Fact sheet: MFS Meridian US Govt Bond

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian US Government Bond A2 USD
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Geoffrey L Schechter
since 01/01/2008
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek total return with an emphasis on current income, but also considering capital appreciation, measured in US dollars. Invests in U.S. government and agency securities based on macroeconomic indicators, valuations, and market environment Employs sector rotation among various government entities agencies and instrumentalities.Aims to provide investors with an investment grade fixed-income portfolio.
Benchmark
Barclays Capital U.S. Government/Mortgage Bond Index (USD)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

-1.3 %

1 Year rank in sector

3/6

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD Government

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 313.3 m

FE Risk score

89

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    94.75%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    3.53%
  • UK
    0.42%
  • Netherlands
    0.3%
  • Italy
    0.29%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    58.48%
  • Government Bonds
    26.3%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    7.7%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    3.53%
  • Corporate Bonds
    3.19%
  • US Fixed Interest
    102.9%
  • Money Market
    3.5%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    -6.4%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.31 %0.17 %-1.3 %1.45 %2.34 %
Sector0.2 %0.44 %-0.6 %3.83 %4.64 %
Rank within sector4 / 75 / 73 / 66 / 65 / 5
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund1.57 %0.06 %-0.27 %4.29 %-3.22 %
Sector2.21 %2.56 %-0.98 %2.87 %-2.18 %
Rank within sector5 / 66 / 65 / 65 / 53 / 5
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.23
Beta0.84
Sharpe-0
Volatility2.61
Tracking error1.47
Information ratio-0.31
R-Squared0.71

Price movement

52 week high10.64
52 week low10.17
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price10.28

Holdings by region

  • 94.75% USA
  • 3.53% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 0.42% UK
  • 0.3% Netherlands
  • 0.29% Italy
  • 0.21% France
  • 0.2% Korea
  • 0.17% International
  • 0.11% Switzerland

Holdings by sector

  • 58.48% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 26.3% Government Bonds
  • 7.7% Government Agency Bonds
  • 3.53% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 3.19% Corporate Bonds
  • 0.6% Local Government Bonds
  • 0.2% Debt

Holdings by asset type

  • 102.9% US Fixed Interest
  • 3.5% Money Market
  • -6.4% Global Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 4.43% United States Treasury Note 2.625 AUG 15 20
  • 3.81% United States Treasury Note 2.875 MAY 15 43
  • 3.72% United States Treasury Note/Bond 2.500 AUG 15 23
  • 3.22% United States Treasury Note 3.125 MAY 15 21
  • 3.1% US Treasury Bond 2.5% FEB 15 45
  • 1.81% US Treasury Note 2.5% MAY 15 24
  • 1.72% Financing Corp Fico 9.400 FEB 08 18
  • 1.51% United States Treasury Note 3.125 MAY 15 19
  • 1.44% Fannie Mae 3% NOV 01 46
  • 1.26% United States Treasury Note 2.000 NOV 30 20