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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
1.64% 622.36M 0.29% 20.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-260.16M 23.12% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. Equity securities include common stocks, equity interests in real estate investment trusts (REITs), and other securities that represent an ownership interest (or right to acquire an ownership interest) in a company or other issuer. It may invest the fund's assets in securities of companies of any size. The fund's investment adviser uses an active bottom-up approach to buying and selling investments for the fund.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol MLVTX
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Large Blend
Category Index Russell 1000 TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth
Fund Owner Firm Name MFS
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
James Fallon 7.91 yrs
Matthew Krummell 7.91 yrs
John (Jed) Stocks 6.13 yrs
Jonathan Sage 6.13 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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YTD
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1 Year
% Rank: 77
-260.16M
-29.04B Category Low
33.85B Category High
3 Months
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3 Years
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As of October 31, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of November 26, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
11.76%
3.66%
8.97%
15.58%
-2.16%
25.93%
10.44%
19.86%
13.69%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
23.91%
10.14%
-0.53%
8.26%
22.57%
-5.45%
31.15%
14.29%
23.07%
13.75%
-2.41%
9.38%
22.31%
-5.51%
31.85%
19.10%
21.28%
10.98%
-0.11%
7.32%
19.43%
-8.74%
27.49%
14.23%
23.43%
8.10%
-1.64%
2.44%
19.18%
-5.55%
29.59%
20.51%
22.95%
As of November 26, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (11-26-21) 0.29%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 28.07
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
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As of October 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of October 31, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of October 31, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.72% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.28% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Alphabet Inc Class A 3.75% 2843.66 -2.69%
Microsoft Corp 3.70% 329.68 -2.44%
Adobe Inc 3.24% 662.10 -0.93%
Eli Lilly and Co 3.04% 260.37 -0.62%
Johnson & Johnson 2.74% 159.20 -0.65%
Target Corp 2.57% 246.57 -0.88%
Danaher Corp 2.53% 323.96 2.69%
PepsiCo Inc 2.08% 161.14 -1.59%
Atlassian Corporation PLC A 2.03% 391.54 -0.39%
Amdocs Ltd 1.96% 70.31 -3.06%

Fees & Availability

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Administration Fee --
Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
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Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors No
Open to Existing Investors No
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. Equity securities include common stocks, equity interests in real estate investment trusts (REITs), and other securities that represent an ownership interest (or right to acquire an ownership interest) in a company or other issuer. It may invest the fund's assets in securities of companies of any size. The fund's investment adviser uses an active bottom-up approach to buying and selling investments for the fund.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol MLVTX
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Large Blend
Category Index Russell 1000 TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth
Fund Owner Firm Name MFS
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
James Fallon 7.91 yrs
Matthew Krummell 7.91 yrs
John (Jed) Stocks 6.13 yrs
Jonathan Sage 6.13 yrs

Fundamentals

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Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (11-26-21) 0.29%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 28.07
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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As of October 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of October 31, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 12/5/2013
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 12/29/2020
Share Classes
MLVAX A
MLVGX C
MLVHX Inst
MLVMX Retirement
MLVOX Retirement
MLVPX Retirement
MLVRX Retirement
MLVTX Retirement
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 No
Socially Responsible Fund No