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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
0.72% -3.34% 146.64M 149676.7
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
8.11% 142.0% -- Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund is to provide high current income and may also consider capital appreciation.The Trust will attempt to achieve this objective by investing at least 65% of its assets in US Government securities and by engaging in transactions involving related options. The Trust may invest up to 35% of its total assets in foreign government securities. In pursuing its objective, the Trust will consider the preservation of capital by balancing the yields of various fixed-income securities against their attendant risks. The Trust invest at leat 80% of its net assets in US and non-US government securities.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style High Quality/Moderate Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Intermediate Core Bond
Category Index BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD
Prospectus Objective Multisector Bond
Fund Owner Firm Name MFS
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc US Govt/Mortgage TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Geoffrey Schechter 15.09 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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Performance Versus Category

 
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As of May 12, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
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2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
6.97%
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2.71%
2.63%
1.33%
10.30%
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As of May 12, 2021.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (5-12-21) 8.11%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 2.90%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
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As of March 31, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of March 31, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.62% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 99.14% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.25% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
United States Treasury Notes 2%
4.37% -- --
United States Treasury Bonds 4.5%
4.16% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 2%
3.85% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 1.5%
3.10% -- --
2 Year Treasury Note Future June 21
3.01% -- --
United States Treasury Bonds 2.5%
2.80% -- --
United States Treasury Bonds 2.88%
2.60% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 2.88%
2.31% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 2.5%
2.16% -- --
US Treasury Bond Future June 21
-6.85% -- --

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund is to provide high current income and may also consider capital appreciation.The Trust will attempt to achieve this objective by investing at least 65% of its assets in US Government securities and by engaging in transactions involving related options. The Trust may invest up to 35% of its total assets in foreign government securities. In pursuing its objective, the Trust will consider the preservation of capital by balancing the yields of various fixed-income securities against their attendant risks. The Trust invest at leat 80% of its net assets in US and non-US government securities.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style High Quality/Moderate Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Intermediate Core Bond
Category Index BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD
Prospectus Objective Multisector Bond
Fund Owner Firm Name MFS
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc US Govt/Mortgage TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Geoffrey Schechter 15.09 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (5-12-21) 8.11%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 2.90%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score Upgrade
Average Price Upgrade
As of March 31, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/28/1987
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date --
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No