Fact sheet: MFS Meridian Ltd Maturity

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian Limited Maturity B2 USD
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Alexander M Mackey
since 01/01/2017
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek total return with an emphasis on current income, but also considering capital preservation, measured in US dollars. Conservative, short-term bond fund investing in investment-grade securities. The Fund's average maturity normally doesn't exceed five years. Constructs a high quality and short duration portfolio from the bottom up.
Benchmark
Barclays 1-3 Year US Government / Credit Bond Index USD
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

-0.36 %

1 Year rank in sector

26/36

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD Investment Grade

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 714.9 m

FE Risk score

84

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    66.06%
  • Canada
    5.46%
  • UK
    5.13%
  • France
    4.06%
  • Netherlands
    3.55%
  • Corporate Bonds
    64.28%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    23.63%
  • Government Bonds
    7.56%
  • Debt
    3.18%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    1.03%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    109.38%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    -0.19%
  • Others
    -9.19%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.07 %0.33 %-0.36 %-1.49 %-3 %
Sector-0.09 %2.29 %1.03 %6.87 %13.15 %
Rank within sector26 / 3834 / 3826 / 3632 / 3327 / 28
Quartile th3 rd4 th3 rd4 th4 th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund0.33 %0 %-1.37 %-0.9 %-1.12 %
Sector2.81 %3.82 %-0.74 %5.96 %-1.08 %
Rank within sector34 / 3833 / 3426 / 3330 / 3111 / 31
Quartile th4 th4 th4 th4 th2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha-0.89
Beta0.2
Sharpe-0
Volatility0.65
Tracking error2.25
Information ratio-1.08
R-Squared0.73

Price movement

52 week high8.73
52 week low8.64
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price8.68

Holdings by region

  • 66.06% USA
  • 5.46% Canada
  • 5.13% UK
  • 4.06% France
  • 3.55% Netherlands
  • 3.01% Sweden
  • 2% Switzerland
  • 1.88% Australia
  • 1.52% Japan
  • 1.09% China

Holdings by sector

  • 64.28% Corporate Bonds
  • 23.63% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 7.56% Government Bonds
  • 3.18% Debt
  • 1.03% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 0.32% Government Agency Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 109.38% Global Fixed Interest
  • -0.19% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • -9.19% Others

Individual holdings

  • 1.7% US Treasury Note 1.375% FEB 15 20
  • 1.45% Bank of Nova Scotia Houston 1.440 SEP 01 17
  • 1.13% Goldman Sachs Group Inc 2.55% OCT 23 19
  • 0.83% US Treasury Note 1.875% FEB 28 22
  • 0.82% Morgan Stanley 2.375% JUL 23 19
  • 0.8% Shire Acquisitions Investments Ireland DAC 1.9% SEP 23 19
  • 0.8% Svensk Exportkredit AB 1.125% AUG 28 19
  • 0.78% Barclays PLC 3.25% JAN 12 21
  • 0.76% Swedbank AB 144A 2.125 SEP 29 17
  • 0.75% Citigroup Inc 2.4% FEB 18 20