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As of 9/30/17


Morningstar Category: Allocation--30% to 50% Equity
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MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund 529A
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund 529B
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund 529C
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund A
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund B
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund C
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund I
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund R1
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund R2
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund R3
MFS® Conservative Allocation Fund R4
MFS® Diversified Income Fund A
MFS® Diversified Income Fund C
MFS® Diversified Income Fund I
MFS® Diversified Income Fund R1
MFS® Diversified Income Fund R2
MFS® Diversified Income Fund R3
MFS® Diversified Income Fund R4
MFS® Diversified Income Fund R6
Number of funds in Allocation--30% to 50% Equity: 395 395 356 257
Morningstar Category: Allocation--50% to 70% Equity
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MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund 529A
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund 529B
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund 529C
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund A
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund B
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund C
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund I
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund R1
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund R2
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund R3
MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund R4
MFS® Total Return Fund 529A
MFS® Total Return Fund 529B
MFS® Total Return Fund 529C
MFS® Total Return Fund A
MFS® Total Return Fund B
MFS® Total Return Fund C
MFS® Total Return Fund I
MFS® Total Return Fund R1
MFS® Total Return Fund R2
MFS® Total Return Fund R3
MFS® Total Return Fund R4
MFS® Total Return Fund R6
Number of funds in Allocation--50% to 70% Equity: 725 725 664 458
Morningstar Category: Allocation--70% to 85% Equity
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MFS® Growth Allocation Fund 529A
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund 529B
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund 529C
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund A
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund B
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund C
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund I
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund R1
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund R2
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund R3
MFS® Growth Allocation Fund R4
Number of funds in Allocation--70% to 85% Equity: 319 319 284 202
Morningstar Category: Allocation--85%+ Equity
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MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund 529A
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund 529B
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund 529C
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund A
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund B
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund C
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund I
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund R1
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund R2
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund R3
MFS® Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund R4
Number of funds in Allocation--85%+ Equity: 156 156 131 105
Morningstar Category: Commodities Broad Basket
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MFS® Commodity Strategy Fund A
MFS® Commodity Strategy Fund I
MFS® Commodity Strategy Fund R6
Number of funds in Commodities Broad Basket: 110 110 87
Morningstar Category: Corporate Bond
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MFS® Corporate Bond Fund A
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund B
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund C
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund I
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund R1
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund R2
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund R3
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund R4
MFS® Corporate Bond Fund R6
Number of funds in Corporate Bond: 174 174 145 85
Morningstar Category: Diversified Emerging Mkts
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MFS® Emerging Markets Equity Fund A
MFS® Emerging Markets Equity Fund I
MFS® Emerging Markets Equity Fund R4
MFS® Emerging Markets Equity Fund R6
Number of funds in Diversified Emerging Mkts: 642 642 447 183
Morningstar Category: Emerging Markets Bond
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MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund A
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund B
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund C
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund I
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund R2
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund R3
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund R4
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Fund R6
Number of funds in Emerging Markets Bond: 226 226 128 49
Morningstar Category: Emerging-Markets Local-Currency Bond
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MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Local Currency Fund A
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Local Currency Fund I
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Local Currency Fund R3
MFS® Emerging Markets Debt Local Currency Fund R4
Number of funds in Emerging-Markets Local-Currency Bond: 81 81 66
Morningstar Category: Foreign Large Blend
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MFS® International Diversification Fund A
MFS® International Diversification Fund B
MFS® International Diversification Fund C
MFS® International Diversification Fund I
MFS® International Diversification Fund R1
MFS® International Diversification Fund R2
MFS® International Diversification Fund R3
MFS® International Diversification Fund R4
MFS® International Value Fund A
MFS® International Value Fund B
MFS® International Value Fund C
