabet Inc Class C 2.27%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEGX % Rank
Stocks
97.75% 18.46% 102.38% 55.55%
Cash
2.26% -2546.61% 57.26% 37.73%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.01% 24.89%
Other
0.00% -14.14% 43.05% 33.62%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.57% 15.98%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2544.23% 18.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEGX % Rank
Technology
30.64% 0.00% 62.60% 48.21%
Healthcare
15.38% 0.00% 96.28% 42.79%
Financial Services
14.11% 0.00% 39.70% 38.69%
Consumer Cyclical
14.11% 0.00% 30.98% 67.69%
Industrials
12.69% 0.00% 25.15% 18.43%
Consumer Defense
4.81% 0.00% 16.35% 48.65%
Communication Services
2.62% 0.00% 14.48% 31.27%
Basic Materials
2.57% 0.00% 12.25% 35.90%
Energy
0.70% 0.00% 14.90% 56.33%
Real Estate
0.11% 0.00% 6.87% 60.70%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.89% 47.42%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEGX % Rank
US
96.20% 6.62% 101.44% 26.29%
Non US
1.55% 0.00% 92.29% 74.32%

MFEGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MFEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.92% 0.00% 15.15% 62.71%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 1.44% 31.18%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 29.38%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

MFEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 8.50% 9.45%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MFEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

MFEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 18.00% 0.00% 650.00% 14.59%

MFEGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High MFEGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 49.69%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High MFEGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.15% -14.30% 2.62% 61.48%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MFEGX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.28

Category Average

8.62

Category Mode

7.92