Fact sheet: MFS Meridian Latin Am Eq

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian Latin American Equity W1 USD
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Jose Luis Garcia
since 26/03/2009
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in US dollars. Focuses on companies with exposure to long term structural growth in Latin America Looks for high quality companies with what we believe to have durable competitive advantages, strong management teams and good corporate governance Leverages MFS global research platform and local research coverage in Latin America.
Benchmark
MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America 10-40 Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.25 %

1 Year rank in sector

14/43

Sector

FO Equity - Latin America

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 30.0 m

FE Risk score

174

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Brazil
    56.84%
  • Mexico
    26.65%
  • Chile
    6.37%
  • Argentina
    3.88%
  • Peru
    3.17%
  • Financial Services
    30.46%
  • Basic Materials
    13.17%
  • Consumer Staples
    12.7%
  • Utilities
    11.33%
  • Health Care
    5.32%
  • Brazilian Equities
    56.27%
  • Mexican Equities
    26.35%
  • Chilean Equities
    6.34%
  • American Emerging Equities
    3.86%
  • Peruvian Equity
    3.17%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.53 %9.37 %22.25 %2.41 %-22.62 %
Sector-1.35 %6.5 %18.3 %1.18 %-22.4 %
Rank within sector17 / 4318 / 4314 / 4325 / 4225 / 37
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.61 %22.49 %-32.07 %-19.04 %-9.16 %
Sector16.72 %26.05 %-31.7 %-12.49 %-13.99 %
Rank within sector13 / 4328 / 4331 / 4239 / 405 / 37
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.01
Beta0.91
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility21.74
Tracking error5.36
Information ratio0.07
R-Squared0.95

Price movement

52 week high10.26
52 week low7.39
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price9.34

Holdings by region

  • 56.84% Brazil
  • 26.65% Mexico
  • 6.37% Chile
  • 3.88% Argentina
  • 3.17% Peru
  • 1.41% Colombia
  • 0.94% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 0.75% USA
  • -0.02% Others

Holdings by sector

  • 30.46% Financial Services
  • 13.17% Basic Materials
  • 12.7% Consumer Staples
  • 11.33% Utilities
  • 5.32% Health Care
  • 5.31% Energy
  • 5.17% Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 4.78% Retail
  • 3.36% Technology
  • 3% Transport

Holdings by asset type

  • 56.27% Brazilian Equities
  • 26.35% Mexican Equities
  • 6.34% Chilean Equities
  • 3.86% American Emerging Equities
  • 3.17% Peruvian Equity
  • 3.07% International Equities
  • 0.94% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.62% Banco Bradesco SA ADR
  • 6.41% Itau Unibanco Holding SA ADR
  • 4.89% AMBEV SA ADR
  • 3.42% America Movil SAB de CV ADR
  • 3.14% BRF SA
  • 2.9% GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE-O COMMON STOCK
  • 2.86% Fibria Celulose SA
  • 2.6% BM&FBovespa SA
  • 2.56% OMW HENDERSON FIXED INTEREST MONTHLY INCOME
  • 2.51% Credicorp Ltd