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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$22.48

$17.3 B

0.78%

$0.17

1.82%

Vitals

YTD Return

7.7%

1 yr return

29.8%

3 Yr Avg Return

14.1%

5 Yr Avg Return

11.0%

Net Assets

$17.3 B

Holdings in Top 10

24.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$22.4
$20.17
$23.70

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.82%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load 1.00%

TRADING FEES

Turnover 19.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000

IRA

$250


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Foreign Large Blend


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$22.48

$17.3 B

0.78%

$0.17

1.82%

MRICX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • 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.


MRICX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.7% -21.5% 15.9% 23.06%
1 Yr 29.8% -9.0% 63.0% 66.54%
3 Yr 14.1%* -5.2% 31.5% 20.64%
5 Yr 11.0%* -1.3% 15.0% 18.38%
10 Yr 6.8%* 2.2% 11.6% 71.61%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 12.1% -39.9% 992.1% 28.34%
2019 25.5% -22.2% 38.8% 6.76%
2018 -18.4% -50.2% 25.1% 53.81%
2017 26.7% -3.3% 38.4% 19.56%
2016 -2.8% -13.9% 14.4% 73.47%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.7% -21.5% 15.9% 23.58%
1 Yr 28.8% -12.6% 63.0% 64.40%
3 Yr 14.1%* -5.2% 31.5% 18.66%
5 Yr 11.0%* -1.3% 15.0% 16.42%
10 Yr 6.8%* 0.5% 11.6% 67.88%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MRICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 12.1% -39.9% 992.1% 28.34%
2019 25.5% -22.2% 38.8% 6.76%
2018 -14.8% -50.2% 25.1% 23.64%
2017 27.1% -3.3% 38.4% 28.16%
2016 -1.9% -10.2% 14.4% 78.16%

NAV & Total Return History


MRICX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High MRICX % Rank
Net Assets 17.3 B 1.1 M 417 B 5.97%
Number of Holdings 117 1 9804 54.56%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.15 B 0 40 B 5.24%
Weighting of Top 10 24.05% 1.7% 100.0% 40.76%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 3.32%
  2. Nestle SA 3.32%
  3. Nestle SA 3.32%
  4. Nestle SA 3.32%
  5. Nestle SA 3.32%
  6. Nestle SA 3.32%
  7. Nestle SA 3.32%
  8. Nestle SA 3.32%
  9. Nestle SA 3.32%
  10. Nestle SA 3.32%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MRICX % Rank
Stocks
99.18% 0.00% 120.55% 25.97%
Cash
0.82% -70.30% 100.00% 66.92%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 1.51% 28.34%
Other
0.00% -8.32% 55.05% 50.44%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.95% 19.60%
Bonds
0.00% -0.28% 64.73% 25.22%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MRICX % Rank
Financial Services
17.68% 0.00% 44.38% 50.13%
Industrials
16.39% 3.24% 40.78% 31.90%
Healthcare
12.92% 0.00% 25.76% 34.05%
Consumer Cyclical
9.42% 0.00% 43.34% 75.57%
Consumer Defense
9.12% 0.00% 23.42% 53.29%
Basic Materials
9.01% 0.00% 21.62% 17.47%
Technology
8.50% 0.00% 34.28% 84.68%
Communication Services
7.62% 0.00% 23.28% 26.33%
Energy
3.53% 0.00% 12.51% 61.77%
Utilities
3.19% 0.00% 33.27% 30.51%
Real Estate
2.63% 0.00% 11.43% 32.41%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MRICX % Rank
Non US
93.13% 0.00% 122.12% 68.66%
US
6.05% -17.67% 17.36% 12.73%

MRICX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MRICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.82% 0.01% 4.97% 8.08%
Management Fee 0.68% 0.00% 1.90% 52.30%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 84.92%
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 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 44.94%

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 19.00% 0.00% 369.00% 25.30%

MRICX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High MRICX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.78% 0.00% 1.85% 18.56%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MRICX Category Low Category High MRICX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.16% -1.13% 3.76% 91.47%

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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MRICX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Victoria Higley


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 29, 2016

5.51

5.5%

Victoria Higley, ASIP, is an investment officer and institutional equity portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). In her role, she participates in the research process and strategy discussions, assesses portfolio risk, customizes portfolios to client objectives and guidelines and manages daily cash flows. She is also responsible for communicating investment policy, strategy and positioning. Victoria joined MFS in 2011 in her current role. Before that she spent three years at Fidelity International as a UK institutional client director and 14 years at UBS Asset Management as a UK institutional client director, pan‐European equity analyst and UK portfolio manager. She began her career in the financial services industry in 1994. Victoria holds a bachelor’s degree from Durham University. She is a regular member of the CFA Institute and an Associate of the CFA Society of the UK (ASIP).

Camille Lee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

3.17

3.2%

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
0.01 29.77 5.79 2.34