MFS® Government Markets Income (MGF)

4.62 +0.02  +0.43% NYSE Feb 21, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD
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Key Stats

Net Asset Value 4.76
Discount or Premium to NAV -2.94%
Turnover Ratio 48.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows --

Performance & Returns

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M 2.62% 1.46% 1.20% 25
3M 2.34% 2.04% 2.17% 50
6M 3.86% 2.00% 2.27% 50
YTD 1.92% 2.51% 2.01% 25
1Y 12.51% 9.13% 11.49% 34
3Y 4.97% 3.96% 5.18% 34
5Y 3.22% 2.76% 3.94% 100
10Y 2.71% 3.26% 4.83% 100
15Y 4.87% 3.95% 5.04% 100
20Y 5.85% 4.78% 5.16% 50
As of Feb. 21, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash -1.11% 6.15% 7.26%
Stock 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Bond 100.7% 108.1% 7.42%
Convertible 0.45% 0.45% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
As of Dec. 31, 2019

Region Exposure

Americas 94.83%
North America 92.69%
Latin America 2.14%
Greater Europe 3.68%
United Kingdom 1.05%
Europe Developed 1.36%
Europe Emerging 0.25%
Africa/Middle East 1.01%
Greater Asia 1.36%
Japan 0.00%
Australasia 0.01%
Asia Developed 0.19%
Asia Emerging 1.16%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 96.03%
% Emerging Markets 3.97%
As of Dec. 31, 2019. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

MGF Bond Exposure

Government 35.67%
Corporate 9.69%
Securitized 46.32%
Municipal 2.95%
Cash 2.89%
Derivative 2.48%
As of Dec. 31, 2019

MGF Bond Credit Quality Exposure

AAA 3.35%
AA 2.06%
A 4.18%
BBB 10.30%
BB 1.59%
B 0.00%
Below B 80.19%
As of Dec. 31, 2019

MGF Bond Maturity Exposure

1 to 7 Days 0.00%
8 to 30 Days 0.00%
31 to 90 Days 0.00%
91 to 182 Days 7.19%
183 to 364 Days 0.77%
1 to 3 Years 8.20%
3 to 5 Years 7.40%
5 to 7 Years 12.00%
7 to 10 Years 7.60%
10 to 15 Years 7.30%
15 to 20 Years 9.69%
20 to 30 Years 37.26%
Over 30 Years 2.59%
As of Dec. 31, 2019
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Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
-- 2 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 7.59% -- --
-- United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 4.07% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 4.5% 4.03% -- --
-- United States Treasury Notes 2% 4.01% -- --
-- US Treasury Bond Future Mar20 -3.76% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 2.88% 3.10% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 2.5% 2.69% -- --
-- 10 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 -2.34% -- --
-- United States Treasury Notes 2.88% 2.17% -- --
-- United States Treasury Notes 2.5% 2.00% -- --
As of Dec. 31, 2019
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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 --
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Intermediate Core Bond
Prospectus Objective Multisector Bond
Fund Owner Firm Name MFS
Benchmark Index
BBgBarc US Govt/Mortgage TR USD 100.0%
Reports
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Manager Info

Name Tenure
Geoffrey Schechter 13.76 yrs

Net Fund Flows

1M --
3M --
6M --
YTD --
1Y --
3Y --
5Y --
10Y --
Date Unavailable

Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 1.088
Max Drawdown (All) 21.63%
Historical Sharpe Ratio (10Y) 0.3879
Historical Sortino (All) 0.5753
30-Day Rolling Volatility 6.06%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 2.04%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 6.75%

Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (2-21-20) 2.53%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Current Yield 3.20%
Yield to Maturity 2.83%
Effective Duration --
Average Coupon 3.42%
Average Credit Score 18.00 (Below B)
Average Price 106.56
Number of Holdings 375
As of Dec. 31, 2019

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Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/28/1987
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2019
Last Prospectus Date
Attributes
Exchange Traded Share No
Exchange Traded Note No
Enhanced Index Fund No
Fixed Distribution Fund No
High-Net Worth Individual 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
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
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