MFS® International Value Fund I
MFS® International Value Fund R1
MFS® International Value Fund R2
MFS® International Value Fund R3
MFS® International Value Fund R4
MFS® International Value Fund R6
MFS® Research International Fund 529A
MFS® Research International Fund A
MFS® Research International Fund I
MFS® Research International Fund R2
MFS® Research International Fund R3
MFS® Research International Fund R4
MFS® Research International Fund R6
Number of funds in Foreign Large Blend: 598 598 533 344
Morningstar Category: Foreign Large Growth
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MFS® International Growth Fund A
MFS® International Growth Fund B
MFS® International Growth Fund C
MFS® International Growth Fund I
MFS® International Growth Fund R2
MFS® International Growth Fund R3
MFS® International Growth Fund R4
MFS® International Growth Fund R6
Number of funds in Foreign Large Growth: 325 325 280 192
Morningstar Category: Foreign Small/Mid Growth
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MFS® International New Discovery Fund 529A
MFS® International New Discovery Fund 529B
MFS® International New Discovery Fund 529C
MFS® International New Discovery Fund A
MFS® International New Discovery Fund B
MFS® International New Discovery Fund C
MFS® International New Discovery Fund I
MFS® International New Discovery Fund R1
MFS® International New Discovery Fund R2
MFS® International New Discovery Fund R3
MFS® International New Discovery Fund R4
Number of funds in Foreign Small/Mid Growth: 111 111 102 62
Morningstar Category: Global Real Estate
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MFS® Global Real Estate Fund A
MFS® Global Real Estate Fund I
MFS® Global Real Estate Fund R6
Number of funds in Global Real Estate: 184 184 151
Morningstar Category: High Yield Bond
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MFS® Global High Yield Fund A
MFS® Global High Yield Fund I
MFS® Global High Yield Fund R2
MFS® Global High Yield Fund R3
MFS® Global High Yield Fund R4
MFS® Global High Yield Fund R6
MFS® High Income Fund 529A
MFS® High Income Fund A
MFS® High Income Fund I
MFS® High Income Fund R2
MFS® High Income Fund R3
MFS® High Income Fund R4
MFS® High Income Fund R6
Number of funds in High Yield Bond: 601 601 485 319
Morningstar Category: High Yield Muni
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MFS® Municipal High Income Fund A
MFS® Municipal High Income Fund B
MFS® Municipal High Income Fund C
MFS® Municipal High Income Fund I
Number of funds in High Yield Muni: 146 146 118 85
Morningstar Category: Inflation-Protected Bond
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MFS® Inflation-Adjusted Bond Fund R6
Number of funds in Inflation-Protected Bond: 198 198 171 114
Morningstar Category: Intermediate Government
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MFS® Government Securities Fund A
MFS® Government Securities Fund I
MFS® Government Securities Fund R3
MFS® Government Securities Fund R4
MFS® Government Securities Fund R6
Number of funds in Intermediate Government: 243 243 233 173
Morningstar Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
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MFS® Total Return Bond Fund 529A
MFS® Total Return Bond Fund A
MFS® Total Return Bond Fund I
MFS® Total Return Bond Fund R2
MFS® Total Return Bond Fund R3
MFS® Total Return Bond Fund R4
MFS® Total Return Bond Fund R6
Number of funds in Intermediate-Term Bond: 852 852 773 546
Morningstar Category: Large Blend
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MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund A
MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund B
MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund C
MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund I
MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund R2
MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund R3
MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund R4
MFS® Blended Research® Core Equity Fund R6
MFS® Core Equity Fund A
MFS® Core Equity Fund B
MFS® Core Equity Fund C
MFS® Core Equity Fund I
MFS® Core Equity Fund R1
MFS® Core Equity Fund R2
MFS® Core Equity Fund R3
MFS® Core Equity Fund R4
MFS® Core Equity Fund R6
MFS® Equity Opportunities Fund A
MFS® Equity Opportunities Fund I
MFS® Equity Opportunities Fund R1
MFS® Equity Opportunities Fund R2
MFS® Equity Opportunities Fund R3
MFS® Equity Opportunities Fund R4
MFS® Equity Opportunities Fund R6
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund A
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund B
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund C
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund I
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund R1
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund R2
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund R3
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund R4
MFS® Low Volatility Equity Fund R6
MFS® Research Fund A
MFS® Research Fund B
MFS® Research Fund C
MFS® Research Fund I
MFS® Research Fund R1
MFS® Research Fund R2
MFS® Research Fund R3
MFS® Research Fund R4
MFS® Research Fund R6
Massachusetts Investors Trust 529A
Massachusetts Investors Trust 529B
Massachusetts Investors Trust 529C
Massachusetts Investors Trust A
Massachusetts Investors Trust B
Massachusetts Investors Trust C
Massachusetts Investors Trust I
Massachusetts Investors Trust R1
Massachusetts Investors Trust R2
Massachusetts Investors Trust R3
Massachusetts Investors Trust R4
Massachusetts Investors Trust R6
Number of funds in Large Blend: 1218 1218 1083 799
Morningstar Category: Large Growth
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MFS® Growth Fund A
MFS® Growth Fund B
MFS® Growth Fund C
MFS® Growth Fund I
MFS® Growth Fund R1
MFS® Growth Fund R2
MFS® Growth Fund R3
MFS® Growth Fund R4
MFS® Growth Fund R6
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund 529A
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund 529B
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund 529C
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund A
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund B
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund C
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund I
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund R1
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund R2
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund R3
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund R4
Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund R6
