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MFS® Global New Discovery Fund

       
   
   
   

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Symbol: GLNAX   CUSIP:  552987646   Newspaper Abbreviation: PENDING   Fund number: 1053  
Daily NAV:  $15.49  (as of 4/22/14)
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Portfolio characteristic data are based on unaudited net assets.

 
 
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Portfolio - Equity Level Data
(on 3/31/14)
Characteristics
Weighted Average Price/Earnings (next 12 months) 24.89x
Weighted Average Price/Cash Flow 18.42x
Weighted Average Price/Sales 1.72x
Weighted Average Price/Book 2.72x
Weighted Average IBES Long Term EPS Growth 17.01%
Weighted Average Market Cap $3.6b
Weighted Median Market Cap $2.7b
# of Stock Holdings 180
% in Stocks 99.50%
% in Cash & Other 1 0.50%
% in Top Ten 11.68%

Sector Weights
(on 3/31/14)
% Assets 
Technology 14.27%
Special Products & Services 12.63%
Industrial Goods & Services 11.60%
Health Care 11.22%
Basic Materials 9.69%
Energy 9.20%
Retailing 7.15%
Transportation 5.68%
Leisure 4.47%
Financial Services 4.30%
Consumer Staples 4.15%
Autos & Housing 3.66%
Utilities & Communications 1.48%
Cash & Other1 0.50%

Region
(on 3/31/14)
Country % Assets 
North America   57.53%
  United States 55.31%
  Canada 2.22%
Emerging Markets   11.00%
  Brazil 3.74%
  Greece 2.37%
  Mexico 1.36%
  Argentina 1.00%
  South Africa 0.88%
  India 0.61%
  Turkey 0.41%
  China 0.37%
  Thailand 0.25%
United Kingdom   10.97%
  United Kingdom 10.97%
Europe ex-U.K.   9.34%
  Germany 2.23%
  Norway 1.29%
  Switzerland 1.22%
  France 1.00%
  Sweden 0.69%
  Denmark 0.60%
  Austria 0.57%
  Spain 0.55%
  Netherlands 0.54%
  Ireland 0.45%
  Belgium 0.19%
Japan   7.39%
  Japan 7.39%
Asia/Pacific ex-Japan   2.58%
  Hong Kong 1.83%
  Australia 0.75%
Developed - Middle East/Africa   0.67%
  Israel 0.67%
Cash & Other1   0.50%
  Cash & Other 0.50%

Weighted Average IBES Long Term EPS Growth sourced from: Thomson Reuters.

 

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.

 

1 Cash and other assets are less liabilities; this may include derivative offsets.

 
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