MLLJX: MFS Lifetime Income R4

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MLLJX MFS Lifetime Income R4


Profile

MLLJX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.9%
  • Net Assets $568 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 79.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.80
$11.02
$12.96

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 10.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Target-Date Retirement

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.82%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Lifetime Income Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Sep 29, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joseph Flaherty

Fund Description

The fund is designed to provide diversification among different asset classes by investing the majority of its assets in other mutual funds advised by MFS. Within the stock fund allocations, MFS seeks to diversify by geography (by including domestic and international underlying funds), in terms of market capitalization (by including large, mid, and small capitalization underlying funds) and by style. Within the bond fund allocation, MFS includes underlying funds with varying degrees of geographic, interest rate and credit exposure.


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Performance

MLLJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MLLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -7.4% -20.3% 0.5% 30.59%
1 Yr -4.3% -21.4% 9.1% 21.98%
3 Yr -0.8%* -8.3% 3.8% 40.70%
5 Yr -0.9%* -5.4% 1.1% 34.23%
10 Yr 1.1%* -4.8% 4.5% 46.94%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MLLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 9.5% -2.4% 20.5% 68.41%
2018 -6.3% -19.1% -3.6% 13.91%
2017 4.5% -12.3% 18.0% 76.12%
2016 1.0% -4.2% 7.1% 90.53%
2015 -3.0% -10.7% -0.3% 10.89%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MLLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -7.4% -20.3% 0.5% 30.59%
1 Yr -4.3% -21.4% 9.1% 21.98%
3 Yr 0.0%* -8.3% 5.5% 51.86%
5 Yr 0.2%* -4.8% 5.2% 60.92%
10 Yr 1.7%* -4.8% 7.4% 82.45%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MLLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 9.5% -2.4% 20.5% 69.09%
2018 -5.1% -19.1% -0.9% 33.27%
2017 5.7% -12.3% 22.2% 90.62%
2016 3.1% 0.2% 9.3% 89.65%
2015 -2.2% -9.4% 0.7% 53.58%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MLLJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MLLJX Category Low Category High MLLJX % Rank
Net Assets 568 M 55.5 K 39.7 B 33.48%
Number of Holdings 27 1 581 29.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 489 M 55.5 K 44.8 B 35.96%
Weighting of Top 10 79.11% 55.5% 100.0% 55.61%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Total Return Bond R6 20.66%
  2. MFS Limited Maturity R6 20.52%
  3. MFS Government Securities R6 10.39%
  4. MFS Inflation-Adjusted Bond R6 10.37%
  5. MFS Global Bond R6 5.15%
  6. MFS High Income R6 3.01%
  7. MFS Blended Research Mid Cap Eq R6 2.72%
  8. MFS Blended Research Intl Eq R6 2.35%
  9. MFS Emerging Markets Debt R6 2.02%
  10. MFS Commodity Strategy R6 1.92%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MLLJX % Rank
Bonds
73.33% -40.53% 77.29% 3.08%
Stocks
24.41% 0.00% 79.54% 84.75%
Cash
1.39% -46.22% 112.41% 87.50%
Convertible Bonds
1.01% 0.00% 1.36% 3.40%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.60% 83.49%
Other
-0.14% -0.42% 100.02% 91.20%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLLJX % Rank
Technology
16.11% 2.95% 19.90% 32.29%
Financial Services
15.08% 3.32% 22.53% 61.31%
Healthcare
12.34% 1.66% 18.37% 56.16%
Industrials
11.87% 1.63% 16.11% 14.98%
Real Estate
11.47% 0.43% 35.57% 6.24%
Consumer Cyclical
8.87% 1.88% 12.18% 72.07%
Consumer Defense
7.29% 1.02% 13.89% 66.93%
Communication Services
6.68% 0.21% 10.71% 80.34%
Utilities
3.67% 0.00% 13.14% 41.65%
Basic Materials
3.56% 0.76% 7.00% 75.35%
Energy
3.05% 0.59% 15.11% 94.38%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLLJX % Rank
US
18.65% 0.00% 53.84% 73.30%
Non US
5.76% 0.00% 32.55% 92.44%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLLJX % Rank
Government
32.74% 13.61% 99.58% 78.78%
Securitized
28.79% 0.00% 40.02% 9.67%
Corporate
28.10% 0.00% 51.51% 17.63%
Cash & Equivalents
4.83% 0.41% 112.41% 92.04%
Derivative
4.38% -82.56% 31.23% 13.88%
Municipal
1.16% 0.00% 11.28% 12.64%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLLJX % Rank
US
59.84% -52.61% 77.29% 10.80%
Non US
13.49% -2.67% 18.81% 6.33%

Expenses

MLLJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MLLJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.00% 24.81% 80.34%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 0.77% 20.50%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% 5.39%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.30% N/A

Sales Fees

MLLJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

MLLJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 10.00% 0.00% 207.00% 23.98%

Distributions

MLLJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MLLJX Category Low Category High MLLJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.84% 50.53%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MLLJX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MLLJX Category Low Category High MLLJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.82% 0.05% 4.60% 20.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MLLJX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joseph Flaherty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 29, 2005

14.51

14.5%

Joseph C. Flaherty, Jr., is an investment officer and chief investment risk officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He serves as the director of the MFS' Quantitative Solutions group and is a portfolio manager of the firm's asset allocation portfolios. Joe joined MFS as a fixed-income quantitative research associate in 1993 and was named quantitative research analyst in 1996. He became manager of the Quantitative Research Group and portfolio manager in 1999, director of Fixed Income Quantitative Research in 2004, and director of the Quantitative Solutions Team in 2005.

Natalie Shapiro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

1.58

1.6%

Natalie I. Shapiro, Ph.D. is an Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and Quantitative Fixed Income Research Analyst at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). Prior to joining MFS in 1997, Natalie served as a research associate for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Natalie has earned a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 17.51 4.65 0.25