Number of funds in Large Growth: 1259 1259 1125 800
Morningstar Category: Large Value
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MFS® Equity Income Fund A
MFS® Equity Income Fund I
MFS® Equity Income Fund R2
MFS® Equity Income Fund R3
MFS® Equity Income Fund R4
MFS® Equity Income Fund R6
MFS® Value Fund 529A
MFS® Value Fund 529B
MFS® Value Fund 529C
MFS® Value Fund A
MFS® Value Fund B
MFS® Value Fund C
MFS® Value Fund I
MFS® Value Fund R1
MFS® Value Fund R2
MFS® Value Fund R3
MFS® Value Fund R4
MFS® Value Fund R6
Number of funds in Large Value: 1108 1108 962 689
Morningstar Category: Long-Short Equity
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MFS® Managed Wealth Fund A
MFS® Managed Wealth Fund I
MFS® Managed Wealth Fund R3
MFS® Managed Wealth Fund R4
Number of funds in Long-Short Equity: 198 198
Morningstar Category: Mid-Cap Growth
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MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund 529A
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund 529B
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund 529C
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund A
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund B
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund C
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund I
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund R1
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund R2
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund R3
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund R4
MFS® Mid Cap Growth Fund R6
Number of funds in Mid-Cap Growth: 563 563 484 362
Morningstar Category: Mid-Cap Value
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MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund 529A
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund 529B
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund 529C
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund A
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund B
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund C
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund I
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund R1
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund R2
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund R3
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund R4
MFS® Mid Cap Value Fund R6
Number of funds in Mid-Cap Value: 363 363 319 226
Morningstar Category: Multialternative
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MFS® Global Alternative Strategy Fund A
MFS® Global Alternative Strategy Fund I
MFS® Global Alternative Strategy Fund R2
MFS® Global Alternative Strategy Fund R3
MFS® Global Alternative Strategy Fund R4
MFS® Global Alternative Strategy Fund R6
Number of funds in Multialternative: 253 253 154
Morningstar Category: Multisector Bond
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MFS® Strategic Income Fund A
MFS® Strategic Income Fund I
Number of funds in Multisector Bond: 246 246 197 111
Morningstar Category: Muni California Long
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MFS® California Municipal Bond Fund A
Number of funds in Muni California Long: 87 87 77 65
Morningstar Category: Muni Massachusetts
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MFS® Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund B
Number of funds in Muni Massachusetts: 47 47 43 39
Morningstar Category: Muni National Long
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MFS® Municipal Income Fund A
MFS® Municipal Income Fund A1
MFS® Municipal Income Fund B
MFS® Municipal Income Fund B1
MFS® Municipal Income Fund C
MFS® Municipal Income Fund I
Number of funds in Muni National Long: 139 139 130 105
Morningstar Category: Muni National Short
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MFS® Municipal Limited Maturity Fund A
MFS® Municipal Limited Maturity Fund B
MFS® Municipal Limited Maturity Fund C
MFS® Municipal Limited Maturity Fund I
Number of funds in Muni National Short: 171 171 149 92
Morningstar Category: Muni New York Long
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MFS® New York Municipal Bond Fund A
Number of funds in Muni New York Long: 66 66 60 45
Morningstar Category: Muni Pennsylvania
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MFS® Pennsylvania Municipal Bond Fund A
Number of funds in Muni Pennsylvania: 59 59 55 48
Morningstar Category: Muni Single State Long
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MFS® Alabama Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Arkansas Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Georgia Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Maryland Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Mississippi Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Mississippi Municipal Bond Fund B
MFS® North Carolina Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® South Carolina Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Tennessee Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® Virginia Municipal Bond Fund A
MFS® West Virginia Municipal Bond Fund A
Number of funds in Muni Single State Long: 221 221 191 166
Morningstar Category: Short-Term Bond
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MFS® Limited Maturity Fund I
MFS® Limited Maturity Fund R4
MFS® Limited Maturity Fund R6
Number of funds in Short-Term Bond: 463 463 382 259
Morningstar Category: Small Growth
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MFS® New Discovery Fund 529A
MFS® New Discovery Fund A
MFS® New Discovery Fund I
MFS® New Discovery Fund R2
MFS® New Discovery Fund R3
MFS® New Discovery Fund R4
Number of funds in Small Growth: 597 597 532 399
Morningstar Category: Small Value
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MFS® New Discovery Value Fund A
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund B
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund C
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund I
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund R1
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund R2
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund R3
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund R4
MFS® New Discovery Value Fund R6
Number of funds in Small Value: 336 336 292
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2020
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MFS® Lifetime® 2020 Fund A
MFS® Lifetime® 2020 Fund I
MFS® Lifetime® 2020 Fund R2
MFS® Lifetime® 2020 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2020 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2020: 188 188 155 89
