Address And Details

500 Boylston St , Boston, MA 02116
Fund Manager Geoffrey L. Schechter
Manager Tenure 15 Years 6 Months

Strategy And Objective

The Funds investment objective is to seek total return with an emphasis on current income, but also considering capital appreciation. MFS (Massachusetts Financial Services Company, the funds investment adviser) normally invests at least 80% of the funds net assets in U.S. Government Securities. MFS may also invest the funds assets in other debt instruments. U.S. Government securities include mortgage-backed securities and other types of securitized instruments issued or guaranteed by the U.S. Treasury, by an agency or instrumentality of the U.S. Government, or by a U.S. Government-sponsored entity. MFS generally invests substantially all of the funds assets in investment grade quality debt instruments. MFS may purchase or sell securities for the fund on a when-issued, delayed delivery, or forward commitment basis. MFS may invest the funds assets in foreign securities. MFS may invest a significant percentage of the funds assets in a single issuer or a small number of issuers. While MFS may use derivatives for any investment purpose, to the extent MFS uses derivatives, MFS expects to use derivatives primarily to increase or decrease exposure to a particular market, segment of the market, or security, to increase or decrease interest rate or currency exposure, or as alternatives to direct investments. Derivatives include futures, forward contracts, options, swaps, and certain complex structured securities. MFS uses an active bottom-up investment approach to buying and selling investments for the fund. Investments are selected primarily based on fundamental analysis of individual instruments and their issuers. Quantitative screening tools that systematically evaluate instruments may also be considered. In structuring the fund, MFS also considers top-down factors. For purposes of the funds 80% policy, net assets include the amount of any borrowings for Investment purposes.

Net Asset Value

as of 5:44 PM ET 10/15/2021


  • 1 Week
  • +0.20%
  • 1 Month
  • -1.08%
  • 3 Months
  • -0.98%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • -3.17%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • -0.49%

Equity Sector Breakdown

ConsumerDurables n/a
Energy n/a
Finance n/a
Health n/a
IndustrialCyclical n/a
NonDurables n/a
RetailTrade n/a
Services n/a
Technology n/a
Utilities n/a

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Bonds 95.44%
Cash 29.74%
Stocks 0.00%
Preferred 0.00%
Convertible 0.00%
ForeignStocks 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Other -25.18%
Total Net Assets 68.75 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -0.14 -0.64 -0.69
Beta 0.79 0.83 0.84
R Squared 0.78 0.84 0.88
Std Deviation 3.07 2.94 2.66
Sharpe Ratio 1.07 0.31 n/a

Purchase Information

as of 5:50 PM ET 10/14/2021
Minimum Initial $0
Minimum Additional $0
Minimum Initial IRA $0


Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 09/30/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 09/30/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 09/30/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 09/30/2021
1 Year
  • -1.96%
  • -1.96%
-1.96% -1.96%
3 Year
  • +4.36%
  • +4.36%
+4.36% +4.36%
10 Year
  • +2.00%
  • +2.00%
+2.00% +2.00%
Life Of Fund
  • +3.51%
  • +3.51%
+3.51% +3.51%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets

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