MFS Releases Closed-End Fund Income Distribution Sources For Certain Funds

MFS Investment Management ® (MFS ®) released today the distribution income sources for six of its closed-end funds for November 2016: MFS ® Charter Income Trust (NYSE: MCR), MFS ® Government Markets Income Trust (NYSE: MGF), MFS ® Intermediate High Income Fund (NYSE: CIF), MFS ® Intermediate Income Trust (NYSE: MIN), MFS ® Multimarket Income Trust (NYSE: MMT) and MFS ® Special Value Trust (NYSE: MFV). This information also can be obtained by visiting MFS.com by clicking on Products & Performance > Closed End Funds > Dividend Source Information.

MFS Charter Income Trust Distribution period: November 2016Distribution amount per share: $ 0.06309

The following table sets forth the estimated amounts of the current distribution and the cumulative distributions paid this fiscal year to date from the following sources: net investment income, net realized short-term capital gains, net realized long-term capital gains and return of capital or other capital source. The fund's fiscal year begins each December 1 st. All amounts are expressed per common share.
     

Total cumulativedistributions for thefiscal year to date
 

% Breakdown ofthe totalcumulativedistributions forthe fiscal year todate

Currentdistribution

% Breakdown ofcurrent distribution
Net Investment Income $ 0.03759 60% $ 0.46267 63%
Net Realized ST Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Net Realized LT Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Return of Capital or Other Capital Source 0.02550   40%   0.27261   37%
Total (per common share) $ 0.06309 100% $ 0.73528 100%
 
Average annual total return (in relation to NAV) for the five years ended 10-31-2016     6.78%
Annualized current distribution rate expressed as a percentage of month end NAV as of 10-31-2016 8.06%
Cumulative total return (in relation to NAV) for the fiscal year through 10-31-2016 10.55%
Cumulative fiscal year distributions as a percentage of NAV as of 10-31-2016 7.83%
 

MFS Government Markets Income Trust Distribution period: November 2016Distribution amount per share: $ 0.03355

The following table sets forth the estimated amounts of the current distribution and the cumulative distributions paid this fiscal year to date from the following sources: net investment income, net realized short-term capital gains, net realized long-term capital gains and return of capital or other capital source. The fund's fiscal year begins each December 1 st. All amounts are expressed per common share.
     

Total cumulativedistributions for thefiscal year to date
 

% Breakdown ofthe totalcumulativedistributions forthe fiscal year todate

Currentdistribution

% Breakdown ofcurrent distribution
Net Investment Income $ 0.01226 37% $ 0.15463 38%
Net Realized ST Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Net Realized LT Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Return of Capital or Other Capital Source 0.02129   63%   0.25472   62%
Total (per common share) $ 0.03355 100% $ 0.40935 100%
 
Average annual total return (in relation to NAV) for the five years ended 10-31-2016     2.71%
Annualized current distribution rate expressed as a percentage of month end NAV as of 10-31-2016 7.31%
Cumulative total return (in relation to NAV) for the fiscal year through 10-31-2016 4.19%
Cumulative fiscal year distributions as a percentage of NAV as of 10-31-2016 7.43%
 

MFS Intermediate High Income Fund Distribution period: November 2016Distribution amount per share: $ 0.02246

The following table sets forth the estimated amounts of the current distribution and the cumulative distributions paid this fiscal year to date from the following sources: net investment income, net realized short-term capital gains, net realized long-term capital gains and return of capital or other capital source. The fund's fiscal year begins each December 1 st. All amounts are expressed per common share.
     

Total cumulativedistributions for thefiscal year to date
 

% Breakdown ofthe totalcumulativedistributions forthe fiscal year todate

Currentdistribution

% Breakdown ofcurrent distribution
Net Investment Income $ 0.01467 65% $ 0.18730 73%
Net Realized ST Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Net Realized LT Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Return of Capital or Other Capital Source 0.00779   35%   0.06835   27%
Total (per common share) $ 0.02246 100% $ 0.25565 100%
 
Average annual total return (in relation to NAV) for the five years ended 10-31-2016     8.50%
Annualized current distribution rate expressed as a percentage of month end NAV as of 10-31-2016 9.59%
Cumulative total return (in relation to NAV) for the fiscal year through 10-31-2016 14.55%
Cumulative fiscal year distributions as a percentage of NAV as of 10-31-2016 9.10%
 

MFS Intermediate Income Trust Distribution period: November 2016Distribution amount per share: $ 0.03420

The following table sets forth the estimated amounts of the current distribution and the cumulative distributions paid this fiscal year to date from the following sources: net investment income, net realized short-term capital gains, net realized long-term capital gains and return of capital or other capital source. The fund's fiscal year begins each November 1 st. All amounts are expressed per common share.
     

