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OTCBX MFS Mid Cap Growth B

OTCBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 30.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • Net Assets $5.97 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.46
$11.82
$16.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.92%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 33.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$250

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 30.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.30%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name MFS Mid Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name MFS
  • Inception Date Dec 01, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Eric B. Fischman

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in issuers with medium market capitalizations. MFS generally defines medium market capitalization issuers as issuers with market capitalizations similar to those of issuers included in the Russell Midcap® Growth Index over the last 13 months at the time of purchase.

OTCBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.2% 1.4% 36.3% 17.45%
1 Yr 4.0% -45.1% 9.7% 11.70%
3 Yr 8.7%* -25.7% 20.7% 26.51%
5 Yr 5.6%* -30.6% 14.3% 22.38%
10 Yr 10.1%* -13.8% 15.2% 18.63%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -5.2% -51.7% 3.1% 7.20%
2017 13.0% -21.1% 34.8% 64.55%
2016 -2.8% -61.7% 40.3% 75.78%
2015 0.2% -54.0% 12.2% 12.53%
2014 -0.7% -23.5% 15.2% 39.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.2% 1.4% 36.3% 17.45%
1 Yr 9.7% -45.1% 16.0% 6.42%
3 Yr 16.9%* -16.8% 23.6% 6.68%
5 Yr 13.0%* -21.6% 14.9% 6.19%
10 Yr 13.9%* -8.4% 16.1% 10.78%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 0.0% -51.7% 12.2% 4.67%
2017 25.0% -7.0% 39.4% 34.43%
2016 3.6% -61.7% 40.3% 56.22%
2015 3.5% -54.0% 12.2% 10.90%
2014 8.5% -23.5% 15.3% 30.69%

NAV & Total Return History

OTCBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank
Net Assets 5.97 B 1.54 M 33.4 B 11.85%
Number of Holdings 98 15 2522 30.56%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.41 B 564 K 5.96 B 13.89%
Weighting of Top 10 24.22% 5.8% 95.0% 44.63%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 3.69%

  2. Fidelity National Information Services Inc 2.71%

  3. Global Payments Inc 2.62%

  4. Cadence Design Systems Inc 2.31%

  5. PerkinElmer Inc 2.29%

  6. Verisk Analytics Inc 2.19%

  7. AMETEK Inc 2.13%

  8. Copart Inc 2.11%

  9. Steris PLC 2.09%

  10. Fiserv Inc 2.09%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High OTCBX % Rank
Stocks
97.97% 81.47% 127.86% 53.15%
Cash
2.03% -27.86% 18.53% 45.74%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.16% 86.30%
Other
0.00% -11.42% 2.60% 85.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 86.30%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.08% 86.11%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High OTCBX % Rank
Technology
25.46% 0.00% 53.07% 69.81%
Industrials
23.09% 0.00% 34.69% 11.85%
Consumer Cyclical
16.92% 2.71% 48.02% 35.19%
Healthcare
15.49% 0.00% 27.70% 41.48%
Financial Services
6.35% 0.00% 40.09% 50.00%
Real Estate
4.51% 0.00% 48.92% 33.70%
Basic Materials
3.26% 0.00% 17.78% 33.89%
Consumer Defense
1.40% 0.00% 18.41% 81.85%
Communication Services
0.92% 0.00% 14.41% 27.41%
Energy
0.57% 0.00% 10.84% 65.74%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.19% 89.44%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High OTCBX % Rank
US
94.30% 80.19% 123.93% 57.59%
Non US
3.67% 0.00% 17.26% 40.37%

OTCBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.92% 0.00% 244.89% 16.70%
Management Fee 0.71% 0.00% 1.50% 39.07%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 97.33%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.72% N/A

Sales Fees

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 1.00% 5.00% 11.76%

Trading Fees

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 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.

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 33.00% 1.24% 384.00% 28.94%

OTCBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.28% 87.78%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.30% -2.07% 1.51% 94.37%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

OTCBX - Managers

Eric B. Fischman

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 20, 2008

10.78

10.8%

Eric B. Fischman, is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®. Eric joined MFS as an equity research analyst in 2000 and was named portfolio manager in 2002. Prior to joining MFS he served as an equity research analyst at State Street Research and he was a staff attorney at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. He earned an MBA from Columbia Business School, a Juris Doctorate degree from Boston University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University. He also holds the Certified Financial Analyst designation.


Paul J. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 26, 2011

8.27

8.3%

Paul J. Gordon - Investment Officer - Equity Portfolio Manager - As an Equity Portfolio Manager, responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk control and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 2004 - Previous experience includes 3 years as Equity Research Associate at Fidelity Investments Management and Research Co. - Babson College, BS, cum laude


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.08

Category High

32.68

Category Average

8.05

Category Mode

9.01