Fact sheet: MFS Meridian US Value

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian US Value W1 GBP
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Katrina Mead
since 15/10/2001
Nevin P Chitkara
since 01/05/2006
Steven R Gorham
since 15/10/2001
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in US dollars. Traditional U.S. value fund investing primarily in large cap companies that we believe are high quality. Seeks undervalued, high-quality companies with characteristics such as low price-to-earnings ratios or high dividend yields. Our valuation approach is flexible, but we place a strong emphasis on cash flow and returns-based methodologies.
Benchmark
Russell 1000 Value
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

18.51 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.9 b

FE Risk score

81

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    94.13%
  • Switzerland
    2.2%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    1.44%
  • UK
    1.17%
  • Canada
    0.56%
  • Financial Services
    29.55%
  • Health Care
    15.5%
  • Consumer Staples
    10.84%
  • Industrials
    10.32%
  • Technology
    7.51%
  • International Equities
    98.54%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    1.46%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.06 %9.53 %18.51 %42.93 %88.33 %
Sector2.41 %8.08 %17.63 %32.81 %74.17 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.61 %11.8 %-0.54 %16.31 %31.83 %
Sector12.47 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.41
Beta0.83
Sharpe0.72
Volatility10.33
Tracking error5.66
Information ratio0.54
R-Squared0.73

Price movement

52 week high20.86
52 week low17.25
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price20.81

Holdings by region

  • 94.13% USA
  • 2.2% Switzerland
  • 1.44% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 1.17% UK
  • 0.56% Canada
  • 0.49% France
  • 0.01% Others

Holdings by sector

  • 29.55% Financial Services
  • 15.5% Health Care
  • 10.84% Consumer Staples
  • 10.32% Industrials
  • 7.51% Technology
  • 5.16% Basic Materials
  • 5.02% Leisure
  • 4.72% Energy
  • 2.68% Utilities
  • 2.68% Automobiles

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.54% International Equities
  • 1.46% Cash & Cash Equivalents

Individual holdings

  • 4.53% JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • 3.66% Philip Morris International Inc
  • 3.58% Johnson & Johnson
  • 3.02% Wells Fargo & Co
  • 2.79% Accenture PLC
  • 2.54% Honeywell International Inc
  • 2.38% Medtronic PLC
  • 2.37% Goldman Sachs Group Inc
  • 2.28% Citigroup Inc
  • 2.27% US Bancorp