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MMUHX MFS Utilities R3

  • Fund
  • MMUHX
  • Price as of: Jun 05, 2019
  • $22.17 + $0.21 + 0.96%
  • Category
  • Utilities Equities
  • Fund Company
  • MFS

MMUHX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.1%
  • Net Assets $3.31 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.17
$18.93
$22.17

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.00%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 23.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Utilities Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Utilities

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.71%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS Utilities Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Apr 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Maura A. Shaughnessy

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of issuers in the utilities industry. Issuers in the utilities industry include issuers engaged in the manufacture, production, generation, transmission, sale or distribution of electric, gas or other types of energy, water or other sanitary services; and issuers engaged in telecommunications, including telephone, cellular telephone, satellite, microwave, cable television, and other communications media (but not engaged in public broadcasting).

MMUHX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.7% 4.7% 19.2% 56.82%
1 Yr 12.1% -2.0% 23.4% 56.82%
3 Yr 5.1%* -6.7% 9.1% 50.00%
5 Yr -1.1%* -8.7% 7.2% 65.12%
10 Yr 5.9%* -6.1% 8.9% 71.43%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.3% -15.8% 4.1% 54.55%
2017 11.6% -6.4% 16.5% 38.64%
2016 7.4% -0.4% 17.3% 59.09%
2015 -21.8% -40.3% -3.8% 72.73%
2014 3.2% -10.4% 22.8% 83.72%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.1% 4.7% 19.2% 50.00%
1 Yr 16.3% 2.0% 26.1% 50.00%
3 Yr 8.6%* -3.1% 11.0% 38.64%
5 Yr 4.6%* -2.2% 10.3% 72.09%
10 Yr 11.1%* 5.2% 13.2% 42.86%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MMUHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 0.8% -15.8% 5.1% 54.55%
2017 14.7% 0.6% 20.3% 22.73%
2016 11.4% -0.4% 23.7% 68.18%
2015 -14.5% -22.2% -1.0% 79.55%
2014 13.3% 4.1% 23.5% 67.44%

NAV & Total Return History

MMUHX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank
Net Assets 3.31 B 40.8 M 6.29 B 25.00%
Number of Holdings 98 27 563 22.73%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.11 B 17.3 M 3.05 B 36.36%
Weighting of Top 10 33.51% 27.9% 71.4% 88.64%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. EDP Renovaveis SA 5.11%

  2. Exelon Corp 5.08%

  3. NextEra Energy Inc 3.84%

  4. FirstEnergy Corp 3.54%

  5. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 3.00%

  6. American Electric Power Co Inc 2.86%

  7. Entergy Corp 2.73%

  8. Enel SpA 2.48%

  9. Sempra Energy 2.46%

  10. Iberdrola SA 2.42%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MMUHX % Rank
Stocks
95.75% 25.19% 99.88% 77.27%
Cash
2.87% 0.12% 4.26% 25.00%
Preferred Stocks
1.39% 0.00% 2.11% 20.45%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 4.86% 56.82%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.57% 52.27%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 69.86% 65.91%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MMUHX % Rank
Utilities
62.46% 0.73% 98.92% 84.09%
Communication Services
18.59% 0.00% 27.07% 13.64%
Energy
12.36% 0.00% 26.14% 15.91%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 5.86% 70.45%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 15.38% 56.82%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 13.84% 65.91%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 4.20% 56.82%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 16.98% 59.09%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 1.66% 56.82%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.08% 56.82%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.73% 68.18%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MMUHX % Rank
US
61.39% 22.49% 99.88% 86.36%
Non US
34.36% 0.00% 50.28% 13.64%

MMUHX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MMUHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.00% 0.10% 2.37% 68.18%
Management Fee 0.59% 0.08% 1.00% 52.27%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 40.00%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

MMUHX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MMUHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

MMUHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 23.00% 1.00% 507.00% 47.73%

MMUHX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.09% 31.82%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Quarterly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High MMUHX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.71% 0.69% 3.68% 27.27%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MMUHX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

MMUHX - Managers

Maura A. Shaughnessy

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 14, 1992

27.31

27.3%

Ms. Shaughnessy is an investment officer of MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) and portfolio manager of the firm's utilities portfolios. Maura joined MFS in 1991 as a research analyst and became a portfolio manager in 1992. Prior to joining the firm she worked for Harvard Management Co. and the Federal Reserve Bank. A graduate of Colby College and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration of Dartmouth College,She is a CFA® charterholder.


Claud P. Davis

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 30, 2014

5.09

5.1%

Mr. Davis is an executive vice president in the global quantitative portfolio group in the Newport Beach office. He is a senior member of PIMCO’s quantitative strategies portfolio management team and manages multi-strategy alternatives, managed futures, managed volatility and tail risk hedging portfolios. He has conducted research and published extensively on systematic strategies, innovative hedging solutions and alternative risk premia. He began his career at PIMCO in the portfolio analytics group in 2008, where he worked on developing the core infrastructure for analyzing multi asset portfolios and advised institutional clients globally.


J. Scott Walker

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2017

1.71

1.7%

Scott Walker was employed in the investment area of MFS since 2008.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.31

Category Average

11.04

Category Mode

5.09