Fact sheet: MFS Meridian US Concentd Gth

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian US Concentrated Growth W1 GBP
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Jeffrey C Constantino
since 20/11/2008
Andrew Boyd
since 01/08/2011
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in US dollars. Concentrated portfolio that generally invests in 50 or fewer larger US companies Selects equity securities perceived by MFS as having above average growth and undervalued compared with their perceived worth Focuses on durability and quality of business model by investing in "blue chip," high quality companies with durable competitive advantages and strong management teams while maintaining a belief that quality is underappreciated by the market Focuses on long-term above-average growth across full market cycles.
Benchmark
Russell 1000 Growth
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

19.04 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 461.9 m

FE Risk score

86

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    93.94%
  • France
    2.13%
  • Switzerland
    1.82%
  • Taiwan
    1.78%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    0.33%
  • Technology
    32.11%
  • Health Care
    12.62%
  • Consumer Staples
    11.45%
  • Leisure
    10.23%
  • Financial Services
    9.81%
  • US Equities
    99.67%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    0.33%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.15 %11.4 %18.96 %44.51 %88.34 %
Sector2.41 %8.08 %17.63 %32.81 %74.17 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund20.66 %3.15 %0.13 %18.54 %25.45 %
Sector12.47 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.8
Beta0.83
Sharpe0.68
Volatility11.28
Tracking error7.22
Information ratio0.46
R-Squared0.62

Price movement

52 week high18.62
52 week low15.09
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price18.57

Holdings by region

  • 93.94% USA
  • 2.13% France
  • 1.82% Switzerland
  • 1.78% Taiwan
  • 0.33% Cash & Cash Equivalents

Holdings by sector

  • 32.11% Technology
  • 12.62% Health Care
  • 11.45% Consumer Staples
  • 10.23% Leisure
  • 9.81% Financial Services
  • 8.06% Retail
  • 6.79% Basic Materials
  • 4.16% Industrials
  • 2.26% Automobiles
  • 2.19% Transport

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.67% US Equities
  • 0.33% Cash & Cash Equivalents

Individual holdings

  • 5.9% Alphabet Inc Class A
  • 5.16% Accenture PLC
  • 4.21% Visa Inc
  • 4.18% Microsoft Corp
  • 4.06% Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
  • 4.04% Estee Lauder Cos Inc
  • 3.65% Colgate-Palmolive Co
  • 3.57% NIKE Inc
  • 3.47% Starbucks Corp
  • 3.28% Ecolab Inc