Fact sheet: MFS Meridian Eurpn Resrch

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian European Research W1 GBP
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Gabrielle Gourgey
since 01/08/2008
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in euros. An analyst-run portfolio investing in European Economic Area companies with attractive valuations and above average growth potential Country and industry weights driven by stock selection with flexibility across regions, industries, market caps, and styles Focuses on downside risk, and therefore seeks high quality, sustainable businesses and participates in rigorous valuation analysis Multi-capitalization core portfolio investing in high quality ideas.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.59 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.8 b

FE Risk score

96

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    26.67%
  • Switzerland
    16.48%
  • France
    13.3%
  • Germany
    9.51%
  • Netherlands
    5.83%
  • Financial Services
    17.41%
  • Consumer Staples
    13.37%
  • Utilities
    11.6%
  • Health Care
    9.84%
  • Basic Materials
    9.27%
  • International Equities
    26%
  • UK Equities
    25.2%
  • Swiss Equities
    15.9%
  • French Equities
    13.2%
  • German Equities
    11.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.19 %4.5 %9.59 %15.45 %50.2 %
Sector2.1 %5.34 %13.25 %20.14 %56.86 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.65 %-0.77 %6.84 %1.14 %23.01 %
Sector9.59 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.23
Beta0.81
Sharpe0.1
Volatility11.15
Tracking error5.45
Information ratio-0.25
R-Squared0.81

Price movement

52 week high15.92
52 week low13.13
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price15.32

Holdings by region

  • 26.67% UK
  • 16.48% Switzerland
  • 13.3% France
  • 9.51% Germany
  • 5.83% Netherlands
  • 5.26% Italy
  • 4.75% Sweden
  • 4.22% Spain
  • 3.83% Denmark
  • 2.72% Ireland

Holdings by sector

  • 17.41% Financial Services
  • 13.37% Consumer Staples
  • 11.6% Utilities
  • 9.84% Health Care
  • 9.27% Basic Materials
  • 8.68% Technology
  • 7.58% Retail
  • 7.38% Leisure
  • 5.07% Energy
  • 4.28% Industrials

Holdings by asset type

  • 26% International Equities
  • 25.2% UK Equities
  • 15.9% Swiss Equities
  • 13.2% French Equities
  • 11.2% German Equities
  • 5.9% Dutch Equities
  • 2.6% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.9% Nestle SA
  • 3.08% Roche Holding AG
  • 2.77% Beazley PLC
  • 2.59% Novartis AG
  • 2.36% Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
  • 2.3% L'Oreal SA
  • 2.24% Danone SA
  • 2.21% Bayer AG
  • 2.2% BNP Paribas SA
  • 2.09% Linde AG