Total cumulativedistributions for thefiscal year to date
 

% Breakdown ofthe totalcumulativedistributions forthe fiscal year todate

Currentdistribution

% Breakdown ofcurrent distribution
Net Investment Income $ 0.00868 25% $ 0.00868 25%
Net Realized ST Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Net Realized LT Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Return of Capital or Other Capital Source 0.02552   75%   0.02552   75%
Total (per common share) $ 0.03420 100% $ 0.03420 100%
 
Average annual total return (in relation to NAV) for the five years ended 10-31-2016     3.42%
Annualized current distribution rate expressed as a percentage of month end NAV as of 10-31-2016 8.55%
Cumulative total return (in relation to NAV) for the fiscal year through 10-31-2016 4.15%
Cumulative fiscal year distributions as a percentage of NAV as of 10-31-2016 0.71%
 

MFS Multimarket Income Trust Distribution period: November 2016Distribution amount per share: $ 0.04520

The following table sets forth the estimated amounts of the current distribution and the cumulative distributions paid this fiscal year to date from the following sources: net investment income, net realized short-term capital gains, net realized long-term capital gains and return of capital or other capital source. The fund's fiscal year begins each November 1 st. All amounts are expressed per common share.
     

Total cumulativedistributions for thefiscal year to date
 

% Breakdown ofthe totalcumulativedistributions forthe fiscal year todate

Currentdistribution

% Breakdown ofcurrent distribution
Net Investment Income $ 0.02749 61% $ 0.02749 61%
Net Realized ST Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Net Realized LT Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Return of Capital or Other Capital Source 0.01771   39%   0.01771   39%
Total (per common share) $ 0.04520 100% $ 0.04520 100%
 
Average annual total return (in relation to NAV) for the five years ended 10-31-2016     6.95%
Annualized current distribution rate expressed as a percentage of month end NAV as of 10-31-2016 8.05%
Cumulative total return (in relation to NAV) for the fiscal year through 10-31-2016 9.05%
Cumulative fiscal year distributions as a percentage of NAV as of 10-31-2016 0.67%
 

MFS Special Value Trust Distribution period: November 2016Distribution amount per share: $ 0.04969

The following table sets forth the estimated amounts of the current distribution and the cumulative distributions paid this fiscal year to date from the following sources: net investment income, net realized short-term capital gains, net realized long-term capital gains and return of capital or other capital source. The fund's fiscal year begins each November 1 st. All amounts are expressed per common share.
     

Total cumulativedistributions for thefiscal year to date
 

% Breakdown of thetotal cumulativedistributions for thefiscal year to date

Currentdistribution

% Breakdown ofcurrent distribution
Net Investment Income $ 0.01651 33% $ 0.01651 33%
Net Realized ST Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Net Realized LT Cap Gains 0.00000 0% 0.00000 0%
Return of Capital or Other Capital Source 0.03318   67%   0.03318   67%
Total (per common share) $ 0.04969 100% $ 0.04969 100%
 
Average annual total return (in relation to NAV) for the five years ended 10-31-2016     7.84%
Annualized current distribution rate expressed as a percentage of month end NAV as of 10-31-2016 10.09%
Cumulative total return (in relation to NAV) for the fiscal year through 10-31-2016 8.07%
Cumulative fiscal year distributions as a percentage of NAV as of 10-31-2016 0.84%
 

The above funds have adopted a managed distribution plan. Under a managed distribution plan, to the extent that sufficient investment income is not available on a monthly basis, the fund will distribute long-term capital gains and/or return of capital in order to maintain its managed distribution level. Investors should not draw any conclusions about the fund's investment performance from the amount of the fund's distributions or from the terms of the fund's managed distribution plan.

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