OTCBX: MFS Mid Cap Growth B

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OTCBX MFS Mid Cap Growth B


Profile

OTCBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.8%
  • Net Assets $7.99 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.90
$13.50
$17.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.85%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 21.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.12%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

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


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Performance

OTCBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.9% 0.0% 10.0% 27.01%
1 Yr 36.5% -51.6% 53.2% 9.59%
3 Yr 19.5%* -38.1% 45.0% 7.39%
5 Yr 12.8%* -30.1% 25.8% 7.44%
10 Yr 13.9%* -15.0% 20.0% 8.42%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.0% -50.2% 44.9% 12.59%
2018 -5.2% -51.7% 102.3% 9.68%
2017 13.0% -21.1% 36.0% 65.84%
2016 -2.8% -61.7% 40.3% 75.41%
2015 0.2% -54.0% 12.2% 12.28%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.9% 0.0% 10.0% 27.01%
1 Yr 32.5% -51.6% 53.2% 20.38%
3 Yr 18.8%* -33.2% 45.0% 11.28%
5 Yr 12.6%* -21.0% 25.8% 11.57%
10 Yr 13.9%* -10.5% 20.0% 17.12%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period OTCBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 35.0% -50.2% 44.9% 12.59%
2018 0.0% -51.7% 102.3% 8.06%
2017 25.0% -7.0% 39.4% 35.10%
2016 3.6% -61.7% 40.3% 54.10%
2015 3.5% -54.0% 12.2% 10.99%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

OTCBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank
Net Assets 7.99 B 740 K 34.6 B 9.90%
Number of Holdings 95 1 2554 29.70%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.99 B 183 K 5.97 B 9.23%
Weighting of Top 10 25.84% 5.5% 100.0% 43.46%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Global Payments Inc 4.22%
  2. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc 3.53%
  3. Fidelity National Information Services Inc 2.52%
  4. PerkinElmer Inc 2.39%
  5. Fiserv Inc 2.34%
  6. Copart Inc 2.34%
  7. AMETEK Inc 2.27%
  8. Cadence Design Systems Inc 2.13%
  9. Verisk Analytics Inc 2.06%
  10. Steris PLC 2.05%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High OTCBX % Rank
Stocks
98.10% 89.33% 121.88% 55.03%
Cash
1.90% -27.03% 11.17% 45.30%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.89% 79.53%
Other
0.00% -11.06% 5.15% 78.19%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.07% 78.36%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.56% 78.86%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High OTCBX % Rank
Industrials
23.63% 0.00% 33.54% 7.72%
Technology
23.18% 0.00% 56.36% 76.51%
Healthcare
15.20% 0.00% 38.81% 60.74%
Consumer Cyclical
14.22% 2.74% 58.77% 53.86%
Financial Services
9.44% 0.00% 40.35% 33.72%
Communication Services
5.15% 0.00% 17.52% 29.36%
Real Estate
4.42% 0.00% 52.42% 34.90%
Basic Materials
3.21% 0.00% 19.70% 25.00%
Consumer Defense
1.19% 0.00% 16.09% 82.05%
Energy
0.34% 0.00% 12.44% 60.07%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.40% 84.40%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High OTCBX % Rank
US
94.17% 80.04% 115.67% 59.40%
Non US
3.93% 0.00% 17.06% 39.43%

Expenses

OTCBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.85% 0.00% 27.43% 19.35%
Management Fee 0.69% 0.00% 1.50% 33.28%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 95.51%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% 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% 9.59%

Trading Fees

OTCBX 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.

OTCBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 21.00% 1.24% 385.00% 18.34%

Distributions

OTCBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 41.63% 78.36%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

OTCBX Category Low Category High OTCBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.12% -2.55% 2.65% 90.31%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

OTCBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Eric Fischman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 20, 2008

11.12

11.1%

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 Gordon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 26, 2011

8.61

8.6%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 33.02 8.06 2.84