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MFS Growth Fund

MFEGX | Fund

$177.61

$44.9 B

0.00%

0.87%

Vitals

YTD Return

18.0%

1 yr return

23.2%

3 Yr Avg Return

20.4%

5 Yr Avg Return

22.0%

Net Assets

$44.9 B

Holdings in Top 10

47.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$176.2
$139.62
$183.01

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.87%

SALES FEES

Front Load 5.75%

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 27.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000

IRA

$250


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Large Growth


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

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MFS Growth Fund

MFEGX | Fund

$177.61

$44.9 B

0.00%

0.87%

MFEGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.33%
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
  • Manager
    Eric Fischman

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 18.0% -88.4% 126.6% 38.43%
1 Yr 23.2% -9.0% 62.9% 79.19%
3 Yr 20.4%* 1.8% 49.2% 44.11%
5 Yr 22.0%* 9.3% 38.9% 34.22%
10 Yr 18.9%* 10.4% 27.6% 33.79%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 26.3% -67.0% 145.0% 48.34%
2019 35.0% -28.8% 76.0% 6.48%
2018 -1.8% -57.9% 10.6% 8.61%
2017 27.2% -68.7% 64.3% 13.85%
2016 0.6% -47.1% 53.3% 43.25%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MFEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.0% -88.5% 126.6% 37.92%
1 Yr 16.1% -9.0% 62.9% 95.52%
3 Yr 18.0%* 0.5% 49.2% 66.72%
5 Yr 20.6%* 8.9% 38.9% 46.60%
10 Yr 18.2%* 10.3% 27.6% 45.93%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 26.3% -67.0% 145.0% 48.34%
2019 35.0% -28.8% 76.0% 6.48%
2018 -1.5% -57.9% 16.5% 21.43%
2017 30.5% -24.8% 64.3% 26.25%
2016 2.2% -43.3% 53.3% 49.29%

NAV & Total Return History


MFEGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High MFEGX % Rank
Net Assets 44.9 B 217 K 278 B 4.95%
Number of Holdings 72 2 3241 40.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 22.5 B -22.9 M 102 B 4.32%
Weighting of Top 10 46.99% 10.8% 100.0% 33.99%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 10.72%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 7.77%
  3. Alphabet Inc Class A 6.03%
  4. Adobe Inc 4.42%
  5. Facebook Inc Class A 3.96%
  6. Apple Inc 3.77%
  7. Mastercard Inc Class A 2.73%
  8. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.59%
  9. Visa Inc Class A 2.50%
  10. Intuit Inc 2.49%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEGX % Rank
Stocks
99.39% 37.39% 136.55% 44.44%
Cash
0.61% -36.55% 62.65% 50.55%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 3.02% 43.21%
Other
0.00% -1.10% 18.96% 49.66%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 39.64%
Bonds
0.00% -0.36% 12.40% 40.67%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEGX % Rank
Technology
36.17% 0.00% 63.80% 37.24%
Communication Services
18.59% 0.00% 66.36% 21.33%
Financial Services
11.32% 0.00% 44.03% 37.65%
Healthcare
10.71% 0.00% 41.80% 62.96%
Consumer Cyclical
10.57% 0.00% 51.75% 82.78%
Industrials
5.40% 0.00% 39.00% 62.83%
Basic Materials
2.75% 0.00% 22.40% 18.86%
Consumer Defense
2.67% 0.00% 23.31% 56.24%
Real Estate
1.83% 0.00% 21.64% 27.09%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.82% 55.90%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 13.60% 65.23%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEGX % Rank
US
95.00% 11.84% 135.33% 49.38%
Non US
4.39% 0.00% 85.93% 45.27%

MFEGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MFEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.87% 0.01% 13.41% 46.45%
Management Fee 0.51% 0.00% 1.50% 27.53%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 38.63%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

MFEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 8.50% 9.06%
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 1.00% 5.00% 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.

MFEGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.00% 1.00% 414.00% 27.72%

MFEGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High MFEGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.65% 38.58%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MFEGX Category Low Category High MFEGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.33% -56.00% 2.90% 60.62%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MFEGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Eric Fischman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 02, 2002

19.51

19.5%

Eric B. Fischman, is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management® since Novembwe 2019. Eric joined MFS as an equity research analyst in 2000 and was named portfolio manager in 2002. Prior to joining MFS he served as an equity research analyst at State Street Research and he was a staff attorney at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. He earned an MBA from Columbia Business School, a Juris Doctorate degree from Boston University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University. He also holds the Certified Financial Analyst designation.

Paul Gordon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2017

4.25

4.3%

Paul J. Gordon - Investment Officer - Equity Portfolio Manager - As an Equity Portfolio Manager, responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk control and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 2004 - Previous experience includes 3 years as Equity Research Associate at Fidelity Investments Management and Research Co. - Babson College, BS, cum laude

Bradford Mak


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2021

0.25

0.3%

Bradford J. Mak - Investment Officer - Equity Portfolio Manager - As an Equity Portfolio Manager, responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk control and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 2010; previous positions include Equity Research Analyst. - Previous experience includes 2 years as an Investment Analyst at Kingsbrook Partners, LP; 2 years as an Investment Analyst at Highbridge Capital Management; 3 years as Private Equity Associate - Healthcare Group at Paul Capital Partners; 2 years as Strategic Planning Manager at Genentech, Inc. - Harvard Business School, Master of Business Administration - Brown University, Bachelor of Arts, academic honors and Recipient of the Royce Fellowship.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 53.78 7.54 1.75