MRICX: MFS Research International C

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MRICX MFS Research International C


Profile

MRICX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.0%
  • Net Assets $11.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.53
$13.10
$19.11

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.85%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Research International Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Jan 02, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Victoria Higley

Fund Description

The fund normally invests its assets primarily in foreign equity securities, including emerging market 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. MFS normally invests the fund's assets across different industries, sectors, countries, and regions, but MFS may invest a significant percentage of the fund's assets in issuers in a single industry, sector, country, or region.


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Performance

MRICX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.5% -52.4% 846.8% 15.56%
1 Yr 7.7% -49.0% 893.3% 10.73%
3 Yr 2.2%* -21.8% 111.7% 9.03%
5 Yr 5.0%* -11.2% 64.3% 8.43%
10 Yr 3.5%* -5.8% 6.7% 10.14%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.5% -19.9% 38.8% 3.99%
2018 -18.4% -50.2% 0.0% 49.84%
2017 26.7% -2.4% 38.4% 16.58%
2016 -2.8% -23.2% 14.4% 71.40%
2015 -3.6% -47.4% 6.8% 56.25%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.5% -52.4% 846.8% 15.56%
1 Yr 7.7% -49.0% 893.3% 10.73%
3 Yr 3.8%* -21.8% 111.7% 7.10%
5 Yr 6.4%* -11.2% 64.3% 7.28%
10 Yr 4.7%* -5.8% 7.1% 16.52%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 25.5% -19.9% 38.8% 3.99%
2018 -14.8% -50.2% 0.0% 23.11%
2017 27.1% -0.1% 38.4% 24.70%
2016 -1.9% -10.2% 14.4% 76.57%
2015 -2.7% -28.8% 7.7% 60.34%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MRICX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High MRICX % Rank
Net Assets 11.7 B 155 K 428 B 11.19%
Number of Holdings 113 1 9941 53.02%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.7 B 0 46.1 B 8.52%
Weighting of Top 10 23.09% 5.1% 100.0% 48.89%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 3.61%
  2. Nestle SA 3.43%
  3. Linde PLC 2.62%
  4. Novo Nordisk A/S B 2.56%
  5. Schneider Electric SE 2.46%
  6. Euronext NV 1.89%
  7. Daikin Industries Ltd 1.84%
  8. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 1.73%
  9. AIA Group Ltd 1.69%
  10. Aon PLC 1.65%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MRICX % Rank
Stocks
98.63% 0.00% 110.70% 45.47%
Cash
1.38% -124.99% 100.00% 50.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 2.04% 49.31%
Other
0.00% -8.26% 88.39% 65.38%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.00% 44.51%
Bonds
0.00% -0.18% 32.43% 52.34%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MRICX % Rank
Financial Services
16.33% 0.00% 28.75% 41.00%
Industrials
16.07% 3.48% 36.86% 22.30%
Healthcare
13.75% 0.00% 28.18% 44.18%
Communication Services
10.21% 0.00% 31.27% 21.61%
Consumer Defense
10.12% 2.10% 27.50% 61.08%
Basic Materials
8.83% 0.00% 17.66% 14.96%
Technology
7.74% 0.00% 40.02% 84.76%
Consumer Cyclical
7.00% 2.25% 31.79% 88.64%
Utilities
3.67% 0.00% 13.18% 41.14%
Energy
3.37% 0.00% 15.90% 47.92%
Real Estate
2.91% 0.00% 10.33% 35.46%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MRICX % Rank
Non US
94.45% 0.00% 125.78% 63.46%
US
4.18% -30.21% 19.04% 18.41%

Expenses

MRICX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MRICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.85% 0.02% 19.39% 15.74%
Management Fee 0.70% 0.00% 1.35% 51.10%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 90.14%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

MRICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 57.89%

Trading Fees

MRICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

MRICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 0.00% 426.00% 26.79%

Distributions

MRICX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High MRICX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.71% 46.25%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High MRICX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.05% -1.71% 11.59% 86.36%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MRICX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Victoria Higley


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 29, 2016

4.34

4.3%

*Investment Officer *Institutional Equity Portfolio Manager *As an Institutional Portfolio Manager, participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Assesses portfolio risk, customizes portfolios to client objectives and guidelines, and manages daily cash flows. Communicates investment policy, strategy, and positioning. *Joined MFS in 2011. *Previous experience includes 3 years as UK Institutional Client Director at Fidelity International; 14 years as a UK Institutional Client Director, Pan European Equity Analyst, and UK Portfolio Manager at UBS Asset Management (formerly Phillips & Drew). *Affiliations include CFA Institute, CFA Society of the U.K, regular member of the CFA Institute, CFA Society of the UK. *Durham University, BA

Camille Lee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

2.0

2.0%

Investment Officer *Institutional Equity Portfolio Manager *As an Institutional Portfolio Manager, participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Assesses portfolio risk, customizes portfolios to client objectives and guidelines, and manages daily cash flows. Communicates investment policy, strategy, and positioning. *Joined MFS in 2000. *Previous experience includes 3 years as Research Analyst at SG Cowen Securities Corporation; 8 years as Research Analyst and Associate Analyst at Alex Brown. *Affiliations include CFA Institute, CFA Society of Boston. *University of Virginia, MBA *University of Virginia, BA

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.12 28.6 5.56 1.34