Address And Details

500 Boylston St , Boston, MA 02116
Fund Manager Team Managed
Manager Tenure

Strategy And Objective

The fund s investment objective is to seek total return. MFS (Massachusetts Financial Services Company, the fund s investment adviser) invests the fund s assets in equity securities and debt instruments. 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. Debt instruments include corporate bonds, foreign government securities, U.S. Government securities, securitized instruments, and other obligations to repay money borrowed. MFS generally invests approximately 60% of the fund s assets in equity securities and approximately 40% of the fund s assets in debt instruments. These weightings do not reflect the fund s cash balance and can vary over time due to market movements and cash flows. Of the fund s investments in equity securities, MFS focuses on investing the fund s assets in the stocks of companies it believes are undervalued compared to their perceived worth (value companies). MFS normally invests a portion of the fund s assets in income-producing equity securities. While MFS may invest the equity portion of the fund s assets in securities of companies of any size, MFS primarily invests in securities of companies with large capitalizations. MFS invests the fund s assets in U.S. and foreign securities, including emerging market securities. 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. MFS generally invests the fund s assets in at least three different countries and invests a percentage of the fund s net assets in securities of foreign issuers equal to at least the lesser of 40% or the percentage of foreign issuers in the MSCI World Index (the Index) less 15%. Of the fund s investments in debt instruments, MFS generally invests substantially all of these investments in investment grade quality debt instruments. 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 issuers and instruments. For a segment of the equity portion of the fund, investments are selected primarily based on blending fundamental and quantitative research. Quantitative models that systematically evaluate issuers and instruments are used by certain of the fund s equity securities portfolio managers and may also be considered by the fund s other portfolio managers.

Net Asset Value

as of 5:47 PM ET 09/17/2021


  • 1 Week
  • -0.74%
  • 1 Month
  • -1.14%
  • 3 Months
  • +0.30%
  • 1 Yr Return
  • +7.46%
  • 5 Yr Return
  • +19.95%

Equity Sector Breakdown

Finance 12.27%
Technology 8.45%
IndustrialCyclical 7.64%
NonDurables 6.70%
Health 4.19%
Services 3.72%
ConsumerDurables 3.40%
Utilities 2.07%
RetailTrade 1.80%
Energy 0.90%

Asset Allocation

Asset Type % Of Allocation
Stocks 58.70%
ForeignStocks 27.91%
Preferred 0.50%
Convertible 0.22%
Cash 0.00%
Bonds 0.00%
Other 0.00%
ForeignBonds 0.00%
ForeignHedged 0.00%
Total Net Assets 126.54 M

Risk Measures

Criteria 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Alpha -2.05 -3.25 -2.67
Beta 0.56 0.55 0.57
R Squared 0.90 0.83 0.83
Std Deviation 10.98 9.13 8.41
Sharpe Ratio 0.72 0.67 n/a

Purchase Information

as of 5:44 PM ET 09/16/2021
Minimum Initial $1000
Minimum Additional $50
Minimum Initial IRA $250


Timeframe Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021 Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 06/30/2021
1 Year
  • +16.21%
  • +20.56%
+16.21% +20.56%
3 Year
  • +8.43%
  • +8.57%
+8.43% +8.57%
10 Year
  • +6.60%
  • +6.10%
+6.60% +6.10%
Life Of Fund
  • +6.79%
  • +6.76%
+6.79% +6.76%

Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Company Name % Of Assets
V2853 SCHNEIDER SA 1.48%
9433.T KDDI CORP 1.17%

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