MFEKX: MFS Growth R6

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MFEKX MFS Growth R6


Profile

MFEKX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.5%
  • Net Assets $25.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$132.10
$101.48
$135.06

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.58%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.19%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Growth Fund Class R6
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Aug 26, 2011
  • 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).


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Performance

MFEKX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MFEKX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.3% -2.5% 8.5% 14.10%
1 Yr 32.0% -69.3% 46.7% 14.24%
3 Yr 19.0%* -45.9% 26.9% 11.35%
5 Yr 13.5%* -36.7% 16.6% 8.24%
10 Yr N/A* -17.9% 17.4% 2.69%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEKX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.6% -67.9% 49.9% 3.82%
2018 -1.4% -65.5% 13.4% 6.14%
2017 27.8% -46.3% 37.5% 9.22%
2016 0.9% -43.3% 15.3% 39.82%
2015 3.7% -38.0% 11.4% 9.90%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MFEKX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.3% -2.5% 8.5% 14.10%
1 Yr 32.0% -69.3% 46.7% 11.10%
3 Yr 20.1%* -45.9% 33.3% 9.04%
5 Yr 15.4%* -36.7% 17.7% 3.22%
10 Yr N/A* -17.9% 17.5% 4.10%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MFEKX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.6% -67.9% 49.9% 3.82%
2018 -1.0% -65.5% 16.5% 16.41%
2017 31.0% -28.2% 51.5% 21.39%
2016 2.6% -43.3% 17.1% 47.64%
2015 7.4% -38.0% 17.3% 11.67%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MFEKX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MFEKX Category Low Category High MFEKX % Rank
Net Assets 25.6 B 1.21 M 201 B 5.70%
Number of Holdings 74 1 2071 42.20%
Net Assets in Top 10 10.1 B 434 K 63 B 4.95%
Weighting of Top 10 41.05% 11.2% 100.0% 45.65%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 8.00%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 5.41%
  3. Visa Inc Class A 4.84%
  4. Adobe Inc 4.24%
  5. Mastercard Inc A 4.15%
  6. Alphabet Inc A 4.12%
  7. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.69%
  8. Fiserv Inc 2.61%
  9. Facebook Inc A 2.61%
  10. Global Payments Inc 2.40%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEKX % Rank
Stocks
97.50% 83.84% 105.55% 73.24%
Cash
2.50% -5.55% 16.16% 23.39%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.51% 78.86%
Other
0.00% -0.57% 8.03% 77.59%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.67% 76.09%
Bonds
0.00% -0.51% 3.92% 77.59%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEKX % Rank
Technology
24.40% 7.73% 54.94% 69.87%
Financial Services
16.99% 0.00% 38.34% 19.72%
Communication Services
14.46% 0.00% 31.01% 20.99%
Healthcare
13.69% 0.00% 52.57% 58.55%
Consumer Cyclical
11.04% 0.00% 52.42% 78.79%
Industrials
9.13% 0.00% 26.44% 40.48%
Consumer Defense
4.89% 0.00% 18.71% 43.85%
Basic Materials
3.25% 0.00% 11.40% 17.47%
Real Estate
1.93% 0.00% 12.72% 46.85%
Energy
0.24% 0.00% 6.74% 50.22%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.99% 83.36%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MFEKX % Rank
US
95.99% 80.59% 100.51% 35.98%
Non US
1.51% 0.00% 17.94% 76.91%

Expenses

MFEKX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MFEKX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.58% 0.00% 165.48% 89.96%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 1.40% 30.21%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% 21.50%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

MFEKX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

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

MFEKX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 18.00% 0.00% 807.00% 15.39%

Distributions

MFEKX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MFEKX Category Low Category High MFEKX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 49.22% 77.59%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MFEKX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MFEKX Category Low Category High MFEKX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.19% -2.06% 2.43% 40.05%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MFEKX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Eric Fischman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 02, 2002

17.76

17.8%

Eric B. Fischman, is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®. 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

2.5

2.5%

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
0.05 52.03 8.15 0.67