Fact sheet: MFS Meridian GlbRsFc

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian Global Research Focused W1 USD
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Michael T Cantara
since 01/08/2011
Team of Global Sector Lead Analysts
since 01/08/2011
Ben S.Kottler
since 01/08/2011
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in US dollars. An analyst-run portfolio investing in companies with what we believe to have favorable growth prospects and attractive valuations. Using a disciplined, research-led strategy, the fund is diversified by sector, invests across industries, styles and market capitalization. Core, multi-capitalization investment strategy allows flexibility to search for best global ideas.
Benchmark
MSCI AC World
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

20.92 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 240.3 m

FE Risk score

110

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    66.51%
  • France
    4.93%
  • Germany
    4.72%
  • Japan
    4.6%
  • UK
    3.57%
  • Financial Services
    21.65%
  • Technology
    17.84%
  • Health Care
    11%
  • Utilities
    7.71%
  • Consumer Staples
    7.23%
  • US Equities
    66.5%
  • International Equities
    5.65%
  • French Equities
    4.9%
  • German Equities
    4.7%
  • Japanese Equities
    4.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.11 %13.99 %20.92 %32.18 %61.29 %
Sector2.42 %8.34 %16.13 %32.48 %60.31 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.72 %4.32 %-1.18 %1.83 %23.48 %
Sector13.46 %7.94 %0.71 %5.96 %21.26 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.27
Beta1.04
Sharpe0.36
Volatility10.29
Tracking error4.07
Information ratio-0.02
R-Squared0.84

Price movement

52 week high20.3
52 week low16.33
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price20.29

Holdings by region

  • 66.51% USA
  • 4.93% France
  • 4.72% Germany
  • 4.6% Japan
  • 3.57% UK
  • 2.17% Hong Kong
  • 1.94% Netherlands
  • 1.74% Switzerland
  • 1.72% Belgium
  • 1.68% Taiwan

Holdings by sector

  • 21.65% Financial Services
  • 17.84% Technology
  • 11% Health Care
  • 7.71% Utilities
  • 7.23% Consumer Staples
  • 6.78% Industrials
  • 6.48% Basic Materials
  • 5.87% Energy
  • 5.38% Retail
  • 3.85% Transport

Holdings by asset type

  • 66.5% US Equities
  • 5.65% International Equities
  • 4.9% French Equities
  • 4.7% German Equities
  • 4.6% Japanese Equities
  • 3.6% UK Equities
  • 2.2% Hong Kong Equities
  • 1.9% Dutch Equities
  • 1.7% Belgian Equities
  • 1.7% Swiss Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.02% Facebook Inc
  • 2.97% Honeywell International Inc
  • 2.86% Medtronic PLC
  • 2.69% KDDI Corp
  • 2.66% Citigroup Inc
  • 2.64% salesforce.com inc
  • 2.63% Biogen Idec Inc
  • 2.57% Newell Rubbermaid Inc
  • 2.5% Danone SA
  • 2.43% LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA