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MFS Utilities Fund Class B (MMUBX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks total return. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of issuers in the utilities industry. Issuers in the utilities industry include issuers engaged in the manufacture, production, generation, transmission, sale or distribution of electric, gas or other types of energy, and issuers engaged in telecommunications, including wireless, telephone, and cable (but not engaged in public broadcasting).


1 month+3.04% 3 years+1.16%
3 months+6.11% 5 years+8.42%
1 year+7.35% Since inception+9.52%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities

Performance 5-yr return+8.42%+9.68%
Expense ratio1.74%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.750.84
Net assets$4.0B$1.4B
Average market cap$18.1B$22.6B
Average P/E21.421.0
Portfolio turnover27%27%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyMFS
Fund manager & tenureMaura Shaughnessy / 25 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00


U.S. stock64.33%
International stock32.35%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Utilities 48.87%
Telecommunication 23.45%
Energy 17.42%
Media 10.24%
Business service 0.02%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
NEE NextEra Energy4.32%
EXC Exelon4.19%
PPL PPL4.06%
SRE Sempra Energy4.06%
-- 3.77%
-- 3.22%
PCG PG&E2.96%
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc2.47%
-- 2.37%
-- 2.36%