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Name

As of 06/21/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$24.56

$6.5 B

0.64%

$0.16

1.72%

Vitals

YTD Return

6.2%

1 yr return

14.1%

3 Yr Avg Return

2.3%

5 Yr Avg Return

7.2%

Net Assets

$6.5 B

Holdings in Top 10

70.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.6
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.72%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load 4.00%

TRADING FEES

Turnover 7.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000

IRA

$250


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund


Name

As of 06/21/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$24.56

$6.5 B

0.64%

$0.16

1.72%

MBGWX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.23%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annual

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Growth Allocation Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Jun 28, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    B
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    US
  • Manager
    Joseph Flaherty

MBGWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.2% -0.1% 21.3% 74.24%
1 Yr 14.1% -0.1% 33.3% 78.64%
3 Yr 2.3%* -7.8% 12.4% 78.32%
5 Yr 7.2%* 1.3% 14.2% 69.96%
10 Yr 6.6%* -0.2% 11.4% 48.60%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 10.8% -6.9% 29.3% 64.29%
2022 -19.6% -37.4% -8.2% 34.49%
2021 8.2% -9.8% 25.4% 48.23%
2020 10.5% -21.0% 25.4% 26.22%
2019 20.5% -8.3% 27.9% 9.62%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.2% -0.1% 21.3% 74.24%
1 Yr 14.1% -0.1% 33.3% 78.64%
3 Yr 2.3%* -7.8% 12.4% 78.32%
5 Yr 7.2%* 1.3% 14.2% 69.96%
10 Yr 6.6%* -0.2% 11.4% 48.60%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MBGWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 13.7% -0.9% 33.0% 76.53%
2022 -16.1% -36.0% -0.9% 49.48%
2021 14.8% -7.8% 33.9% 67.38%
2020 13.6% -16.2% 25.4% 44.94%
2019 25.7% 7.3% 34.8% 13.85%

NAV & Total Return History


MBGWX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High MBGWX % Rank
Net Assets 6.5 B 1.11 M 120 B 25.08%
Number of Holdings 22 4 2543 60.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.6 B 1.16 M 30.6 B 22.37%
Weighting of Top 10 70.71% 19.2% 102.8% 60.34%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Value Fund 10.05%
  2. MFS Growth Fund 9.48%
  3. MFS Research Fund 9.36%
  4. MFS Mid Cap Growth Fund 9.25%
  5. MFS Mid Cap Value Fund 9.14%
  6. MFS Research International Fund 6.98%
  7. MFS Inflation Adjusted Bond Fund 4.77%
  8. MFS Global Real Estate Fund 3.93%
  9. MFS High Income Fund 3.91%
  10. MFS Commodity Strategy Fund 3.85%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
Stocks
97.81% 0.00% 100.06% 52.20%
Cash
2.19% 0.00% 90.74% 34.24%
Convertible Bonds
0.22% 0.00% 26.48% 74.06%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 18.74% 75.25%
Other
0.00% -0.09% 28.09% 74.58%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 104.29% 79.66%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
Technology
16.68% 3.31% 52.93% 74.74%
Financial Services
15.43% 0.28% 52.80% 45.05%
Industrials
13.45% 1.16% 32.55% 10.24%
Healthcare
12.67% 0.00% 36.30% 60.75%
Consumer Cyclical
9.66% 0.00% 16.01% 71.67%
Real Estate
8.06% 0.00% 33.86% 20.14%
Consumer Defense
6.95% 0.00% 14.86% 40.96%
Communication Services
5.49% 0.00% 26.62% 83.62%
Basic Materials
5.39% 0.00% 11.49% 18.77%
Utilities
3.31% 0.00% 31.67% 25.26%
Energy
2.90% 0.00% 29.22% 92.49%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBGWX % Rank
US
97.81% 0.00% 100.06% 52.20%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 20.23% 76.95%

MBGWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MBGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.72% 0.04% 4.67% 12.88%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.25% 17.63%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 94.25%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.28% N/A

Sales Fees

MBGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 4.00% 1.00% 5.00% 8.33%

Trading Fees

MBGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 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.

MBGWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 7.00% 4.00% 236.00% 5.38%

MBGWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High MBGWX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.64% 0.00% 10.22% 88.47%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annual Annual Monthly Annual

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High MBGWX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.23% -1.12% 6.07% 89.16%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MBGWX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Monthly Annually

Distributions History

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MBGWX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joseph Flaherty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 28, 2002

19.94

19.9%

Joseph C. Flaherty, Jr., is an investment officer and chief investment risk officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He serves as the director of the MFS' Quantitative Solutions group and is a portfolio manager of the firm's asset allocation portfolios. Joe joined MFS as a fixed-income quantitative research associate in 1993 and was named quantitative research analyst in 1996. He became manager of the Quantitative Research Group and portfolio manager in 1999, director of Fixed Income Quantitative Research in 2004, and director of the Quantitative Solutions Team in 2005.

Natalie Shapiro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

3.75

3.8%

Natalie I. Shapiro, Ph.D. is an Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and Quantitative Fixed Income Research Analyst at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). Prior to joining MFS in 1997, Natalie served as a research associate for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Natalie has earned a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 38.44 7.39 2.41