Fact sheet: MFS Meridian Eurpn Sm Cos

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian European Smaller Companies W1 EUR
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Sandeep Mehta
since 01/03/2016
Peter F. Fruzzetti
since 05/11/2001
Gabrielle Gourgey
since 01/01/2015
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in euros. Aims to invest primarily in European Economic Area equity securities of smaller companies. Focuses on downside risk by seeking high quality, sustainable businesses. Selection is driven by company/industry fundamental strengths and growth prospects rather than country of domicile.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe Small Mid Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

13.03 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - Small Cap Europe

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

91

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    41.29%
  • Germany
    15.76%
  • Italy
    5.69%
  • France
    5.69%
  • Norway
    5.3%
  • Technology
    28.13%
  • Basic Materials
    11.76%
  • Financial Services
    11.19%
  • Consumer Staples
    9.21%
  • Leisure
    7.95%
  • UK Equities
    41.3%
  • International Equities
    22.2%
  • German Equities
    15.7%
  • French Equities
    5.7%
  • Italian Equities
    5.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.58 %5.49 %13.03 %53.96 %97.44 %
Sector2.1 %10.21 %22.16 %65.34 %107.49 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund11.48 %0.13 %22.68 %14.5 %22.31 %
Sector19.94 %1.02 %23.64 %3.17 %29.66 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.46
Beta0.8
Sharpe0.89
Volatility11.13
Tracking error5.73
Information ratio-0.25
R-Squared0.79

Price movement

52 week high17.22
52 week low14.34
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price17.09

Holdings by region

  • 41.29% UK
  • 15.76% Germany
  • 5.69% Italy
  • 5.69% France
  • 5.3% Norway
  • 4.6% Spain
  • 4.14% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 4.14% Ireland
  • 4.01% Sweden
  • 2.62% Netherlands

Holdings by sector

  • 28.13% Technology
  • 11.76% Basic Materials
  • 11.19% Financial Services
  • 9.21% Consumer Staples
  • 7.95% Leisure
  • 6.22% Retail
  • 5.37% Health Care
  • 5.25% Automobiles
  • 4.14% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 3.69% Industrials

Holdings by asset type

  • 41.3% UK Equities
  • 22.2% International Equities
  • 15.7% German Equities
  • 5.7% French Equities
  • 5.7% Italian Equities
  • 5.3% Norwegian Equities
  • 4.1% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.07% Bunzl PLC
  • 3.46% Compass Group PLC
  • 3.45% Symrise AG
  • 2.52% LEG Immobilien AG
  • 2.46% Croda International PLC
  • 2.42% Amadeus IT Holding SA
  • 2.29% Bakkafrost P/F
  • 2.22% Cerved Information Solutions SpA
  • 2.19% Booker Group PLC
  • 1.63% Paddy Power PLC