MMIBX: MFS Municipal Income B

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MMIBX MFS Municipal Income B


Profile

MMIBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.4%
  • Net Assets $4.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 4.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.11
$8.59
$9.12

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.52%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 19.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.99%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Municipal Income Fund Class B
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Dec 29, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    B
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Geoffrey Schechter

Fund Description

The fund invests normally at least 80% of its net assets in securities and other investments, the interest on which is exempt from federal income tax. Interest from its investments may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax. The fund normally invests its assets primarily in municipal instruments. It may invest 25% or more of its total assets in municipal instruments that finance similar projects, such as those relating to education, healthcare, housing, utilities, water, or sewers.


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Categories

Performance

MMIBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMIBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.1% -0.6% 6.2% 25.16%
1 Yr 6.1% -0.7% 85.9% 39.32%
3 Yr 1.9%* -5.1% 23.0% 29.63%
5 Yr 0.4%* -5.8% 12.8% 35.58%
10 Yr 0.9%* -5.4% 8.3% 40.24%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMIBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.8% -1.2% 83.9% 35.88%
2018 -2.3% -12.4% 0.8% 45.20%
2017 2.2% -6.0% 17.1% 18.06%
2016 -2.5% -58.1% 8.6% 71.34%
2015 -0.1% -18.3% 3.0% 18.90%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMIBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.1% -0.6% 6.2% 25.16%
1 Yr 6.1% -2.6% 85.9% 36.39%
3 Yr 1.9%* -5.1% 23.0% 36.02%
5 Yr 0.4%* -5.8% 12.8% 45.85%
10 Yr 0.9%* -5.3% 8.0% 51.80%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMIBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.8% -1.2% 83.9% 36.56%
2018 -2.3% -11.7% 6.5% 52.41%
2017 2.2% -6.0% 27.0% 27.47%
2016 -2.5% -58.1% 10.4% 74.10%
2015 -0.1% -14.6% 4.2% 26.41%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MMIBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MMIBX Category Low Category High MMIBX % Rank
Net Assets 4.7 B 688 K 249 B 15.87%
Number of Holdings 1629 1 17590 8.17%
Net Assets in Top 10 224 M -216 M 23.5 B 33.90%
Weighting of Top 10 4.94% 2.3% 144.8% 98.70%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. STATE PUB SCH BLDG AUTH PA LEASE REV 5% 0.59%
  2. PENNSYLVANIA ST HIGHER EDL FACS AUTH REV 5% 0.55%
  3. CALIFORNIA ST 5% 0.55%
  4. MASSACHUSETTS ST 5% 0.53%
  5. BLACK BELT ENERGY GAS DIST ALA GAS PREPAY REV 4% 0.50%
  6. TEXAS PRIVATE ACTIVITY BD SURFACE TRANSN CORP REV 5% 0.49%
  7. MAIN STR NAT GAS INC GA GAS SUPPLY REV 4% 0.46%
  8. BLACK BELT ENERGY GAS DIST ALA GAS PREPAY REV 2.26% 0.44%
  9. PUERTO RICO COMWLTH HWY & TRANSN AUTH TRANSN REV 5.25% 0.42%
  10. TEXAS WATER DEV BRD 4% 0.41%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MMIBX % Rank
Bonds
98.97% 80.34% 160.64% 32.33%
Cash
1.03% -60.64% 19.31% 61.74%
Stocks
0.00% -17.64% 26.05% 32.76%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.32% 38.14%
Other
0.00% -8.60% 31.28% 35.78%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.13% 56.05%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MMIBX % Rank
Municipal
98.67% 0.00% 100.00% 24.94%
Cash & Equivalents
1.03% -26.49% 20.89% 67.67%
Corporate
0.30% 0.00% 99.29% 54.79%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 22.94% 37.00%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 97.31% 64.57%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 67.56%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MMIBX % Rank
US
92.78% 61.83% 160.64% 51.57%
Non US
6.19% -27.08% 26.76% 37.59%

Expenses

MMIBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MMIBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.52% 0.00% 209.96% 15.54%
Management Fee 0.37% 0.00% 1.25% 42.27%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 86.13%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

MMIBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 0.25% 5.50% 6.39%

Trading Fees

MMIBX 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.

MMIBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 19.00% 0.00% 2053.00% 25.57%

Distributions

MMIBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MMIBX Category Low Category High MMIBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.61% 0.00% 5.21% 53.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MMIBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MMIBX Category Low Category High MMIBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.99% 0.00% 6.30% 27.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MMIBX 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

MMIBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Geoffrey Schechter


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 23, 2000

19.79

19.8%

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.

Jason Kosty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 29, 2015

4.43

4.4%

Mr. Kosty, Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of MFS Investment Management, has been employed in the investment area of MFS since 2003.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 33.1 7.71 0.67