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CUSIP:  86664T466  
Daily NAV:  $12.28  (as of 4/17/14)
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Portfolio Profile S1

A diversified portfolio of MFS stock and bond funds

Provides convenient access to a broadly diversified, professionally managed portfolio of underlying MFS portfolios in a single investment and is rebalanced.

Objective:

Seeks a high level of total return consistent with a greater than moderate level of risk relative to the other MFS Asset Allocation Portfolios.

 

  • Classification: Asset Allocation
  • Class Inception: 10/1/08  
  • CUSIP:  86664T466  

Portfolio Facts:

 
Portfolio characteristic data are based on unaudited net assets.

 
The portfolio is actively managed, and current holdings may be different.

 
Target Allocations
(on 3/31/14)
U.S. Stocks 54.00%
Bonds 21.00%
International Stocks 20.00%
Specialty 5.00%
MFS Fund Holdings
(on 3/31/14)
MFS® Value Series 11.11%
MFS® Growth Series 10.78%
MFS® Research Series 10.01%
MFS® Mid Cap Value Portfolio 9.11%
MFS® Research International Portfolio 9.06%
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Series 8.85%
MFS® Global Real Estate Portfolio 5.04%
MFS® International Growth Portfolio 5.04%
MFS® International Value Portfolio 5.04%
MFS® Inflation-Adjusted Bond Portfolio 4.99%
MFS® High Yield Portfolio 4.99%
MFS® Research Bond Series 4.97%
MFS® Global Governments Portfolio 3.97%
MFS® New Discovery Value Portfolio 2.02%
MFS® Limited Maturity Portfolio 1.98%
MFS® New Discovery Series 1.97%
MFS® Emerging Markets Equity Portfolio 1.02%
Cash & Other assets, less liabilities 0.06%
 
Top 10 Holdings
(on 3/31/14)  
What's this?
Nestle SA
Google Inc
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Philip Morris International Inc
Exxon Mobil Corp
Danone SA
Danaher Corp
Wells Fargo & Co
Johnson & Johnson
Pfizer Inc

5.97% of total net assets
Total number of holdings: 2288
Top 10 Equity Holdings
(on 3/31/14)  
What's this?
Nestle SA
Google Inc
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Philip Morris International Inc
Exxon Mobil Corp
Danone SA
Danaher Corp
Wells Fargo & Co
Johnson & Johnson
Pfizer Inc

7.66% of equity assets
 
Top 10 Fixed Income Holdings
(on 3/31/14)  
What's this?
Japan Government Ten Year Bond 1.100 JUN 20 20
United States Treasury Note 4.5 AUG 15 39
Italy Buoni Poliennali Del Tesoro 5.25 AUG 01 17
United States Treasury Note 4.125 MAY 15 15
United States Treasury Note 4.750 AUG 15 17
Japan Government Twenty Year Bond 2.100 SEP 20 24
Italy Buoni Poliennali Del Tesoro 3.750 MAR 01 21
Japan Government Twenty Year Bond 2.200 SEP 20 27
United States Treasury Note/Bond 0.875 DEC 31 16
UST Bond 10Yr Future Jun 19 14*

11.02% long and 1.44% short (*) positions of fixed income assets
 

Portfolio characteristics are based on equivalent exposure, which measures how a portfolio's value would change due to price changes in an asset held either directly or, in the case of a derivative contract, indirectly. The market value of the holding may differ.

 
S1 Performance figures shown for periods before December 8, 2012, represent performance of the prior investment adviser and sub-adviser to the fund's predecessor under the previous investment strategies for the Fund.

 
Important Risk Considerations

 
The portfolio may not achieve its objective and/or you could lose money on your investment in the portfolio.

 
Stock markets and investments in individual stocks are volatile and can decline significantly in response to issuer, market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical, and other conditions.

 
Investments in debt instruments may decline in value as the result of declines in the credit quality of the issuer, borrower, counterparty, underlying collateral, or changes in economic, political, issuer-specific, or other conditions. Certain types of debt instruments can be more sensitive to these factors and therefore more volatile. In addition, debt instruments entail interest rate risk (as interest rates rise, prices usually fall), therefore the Fund's share price may decline during rising rate environments as the underlying debt instruments in the portfolio adjust to the rise in rates. Funds that consist of debt instruments with longer durations are generally more sensitive to a rise in interest rates than those with shorter durations. At times, and particularly during periods of market turmoil, all or a large portion of segments of the market may not have an active trading market. As a result, it may be difficult to value these investments and it may not be possible to sell a particular investment or type of investment at any particular time or at an acceptable price.

 
Investments in foreign markets can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical, or other conditions.

 
Investments in small-cap companies can be more volatile than investments in larger companies.

 
MFS’ strategy of investing in underlying funds exposes the fund to the risks of the underlying funds.

 
Please see the prospectus for further information on these and other risk considerations.

 
Before purchasing any variable product, consider the objectives, risks, charges, and expenses associated with the underlying investment option(s) and those of the product itself. For a prospectus, or summary prospectus if available, containing this and other information, contact your investment or insurance professional. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.