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MIEIX MFS Instl International Equity

  • Fund
  • MIEIX
  • Price as of: May 22, 2019
  • $25.36 + $0.03 + 0.12%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Company
  • MFS

MIEIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.0%
  • Net Assets $10.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.36
$21.77
$26.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.77%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS Institutional International Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Jan 31, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Daniel Ling

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities. It normally invests the fund's assets primarily in foreign securities, including emerging market securities. The fund normally invests the fund's assets across different industries, sectors, countries, and regions, but it may invest a significant percentage of the fund's assets in issuers in a single industry, sector, country, or region.

MIEIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.3% -10.9% 20.5% 33.50%
1 Yr -1.6% -24.6% 1.7% 12.00%
3 Yr 8.6%* -8.9% 18.0% 21.43%
5 Yr 2.0%* -14.0% 11.7% 39.90%
10 Yr 6.9%* -2.3% 10.5% 24.24%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -12.1% -32.2% -6.8% 9.00%
2017 25.7% 3.1% 50.9% 64.50%
2016 -1.5% -12.2% 11.1% 32.14%
2015 -1.7% -28.8% 8.1% 64.80%
2014 -6.8% -23.5% 4.9% 62.11%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.3% -10.9% 20.5% 33.50%
1 Yr 0.0% -24.6% 8.2% 9.00%
3 Yr 10.5%* -8.9% 18.8% 15.31%
5 Yr 4.0%* -14.0% 13.3% 31.61%
10 Yr 8.9%* -2.3% 14.7% 18.94%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MIEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.7% -32.2% -5.8% 16.50%
2017 28.0% 3.1% 53.4% 60.50%
2016 0.3% -12.2% 13.4% 20.92%
2015 0.0% -28.8% 11.4% 62.24%
2014 -4.1% -12.5% 14.7% 50.00%

NAV & Total Return History

MIEIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank
Net Assets 10.3 B 19.2 M 37.4 B 8.00%
Number of Holdings 79 34 1227 56.50%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.68 B 4.73 M 11.6 B 10.50%
Weighting of Top 10 26.67% 8.3% 65.3% 47.50%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 4.06%

  2. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 3.05%

  3. AIA Group Ltd 3.00%

  4. Hoya Corp 2.55%

  5. Air Liquide SA 2.52%

  6. Schneider Electric SE 2.50%

  7. SAP SE 2.50%

  8. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 2.29%

  9. Canadian National Railway Co 2.13%

  10. Pernod Ricard SA 2.08%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MIEIX % Rank
Stocks
98.60% 55.14% 99.99% 25.00%
Cash
1.40% -2.73% 13.73% 66.50%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.92% 86.50%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 4.27% 89.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 80.50%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 43.89% 80.50%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIEIX % Rank
Consumer Defense
18.32% 4.58% 33.33% 19.00%
Healthcare
15.37% 0.00% 20.06% 17.00%
Technology
14.73% 0.00% 27.00% 69.00%
Financial Services
14.22% 0.00% 31.07% 48.50%
Industrials
12.85% 1.79% 23.60% 56.00%
Consumer Cyclical
10.37% 0.00% 26.83% 76.00%
Basic Materials
9.04% 0.00% 14.27% 11.50%
Energy
2.61% 0.00% 9.00% 47.00%
Utilities
1.09% 0.00% 10.18% 33.50%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 5.12% 90.50%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 9.84% 96.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MIEIX % Rank
Non US
94.60% 11.58% 98.96% 13.00%
US
4.00% 0.76% 86.60% 85.50%

MIEIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MIEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.01% 3.52% 93.50%
Management Fee 0.67% 0.00% 1.50% 20.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.35% N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

MIEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

MIEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 14.00% 4.00% 207.22% 13.50%

MIEIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.80% 18.50%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High MIEIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.77% -1.21% 2.30% 4.50%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MIEIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

MIEIX - Managers

Daniel Ling

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2009

9.58

9.6%

Mr. Ling, Investment Officer, has been portfolio manager of the MFS since October 2009. From 2006-2009, Mr. Ling was a global equity research analyst at MFS. Prior to joining MFS, Mr. Ling was an Investment Manager for Lion Capital Management in Singapore. Mr. Ling, who is based in Singapore, has a BA from Nanyang Technological University.


Filipe M.G. Benzinho

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2016

3.0

3.0%

Filipe M.G. Benzinho is a Investment officer of MFS since 2009 and portfolio manager of MFS since 2016. He began his investment career in 2009 and has an undergraduate degree from Instituto Superior de Ciencias do Trabalho e da Empresa and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Filipe M.G. Benzinho is a Portfolio Manager for Massachusetts Financial Services Company.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.16

Category High

24.6

Category Average

7.07

Category Mode

6.17