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MITJX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 18.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.3%
  • Net Assets $7.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$41.17
$31.08
$41.17

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.38%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$226.69

-0.59%

$1.26 T

0.94%

$2.13

16.47%

0.03%

$110.31

-0.56%

$1.26 T

-

$0.00

16.47%

0.14%

$403.15

-0.49%

$753.41 B

1.31%

$5.29

17.30%

0.03%

$406.07

-0.53%

$753.41 B

-

$0.00

17.16%

0.14%

$438.51

-0.49%

$374.03 B

1.58%

$6.94

17.29%

0.09%

MITJX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.19%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Massachusetts Investors Trust
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Jun 01, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • 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.


MITJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MITJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.1% -71.4% 44.0% 18.56%
1 Yr 39.7% 6.4% 91.4% 59.62%
3 Yr 18.1%* -0.6% 25.5% 36.12%
5 Yr 17.3%* 4.5% 26.6% 32.55%
10 Yr 14.1%* 3.0% 16.4% 35.81%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MITJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 9.0% -94.0% 2181.7% 64.22%
2019 22.1% -22.7% 41.1% 55.32%
2018 -17.0% -100.0% 17.1% 70.35%
2017 14.8% -100.0% 33.2% 43.03%
2016 2.4% -44.8% 25.0% 81.90%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MITJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.1% -71.2% 44.0% 18.99%
1 Yr 39.7% 6.4% 108.6% 51.31%
3 Yr 18.1%* -0.6% 26.6% 30.77%
5 Yr 17.3%* 4.5% 26.6% 28.47%
10 Yr 14.1%* 3.0% 16.4% 32.88%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MITJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 9.0% -94.0% 2181.7% 64.22%
2019 22.1% -21.6% 41.1% 55.32%
2018 -16.6% -100.0% 17.1% 80.91%
2017 23.9% -100.0% 33.2% 9.11%
2016 9.2% -13.4% 26.8% 52.91%

NAV & Total Return History


MITJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MITJX Category Low Category High MITJX % Rank
Net Assets 7.01 B 20 1.26 T 18.40%
Number of Holdings 77 2 3910 52.49%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.99 B -472 M 279 B 16.55%
Weighting of Top 10 28.40% 2.3% 100.0% 64.46%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 5.38%
  2. Alphabet Inc Class A 4.95%
  3. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.66%
  4. Bank of America Corp 2.44%
  5. Apple Inc 2.31%
  6. Visa Inc Class A 2.24%
  7. Facebook Inc Class A 2.21%
  8. Johnson & Johnson 2.14%
  9. Fidelity National Information Services Inc 2.11%
  10. American Tower Corp 2.09%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MITJX % Rank
Stocks
100.24% 0.00% 152.50% 2.57%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.20% 30.74%
Other
0.00% -15.82% 100.00% 31.41%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.98% 27.72%
Bonds
0.00% -0.36% 82.68% 30.30%
Cash
-0.25% -87.42% 100.00% 96.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MITJX % Rank
Technology
20.72% 0.00% 77.03% 65.27%
Healthcare
17.54% 0.00% 58.76% 11.97%
Financial Services
16.26% 0.00% 67.99% 26.82%
Communication Services
12.88% 0.00% 36.08% 17.17%
Consumer Defense
10.65% 0.00% 51.01% 12.14%
Consumer Cyclical
7.10% 0.00% 53.56% 86.62%
Industrials
6.95% 0.00% 62.09% 89.84%
Real Estate
3.70% 0.00% 68.36% 17.73%
Basic Materials
2.51% 0.00% 31.64% 49.24%
Energy
1.13% 0.00% 19.92% 69.62%
Utilities
0.55% 0.00% 32.20% 75.21%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MITJX % Rank
US
92.45% 0.00% 149.97% 72.00%
Non US
7.79% 0.00% 63.63% 20.01%

MITJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MITJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.38% 0.01% 4.53% 69.87%
Management Fee 0.33% 0.00% 2.00% 28.67%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

MITJX 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

MITJX 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.

MITJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.00% 0.00% 363.00% 27.55%

MITJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MITJX Category Low Category High MITJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.88% 0.00% 1.23% 31.70%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MITJX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MITJX Category Low Category High MITJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.19% -3.04% 2.71% 40.35%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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MITJX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

T. Kevin Beatty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2004

17.01

17.0%

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

9.25

9.3%

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 O'Neill


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2018

3.17

3.2%

Alison O'Neill - Co--Chief Investment Officer of Equity -- Americas - Equity Portfolio Manager - Serves on MFS Global Equity Management Team - As Co--Chief Investment Officer of Equity for the Americas and a Portfolio Manager, partners with the firm's other regional co-CIOs in the research management process and strategy discussions, including by developing investment policies and programs that achieve the investment objectives of MFS and its clients. - Joined MFS in 2005; previous positions include Director of Research - North America; Equity Research Analyst. - Previous experience includes 3 years as Investment Associate at Putnam Investments. - Additional MFS experience includes participation in MFS' Summer MBA Internship program in 2004. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Master of Business Administration - Harvard College, Artium Baccalaureus, cum laude

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 38.11 6.48 1.5