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2025
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MFS® Lifetime® 2025 Fund A
MFS® Lifetime® 2025 Fund I
MFS® Lifetime® 2025 Fund R2
MFS® Lifetime® 2025 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2025 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2025: 162 162
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2030
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MFS® Lifetime® 2030 Fund A
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MFS® Lifetime® 2030 Fund I
MFS® Lifetime® 2030 Fund R1
MFS® Lifetime® 2030 Fund R2
MFS® Lifetime® 2030 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2030 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2030: 188 188 155 89
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2035
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MFS® Lifetime® 2035 Fund A
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MFS® Lifetime® 2035 Fund I
MFS® Lifetime® 2035 Fund R1
MFS® Lifetime® 2035 Fund R2
MFS® Lifetime® 2035 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2035 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2035: 162 162
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2040
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MFS® Lifetime® 2040 Fund A
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MFS® Lifetime® 2040 Fund R1
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MFS® Lifetime® 2040 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2040 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2040: 188 188 155 89
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2045
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MFS® Lifetime® 2045 Fund A
MFS® Lifetime® 2045 Fund B
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MFS® Lifetime® 2045 Fund I
MFS® Lifetime® 2045 Fund R1
MFS® Lifetime® 2045 Fund R2
MFS® Lifetime® 2045 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2045 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2045: 162 162
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2050
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MFS® Lifetime® 2050 Fund A
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MFS® Lifetime® 2050 Fund I
MFS® Lifetime® 2050 Fund R1
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MFS® Lifetime® 2050 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2050 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2050: 180 180 144
Morningstar Category: Target-Date 2055
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MFS® Lifetime® 2055 Fund A
MFS® Lifetime® 2055 Fund B
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MFS® Lifetime® 2055 Fund I
MFS® Lifetime® 2055 Fund R1
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MFS® Lifetime® 2055 Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® 2055 Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date 2055: 149 149
Morningstar Category: Target-Date Retirement
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MFS® Lifetime® Income Fund A
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MFS® Lifetime® Income Fund R1
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MFS® Lifetime® Income Fund R3
MFS® Lifetime® Income Fund R4
Number of funds in Target-Date Retirement: 144 144 125 70
Morningstar Category: Technology
Fund Name Class Overall
Morningstar
RatingTM
3 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
5 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
10 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
MFS® Technology Fund A
MFS® Technology Fund B
MFS® Technology Fund C
MFS® Technology Fund I
MFS® Technology Fund R1
MFS® Technology Fund R2
MFS® Technology Fund R3
MFS® Technology Fund R4
MFS® Technology Fund R6
Number of funds in Technology: 185 185 175 141
Morningstar Category: World Allocation
Fund Name Class Overall
Morningstar
RatingTM
3 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
5 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
10 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
MFS® Global Total Return Fund A
MFS® Global Total Return Fund B
MFS® Global Total Return Fund C
MFS® Global Total Return Fund I
MFS® Global Total Return Fund R1
MFS® Global Total Return Fund R2
MFS® Global Total Return Fund R3
MFS® Global Total Return Fund R4
MFS® Global Total Return Fund R6
Number of funds in World Allocation: 399 399 343 159
Morningstar Category: World Bond
Fund Name Class Overall
Morningstar
RatingTM
3 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
5 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
10 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
MFS® Global Bond Fund R6
Number of funds in World Bond: 285 285 251
Morningstar Category: World Large Stock
Fund Name Class Overall
Morningstar
RatingTM
3 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
5 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
10 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
MFS® Global Equity Fund A
MFS® Global Equity Fund B
MFS® Global Equity Fund C
MFS® Global Equity Fund I
MFS® Global Equity Fund R1
MFS® Global Equity Fund R2
MFS® Global Equity Fund R3
MFS® Global Equity Fund R4
MFS® Global Equity Fund R6
MFS® Global Growth Fund A
MFS® Global Growth Fund B
MFS® Global Growth Fund C
MFS® Global Growth Fund I
MFS® Global Growth Fund R1
MFS® Global Growth Fund R2
MFS® Global Growth Fund R3
MFS® Global Growth Fund R4
MFS® Global Growth Fund R6
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund A
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund B
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund C
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund I
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund R1
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund R2
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund R3
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund R4
MFS® Low Volatility Global Equity Fund R6
Number of funds in World Large Stock: 703 703 583 320
Morningstar Category: World Small/Mid Stock
Fund Name Class Overall
Morningstar
RatingTM
3 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
5 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
10 yr
Morningstar
RatingTM
MFS® Global New Discovery Fund A
MFS® Global New Discovery Fund I
MFS® Global New Discovery Fund R2
MFS® Global New Discovery Fund R3
MFS® Global New Discovery Fund R4
MFS® Global New Discovery Fund R6
Number of funds in World Small/Mid Stock: 119 119 104

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