Fact sheet: MFS Meridian Emg Mkts Eq

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian Emerging Markets Equity W1 GBP
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Harry Purcell
since 01/06/2017
Robert W Lau
since 01/06/2009
Jose Luis Garcia
since 10/10/2008
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in U.S. dollars. Globally diversified among emerging markets, focused on earnings prospects and valuations while considering rising revenues, expanding margins, and increasing cash flows. MFS locations within the Emerging Market areas allows for discovery of local opportunities such as on-site visits to corporate headquarters, manufacturing plants, clients, suppliers, etc. Discussions with Emerging Markets Debt team surrounding factors that aid investment choices in individual securities.
Benchmark
MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

41.36 %

1 Year rank in sector

61/256

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 85.0 m

FE Risk score

121

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Money Market
    2.16%
  • Information Technology
    28.55%
  • Financials
    22.19%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    18.17%
  • Consumer Staples
    10.78%
  • Industrials
    4.91%
  • International Equities
    39.52%
  • Chinese Equities
    23.4%
  • South Korean Equities
    11.4%
  • Indian Equities
    8.9%
  • Brazilian Equities
    8.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund8.02 %18.11 %40.8 %30.83 %22.67 %
Sector6.89 %13.55 %31.21 %24.18 %22.79 %
Rank within sector100 / 27564 / 27161 / 256116 / 205132 / 163
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund7.55 %35.53 %8.14 %-12.18 %-0.67 %
Sector5.51 %28.42 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %
Rank within sector30 / 27584 / 256144 / 231111 / 20593 / 187
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.49
Beta0.92
Sharpe0.4
Volatility13.33
Tracking error5.55
Information ratio0.34
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high12.39
52 week low8.88
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price12.39

Holdings by region

  • 2.16% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 28.55% Information Technology
  • 22.19% Financials
  • 18.17% Consumer Discretionary
  • 10.78% Consumer Staples
  • 4.91% Industrials
  • 4.63% Materials
  • 4.02% Energy
  • 2.15% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 1.81% Real Estate
  • 1.23% Telecommunications Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 39.52% International Equities
  • 23.4% Chinese Equities
  • 11.4% South Korean Equities
  • 8.9% Indian Equities
  • 8.7% Brazilian Equities
  • 6.5% Taiwanese Equities
  • 1.58% Cash & Cash Equivalents

Individual holdings

  • 5.47% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD COMMON STOCK
  • 5.26% Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR
  • 4.47% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFAC COMMON STOCK
  • 3.03% Baidu Inc ADR
  • 2.92% Tencent Holdings Ltd
  • 2.7% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE COMMON STOCK
  • 2.66% Yum China Holdings Inc
  • 2.13% Lukoil PJSC ADR
  • 2.1% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK-H COMMON STOCK
  • 2.02% Banco Bradesco SA ADR