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BMSLX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $333 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.78
$7.45
$12.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.71%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 81.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare BMSLX to Popular U.S. Mid-Cap Blend Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$181.94

-0.66%

$113.31 B

1.44%

$2.65

-0.93%

0.04%

$49.64

-0.64%

$113.31 B

0.82%

$0.41

2.06%

0.17%

$135.50

-0.53%

$75.22 B

1.20%

$1.64

4.53%

0.06%

$102.84

-0.52%

$75.22 B

0.64%

$0.66

7.51%

0.19%

$194.06

-1.36%

$43.46 B

1.70%

$3.35

-8.21%

0.07%

BMSLX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Blended Research Mid Cap Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Aug 19, 2016
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    James Fallon

Fund Description

The adviser normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities of issuers with medium market capitalizations. Equity securities include common stocks, equity interests in real estate investment trusts (REITs), and other securities that represent an ownership interest (or right to acquire an ownership interest) in a company or other issuer. The adviser may invest the fund's assets in foreign securities.


BMSLX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BMSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.5% -27.5% 2073.2% 42.69%
1 Yr -0.3% -17.7% 21.6% 43.48%
3 Yr 4.8%* -5.6% 14.3% 30.13%
5 Yr N/A* 0.4% 13.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 4.3% 13.4% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BMSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.1% -8.5% 35.6% 42.64%
2018 -17.9% -77.7% -0.9% 46.34%
2017 15.0% -62.4% 21.5% 15.50%
2016 N/A -16.4% 28.1% N/A
2015 N/A -40.7% 2.9% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BMSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.5% -27.5% 2073.2% 44.60%
1 Yr -0.3% -19.6% 21.6% 39.81%
3 Yr 4.8%* -6.8% 14.3% 28.68%
5 Yr N/A* 0.0% 13.5% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 4.3% 13.4% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BMSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.1% -8.5% 35.6% 42.64%
2018 -11.1% -44.3% 0.1% 28.80%
2017 19.0% -62.4% 24.9% 10.53%
2016 N/A -4.7% 28.1% N/A
2015 N/A -40.3% 3.9% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


BMSLX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BMSLX Category Low Category High BMSLX % Rank
Net Assets 333 M 116 K 113 B 51.85%
Number of Holdings 148 1 3281 42.42%
Net Assets in Top 10 55.8 M 0 9.52 B 53.38%
Weighting of Top 10 16.74% 2.3% 100.0% 59.11%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. DocuSign Inc 2.04%
  2. Kansas City Southern 1.80%
  3. Cadence Design Systems Inc 1.78%
  4. Regal Beloit Corp 1.69%
  5. McKesson Corp 1.67%
  6. Electronic Arts Inc 1.61%
  7. State Street Corporation 1.59%
  8. AGCO Corp 1.58%
  9. Incyte Corp 1.55%
  10. Eastman Chemical Co 1.53%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BMSLX % Rank
Stocks
98.58% 0.00% 100.22% 54.31%
Cash
1.42% -0.22% 100.00% 42.66%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.03% 52.21%
Other
0.00% -1.03% 9.79% 51.98%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.38% 50.82%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 59.95% 55.71%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BMSLX % Rank
Technology
18.15% 0.00% 32.41% 40.19%
Industrials
16.27% 0.00% 50.75% 53.04%
Consumer Cyclical
13.44% 0.00% 47.64% 55.14%
Healthcare
12.90% 0.00% 22.04% 42.52%
Financial Services
9.71% 1.50% 42.16% 82.48%
Real Estate
7.95% 0.00% 19.29% 41.82%
Utilities
6.15% 0.00% 16.65% 17.29%
Communication Services
4.64% 0.00% 33.05% 35.05%
Consumer Defense
4.31% 0.00% 21.55% 63.79%
Basic Materials
4.06% 0.00% 26.89% 53.74%
Energy
2.41% 0.00% 27.97% 31.07%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BMSLX % Rank
US
98.58% 0.00% 100.01% 23.78%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 33.32% 94.41%

BMSLX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BMSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.71% 0.02% 19.45% 73.89%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.50% 29.77%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

BMSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.50% N/A

Trading Fees

BMSLX 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.

BMSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 81.00% 0.01% 453.00% 80.34%

BMSLX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BMSLX Category Low Category High BMSLX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.34% 58.56%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BMSLX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BMSLX Category Low Category High BMSLX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.18% -1.52% 3.05% 24.46%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BMSLX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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BMSLX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

James Fallon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2016

4.12

4.1%

James C. Fallon - Investment Officer - Portfolio Manager - As a Portfolio Manager, responsible for final buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 1999; previous positions include Equity Research Associate; Securities Lending Administrator. - Previous experience includes 1 year as Mutual Fund Custody Accountant at Investors Bank & Trust; 1 year as Financial Analyst at Bardon Trimount. - Affiliations include CFA Institute, CFA Society of Boston

Jonathan Sage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2016

4.12

4.1%

Jonathan W. Sage, CFA, is an investment officer and a portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management. He manages blended research equity strategies utilized by the firm's mutual funds and institutional accounts. He joined MFS in 2000 as a quantitative equity research analyst and was named a portfolio manager in 2005. Prior to joining MFS, Jonathan spent two years as a supervisor of portfolio administration for Santander Global Advisors, Inc. and three years as a senior mutual fund accountant for First Data Investor Services Group.

John (Jed) Stocks


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2016

4.12

4.1%

As a Portfolio Manager, responsible for final buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. - Joined MFS in 2001; previous positions include Quantitative Research Analyst; Quantitative Research Associate; Teleservices Representative. - Previous experience includes 1 year as Client Service Specialist and Order Desk Specialist at Patagon.com Securities.- John re-joined the firm in 2001. His original start date was February 1999.

Matthew Krummell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2016

4.12

4.1%

Investment Officer As a Portfolio Manager, responsible for final buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction, risk and cash management. Participates in the research process and strategy discussions. Joined MFS in 2001 Previous experience includes 3 years as Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments; 2 years as Assistant Vice President at Putnam Investments; 3 years as Associate at Mellon Capital Management. Affiliations include Boston Security Analysts Society, Inc., CFA Institute. University of Chicago, MBA University of California, Berkeley, BA, Phi Beta Kappa

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 36.78 6.1 4.12