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MITCX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.7%
  • Net Assets $5.93 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$31.43
$21.37
$32.95

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.46%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare MITCX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$81.31

-3.39%

$937.57 B

1.10%

$0.92

2.07%

0.14%

$167.20

-3.31%

$937.57 B

1.68%

$2.90

3.15%

0.03%

$300.07

-3.44%

$573.85 B

1.79%

$5.57

2.51%

0.03%

$302.08

-3.53%

$573.85 B

1.25%

$3.93

1.31%

0.14%

$326.66

-3.42%

$295.39 B

1.62%

$5.48

2.52%

0.10%

MITCX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.13%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Massachusetts Investors Trust
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Jul 01, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    T. Kevin Beatty

Fund Description

The fund normally invests the fund's assets primarily in 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. While it may invest the fund's assets in companies of any size, the fund primarily invests in companies with large capitalizations. It may invest the fund's assets in foreign securities.


MITCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MITCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.6% -43.7% 1954.7% 61.26%
1 Yr 8.8% -20.0% 49.1% 67.52%
3 Yr 9.9%* -18.0% 17.3% 51.89%
5 Yr 11.7%* -5.7% 19.1% 59.43%
10 Yr 11.6%* 0.0% 17.4% 67.48%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MITCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.6% -22.7% 41.1% 57.83%
2018 -17.1% -100.0% 1.4% 71.11%
2017 14.7% -100.0% 33.2% 45.18%
2016 2.2% -44.8% 25.0% 86.32%
2015 -5.7% -51.1% 20.5% 54.20%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MITCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.6% -43.7% 1954.7% 61.05%
1 Yr 7.8% -20.0% 49.1% 66.76%
3 Yr 9.9%* -18.0% 17.3% 48.14%
5 Yr 11.7%* -5.7% 19.1% 56.44%
10 Yr 11.6%* 0.0% 17.4% 64.63%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MITCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.6% -21.6% 41.1% 57.83%
2018 -6.0% -100.0% 1.4% 27.15%
2017 22.6% -100.0% 33.2% 13.32%
2016 8.0% -16.4% 26.8% 68.57%
2015 -0.6% -26.4% 106.5% 37.01%

NAV & Total Return History


MITCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MITCX Category Low Category High MITCX % Rank
Net Assets 5.93 B 25 938 B 18.35%
Number of Holdings 72 1 3591 66.37%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.67 B -95.2 M 215 B 19.55%
Weighting of Top 10 28.21% 2.2% 100.0% 69.75%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 5.30%
  2. Alphabet Inc A 3.77%
  3. Johnson & Johnson 2.83%
  4. Mastercard Inc A 2.62%
  5. Apple Inc 2.48%
  6. Visa Inc Class A 2.43%
  7. Medtronic PLC 2.37%
  8. Fidelity National Information Services Inc 2.20%
  9. Facebook Inc A 2.11%
  10. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.09%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MITCX % Rank
Stocks
99.06% -2.94% 151.76% 51.49%
Cash
0.93% -110.24% 100.00% 45.40%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 14.67% 71.65%
Other
0.00% -4.07% 100.00% 70.70%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 27.81% 69.49%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 95.00% 71.65%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MITCX % Rank
Technology
22.22% 0.00% 53.77% 64.40%
Healthcare
18.70% 0.00% 52.88% 10.86%
Financial Services
15.04% 0.00% 44.23% 26.60%
Consumer Defense
11.48% 0.00% 47.12% 12.51%
Communication Services
11.06% 0.00% 29.85% 32.23%
Consumer Cyclical
7.66% 0.00% 53.63% 86.94%
Industrials
5.05% 0.00% 28.19% 94.23%
Real Estate
3.46% 0.00% 18.20% 23.16%
Basic Materials
3.23% 0.00% 34.89% 27.90%
Energy
1.57% 0.00% 15.09% 63.71%
Utilities
0.54% 0.00% 18.14% 81.24%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MITCX % Rank
US
91.22% -2.94% 150.37% 78.01%
Non US
7.84% -0.01% 62.26% 16.10%

MITCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MITCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.46% 0.01% 20.53% 19.36%
Management Fee 0.33% 0.00% 2.00% 28.58%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 94.51%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

MITCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 0.95% 5.00% 71.43%

Trading Fees

MITCX 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.

MITCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.00% 0.00% 451.00% 29.23%

MITCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MITCX Category Low Category High MITCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 18.66% 73.69%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MITCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MITCX Category Low Category High MITCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.13% -3.04% 3.34% 92.10%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MITCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

T. Kevin Beatty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2004

16.26

16.3%

Kevin Beatty is an chief investment officer and the director of equity, North America, at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He is also a portfolio manager of large-cap core portfolios. Kevin joined MFS in 2002 as an equity research analyst and was named portfolio manager in 2004. Prior to assuming the role of director of equity, North America in 2011, he served as director of US Research beginning 2007. Previously, he was an equity analyst/sector head for State Street Research Management Co. and an investment research analyst for Fleet Investment Advisors.

Edward (ted) Maloney


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 01, 2012

8.5

8.5%

Edward (Ted) M. Maloney is an Investment Officer and the Director of U.S. Research at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He also serves as a portfolio manager on US Core Equity strategies. Ted joined MFS in 2005 and was named Director of US Research in 2011. He was named portfolio manager in 2012. Prior to joining MFS, he was an analyst and founding partner for Lyceum Capital, LP. He also spent two years as a research associate for Fidelity Management & Research Company. Ted is a graduate of Bowdoin College. He is an Executive Vice President and CIO at MFS.

Alison Mackey


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2018

2.42

2.4%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 41.77 6.24 0.75