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MGIAX MFS International Value A

  • Fund
  • MGIAX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $43.28 + $0.07 + 0.16%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Value Equities

MGIAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.0%
  • Net Assets $28.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$43.28
$36.58
$44.54

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.98%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of May 29, 2015

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS International Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Oct 24, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The fund normally invests its assets primarily in foreign equity securities, including emerging market 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 advisor focuses on investing the fund's assets in the stocks of companies that it believes are undervalued compared to their intrinsic value.

MGIAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.1% -32.9% 21.2% 10.24%
1 Yr 2.3% -95.6% 7.9% 1.96%
3 Yr 6.9%* -63.3% 49.1% 5.00%
5 Yr 5.0%* -46.9% 20.2% 1.54%
10 Yr 9.8%* 1.3% 14.9% 4.44%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.9% -93.5% 0.0% 7.84%
2017 23.7% 0.0% 27.6% 17.33%
2016 2.3% -9.2% 208.8% 21.50%
2015 3.2% -16.2% 5.0% 6.50%
2014 -2.0% -17.8% 0.2% 3.08%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.1% 0.0% 21.2% 10.24%
1 Yr 6.6% -26.4% 7.9% 2.94%
3 Yr 9.9%* -5.3% 54.3% 3.00%
5 Yr 8.1%* -7.0% 26.0% 3.08%
10 Yr 12.2%* 1.3% 19.7% 3.70%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.2% -32.4% 0.0% 3.92%
2017 26.8% 0.0% 30.1% 13.86%
2016 3.9% -7.3% 219.6% 21.00%
2015 6.5% -14.1% 6.9% 2.00%
2014 1.4% -17.8% 1.7% 2.56%

NAV & Total Return History

MGIAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank
Net Assets 28.4 B 1.2 M 28.7 B 1.95%
Number of Holdings 110 2 5325 52.20%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.54 B 728 K 7.54 B 1.46%
Weighting of Top 10 27.13% 5.7% 100.0% 25.37%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 4.70%

  2. Givaudan SA 3.16%

  3. Cadence Design Systems Inc 3.01%

  4. Pernod Ricard SA 2.68%

  5. Diageo PLC 2.46%

  6. Henkel AG & Co KGaA Participating Preferred 2.38%

  7. Kao Corp 2.22%

  8. Amadeus IT Group SA A 2.21%

  9. Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 2.19%

  10. Colgate-Palmolive Co 2.12%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MGIAX % Rank
Stocks
95.88% 2.88% 100.68% 72.20%
Cash
4.13% -3.85% 33.82% 21.46%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.39% 63.41%
Other
0.00% -1.19% 4.37% 69.27%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.48% 59.02%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 63.29% 61.46%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGIAX % Rank
Consumer Defense
30.36% 0.46% 30.36% 1.46%
Technology
21.48% 0.36% 24.84% 2.93%
Industrials
16.41% 0.62% 26.97% 5.37%
Basic Materials
6.51% 0.08% 14.72% 64.88%
Financial Services
6.33% 0.89% 40.04% 96.59%
Real Estate
5.14% 0.00% 6.61% 2.93%
Healthcare
4.41% 0.53% 15.98% 90.24%
Consumer Cyclical
3.78% 0.54% 18.88% 92.68%
Communication Services
1.05% 0.00% 17.47% 90.24%
Energy
0.39% 0.00% 13.51% 95.12%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.07% 96.10%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGIAX % Rank
Non US
82.04% 4.61% 99.58% 92.68%
US
13.84% -1.73% 60.54% 4.39%

MGIAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.98% 0.01% 3.21% 76.10%
Management Fee 0.61% 0.00% 1.28% 16.10%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 40.32%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.08% 5.75% 27.78%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

MGIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 14.00% 2.00% 224.00% 8.78%

MGIAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.06% 73.17%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High MGIAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.02% 0.03% 4.48% 84.88%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MGIAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

MGIAX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.08

Category High

25.81

Category Average

6.43

Category Mode

0.08