MIAJX: MFS Inflation-Adjusted Bond R4

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MIAJX MFS Inflation-Adjusted Bond R4

  • Fund
  • MIAJX
  • Price as of: Jan 17, 2020
  • $10.45
    - $0.03 - 0.29%
  • Fund Company
  • MFS

Profile

MIAJX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • Net Assets $1.25 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.45
$9.84
$10.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.58%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Inflation-Adjusted Bond Fund Class R4
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Apr 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Erik Weisman

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in inflation-adjusted debt instruments and other investments with similar economic characteristics. MFS currently intends to focus the fund's investments in inflation-adjusted debt instruments issued by the U.S. Treasury.


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Performance

MIAJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIAJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -0.3% 3.8% 71.29%
1 Yr 8.0% -1.5% 23.2% 11.08%
3 Yr 2.8%* -5.1% 8.8% 16.50%
5 Yr 2.1%* -5.9% 6.3% 17.60%
10 Yr 2.7%* -8.6% 8.0% 21.49%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIAJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.7% -1.7% 83.9% 23.92%
2018 -4.6% -12.4% 0.8% 88.05%
2017 0.4% -6.0% 17.1% 71.78%
2016 2.3% -58.1% 8.6% 8.97%
2015 -2.7% -18.3% 3.0% 78.90%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIAJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -0.3% 3.8% 71.29%
1 Yr 8.0% -2.6% 23.2% 9.99%
3 Yr 2.8%* -5.1% 8.8% 18.55%
5 Yr 2.1%* -5.9% 6.3% 20.07%
10 Yr 2.7%* -8.6% 8.0% 25.73%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIAJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.7% -1.7% 83.9% 24.76%
2018 -4.6% -11.7% 6.5% 90.36%
2017 0.4% -6.0% 27.0% 76.40%
2016 2.3% -58.1% 10.7% 16.21%
2015 -2.7% -14.6% 4.2% 85.24%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MIAJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MIAJX Category Low Category High MIAJX % Rank
Net Assets 1.25 B 688 K 249 B 33.06%
Number of Holdings 76 1 17590 89.10%
Net Assets in Top 10 506 M -203 M 24.3 B 20.95%
Weighting of Top 10 41.50% 2.3% 138.1% 18.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Bonds 3.88% 4.73%
  2. United States Treasury Bonds 0.75% 4.66%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 4.61%
  4. United States Treasury Bonds 3.63% 4.55%
  5. United States Treasury Bonds 2.5% 4.42%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 4.08%
  7. United States Treasury Bonds 2.38% 4.00%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 0.63% 3.62%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 0.25% 3.53%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 0.63% 3.29%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MIAJX % Rank
Bonds
93.72% 80.34% 160.64% 78.66%
Cash
6.09% -60.64% 28.73% 16.26%
Convertible Bonds
0.19% 0.00% 6.14% 40.52%
Stocks
0.00% -17.64% 26.05% 31.82%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.32% 37.86%
Other
0.00% -26.77% 31.28% 32.92%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIAJX % Rank
Government
83.28% 0.00% 100.00% 4.01%
Cash & Equivalents
5.94% -26.49% 21.73% 19.53%
Securitized
4.27% 0.00% 97.31% 47.87%
Derivative
2.89% 0.00% 24.34% 2.98%
Corporate
2.63% 0.00% 99.29% 52.81%
Municipal
0.99% 0.00% 100.00% 54.37%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIAJX % Rank
US
89.36% 67.16% 160.64% 63.17%
Non US
4.36% -27.08% 20.66% 46.16%

Expenses

MIAJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MIAJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.00% 209.96% 57.01%
Management Fee 0.49% 0.00% 1.25% 79.49%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

MIAJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MIAJX 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.

MIAJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 38.00% 0.00% 2053.00% 42.83%

Distributions

MIAJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MIAJX Category Low Category High MIAJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.42% 0.00% 5.21% 75.35%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MIAJX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MIAJX Category Low Category High MIAJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.58% 0.00% 6.30% 90.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MIAJX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Erik Weisman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 2003

16.26

16.3%

Mr Weisman, is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®. He manages the firm's inflation-adjusted bond, strategic income, global bond, global total return, and global government portfolios. He joined the firm in 2002 as a global sovereign fixed-income research analyst. Previously, he served for two years as assistant to the U.S. Executive Director and for two years as an international economist in the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Erik earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and master's and Ph.D. degree from Duke University.

Geoffrey Schechter


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2016

3.08

3.1%

Geoffrey L. Schechter, CFA, CPA, is an investment officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) and a portfolio manager of the firm's government securities and municipal bond portfolios. Geoff joined MFS as an investment officer in 1993 after working as a municipal credit analyst with a major insurance company. He was named portfolio manager in 1993. Geoff is a graduate of the University of Texas and has an MBA degree from Boston University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designations. Our portfolio managers are supported by our entire team of investment professionals in nine worldwide offices. The team employs a proprietary investment process to build better insights for our clients. The core principles of our approach are integrated research, global collaboration and active risk management.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 33.1 7.64 0.67