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MGRAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • Net Assets $11 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$40.67
$26.57
$40.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.08%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 17.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification


Compare MGRAX to Popular International Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$64.80

-0.22%

$161.26 B

-

$0.54

16.42%

-

$47.99

+0.21%

$55.19 B

0.81%

$0.39

48.48%

-

$52.07

+0.39%

$27.50 B

0.72%

$0.37

14.69%

-

$23.64

-0.09%

$17.77 B

0.18%

$0.04

25.01%

-

$26.86

-0.04%

$16.07 B

1.41%

$0.38

12.86%

-

MGRAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

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

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 it believes to have above average earnings growth potential compared to other companies (growth companies).


MGRAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% -8.4% 79.9% 77.19%
1 Yr 5.0% -6.0% 89.7% 75.43%
3 Yr 5.7%* -3.0% 18.4% 47.05%
5 Yr 8.5%* 2.7% 18.8% 35.38%
10 Yr 6.5%* 3.0% 13.6% 44.24%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.0% -4.0% 45.1% 54.76%
2018 -12.4% -32.2% 68.4% 13.03%
2017 29.2% 0.0% 50.9% 43.06%
2016 1.4% -12.2% 5.7% 12.50%
2015 -1.0% -16.3% 9.5% 58.19%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.0% -8.4% 79.9% 77.19%
1 Yr -1.0% -6.3% 89.7% 96.74%
3 Yr 3.6%* -3.0% 18.4% 67.05%
5 Yr 7.2%* 2.1% 18.8% 51.54%
10 Yr 5.8%* 3.0% 13.6% 59.50%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGRAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.0% -4.0% 45.1% 54.76%
2018 -9.1% -32.2% 68.4% 8.02%
2017 32.2% 0.0% 53.4% 31.39%
2016 2.4% -12.2% 8.0% 12.50%
2015 0.0% -15.1% 11.4% 59.93%

NAV & Total Return History


MGRAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MGRAX Category Low Category High MGRAX % Rank
Net Assets 11 B 10 161 B 12.31%
Number of Holdings 83 6 1191 45.34%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.2 B 1.63 M 36.1 B 9.11%
Weighting of Top 10 36.21% 8.4% 99.0% 27.55%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 5.47%
  2. Nestle SA 5.47%
  3. Nestle SA 5.47%
  4. Nestle SA 5.47%
  5. Nestle SA 5.47%
  6. Nestle SA 5.47%
  7. Nestle SA 5.47%
  8. Nestle SA 5.47%
  9. Nestle SA 5.47%
  10. Nestle SA 5.47%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MGRAX % Rank
Stocks
98.95% 80.75% 101.48% 21.38%
Cash
1.06% -7.94% 12.44% 74.40%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% 30.37%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 18.42% 39.91%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.96% 29.93%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.67% 33.05%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGRAX % Rank
Consumer Defense
18.67% 1.38% 35.12% 8.89%
Industrials
16.36% 0.00% 26.42% 25.81%
Healthcare
16.24% 2.18% 27.75% 36.88%
Technology
14.04% 3.44% 42.90% 80.48%
Consumer Cyclical
10.61% 2.28% 56.56% 57.05%
Basic Materials
10.46% 0.00% 17.13% 4.34%
Financial Services
7.57% 0.00% 21.43% 73.75%
Communication Services
5.04% 0.00% 43.24% 77.87%
Utilities
0.55% 0.00% 15.08% 47.94%
Energy
0.45% 0.00% 10.39% 54.01%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 12.59% 67.03%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGRAX % Rank
Non US
93.39% 72.04% 100.04% 41.00%
US
5.56% 0.00% 23.03% 41.43%

MGRAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.08% 0.01% 28.05% 53.95%
Management Fee 0.70% 0.00% 1.50% 41.04%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 27.75%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.80% N/A

Sales Fees

MGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 22.95%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

MGRAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 17.00% 4.00% 151.99% 16.56%

MGRAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MGRAX Category Low Category High MGRAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.29% 40.60%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MGRAX Category Low Category High MGRAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.66% -1.17% 3.11% 56.82%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MGRAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Antonelli


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 13, 2010

10.81

10.8%

Mr. Antonelli is senior vice president and director of international equity reserach of MFS Investment Management. He joined the firm in 1991 as a research analyst following foreign stocks, with a concentration in continental Europe. He was named assistant vice president in 1994, vice president in 1995, portfolio manager in 1997, and director of international equity research and senior vice president in 1999.

Kevin Dwan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2012

8.84

8.8%

Kevin M. Dwan − Investment Officer − Director of Asian Equity Research − Global Equity Research Analyst − Joined MFS in 2005; named Director of Asian Equity Research in 2007 − Previous experience includes: nine years for Putnam Investments in various roles in Boston, London, and Tokyo including Equity Analyst and a Sector Sleeve Portfolio Manager for International Core Equity − Affiliation(s): President of Sabrina's Foundation − Harvard University, MBA − Harvard College, AB

Matthew Barrett


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2015

5.59

5.6%

Matthew Barrett, ASIP, is an Investment Officer and Equity Portfolio Manager at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®), managing the firm's European Equity Ex-U.K. strategy. He is also an Equity Analyst and leads the firm's European research coverage of consumer staples stocks. Matthew joined MFS in 2000 and became a research analyst in 2001. He was named portfolio manager in 2010. Prior to joining MFS, he was an associate director specializing in Asian equities for Newport Capital Ltd. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from University College in London and holds a MBA from London Business School.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 25.36 7.14 6.42
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