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MFEHX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 23.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 22.7%
  • Net Assets $44.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$174.13
$135.62
$176.83

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.87%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare MFEHX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$76.16

+1.22%

$278.46 B

0.23%

$0.17

12.76%

0.64%

$368.20

+1.17%

$174.51 B

0.49%

$1.77

17.36%

0.20%

$299.58

+1.53%

$165.53 B

0.41%

$1.22

18.25%

0.04%

$154.22

+1.53%

$165.53 B

-

$0.00

18.18%

0.17%

$19.46

+1.51%

$142.43 B

-

$0.00

16.11%

0.86%

MFEHX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 23.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.7%
  • 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
    Apr 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • 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).


MFEHX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MFEHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.1% -88.5% 126.7% 30.50%
1 Yr 34.9% -9.0% 119.5% 90.29%
3 Yr 23.0%* 4.2% 47.6% 47.49%
5 Yr 22.7%* 11.7% 43.6% 42.83%
10 Yr 17.2%* 9.5% 24.4% 29.52%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 26.3% -67.0% 145.0% 48.31%
2019 35.0% -28.8% 76.0% 6.59%
2018 -1.9% -57.9% 10.6% 8.70%
2017 27.2% -68.7% 64.3% 13.81%
2016 0.5% -47.1% 53.3% 43.50%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MFEHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.1% -88.5% 126.7% 30.50%
1 Yr 34.9% -9.0% 119.5% 80.18%
3 Yr 23.0%* 4.2% 47.6% 41.11%
5 Yr 22.7%* 11.3% 43.6% 37.56%
10 Yr 17.2%* 9.5% 24.4% 28.07%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 26.3% -67.0% 145.0% 48.31%
2019 35.0% -28.8% 76.0% 6.59%
2018 2.4% -57.9% 16.5% 7.81%
2017 30.5% -24.8% 64.3% 26.10%
2016 2.2% -43.3% 53.3% 49.60%

NAV & Total Return History


MFEHX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MFEHX Category Low Category High MFEHX % Rank
Net Assets 44.6 B 214 K 278 B 5.10%
Number of Holdings 77 2 2935 38.20%
Net Assets in Top 10 20.5 B -20 M 102 B 4.46%
Weighting of Top 10 45.98% 10.5% 100.0% 39.75%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 10.42%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 8.35%
  3. Alphabet Inc Class A 5.51%
  4. Adobe Inc 4.22%
  5. Facebook Inc Class A 3.93%
  6. Mastercard Inc Class A 3.23%
  7. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.83%
  8. Visa Inc Class A 2.76%
  9. NVIDIA Corp 2.40%
  10. NVIDIA Corp 2.33%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEHX % Rank
Stocks
99.96% 0.00% 141.22% 22.22%
Cash
0.04% -41.23% 59.70% 74.83%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.23% 49.38%
Other
0.00% -0.19% 18.26% 55.83%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.37% 45.34%
Bonds
0.00% -0.68% 99.88% 47.67%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEHX % Rank
Technology
34.17% 0.00% 61.09% 39.12%
Communication Services
19.28% 0.00% 67.80% 18.53%
Financial Services
12.05% 0.00% 42.02% 36.44%
Consumer Cyclical
10.98% 0.00% 50.66% 83.25%
Healthcare
10.41% 0.00% 38.46% 69.66%
Industrials
5.73% 0.00% 39.88% 56.55%
Consumer Defense
2.79% 0.00% 23.31% 59.57%
Basic Materials
2.71% 0.00% 22.74% 22.79%
Real Estate
1.87% 0.00% 21.17% 28.35%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 10.87% 61.91%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 29.92% 66.99%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEHX % Rank
US
95.53% 0.00% 139.54% 43.83%
Non US
4.43% 0.00% 88.01% 48.29%

MFEHX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MFEHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.87% 0.01% 13.41% 47.10%
Management Fee 0.51% 0.00% 1.50% 27.79%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 41.92%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

MFEHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MFEHX 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.

MFEHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.00% 0.00% 414.00% 26.44%

MFEHX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MFEHX Category Low Category High MFEHX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.45% 46.87%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MFEHX Category Low Category High MFEHX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.33% -56.00% 1.83% 64.21%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MFEHX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Eric Fischman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 02, 2002

19.26

19.3%

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

4.0

4.0%

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

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 53.53 7.54 1.5