MUSEX: MFS Blended Research Core Equity I

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MUSEX MFS Blended Research Core Equity I


Profile

MUSEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -17.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • Net Assets $847 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.10
$19.39
$29.65

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.57%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 53.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -17.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.52%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Blended Research Core Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Jan 14, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jonathan Sage

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in 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.


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Performance

MUSEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MUSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -17.7% -36.9% 281.7% 53.36%
1 Yr -12.0% -73.2% 285.4% 46.09%
3 Yr -2.8%* -33.7% 55.6% 48.98%
5 Yr -0.2%* -29.0% 29.3% 40.36%
10 Yr 5.9%* -11.2% 16.0% 27.26%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MUSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.4% -72.6% 39.5% 48.57%
2018 -17.5% -67.0% 10.0% 69.77%
2017 16.6% -32.8% 302.5% 29.36%
2016 7.1% -18.6% 19.7% 46.15%
2015 -2.3% -82.5% 7.8% 22.29%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MUSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -17.7% -36.9% 281.7% 53.36%
1 Yr -12.0% -73.2% 285.4% 46.09%
3 Yr 2.0%* -33.7% 55.6% 39.74%
5 Yr 3.7%* -19.1% 29.3% 36.10%
10 Yr 9.0%* -7.2% 16.0% 20.98%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MUSEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.4% -72.6% 39.5% 48.57%
2018 -7.8% -67.0% 10.0% 42.71%
2017 20.6% -22.1% 302.5% 36.55%
2016 8.4% -16.4% 26.8% 63.69%
2015 1.0% -26.4% 106.5% 18.40%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MUSEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MUSEX Category Low Category High MUSEX % Rank
Net Assets 847 M 139 K 737 B 45.84%
Number of Holdings 95 1 3555 54.57%
Net Assets in Top 10 303 M 48.8 K 166 B 47.88%
Weighting of Top 10 31.41% 2.2% 100.0% 36.72%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 6.95%
  2. Apple Inc 5.93%
  3. Johnson & Johnson 2.78%
  4. Intel Corp 2.37%
  5. Alphabet Inc A 2.36%
  6. Mastercard Inc A 2.31%
  7. Facebook Inc A 2.30%
  8. Alphabet Inc Class C 2.26%
  9. Bank of America Corp 2.14%
  10. Amazon.com Inc 2.02%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MUSEX % Rank
Stocks
99.34% 80.67% 167.47% 35.73%
Cash
0.65% -86.70% 18.80% 60.36%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -17.98% 18.97% 28.22%
Other
0.00% -10.10% 24.57% 29.28%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 10.65% 24.55%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 59.24% 31.24%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MUSEX % Rank
Technology
22.62% 0.00% 42.83% 19.93%
Healthcare
14.10% 0.00% 28.95% 60.87%
Financial Services
13.77% 0.00% 49.17% 79.32%
Communication Services
12.03% 0.00% 25.09% 14.58%
Consumer Defense
10.07% 0.00% 27.39% 18.20%
Industrials
8.63% 0.00% 29.82% 74.46%
Consumer Cyclical
6.89% 0.00% 34.98% 87.07%
Real Estate
3.95% 0.00% 62.52% 24.79%
Utilities
3.94% 0.00% 19.36% 19.03%
Energy
2.84% -1.47% 15.92% 72.49%
Basic Materials
1.17% -0.14% 18.34% 82.70%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MUSEX % Rank
US
99.15% 80.11% 157.79% 10.28%
Non US
0.19% 0.00% 20.17% 90.70%

Expenses

MUSEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MUSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.01% 49.73% 78.82%
Management Fee 0.40% 0.00% 2.00% 30.14%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 6.05%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.85% N/A

Sales Fees

MUSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MUSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

MUSEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 53.00% 0.00% 412.00% 65.57%

Distributions

MUSEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MUSEX Category Low Category High MUSEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.74% 28.63%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MUSEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MUSEX Category Low Category High MUSEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.52% -3.93% 3.34% 28.51%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MUSEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jonathan Sage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2005

15.01

15.0%

Jonathan W. Sage, CFA, is an investment officer and a portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management. He manages blended research equity strategies utilized by the firm's mutual funds and institutional accounts. He joined MFS in 2000 as a quantitative equity research analyst and was named a portfolio manager in 2005. Prior to joining MFS, Jonathan spent two years as a supervisor of portfolio administration for Santander Global Advisors, Inc. and three years as a senior mutual fund accountant for First Data Investor Services Group.

Matthew Krummell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2008

11.84

11.8%

Investment Officer As a Portfolio Manager, responsible for final buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Joined MFS in 2001 Previous experience includes 3 years as Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments; 2 years as Assistant Vice President at Putnam Investments; 3 years as Associate at Mellon Capital Management. Affiliations include Boston Security Analysts Society, Inc., CFA Institute. University of Chicago, MBA University of California, Berkeley, BA, Phi Beta Kappa

James Fallon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.55

4.6%

James C. Fallon is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®(MFS®). He manages domestic and international quantitative portfolios as a member of the MFS Quantitative Solutions team. James earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Business Administration degree from Boston University. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

John (Jed) Stocks


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.55

4.6%

As a Portfolio Manager, responsible for final buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 2001; previous positions include Quantitative Research Analyst; Quantitative Research Associate; Teleservices Representative. - Previous experience includes 1 year as Client Service Specialist and Order Desk Specialist at Patagon.com Securities.- John re-joined the firm in 2001. His original start date was February 1999.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 41.27 6.14 0.25