BRLJX: MFS Blended Research Global Eq I

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BRLJX MFS Blended Research Global Eq I


Profile

BRLJX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -12.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $5.32 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.76
$8.12
$12.66

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 5.33%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 46.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -12.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.95%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Blended Research Global Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Sep 15, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John (Jed) Stocks

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities. 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. While MFS may invest the fund's assets in securities of companies of any size, MFS primarily invests in securities of companies with large capitalizations. It invests the fund's assets in U.S. and foreign securities, including emerging market securities.


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Performance

BRLJX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -12.7% -35.7% 24.3% 87.88%
1 Yr -2.9% -15.4% 50.8% 76.19%
3 Yr -3.0%* -43.6% 27.0% 73.20%
5 Yr N/A* -28.3% 18.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -9.6% 13.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.5% -14.9% 45.5% 60.68%
2018 -20.1% -73.8% 5.4% 77.78%
2017 21.0% -76.0% 54.2% 37.78%
2016 5.1% -12.7% 28.3% 22.22%
2015 N/A -17.6% 17.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -12.7% -35.7% 24.3% 87.88%
1 Yr -2.9% -15.4% 50.8% 76.19%
3 Yr 1.7%* -32.6% 27.0% 56.19%
5 Yr N/A* -20.9% 18.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -9.6% 17.9% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRLJX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.5% -14.9% 45.5% 60.68%
2018 -10.8% -73.8% 5.4% 38.89%
2017 24.9% 2.8% 54.2% 36.08%
2016 7.0% -7.5% 29.2% 19.14%
2015 N/A -11.7% 18.6% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BRLJX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BRLJX Category Low Category High BRLJX % Rank
Net Assets 5.32 M 218 K 89.4 B 94.16%
Number of Holdings 127 15 8401 41.96%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.24 M 236 K 17.8 B 95.10%
Weighting of Top 10 23.42% 9.9% 65.0% 61.54%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 4.42%
  2. Alphabet Inc A 2.89%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 2.56%
  4. Facebook Inc A 2.46%
  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 2.19%
  6. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 1.90%
  7. Apple Inc 1.82%
  8. Adobe Inc 1.77%
  9. Eli Lilly and Co 1.77%
  10. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 1.63%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BRLJX % Rank
Stocks
98.11% 2.12% 105.37% 41.96%
Cash
1.90% -7.62% 89.42% 55.94%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.04% 58.04%
Other
0.00% -0.64% 20.43% 56.64%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.80% 53.85%
Bonds
0.00% -11.97% 19.34% 59.91%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRLJX % Rank
Technology
17.71% 0.00% 46.90% 59.67%
Healthcare
13.46% -4.43% 36.45% 63.17%
Financial Services
13.03% -3.32% 33.88% 69.00%
Communication Services
10.56% -0.46% 43.17% 51.98%
Consumer Defense
10.54% -1.09% 27.25% 28.21%
Industrials
10.18% -5.03% 37.33% 34.03%
Consumer Cyclical
9.46% 2.02% 37.76% 71.10%
Energy
4.31% 0.00% 11.01% 6.99%
Basic Materials
3.76% -0.64% 12.20% 30.07%
Utilities
3.68% -0.68% 12.90% 24.71%
Real Estate
3.30% -1.40% 10.93% 28.67%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRLJX % Rank
US
56.41% -5.21% 76.88% 47.55%
Non US
41.70% -0.77% 73.48% 38.00%

Expenses

BRLJX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BRLJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 5.33% 0.08% 44.68% 4.75%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.07% 1.75% 25.17%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.65% N/A

Sales Fees

BRLJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.10% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

BRLJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

BRLJX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 46.00% 1.00% 995.00% 63.46%

Distributions

BRLJX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BRLJX Category Low Category High BRLJX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.20% 54.31%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BRLJX Category Low Category High BRLJX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.95% -2.05% 6.21% 13.06%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BRLJX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John (Jed) Stocks


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.63

4.6%

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.

Jonathan Sage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.63

4.6%

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.

James Fallon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.63

4.6%

James C. Fallon is an investment officer and portfolio manager at MFS Investment Management®(MFS®). He manages domestic and international quantitative portfolios as a member of the MFS Quantitative Solutions team. James earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Business Administration degree from Boston University. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Matthew Krummell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 15, 2015

4.63

4.6%

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
0.03 29.35 6.61 14.42