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MFS Lifetime 2040 Fund

mutual fund
MLFIX
Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$17.57 +0.04 +0.23%
primary theme
Target-Date 2040
MLFIX (Mutual Fund)

MFS Lifetime 2040 Fund

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$17.57 +0.04 +0.23%
primary theme
Target-Date 2040
MLFIX (Mutual Fund)

MFS Lifetime 2040 Fund

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$17.57 +0.04 +0.23%
primary theme
Target-Date 2040

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

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MFS Lifetime 2040 Fund

MLFIX | Fund

$17.57

$570 M

5.88%

$1.03

0.57%

Vitals

YTD Return

-14.0%

1 yr return

-3.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

9.2%

5 Yr Avg Return

9.5%

Net Assets

$570 M

Holdings in Top 10

59.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.5
$17.35
$22.31

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.57%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 27.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$0

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Target-Date 2040


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

MFS Lifetime 2040 Fund

MLFIX | Fund

$17.57

$570 M

5.88%

$1.03

0.57%

MLFIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -14.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.57%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 5.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MFS Lifetime 2040 Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MFS
  • Inception Date
    Sep 29, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joseph Flaherty

Fund Description

The fund is designed to provide diversification among different asset classes for investors with the approximate retirement year in 2040. It invests substantially all of its assets in other MFS mutual funds, referred to as underlying funds.


MLFIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MLFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -14.0% -23.6% -10.0% 7.62%
1 Yr -3.4% -9.8% 2.7% 6.25%
3 Yr 9.2%* 4.4% 10.6% 3.37%
5 Yr 9.5%* 5.7% 9.6% 3.80%
10 Yr 9.6%* 6.6% 10.3% 9.85%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MLFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 9.2% -6.3% 17.5% 36.32%
2020 9.7% 3.3% 14.9% 65.50%
2019 19.2% 4.1% 22.6% 22.45%
2018 -12.9% -23.1% -6.9% 32.95%
2017 16.6% -15.1% 18.8% 37.89%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MLFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -14.0% -23.6% -10.0% 7.62%
1 Yr -3.4% -14.2% 2.7% 6.33%
3 Yr 9.2%* 3.3% 10.6% 3.41%
5 Yr 9.5%* 4.8% 9.6% 3.85%
10 Yr 9.6%* 6.6% 10.3% 9.23%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MLFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 9.2% -6.3% 17.5% 36.32%
2020 9.7% 3.3% 14.9% 65.50%
2019 19.2% 4.1% 22.6% 22.45%
2018 -7.5% -23.1% -5.5% 9.83%
2017 20.8% -15.1% 26.3% 14.29%

NAV & Total Return History


MLFIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MLFIX Category Low Category High MLFIX % Rank
Net Assets 570 M 87.6 K 68.4 B 48.46%
Number of Holdings 28 4 559 21.68%
Net Assets in Top 10 360 M 692 K 67.5 B 54.42%
Weighting of Top 10 58.98% 38.4% 100.0% 97.09%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MFS Blended Research Mid Cap Eq R6 9.37%
  2. MFS Blended Research Intl Eq R6 9.31%
  3. MFS Growth R6 5.28%
  4. MFS Blended Research Growth Eq R6 5.28%
  5. MFS Value R6 5.17%
  6. MFS Blended Research Value Equity R6 5.17%
  7. MFS Blended Research Core Equity R6 5.05%
  8. MFS Research R6 5.02%
  9. MFS Mid Cap Growth R6 4.71%
  10. MFS Mid Cap Value R6 4.62%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MLFIX % Rank
Stocks
79.52% 0.00% 89.78% 64.16%
Bonds
16.44% 6.42% 61.33% 30.97%
Other
5.77% -0.92% 8.21% 3.54%
Convertible Bonds
0.23% 0.00% 0.92% 38.50%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.49% 94.25%
Cash
-1.94% -3.49% 35.60% 94.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLFIX % Rank
Technology
18.37% 14.76% 23.91% 83.48%
Financial Services
14.47% 12.98% 18.72% 67.86%
Industrials
11.92% 9.57% 12.36% 15.18%
Healthcare
11.71% 10.27% 14.52% 68.75%
Consumer Cyclical
10.76% 8.28% 12.86% 77.23%
Real Estate
8.61% 1.77% 10.49% 9.38%
Consumer Defense
6.73% 4.68% 10.28% 41.96%
Communication Services
6.46% 6.04% 10.24% 91.07%
Basic Materials
4.85% 2.96% 6.42% 32.59%
Energy
3.35% 2.32% 5.93% 77.68%
Utilities
2.78% 1.84% 7.86% 34.38%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLFIX % Rank
US
54.43% 0.00% 68.24% 37.61%
Non US
25.09% 0.00% 43.47% 64.16%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLFIX % Rank
Government
36.51% 11.76% 62.74% 57.52%
Corporate
27.93% 0.58% 53.44% 35.84%
Cash & Equivalents
13.81% 3.19% 55.75% 77.43%
Derivative
12.63% 0.00% 19.91% 5.31%
Securitized
8.32% 0.00% 40.07% 75.22%
Municipal
0.81% 0.00% 21.39% 8.85%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MLFIX % Rank
US
10.84% 4.61% 39.59% 61.06%
Non US
5.60% 0.08% 21.74% 11.50%

MLFIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MLFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.06% 1.84% 58.85%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 0.86% 18.75%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.29% N/A

Sales Fees

MLFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MLFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

MLFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.00% 2.00% 112.00% 63.94%

MLFIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MLFIX Category Low Category High MLFIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 5.88% 0.00% 5.51% 83.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MLFIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MLFIX Category Low Category High MLFIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.57% -0.21% 10.52% 19.63%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MLFIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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MLFIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joseph Flaherty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 29, 2005

16.59

16.6%

Joseph C. Flaherty, Jr., is an investment officer and chief investment risk officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He serves as the director of the MFS' Quantitative Solutions group and is a portfolio manager of the firm's asset allocation portfolios. Joe joined MFS as a fixed-income quantitative research associate in 1993 and was named quantitative research analyst in 1996. He became manager of the Quantitative Research Group and portfolio manager in 1999, director of Fixed Income Quantitative Research in 2004, and director of the Quantitative Solutions Team in 2005.

Natalie Shapiro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 01, 2018

3.66

3.7%

Natalie I. Shapiro, Ph.D. is an Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and Quantitative Fixed Income Research Analyst at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). Prior to joining MFS in 1997, Natalie served as a research associate for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Natalie has earned a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.1 17.5 5.51 2.33