MGRCX: MFS International Growth C

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MGRCX MFS International Growth C

MGRCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.5%
  • Net Assets $10.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.56
$26.20
$32.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.85%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 17.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.48%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS International Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jul 01, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager David A. 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).

MGRCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.8% -8.0% 31.6% 62.56%
1 Yr 13.0% -10.5% 25.0% 40.75%
3 Yr 11.4%* -1.4% 37.5% 19.55%
5 Yr 5.5%* -4.6% 20.3% 26.79%
10 Yr 5.2%* -1.6% 11.0% 47.45%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.6% -32.2% 68.4% 14.52%
2017 28.7% 0.0% 50.9% 44.58%
2016 1.3% -12.2% 5.7% 12.95%
2015 -1.5% -16.3% 8.1% 63.75%
2014 -7.6% -23.5% 7.5% 70.03%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MGRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 20.8% -8.0% 31.6% 62.56%
1 Yr 16.7% -10.5% 25.0% 24.23%
3 Yr 13.4%* 0.0% 37.5% 10.53%
5 Yr 7.2%* -1.7% 20.4% 16.37%
10 Yr 6.3%* 1.5% 10.7% 37.25%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MGRCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.8% -32.2% 68.4% 11.98%
2017 31.1% 0.0% 53.4% 41.06%
2016 1.6% -12.2% 8.0% 15.43%
2015 -0.7% -15.1% 11.4% 67.19%
2014 -6.0% -17.7% 7.5% 71.01%

NAV & Total Return History

MGRCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MGRCX Category Low Category High MGRCX % Rank
Net Assets 10.1 B 10 164 B 12.18%
Number of Holdings 87 6 1229 39.92%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.26 B 800 K 33.2 B 12.82%
Weighting of Top 10 33.85% 7.0% 99.3% 27.52%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 5.47%

  2. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 4.48%

  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 3.73%

  4. AIA Group Ltd 3.41%

  5. SAP SE 3.33%

  6. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 3.17%

  7. L'Oreal SA 2.73%

  8. Danone SA 2.67%

  9. Linde PLC 2.44%

  10. Canadian National Railway Co 2.43%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MGRCX % Rank
Stocks
98.83% 76.19% 100.00% 22.69%
Cash
1.17% -2.56% 23.81% 76.47%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.20% 94.12%
Other
0.00% -0.02% 8.45% 89.29%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 92.44%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.20% 92.44%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGRCX % Rank
Consumer Defense
20.97% 1.60% 53.15% 10.50%
Technology
15.81% 4.33% 40.01% 72.69%
Healthcare
15.56% 0.00% 26.86% 18.91%
Industrials
14.08% 1.07% 23.69% 34.87%
Financial Services
11.47% 0.00% 30.22% 69.75%
Basic Materials
10.31% 0.00% 14.81% 6.93%
Consumer Cyclical
8.56% 2.47% 47.02% 83.19%
Energy
1.27% 0.00% 8.83% 68.07%
Utilities
0.53% 0.00% 16.31% 42.02%
Communication Services
0.27% 0.00% 13.23% 58.61%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 16.58% 96.01%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MGRCX % Rank
Non US
91.80% 71.30% 99.66% 35.92%
US
7.03% 0.00% 23.47% 53.36%

MGRCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MGRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.85% 0.00% 55.61% 17.22%
Management Fee 0.73% 0.00% 1.50% 40.76%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 97.31%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

MGRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 91.38%

Trading Fees

MGRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

MGRCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 17.00% 0.00% 207.22% 15.88%

MGRCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MGRCX Category Low Category High MGRCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.17% 0.00% 3.12% 55.46%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MGRCX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MGRCX Category Low Category High MGRCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.48% -46.00% 2.72% 68.21%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MGRCX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

MGRCX - Managers

David A. Antonelli

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 13, 2010

9.8

9.8%

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 M. Dwan

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2012

7.83

7.8%

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

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2015

4.59

4.6%

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

0.0

Category High

25.1

Category Average

7.33

Category Mode

17.43