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

36.13 %

1 Year rank in sector

80/258

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 80.2 m

FE Risk score

112

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    24.14%
  • Korea
    10.53%
  • Brazil
    9.47%
  • India
    8.87%
  • Hong Kong
    7.17%
  • Technology
    28.25%
  • Financial Services
    24.02%
  • Consumer Staples
    8.33%
  • Cyclical Consumer Goods
    7.31%
  • Retail
    6.72%
  • International Equities
    38.1%
  • Chinese Equities
    24.1%
  • South Korean Equities
    11.5%
  • Brazilian Equities
    9.7%
  • Indian Equities
    9.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.13 %14.61 %36.13 %21.88 %24.25 %
Sector2.57 %12.51 %28.86 %16.03 %24.13 %
Rank within sector111 / 277112 / 26680 / 258125 / 210127 / 159
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund35.65 %8.14 %-12.18 %-0.67 %-6.92 %
Sector27.72 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector78 / 263151 / 239114 / 21193 / 192140 / 165
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.61
Beta0.93
Sharpe0.2
Volatility13.67
Tracking error5.58
Information ratio0.4
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high11.53
52 week low8.36
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price11.53

Holdings by region

  • 24.14% China
  • 10.53% Korea
  • 9.47% Brazil
  • 8.87% India
  • 7.17% Hong Kong
  • 6.46% Taiwan
  • 5.05% South Africa
  • 4.23% Mexico
  • 3.93% Russia
  • 3.42% USA

Holdings by sector

  • 28.25% Technology
  • 24.02% Financial Services
  • 8.33% Consumer Staples
  • 7.31% Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 6.72% Retail
  • 5.39% Leisure
  • 4.65% Basic Materials
  • 4.53% Automobiles
  • 4.22% Energy
  • 2.34% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 38.1% International Equities
  • 24.1% Chinese Equities
  • 11.5% South Korean Equities
  • 9.7% Brazilian Equities
  • 9.1% Indian Equities
  • 7.1% Hong Kong Equities
  • 0.4% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.53% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD COMMON STOCK
  • 5.27% Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR
  • 4.35% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFAC COMMON STOCK
  • 3.02% Baidu Inc ADR
  • 2.85% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE COMMON STOCK
  • 2.67% Yum China Holdings Inc
  • 2.51% Tencent Holdings Ltd
  • 2.15% Banco Bradesco SA ADR
  • 2.08% Lukoil PJSC ADR
  • 2.04% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK-H COMMON STOCK